T. J. Lang
|No. 70 Green Bay Packers|
|Date of birth:||September 20, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Royal Oak, Michigan|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||318 lb (144 kg)|
|High school:||Bloomfield Hills (MI) Brother Rice|
|NFL draft:||2009 / Round: 4 / Pick: 109|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
|Stats at NFL.com|
Thomas John "T. J." Lang, Jr. (born September 20, 1987) is an American football guard for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Packers in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Eastern Michigan.
Lang was born in Royal Oak, Michigan. He attended Lakeland High School in White Lake, Michigan before transferring to Brother Rice High School in Birmingham, Michigan. He played on both the offensive and defensive line. As a senior he had 59 tackles, 8.5 sacks and one fumble recovery on defense.
As a freshman in 2005 Lang played in all 11 games as a defensive lineman, recording 11 tackles. As a sophomore in 2006 Lang moved to offensive tackle and started all 36 games over the next three years.
On August 14, 2012, Lang signed a 4-year contract extension with the Packers worth $20.8 million and a $5.5 signing bonus through 2016.
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