Justin Donovan Houston is an outside linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He was an All-American college football player at the University of Georgia before being selected in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs.
He’s been chosen for the Pro Bowl four times, and in 2014 he was also named to the All-Pro squad. He spent two years with the Indianapolis Colts, too.
Houston went to Statesboro High School, an AAAA school in Georgia, where he was named All-Region twice and with an honorable mention for All-State. Three consecutive times, he competed in the State Championship.
In 2005, he was part of the Statesboro High School team that defeated Northside High School for the Georgia state championship. DeAngelo Tyson, another Georgia recruit, was one of his teammates.
According to Rivals.com, Houston was the eleventh-best weak-side defensive end in the 2007 class and a four-star recruit.
Houston made second team all-SEC as a sophomore at the University of Georgia Bulldogs after collecting 7.5 sacks that season.
As a junior, Houston was named to the first team All-SEC and was an All-American after recording 10 sacks, the most by any linebacker in the SEC and second most in the conference behind Auburn’s Nick Fairley, who played on the defensive line and recorded 11.5 sacks.
How Tall Is Justin Houston?
Justin Houston is 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) tall and weighs 270 lb (122 kg). He’s the perfect height for an NFL linebacker and possesses the quickness to make an immediate impact.