Penn State Starting Linebacker Earns Scholarship

Nittany Nation

Jan Johnson’s journey included a stop on the Penn State wrestling team, a torn ACL and a stint as the team’s starting tight end on the scout team.

Johnson then earned a spot as Penn State’s starting middle linebacker. Coach James Franklin announced he gave Johnson a scholarship last week after Thursday’s practice. 

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