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Lyndon Johnson
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1994-05-23) May 23, 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth: West Point, Mississippi
Career information
College: Cincinnati
Undrafted in 2018
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2018)
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles     2
Sacks     0
Forced fumbles     0
Fumble recoveries     0

Lyndon Baines Johnson Jr. (born May 23, 1994) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Cincinnati.

College careerEdit

Johnson began his college career at Holmes Community College, where he played both football and basketball for two seasons before transferring to the University of Cincinnati.[1][2][3] Johnson played in 26 games at defensive tackle for the Bearcats in his final two seasons of eligibility and recorded 31 tackles, four tackles for a loss, three sacks and one forced fumble.[4]

Professional careerEdit

Johnson signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2018.[5] He was cut by the Jaguars at the end of the preseason and subsequently re-signed to the team's practice squad on September 2, 2018.[6] Johnson was promoted to the Jaguars active roster on December 14, 2018.[7] He made his NFL debut on December 16, 2018, in a 16–13 loss to the Washington Redskins.[8] He finished his rookie season with two tackles, one of which was for loss, in three games played.

Johnson was waived by the Jaguars on June 3, 2019, but was re-signed on July 23, 2019.[9][10] Johnson was again waived by the Jaguars during final roster cuts on August 31, 2019.[11]

Personal lifeEdit

Johnson is named after his father, Lyndon Baines Johnson, Sr., who in turn was named after Lyndon Baines Johnson, who was the sitting U.S. President when he was born.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Groeschen, Tom (August 28, 2015). "Bearcats' LBJ standing out for more than name". https://www.cincinnati.com/story/sports/college/university-of-cincinnati/2015/08/28/bearcats-lbj-standing-out-more-than-name/71340180/.
  2. Jubera, Drew (October 21, 2014). "Last Chance U". GQ. https://www.gq.com/story/last-chance-university.
  3. Bains, Chris (February 4, 2015). "Cincinnati Bearcats Add JUCO Defensive Tackle Lyndon Johnson On National Signing Day". CincyOnTheProwl.com. FanSided. https://cincyontheprowl.com/2015/02/04/cincinnati-bearcats-add-juco-defensive-tackle-lyndon-johnson-national-signing-day/.
  4. "Jaguars make roster moves". Jaguars.com. December 14, 2018. https://www.jaguars.com/news/jaguars-make-roster-moves-x8832.
  5. Williams, Charean (April 30, 2018). "Jaguars sign 13 undrafted free agents, including Stanford CB Quenton Meeks". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports. https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/04/30/jaguars-sign-13-undrafted-free-agents-including-stanford-cb-quenton-meeks/.
  6. Day, Ryan (September 2, 2018). "2018 NFL practice squad: Jaguars officially sign 10 players, including Tanner Lee, Allen Lazard". BigCatCountry.com. SB Nation. https://www.bigcatcountry.com/2018/9/2/17812990/2018-nfl-practice-squad-jaguars-officially-sign-10-players-including-tanner-lee-allen-lazard.
  7. DiRocco, Michael (December 14, 2018). "After losing starting spot, safety Barry Church released by Jaguars". ESPN.com. http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/25535483/jacksonville-jaguars-release-safety-barry-church.
  8. Peppers, Cole (December 16, 2018). "4 takeaways from Jaguars' 16-13 loss to Redskins". WJXT. https://www.news4jax.com/sports/nfl/jaguars/4-takeaways-from-jaguars-redskins.
  9. Gantt, Darin (June 3, 2019). "Jaguars make Terrelle Pryor signing official". NBC Sports. https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2019/06/03/jaguars-make-terrelle-pryor-signing-official/.
  10. Johnson, James (July 23, 2019). "WR Marqise Lee, RB Ryquell Armstead to join Cam Robinson on pup list". Jaguars Wire. USA Today. https://jaguarswire.usatoday.com/2019/07/23/wr-marqise-lee-rb-ryquell-armstead-to-join-cam-robinson-on-pup-list/.
  11. Murphy, Ben (August 31, 2019). "Jaguars announce 53-man roster". https://www.firstcoastnews.com/article/sports/nfl/jacksonville-jaguars/jaguars53manroster/77-ca2aae62-c02e-4253-aa6b-30f5ae426c8e.

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