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.

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 34)
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 2018
Games played:160
Player stats at NFL.com

Early lifeEdit

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

Professional careerEdit

Green Bay PackersEdit

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

Carolina PanthersEdit

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]

ReferencesEdit

  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 April 9, 2015.
  4. ^ Newton, David (January 15, 2014). "And Jansen gives Panthers six Pro Bowlers". ESPN.com. Retrieved April 9, 2015.
  5. ^ "Super Bowl 50 - Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers - February 7th, 2016". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 2, 2017.
  6. ^ Henson, Max (February 17, 2016). "Panthers Re-sign J.J. Jansen". Panthers.com. Retrieved January 30, 2017.

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