Found July 23, 2012 on Phin Nation:
PLAYERS: Chad Ochocinco
TEAMS: Miami Dolphins
Miami Dolphins WR Chad Ochocinco is no more….in name anyway. The Dolphins wide receiver finalized his name change this morning, returning to Chad Johnson. According to Jeff Darlington of on Twitter, Chad was at the courthouse bright and early this morning and officially change his name back to Chad Johnson for a grand total [...]
1 Comment:
  • What a clown, he was always johnson as far as I was concerned. He bit off his nose to spite his face just so he could stick it in the NFL's face. Only a complete moron would have his name legally changed for such a lame reason.

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