Former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson has signed with BetMGM to become its newest brand ambassador. He will be featured in upcoming marketing campaigns, promotions, social media content and fan events.
“I’m excited to join the BetMGM team and to have a new platform to engage with CJ2K fans around the country.,” says Johnson. “BetMGM is at the forefront of the excitement surrounding sports betting and is a perfect fit for me to get involved in this rapidly growing industry.”
Over the course of 10 NFL seasons, Johnson was one of the league’s most prolific running backs. He earned the nickname “CJ2K” in 2009 when he rushed for 2,006 yards for the Titans, making him one of eight players in NFL history to eclipse 2,000 rushing yards in a single season.
Johnson spent seven seasons with the Titans where was named to three Pro Bowls and 2009 Offensive Player of the Year. He rushed for over 7,965 yards during his tenure in Tennessee.
“Throughout his career, Chris Johnson thrilled fans with his performance on the football field, week in and week out,” says Matt Prevost, BetMGM Chief Revenue Officer. “As we continue to expand BetMGM’s presence in Arizona and Tennessee, Chris will play a key role in helping us provide new and engaging experiences for our customers.”
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