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Eric Johnson

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15, 1979
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Former NFL tight end who played for the San Francisco 49ers from 2001 to 2006 and the New Orleans Saints in 2007.

Before Fame

He spent his high school football days with Needham High School and Belmont High School before attending Yale University for college.


He led the 49ers in receiving in 2004, with 82 receptions for 825 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Family Life

He was married to Keri Johnson from 2005 until 2010. He then began dating singer Jessica Simpson, whom he later married in 2014. They have three children named Ace Knute, Maxwell Drew and Birdie Mae. 

Associated With

He was teammates with quarterback Jeff Garcia on the 49ers.