In 2004-06, he caught 178 passes for 2,927 yards and 28 touchdowns in three seasons as a Yellow Jacket and still holds six school records – receiving yards in a career and season (1,202 in 2006), touchdown receptions in a career and season (15 in 2006) and 100-yard receiving games in a career (13) and season (seven in 2006).
He was inducted to the Georgia Tech Sports Hall of Fame in 2016.
The second pick in the 1999 NFL Draft, Johnson spent nine seasons with the Detroit Lions before retiring in 2015. A six-time Pro Bowl selection, he led the NFL in receiving yards (2011-12) twice and holds the NFL record for most single-season receiving yards (1,964 in 2012).
2018 COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME CLASS
Trevor Cobb, RB, Rice (1989-92)
Kerry Collins, QB, Penn State (1991-94)
Dave Dickerson, QB, Montana (1992-95)
Dana Howard, LB, Illinois (1991-94)
Calvin Johnson, WR, Georgia Tech (2004-06)
Paul Palmer, RB, Temple (1983-86)
Ed Reed, DB, Miami [Fla.] (1998-2001)
Matt Stinchcomb, OT, Georgia (1995-98)
Aaron Taylor, C/OG, Nebraska (1994-97)
Charles Woodson, DB, Michigan (1995-97)
Frank Beamer: 280-144-4; Murray State (1981-86), Virginia Tech (1987-2015)
Mack Brown: 244-122-1; Appalachian State (1983), Tulane (1985-87), North Carolina (1988-97), Texas (1998-2013)
Mel Tjeerdsma: 242-82-4 (74.4%); Austin College [Texas] (1984-93), Northwest Missouri State (1994-2010)