J. J. Jansen

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J. J. Jansen
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Jansen with the Panthers in 2013
No. 44 – Carolina Panthers
Position: Long snapper
Personal information
Born: (1986-01-20) January 20, 1986 (age 32)
Phoenix, Arizona
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school: Brophy College Preparatory
(Phoenix, Arizona)
College: Notre Dame
Undrafted: 2008
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Games played: 128
Tackles: 11
Fumble recoveries: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Jeffrey Richard "J. J." Jansen (born January 20, 1986) is an American football long snapper for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Notre Dame.

Early life

Jansen attended high school at Brophy College Preparatory in Phoenix, Arizona. He attended Rancho Solano Private School prior to that.

Professional career

Green Bay Packers

After going unselected in the 2008 NFL Draft, Jansen signed with the Green Bay Packers.[1]

Carolina Panthers

The Packers traded Jansen to the Carolina Panthers for a conditional pick in the 2011 NFL draft on April 13, 2009.[2] On February 8, 2012, the Panthers re-signed him to a four-year contract worth roughly $3.6 million.[3] On January 15, 2014, it was announced that he would be one of six Carolina Panthers players to be voted into the 2014 Pro Bowl.[4] It would be Jansen's first Pro Bowl nomination.

On February 7, 2016, Jansen was part of the Panthers team that played in Super Bowl 50. In the game, the Panthers fell to the Denver Broncos by a score of 24–10.[5]

On February 17, 2016, the Panthers signed Jansen to a five-year, $5.5 million contract extension.[6]

References

  1. ^ JJ Jansen, Travis Thomas Sign FA Deals
  2. ^ Packers trade extra long snapper to Carolina
  3. ^ Phillips, Jason (February 8, 2012). "Panthers re-sign J.J. Jansen". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2015-04-09.
  4. ^ Newton, David (January 15, 2014). "And Jansen gives Panthers six Pro Bowlers". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2015-04-09.
  5. ^ "Super Bowl 50 - Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers - February 7th, 2016". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  6. ^ Henson, Max (February 17, 2016). "Panthers Re-sign J.J. Jansen". Panthers.com. Retrieved January 30, 2017.

External links

  • Carolina Panthers bio
  • Notre Dame Fighting Irish bio
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