Linebacker Landon Johnson was born in Lubbock
Texas March 13, 1981. He graduated from Lubbock's Coronado High School
and holds the
school record for tackles. Landon has played for the Cincinnati Bengals,
Carolina Panthers and Detroit Lions.
When Johnson attended Coronado High School he was a three-time All-District pick, a three time All-City
pick, a two time All-League pick, and as a senior, he was the
District Defensive M.V.P.. An excellent student, he graduated with a
4.0 grade point average. After high school Johnson played
collegiately at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
He was named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten Conference in both 2002
and 2003, and was named Academic All-Big Ten team for all four
years. Johnson graduated with a degree in General Health Science.
Johnson was drafted in the third round of the
2004 NFL to the Cincinnati Bengals and played with the Bengals until
2007. He became an unrestricted free agent in the 2008 offseason.
On March 7, 2008, Johnson signed a three-year
contract with the Carolina Panthers. He was injured in the 2008-2009
divisional game against Arizona. He signed with the Detroit Lions on
March 19, 2010.
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