Meet the Rookie: LB Jan Johnson

Meet Jan Johnson, a rookie linebacker who recently signed with the Texans as an undrafted free agent out of Penn State.

-6-2, 231 pounds

-Was a team captain for Nittany Lions in 2019, starting all 13 games

-Had 64 tackles last season, with 4.5 tackles for loss

-Was originally a walk-on at Penn State

-Earned undergraduate degree in psychology, and a masters degree in management and organizational leadership

-Hometown is Mohnton, Pennsylvania

-In the 1980's, his father was a wrestler at Penn State and his mother was a swimmer at the school

-Was a two-time Class AAA High School State Champion wrestling in the 195-pound weight class

-In 2015 wrestled as a heavyweight on Penn State's national championship wrestling team

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