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#67 Jaleel Johnson

Height 6-4
Weight 300 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Lombard, Ill.
High School Montini Catholic

Hawk Item – – One of nine seniors named to 2016 Leadership Group.

2016 Honors – – First team All-Big Ten by Big Ten coaches, Associated Press, and Athlon Sports . . . second team All-Big Ten by Big Ten media and Phil Steele . . . Team Hustle Award, defense . . . Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week vs. Michigan . . . 2016 Preseason Honors – – Named to preseason Watch List for Outland Trophy and Rotary Lombardi Award . . . preseason second team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports and College Sports Madness . . . 2016 – – Started all 13 games at defensive tackle and all 27 games over his final two seasons . . . 29 solo tackles and 26 assists as a senior, with 10 tackles for loss (54 yards) and eight sacks (50) . . . also had one safety, two pass break-ups and five QB pressures . . . started at defensive tackle in 45-21 win over Miami . . . recorded one solo stop and two assists vs. Miami, including one sack, a shared tackle for loss and one QB pressure . . . started at defensive tackle in 42-3 win over Iowa State . . . career-best seven tackles vs. ISU, including four solo stops, three assists, two tackles for loss and one sack . . . started at defensive tackle in 23-21 loss to North Dakota State . . . recorded one solo tackles and three assists vs. NDSU, including one sack for eight yards . . . started at defensive tackle in 14-7 win at Rutgers . . . recorded six tackles at Rutgers, including two solo stops and career-best four assists . . . started at defensive tackle in 38-31 loss to Northwestern . . . one solo tackle and two assists vs. Northwestern, along with one QB pressure . . . started at defensive tackle in 14-7 win at Minnesota as defense allowed just 102 net rushing yards and 268 yards total offense . . . recorded four solo tackles at Minnesota, including one QB sack . . . started at defensive tackle in 49-35 win at Purdue, recording one assisted tackles and one pass break-up as defense allowed just 47 net rushing yards . . . started at defensive tackle in 17-9 loss to #10 Wisconsin . . . recorded three solo tackles and one assist vs. Wisconsin, including career-best two QB sacks on back-to-back plays . . . started at defensive tackle in 41-14 loss at #12 Penn State . . . matched career-best with four solo tackles  at PSU, along with two assisted tackles . . . started at defensive tackle in 14-13 win over #2 Michigan as defense allowed just 201 yards total offense . . . recorded career-best nine tackles vs. Michigan, including six solo tackles and three assists . . . recorded two tackles for loss, including a two-yard loss for a safety to provide Iowa’s first points of the game . . . also had one QB sack . . . started at defensive tackle in 28-0 win at Illinois at defense allowed just 61 net rushing yards and 198 yards total offense . . . four tackles at Illinois, including two solo stops and two assists . . . also had one QB sack and 1.5 tackles for loss . . . started at defensive tackle in 40-10 win over #15 Nebraska, recording one solo tackle and two assists as defense allowed just 90 net rushing yards and 217 yards total offense . . . also recorded one pass break-up and one QB pressure . . . started at defensive tackle in 30-3 Outback Bowl loss to #17 Florida, recording one assisted tackle and two QB pressures.

2015 Honors – – Honorable mention All-Big Ten by league coaches and media . . . 2015 – – Started all 14 games at defensive tackle . . . recorded 45 tackles, including 5.5 tackles for loss and four QB sacks . . . started at defensive tackle in 31-14 win over Illinois State as defense allowed 35 net rushing yards and 231 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle and three assists vs. Illinois State, along with one QB pressure . . . started at defensive tackle in 31-17 win at Iowa State as defense allowed no points and just 66 yards total offense in the second half . . . recorded career-best five tackles at ISU, including three solo tackles, two assists and one QB sack . . . started at defensive tackle in 27-24 win over Pitt, recording one solo tackle and one assist as defense allowed just 55 net rushing yards and 282 yards total offense . . . started at defensive tackle in 62-16 win over North Texas, recording one assisted tackle and one QB pressure . . . started at defensive tackle in 10-6 win at Wisconsin as defense allowed no touchdowns and just 320 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle and three assists at Wisconsin, along with one QB pressure . . . started at defensive tackle in 29-20 win over Illinois as defense allowed just 46 net rushing yards . . . career-best six tackles vs. Illinois, including four solo tackles and two assists, along with one QB sack and one QB pressure . . . started at defensive tackle in 40-10 win at Northwestern as defense allowed just 51 net rushing yards and 198 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle and one assist at Northwestern, including one QB sack and a recovered fumble that led to an Iowa touchdown . . . started at defensive tackle in 31-15 win over Maryland . . . one solo tackle and two assists vs. Maryland, including 1.5 tackles for loss and one QB sack . . . started at defensive tackle in 35-27 win at Indiana, recording two solo tackles and two assists . . . started at defensive tackle in 40-35 win over Minnesota, recording one solo tackle and two assists . . . started at defensive tackle in 40-20 win over Purdue, recording two assisted tackles and one QB pressure . . . started at defensive tackle in 28-20 win at Nebraska . . . four tackles at Nebraska, with three solo stops and one assist, including one tackle for loss . . . started at defensive tackle in 16-13 loss to Michigan State, recording two solo tackles, one assist and one pass break-up . . . started at defensive tackle in 45-16 Rose Bowl loss to Stanford, recording two solo tackles.

2014 – – Saw action in all 13 games . . . recorded two solo tackles and nine assists, with 2.5 tacles for loss and one sack . . . saw action in 31-23 win over Northern Iowa, recording one assisted tackle, which was a QB sack . . . saw action in 17-13 win over Ball State, but had no statistics as defense allowed just two field goals and 219 yards total offense . . . saw action in 20-17 loss to Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 24-20 win at Pitt, but had no statistics as defense allowed just three points in the second half . . . saw action in 24-10 win at Purdue, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 156 yards total offense . . . saw action in 45-29 win over Indiana, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 38-31 loss at Maryland, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 48-7 win over Northwestern as defense allowed just 180 yards total offense . . . recorded career-best three tackles vs. Northwestern, including one solo tackle, two assists and a shared tackle for loss . . . saw action in 51-14 loss at Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 30-14 win at Illinois, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 88 net rushing yards and 235 yards total offense . . . saw action in 26-24 loss to No. 14 Wisconsin . . . recorded two assisted tackles vs. Wisconsin, including a shared tackle for loss . . . saw action in 37-34 overtime loss to Nebraska, but had no statistics . . . saw action in TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Tennessee . . . recorded three assisted tackles vs. Tennessee, including one tackle for loss and a shared QB sack.

2013 – – Saw action in seven games, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw first career action in 30-27 opening loss to Northern Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 59-3 win over Western Michigan, recording one assisted tackle for first career stop as defense allowed just 209 yards total offense . . . saw action in 23-7 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 165 yards total offense and 30 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 38-14 win at Purdue, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 53 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 24-21 win over Michigan, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 60 net rushing yards and 158 yards total offense . . . saw action in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU, but had no statistics.

2012 – – Redshirted.

High school honors – – Earned prep All-America recognition as a senior . . . first team all-state, all-conference and all-area as a senior in only season at Montini Catholic . . . first team all-area as a junior at St. Joseph’s High School . . . Career – – Three-year starter as offensive and defensive lineman . . . helped prep team post 12-2 record as a senior while winning state championship . . . team captain as a senior . . . recorded 80 tackles as a senior, including five tackles for loss, three sacks and nine pressures . . . also earned two letters as a heavyweight wrestler.

Personal – – Born 7/12/94 in Brooklyn, N.Y. . . . sociology major . . . member of prep Honor Roll . . . parents are Tina and Ralph Johnson . . . high school coach was Chris Andriano.