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5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE:
Say bye bye to Chad Ochocinco. The name I mean.
The Miami Dolphins receiver had his name legally changed back to Chad Johnson on Monday.
“Ochocinco is still in me,” he told ESPN.com. “It’s just my middle name.”
According to sources, Ochocinco’s new wifey, Evelyn Lozada, wanted a “real” last name and was a huge factor in the football star’s decision to change his name back legally.
Well with his old name back maybe Chad can start playing like the NFL star that he was instead of falling into the pits of “athlete falling into reality TV” trap.
“I’m refocused and locked in,” Johnson said. “Time to get back to the old me.”
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Chad Ochocinco is undergoing some drastic changes this offseason. The wide receiver joined the Miami Dolphins, got married, and now has changed his name. He'll once again be referred to as Chad Johnson, the Ochocinco New Network reports. "Chad Ochocinco has officially changed his name back to Chad Johnson," the website states. "The main reason behind the name change...
Chad Johnson is back. Miami Dolphins wide receiver Chad Ochocinco has officially changed his name back to his given surname of Johnson. Johnson, 34, was married on July 4, began the process of changing his name in court and was at the Broward County (Fla.) courthouse, which calls for a legal filing fee of $401. Johnson, a second-round pick from Oregon State who was a Pro...
According to Jeff Darlington of NFL.com, Chad Johnson is back, for real. The athlete formerly known as “Chad Ochocinco” made his name switch official today at the Broward courthouse. Hopefully the change of scenery (Miami) and change of name will get Chad back on track on the field.
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When Chad Ochocinco was traded to the New England Patriots about a year ago, some scratched their heads at why the Pats would do so. But me, and many others, thought it was a brilliant move. Adding a guy like Ocho, who has big time playmaking ability, was something that Tom Brady had lacked in the receiving game since Randy Moss had worn out his welcome in New England.
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Chad Johnson, formerly known as Chad Ochocinco, says that he’s going to have a “monster year” now that he’s no longer being held back the way he was last season.
“This season is going to be a monster year. I don’t care who’s playing quarterback. I’m going to have a great year. The first day I get to camp, everybody’s mouth...
Chad Ochocinco is officially no more. The Miami Dolphins wide
receiver has changed his name back to the original Chad
According to Jeff Darlington of NFL.com, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Chad Ochocinco was in the Broward courthouse on Monday for an early morning hearing so he can change his last name back to Johnson.
What’s in a name? Chad @Ochocinco was in Broward courthouse today for 8:45 am hearing to legally change back to Chad Johnson. It cost $401.
— Jeff Darlington...
Due to recently marrying Evelyn Lozada, purposely eccentric Miami Dolphins wide receiver Chad Ochocinco finally changed his last name back to Johnson earlier this afternoon. “I’m refocused and locked in. Time to get back to the old me,” said Johnson, … Continue reading →
It's not easy to struggle when you're catching passes from Tom Brady, but that's exactly what Chad Johnson -- then Chad Ochocinco -- did last season with the Patriots. Now he's predicting a bounce-back season, even if it's Oprah Winfrey who's under center for the Miami Dolphins. "This season is going to be a monster year," Johnson said, according...