Justin Layne
No. 31 – Pittsburgh Steelers
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1998-01-12) January 12, 1998 (age 22)
Cleveland, Ohio
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school:Benedictine (Cleveland, OH)
College:Michigan State
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 3 / Pick: 83
Career history
* Pittsburgh Steelers ( 2019–present)
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
*Second-team All-Big Ten (2018)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Justin Layne (born January 12, 1998) is an American football cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Michigan State.

Early years[edit | edit source]

Layne attended Benedictine High School in Cleveland, Ohio. He played cornerback and wide receiver in high school. He committed to the Michigan State University to play college football.[1][2]

College career[edit | edit source]

Layne entered his freshman season at Michigan State in 2016 as a wide receiver but was converted into a cornerback prior to the fifth game of the season.[3] During his career, he played in 34 games and had 130 tackles, three interceptions, 0.5 sacks and one touchdown. After his junior season, Layne entered the 2019 NFL Draft.[4][5]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Layne was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round (83rd overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.[6]

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External links[edit | edit source]

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