For the New York Jets of the National Football League, John Franklin-Myers is well-known for playing defensive end in American football. At 1.93 meters tall and 131 kilograms, he is also rather tall. In the US state of California, Los Angeles, he was born on September 26, 1996. Attended Greenville High School in Greenville, Texas, where Franklin-Myers played high school football.
He enrolled at Stephen F. Austin State University after finishing high school and his football career there, where he played college football for the Lumberjacks team. During the 2018 NFL Draft’s fourth round, the Los Angeles Rams selected him. In August 2019, he was released as part of the last roster cuts.
The New York Jets picked up Franklin-Myers off waivers on September 1st, 2019. On October 4, 2019, they put him on injured reserve. On November 27, 2019, he was deemed ready to be activated from injured reserve and started working out with the group once more.
On December 18, 2019, the three-week practice window came to an end, but he had not been activated. As a result, he spent the remainder of the season on injured reserve. He agreed to a $42 million, $30.2 million guaranteed four-year contract extension with the Jets in October 2021.
Where did John Franklin-Myers attend college?
John Franklin-Myers attended Stephen F. Austin State University and played college football for the Lumberjacks.