George Johnson (American football)

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George Johnson
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Johnson in 2014.
No. 93     Detroit Lions
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-12-11) December 11, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Glassboro, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High school: Glassboro (NJ)
College: Rutgers
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
Tackles: 36
Sacks: 6.0
Forced Fumbles: 0
Stats at

George Johnson (born December 12, 1987) is an American football defensive end for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. He played college football at Rutgers. He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent on May 3, 2010. The Buccaneers released him on August 10, 2010 but signed him two weeks later. On September 5, 2010, Tampa Bay signed him to their practice squad. He was promoted to the active roster on December 14, but didn't play in a game that season.

In the first game of the 2014 season against the New York Giants, he recorded 1.5 sacks.[1]


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