Lane Johnson

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Lane Johnson
Lane Johnson Eagles 2013.jpg
No. 65 Philadelphia Eagles
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-05-08) May 8, 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth: Groveton, Texas
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 317 lb (144 kg)
Career information
High school: Groveton (TX)
College: Oklahoma
NFL draft: 2013 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-Big 12 (2012)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 6, 2015
Games played: 34
Games started: 34
Stats at

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

Early years[edit]

Johnson was born in Groveton, Texas, and attended Groveton High School, where he played football and competed in track. In football, he was an honorable mention All-state selection as a quarterback, and was named All-district.[1]

In track & field, Johnson competed in the throwing events. He earned a fourth-place finish in the shot put event at the 2008 UIL 1A State Championships, with a top-throw of 15.21 meters (49 ft 7 in).[2]

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.[3] 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[4]

Professional career[edit]

2013 NFL Draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 6 in 303 lb 4.72 s 1.68 s 2.73 s 4.52 s 7.31 s 34 in 9 ft 10 in 28 reps
All values from 2013 NFL Scouting Combine.[5]

The Philadelphia Eagles selected Johnson in the first round, with the fourth overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft.[6]

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.[7][8]


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