On December 14, 2008, Johnson recorded his first 200-yard game with 207 yards and 1 touchdown in the Texans' 13–12 win over their AFC South rival Tennessee Titans.
Johnson finished the 2008 season recording career highs in receptions and receiving yards totaling 115 receptions for 1,575 yards (both of which lead the league) and touchdown receptions with 8.
His rookie contract included over .501 million in guaranteed compensation.
In Johnson's rookie season, he started and played in all 16 games, recording 66 receptions for 976 yards and four touchdowns. Johnson's breakout year came in 2004 when he combined with Texans quarterback David Carr to record 79 catches for 1,142 yards and six touchdowns.
As a senior, Johnson caught 32 passes for 931 yards and was named a Parade All-American.
His 1,831 receiving yards is ranked fifth on the University of Miami's all-time career list.
Johnson was inducted into the UM Sports Hall of Fame on April 10, 2014 at a ceremony in Miami.
Andre Lamont Johnson (born July 11, 1981) is a former American football wide receiver who played the majority of his career with the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL).
He played college football at Miami, and was drafted by the Texans third overall in the 2003 NFL Draft.