Chad Ochocinco was acquired by the Patriots from the Cincinnati Bengals on July 29, 2011 for undisclosed draft considerations ... Originally drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round (36th overall) of the 2001 NFL Draft.
Chad Ochocinco was acquired by the Patriots from the Cincinnati Bengals on July 29, 2011 for undisclosed draft considerations ... Originally drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round (36th overall) of the 2001 NFL Draft. CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASONAL REVIEWS2011 (15/3, 2/0)
- In 2010, he became one of 34 receivers to reach 10,000 receiving yards or more and he enters the 2011 season ranked 27th in NFL history.
- Has two 200-yard games to his credit with a career-high 260 yards receiving on Nov. 11, 2006 vs. San Diego and 209 yards on Sept. 16, 2007 at Cleveland.
- Named to the Pro Bowl six times (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009).
2010 (14/12 - Cincinnati)
- Played in two playoff games and caught one pass for 21 yards.
- Caught one pass for 21 yards vs. the N.Y. Giants (2/5).
- Inactive for Patriots’ AFC Championship win over Baltimore (1/22).
- Saw action in a reserve role against Denver in the Divisional playoff game (1/14).
- Played in 15 games with three starts and caught 15 passes for 276 yards (18.4 avg.) and a touchdown.
- Caught one pass for 15 yards against Miami (12/24).
- Started and caught one pass for 33 yards and his first touchdown of the season against the Broncos (12/18).
- Saw action in reserve and caught one pass for 15 yards against Washington (12/11).
- Saw action in a reserve role and caught one pass for 12 yards against Indianapolis (12/4).
- Was inactive due to to injury against the Eagles (11/27).
- Played in a reserve role against the Chiefs (11/21).
- Caught two passes against the New York Jets (11/13), one for a season-long 53 yard gain in the first quarter that led to a Patriots field goal
- Played in a reserve role against the Cowboys (10/16), Steelers (10/30) and Giants (11/6).
- Started and caught two passes for 26 yards against the Jets (10/9).
- Caught two passes for 26 yards against the Raiders (10/2).
- Made his first start in a Patriots uniform, catching two passes for 28 yards in Buffalo (9/25).
- Caught two passes for 45 yards in his Gillette Stadium debut against the Chargers (9/18).
- Caught one 14-yard pass against the Dolphins in his Patriots debut (9/12).
2009 (16/15, 1/1 - Cincinnati)
- Played in 14 games with 12 starts and finished with 67 receptions for 831 yards and four touchdowns.
- Finishing the season opener at New England with 12 catches for 159 yards and one touchdown, tying a career-high for receptions (9/12).
- Had a second 10-plus catch and 100-plus game at Atlanta (10/24) after finishing with 10 receptions for 108 yards.
- Caught four passes for 44 yards vs. Baltimore, including 700th career reception on his final catch of the day, an 11-yarder as Bengals drove for a field goal (9/19).
- Led club with 96 yards (on five catches) Dec. 5 vs. New Orleans, all five catches coming on touchdown drives.
2008 (13/10 - Cincinnati)
- Played in 16 games with 15 starts and finished with 72 receptions for 1,047 yards and nine touchdowns.
- Topped the 1000-yard receiving mark for the seventh time in his 10-year career.
- Caught seven passes for 94 yards vs. Baltimore (10/11) and drew 25 yards in Ravens' penalties against him on Bengals' game-winning touchdown drive.
- Registered nine catches for 137 yards vs. Detroit (12/6) including a 36-yard touchdown that put team up for good.
- Caught a 49-yard touchdown and set up another touchdown with a 26-yard rush at San Diego (12/20).
- Saw his club record streak of 120 straight games with a catch end in season finale vs. Jets (1/3)
- In preseason, kicked PAT for the winning margin at New England (8/20) while subbing for injured K Shayne Graham in a 7-6 win.
2007 (16/16 - Cincinnati)
- Played in 13 games with ten starts and finished with 53 receptions for 540 yards and four touchdowns.
- Inactive for game vs. Pittsburgh (11/20), ending streak of 113 consecutive games played (seventh in team history).
- Scored team's first two touchdowns in win vs. Jacksonville (11/2).
2006 (16/16 - Cincinnati)
- Played and started in all 16 games and finished with 93 receptions for 1,440 yards and eight touchdowns.
- Broke his own single-season record for receiving yards with 1,440 yards.
- Had five 100-yard receiving games, tying a team record he already shared.
- Became the Bengals' all-time receiving yards leader with 7,229 with a 209-yard game vs. Cleveland (9/16).
- Became the Bengals' all-time receptions leader with 537 vs. Tennessee (11/25).
- Named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for the Tennessee game (11/25) when he had 103 yards with 3 touchdown catches.
- Scored two touchdowns vs. Miami (12/30) including a 70-yarder that was Bengals' longest play from scrimmage that season.
- Named to fifth straight Pro Bowl.
2005 (16/16, 1/1 - Cincinnati)
- Played and started in all 16 games and finished with 87 receptions for 1,369 yards and seven touchdowns.
- Led the NFL in receiving yards with 1,369 and was voted to fourth straight Pro Bowl.
- Set up the winning touchdown vs. Carolina (10/22) with a 32-yard catch on 4th and 1.
- Named to the Associated Press All-Pro team for the third straight season and named All-Pro by Pro Football Weekly/Pro Football Writers Association.
2004 (16/16 - Cincinnati)
- Played and started in all 16 games and finished with nine touchdowns. Set career highs in receptions (97) as well as yards (1,432), which both led the AFC.
- Caught a 70-yard touchdown the game's second play from scrimmage vs. Minnesota (9/18), finishing with seven catches for 139 yards.
- Had 189 receiving yards vs. Indianapolis (11/20).
- Caught a then-career high 11 passes in win at Detroit (12/18)
- Named to third straight Pro Bowl.
2003 (16/14 - Cincinnati)
- Played and started in all 16 games and finished with 95 receptions for 1,274 yards and nine touchdowns.
- Led the AFC in receiving yards with 1,274 and his 95 catches were the third most in the NFL.
- Caught seven passes for 149 yards in a Monday win vs. Denver (10/25), with a pair of 50-yard receptions.
- Caught two touchdowns, including the game winner with 44 seconds remaining vs. NY Giants (12/26).
- Named to his second straight Pro Bowl.
2002 (16/14 - Cincinnati)
- Played in 16 games and started in 14, finishing with 90 receptions for 1,355 yards and 10 touchdowns.
- Led the AFC in receiving yards with 1,355, breaking the Bengals' single-season record.
- Had a career-long 82-yard reception (for a touchdown) in win vs. Baltimore (10/19)
- Caught the game-winning touchdown vs. Seattle (10/26) with a 53-yard reception.
- Tied a Bengals record with three touchdown catches vs. San Diego (11/23).
- Earned his first Pro Bowl Berth, registering the second most yards in game history with 156 and the second longest touchdown in history (90 yards).
2001 (12/3 - Cincinnati)
- Played in all 16 games with 14 starts, finishing with 69 receptions for 1,166 yards and five touchdowns.
- Led the team in receptions with 69 and yards per catch with 16.9.
- Posted the most receiving yards (1,166) ever for a first or second-year Bengal.
- Caught seven passes for 152 yards vs. Pittsburgh (11/24).
- Played in all 12 games with three starts, finishing with 28 receptions for 329 yards and one touchdown.
- Finished third on the team in receiving yards with 329, despite missing four games due to a fractured left clavicle suffered vs. Cleveland (10/14).
- Registered his first two NFL catches at San Diego (9/30) with the second going for a touchdown.
- In 2000, his only major college season, averaged 21.8 yards per catch, helping Oregon State to a No. 4 national ranking and a Fiesta Bowl win over Notre Dame.
- Caught touchdown passes of four and 74 yards in the Fiesta Bowl.
- College teammate of WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh, with both players being chosen by the Bengals in the 2001 NFL Draft.
- Played in 1997 and 1999 at Santa Monica (Calif.) College. He sat out during the 1998 season to concentrate on academics.
- Hometown is Miami, Fla.
- Attended Miami Beach High School.
- Physical Education major at Oregon State.
- Attended Langston University (Okla.) in 1996 but did not play football.
- Enjoys following international soccer.