Johnnie Troutman

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Johnnie Troutman
No. 63 San Diego Chargers
Position: Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-11-11) November 11, 1987 (age 28)
Place of birth: Trenton, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 330 lb (150 kg)
Career information
High school: Pemberton (NJ) Township
College: Penn State
NFL draft: 2012 / Round: 5 / Pick: 149
Career history
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
Games played: 29
Games started: 24
Player stats at NFL.com

Johnnie Troutman (born November 11, 1987) is an American Football guard for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). Troutman was drafted with the 149th pick in the 5th round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Early Life[edit]

Troutman attended Pemberton Township High School in Pemberton, New Jersey where he played on both offensive and defensive lines.[1]

College career[edit]

Redshirted in 2007, Troutman played at Penn State from 2008 to 2011. He started his last three seasons at left guard for the Nittany Lions without allowing a sack and as a senior in 2011, Troutman did not commit a single penalty.[2] Troutman graduated in May of 2011 with a degree in African-American studies. He is a charter member of the Eta Alpha chapter of Iota Phi Theta fraternity.

Professional career[edit]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

The San Diego Chargers drafted Troutman with a fifth-round pick (147) in the 2012 NFL Draft. He had surgery for a pectoral injury prior to the draft and spent the entire 2012 season on the “Reserve-Non-Football Injury” list. On May 10th, signed a four-year, $2.3 million contract.[3] In the 2013 season, Troutman competed for the starting left guard spot. For the 2014 season Troutman was promoted to the starting position at right guard due to Jeromey Clary's hip surgery.

He was placed on injured reserve due to a forearm injury on September 29.[4]

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