Jamon Dumas-Johnson

American football player (born 2001)

Jamon Dumas-Johnson
Kentucky Wildcats
MajorPublic health
Personal information
Born: (2001-11-28) November 28, 2001 (age 22)[1]
Hyattsville, Maryland, U.S.
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight245 lb (111 kg)
Career history
  • Georgia (2021–2023)
  • Kentucky (2024–present)
Bowl games
High schoolSaint Frances Academy
(Baltimore, Maryland)
Career highlights and awards
  • Stats at ESPN.com

Jamon Lloyd Dumas-Johnson (born November 28, 2001)[1] is an American football linebacker who will play for the Kentucky Wildcats. He previously played for the Georgia Bulldogs.

College career

Dumas-Johnson attended Saint Frances Academy in Baltimore, Maryland. He committed to the University of Georgia to play college football.[2]

As a true freshman at Georgia in 2021, Dumas-Johnson played in 14 games as a backup recording 22 tackles, two sacks and one interception he returned for a touchdown.[3][4][5] He took over as a starter his sophomore year in 2022.[6][7]

On December 14, 2023, instead of entering into the 2024 NFL draft, he instead announced that he would be entering the transfer portal.[8] On December 20, Dumas-Johnson committed to playing at the University of Kentucky.[9]


  1. ^ a b "Jamon Dumas-Johnson Linebacker Georgia". nfldraftbuzz.com. Retrieved October 18, 2023.
  2. ^ Page, Fletcher (July 8, 2020). "UGA football lands four-star OLB Jamon Dumas-Johnson". Online Athens. Retrieved November 1, 2022.
  3. ^ Spencer, Sarah K. (August 19, 2022). "Forcing turnovers a priority for Jamon Dumas-Johnson, Georgia defense". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. ISSN 1539-7459. Retrieved November 1, 2022.
  4. ^ Riley, Connor (August 19, 2022). "Jamon Dumas-Johnson 'ready for the challenge' of being the next standout Georgia football linebacker". DawgNation. Retrieved November 1, 2022.
  5. ^ Riley, Connor (August 16, 2022). "Georgia football coaches continue to rave about 'old man' Jamon Dumas-Johnson". DawgNation. Retrieved November 1, 2022.
  6. ^ Shelton, J.C. (September 30, 2022). "Georgia's Jamon Dumas-Johnson emerging as force at ILB". University of Georgia Wire. USA Today. Retrieved November 1, 2022.
  7. ^ Griffith, Mike (September 15, 2022). "Georgia linebacker Jamon Dumas-Johnson ready for defense to answer questions at South Carolina". DawgNation. Retrieved November 1, 2022.
  8. ^ Thombs, Palmer (December 14, 2023). "Jamon Dumas-Johnson officially enters transfer portal". On3.com. Retrieved December 15, 2023.
  9. ^ Schlabach, Mark (December 20, 2023). "Georgia LB Jamon Dumas-Johnson transferring to Kentucky". espn.com. Retrieved December 20, 2023.

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  • Georgia Bulldogs bio
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2022 Georgia Bulldogs football—consensus national champions
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