Desjuan Johnson

American football player (born 1999)

American football player
Desjuan Johnson
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Johnson with the Los Angeles Rams in 2023
No. 94 – Los Angeles Rams
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1999-09-03) September 3, 1999 (age 24)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:252 lb (114 kg)
Career information
High school:East English Village Prep
(Detroit, Michigan)
College:Toledo (2018–2022)
NFL draft:2023 / Round: 7 / Pick: 259
Career history
  • Los Angeles Rams (2023–present)
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-MAC (2022)
  • 2× Second-team All-MAC (2020, 2021)
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Total tackles:7
Sacks:2.0
Forced fumbles:1
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Desjuan Renarl Johnson (born September 3, 1999) is an American football defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams in the National Football League. He played college football at Toledo where he was a three-time All-MAC player. [1] He was Mr. Irrelevant of the 2023 NFL draft.

College career

Desjuan Johnson played for the Toledo Rockets.[2] He was a Second-Team All-Mid-American Conference (MAC) defensive end in years 2020 and 2021,[3] and a First-team All-MAC defensive end in 2022[4] when he also won the MAC championship.[5]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 2+18 in
(1.88 m)
285 lb
(129 kg)
31+34 in
(0.81 m)
9+34 in
(0.25 m)
5.04 s 1.70 s 2.90 s 4.50 s 8.03 s 29.0 in
(0.74 m)
9 ft 0 in
(2.74 m)
24 reps
Sources:[6][7]

Johnson was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the seventh round, with the 259th overall pick, of the 2023 NFL draft. He was the final pick of the draft, making him 2023's Mr. Irrelevant.[8]

References

  1. ^ "Rams Make Toledo DL Desjuan Johnson Mr. Irrelevant At No. 259 Overall". May 2, 2023. Archived from the original on May 2, 2023. Retrieved January 22, 2024.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. ^ "Desjuan Johnson". Toledo Rockets. Archived from the original on April 30, 2023. Retrieved April 30, 2023.
  3. ^ Rowland, Kyle (October 16, 2021). "Desjuan Johnson provides heartbeat for Toledo defense". The Blade. Archived from the original on May 8, 2023. Retrieved May 8, 2023.
  4. ^ Ronald, Issy; Lev, Jacob (May 1, 2023). "'Mr. Irrelevant' | Toledo's Desjuan Johnson eager to prove worth in NFL". CNN. Archived from the original on May 8, 2023. Retrieved May 8, 2023.
  5. ^ Narducci, Marc (December 5, 2022). "Holy Toledo, Another Championship For The Rockets". herosports.com. Archived from the original on May 8, 2023. Retrieved May 8, 2023.
  6. ^ "Desjuan Johnson Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Archived from the original on May 3, 2023. Retrieved May 3, 2023.
  7. ^ "2023 NFL Draft Scout Desjuan Johnson College Football Profile". DraftScout.com. Archived from the original on May 3, 2023. Retrieved May 3, 2023.
  8. ^ "Who is Desjuan Johnson? Meet 2023 NFL Draft's 'Mr. Irrelevant'". NBCSports.com. April 29, 2023. Archived from the original on May 11, 2023. Retrieved May 10, 2023.

External links

  • Los Angeles Rams bio
  • Toledo Rockets bio
  • Media related to Desjuan Johnson at Wikimedia Commons
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