CARDS: Action Packed 1990, Pro Set 1989, Pro Set 1990
ACQUIRED: TTM 2021, C/o Home
SENT: 5/14 RECEIVED: 6/6 (22 DAYS)
- JoJo Townsell played WR and KR for UCLA from 1979-1982.
- He accounted for 1972 total yards from scrimmage, 20 TDs receiving, 1 rushing TD, and 1 kick return TD.
- Townsell was selected in the 3rd round of the 1983 Draft by the New York Jets, but opted to play in the USFL instead for LA.
- As a receiver, his best season came in 1984 when JoJo caught 58 passes, for 889 yards and 7 TDs for the Express.
- He moonlighted as a returner with 8 PR for 33 yards, and 1 KR for 8 yards.
- After 3 seasons in LA, Townsell joined the Jets in 1985, where he was used primarily as a return man.
- His moment in the sun came however in 1989, when he caught 45 passes for 787 yards and 5 TDs.
- Although he played with the team through 1991, he spent the final year of his career on IR.
JoJo appears in the classic Nintendo game Tecmo Super Bowl. He also runs a youth foundation that promotes physical fitness, and supports recreational programs and amateur athletics.