Jaleel Johnson



Experience: 6 years

Height: 6-3

Age: 28

Weight: 316 lbs

College: Iowa


  • Solo
  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT

Recent Games

8TitansL 10 - 173301000
9EaglesL 17 - 2910100001
10@GiantsL 16 - 241000000
12@CommandersL 13 - 192110000
13SteelersL 16 - 19

Career Stats

Defense Career

2017Minnesota Vikings501010000
2018Minnesota Vikings16113570.5001
2019Minnesota Vikings1632915143.5000
2020Minnesota Vikings16164416221.5000
2021Houston Texans1202391200001
2022Atlanta Falcons3153110001



  • Sixth-year defensive lineman enters his first season with the Falcons in 2022.
  • Appeared in 12 games with the Houston Texans in 2021, totaling 23 tackles (11 solo), two tackles for loss, one quarterback hit and his first career fumble recovery.
  • Played in 53 games for Minnesota Vikings (2017-20), totaling 87 total tackles (43 solo), 5.5 sacks, nine tackles for loss and nine QB hits.
  • In 2020 with the Vikings, he notched a single-season career-high 44 total tackles (22 solo), while also adding 1.5 sacks, three tackles for loss and two quarterback hits.
  • in 2019, he appeared in all 16 games for the Vikings (three starts) and set single-season career highs in sacks (3.5), quarterback hits (five) and tackles for loss (five).


  • Played four seasons (2013-16) at the University of Iowa in Iowa City after redshirting his freshman season (2012).
  • Earned First-Team All-Big Ten honors his senior season (2016) after totaling 55 tackles (29 solo), 10 tackles for loss and eight sacks.
  • Received Honorable Mention All-Big Ten honors by the league coaches and media following his junior season (2013) when he tallied 45 total tackles (22 solo), 5.5 tackles for loss and four sacks in 14 games.
  • Received an increased role during his sophomore campaign (2012) as he appeared in all 13 games and notched 11 total tackles (two solo), with 2.5 tackles for loss and one sack.
  • Appeared in seven games as a freshman (2013).


  • Attended Montini Catholic High School in Lombard, Ill. for his senior year after spending his first three years at St. Joseph's High School in Westchester, Ill.
  • Earned prep All-American honors and First-Team All-State recognition as a senior. Was a team captain and played both offensive and defensive line as his team went 12-2 en route to winning the state 5A championship.
  • Earned two letters as a wrestler at St. Joseph's.
  • Son of Tina and Ralph Johnson.
  • Majored in Sociology at Iowa.