Lane Johnson

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Lane Johnson
Lane Johnson Eagles 2013.jpg
No. 65     Philadelphia Eagles
Offensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-05-08) May 8, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Groveton, Texas
Height: 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)Weight: 317 lb (144 kg)
Career information
High school: Groveton (TX)
College: Oklahoma
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4
Debuted in 2013 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Games played16
Games started16
Stats at NFL.com
 
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Lane Johnson
Lane Johnson Eagles 2013.jpg
No. 65     Philadelphia Eagles
Offensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-05-08) May 8, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Groveton, Texas
Height: 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)Weight: 317 lb (144 kg)
Career information
High school: Groveton (TX)
College: Oklahoma
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4
Debuted in 2013 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Games played16
Games started16
Stats at NFL.com

David Lane Johnson (born May 8, 1990) is an American football offensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Oklahoma Sooners football team of the University of Oklahoma. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles with the fourth overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Johnson was born in Groveton, Texas, and attended Groveton High School.

In track, Johnson was a standout in the shot put. He finished 4th in the shot put at the 2008 UIL 1A State Championships, with a throw of 15.13 meters.[1]

College career[edit]

Johnson attended Kilgore College, a junior college in east Texas, and played quarterback and tight end for the Kilgore Rangers football team. After his freshman year, he transferred to the University of Oklahoma, where he played for the Oklahoma Sooners football team from 2009 to 2012. After redshirting in 2009, he played as a tight end and a defensive end in 2010. In 2011 he switched to offensive tackle and started 12 of 13 games at right tackle.[2] As a senior in 2012, he switched to left tackle and started 11 of 13 games and was named a third team All-American by CBSSports.com.[3]

Professional career[edit]

2013 NFL Draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
HtWt40-yd dash10-yd split20-yd split20-ss3-coneVertBroadBP
6 ft 6 in303 lb4.72 s1.68 s2.73 s4.52 s7.31 s34 in9 ft 10 in28 reps
All values from 2013 NFL Scouting Combine.[4]

The Philadelphia Eagles selected Johnson in the first round, with the fourth overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft.[5]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

On July 20, 2013, Lane Johnson signed a four-year contract, worth $19.853 million. It was announced on June 30, 2014, that he tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs and would be suspended for the first four games of the 2014 season.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ OU's Lane Johnson goes from quarterback to offensive tackle
  3. ^ CBSSports.com 2012 College Football All-America Team
  4. ^ "Lane Johnson, DS #3 OT, Oklahoma". nfldraftscout.com. Retrieved 2013-04-26. 
  5. ^ Hanzus, Dan (April 25, 2013). "Lane Johnson drafted by Philadelphia Eagles at No. 4". NFL.com. 
  6. ^ Sheridan, Phil (June 30, 2014). "Lane Johnson faces suspension". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2014-07-04. 
  7. ^ Frank, Martin (June 30, 2014). "Report: Eagles OL Lane Johnson faces PED suspension". USAToday.com. Retrieved 2014-07-04. 

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