20 Facts About Jarrett Johnson


Jarret Webster Johnson was born on August 14,1981 and is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League for twelve seasons.

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Jarrett Johnson was drafted in the fourth round in the 2003 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens and played for the San Diego Chargers.

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Jarrett Johnson played college football for the University of Alabama.

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Jarrett Johnson grew up mostly in Cedar Key, Florida and attended Chiefland High School where he was a second-team all-state defensive end and tackle as a junior.

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Jarrett Johnson attended the University of Alabama where he played defensive end for the Crimson Tide.

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Jarrett Johnson was the only 2-time captain in Alabama Crimson Tide history.

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When Jarrett Johnson left Alabama, he ranked second in sacks and was tied for second in tackles for loss in school history.

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Jarrett Johnson was selected in the 4th round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens.

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In 2007 Jarrett Johnson started all 16 games for the first time in his career and finished the season with a career-high 94 tackles, despite being slowed for much of the year with a broken thumb.

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In 2009, Jarrett Johnson was named in Pro Football Weekly's list of the ten most underrated players in the NFL.

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Jarrett Johnson made 50 tackles, 6 sacks, 1 forced fumble, and 2 interceptions in the 2009 NFL season.

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In 2010, Jarrett Johnson surpassed Peter Boulware's franchise record for consecutive starts, starting his 115th consecutive game in a divisional round match-up vs the rival Pittsburgh Steelers.

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In 2011, Jarrett Johnson won NFL Defensive Player of the Week after recovering a fumble and returning it for a touchdown in a Sunday Night Football win against the New York Jets after Haloti Ngata sacked New York City quarterback Mark Sanchez.

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Jarrett Johnson left Baltimore having played in a team-record 129-straight regular-season games, including 80 consecutive starts.

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On March 14,2012, Jarrett Johnson agreed to a four-year deal with the San Diego Chargers.

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Jarrett Johnson brought stability to the strong-side 'backer position for the Chargers, he served as a valued mentor for fellow strong-side linebacker, Melvin Ingram, the Chargers' top pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, and he finished his first season in San Diego with 47 tackles and 1.

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Jarrett Johnson was voted along with teammate Malcom Floyd as the Chargers' Most Inspirational Player in 2014.

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In 2017 Jarrett Johnson joined the Ravens' radio broadcast crew, to serve as a color analyst for four regular-season games.

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Jarrett Johnson is an avid outdoorsman who loves to boat, hunt and fish.

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Jarrett Johnson comes from a family with a long and trying legacy of men who made a living as commercial crabbers and fishermen.

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