“Look, I’m wearing stripes next year. I’m excited, I’m ready to go,” he says. “I’m not sure who is going to be at the helm at quarterback, and that’s it. That’s all I can say. Oh, and I’m changing my name back to Johnson.”
“I don’t have a choice right now,” he explains. “I’ve done enough with the Ocho thing. It was fun.”
Sure sounds like good old fashioned fun. Maybe we’ll head over to the DMV for a little name change party, ourselves. But probably not… That just seems like too much work.
Johnson/Ochocinco legally changed his name back in 2008, in order to wear his nickname on the back of his No. 85 Bengals jersey.