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  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 8:00AM - 6:00PM CDT Packers Pro Shop Tent Sale

    The sale is taking place earlier than in previous years, due to the construction at Lambeau Field and the work that the Pro Shop team must complete in preparation for the new store, which will open this summer. Visitors to Lambeau Field should enter the Atrium through the Oneida Nation Gate. Parking is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate, which can be accessed off Oneida Street and Lombardi Avenue.

    The sale will feature the traditional mix of Pro Shop items greatly reduced in price and other special purchases.

    The team’s football operations staff also has provided Packers team apparel no longer in use, including a large assortment of t-shirts, shorts, jackets, jerseys and pants. Some items are practice-worn gear not normally available in the Pro Shop.

    The tent sale began in 1994 in the parking lot outside the former Pro Shop on the north end of Lambeau Field and grew into a popular event. Now in its 11th year in the Atrium, the tent sale also was held in the west side stadium concourse in previous years.

     
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 7:00PM CDT Eddie Lacy appearance 22nd Annual Doug Jirschele Memorial Sports Award Banquet
  • Sat., Jun. 07, 2014 8:30AM - 3:30PM CDT JPP Kids Clinic

    The 17th annual Junior Power Pack Kids Clinic is set for Saturday, June 7, 2014 in the Don Hutson Center with sessions ranging from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic gives members ages 5-14 years old the opportunity to practice football skills and drills with other Packers backers and a few up-and-coming Packers players.  Parents/Guardians are welcome to come and watch their child/ren participate in the clinic. 

    Members may choose one of three sessions to attend:

    • Session 1 – 8:30 to 10 a.m.
    • Session 2 – 11 to 12:30 p.m.
    • Session 3 – 2 to 3:30 p.m.


    The event will be held inside the Don Hutson Center, the Packers indoor practice facility. Parking for the event is available in the lot on Lambeau Field’s east side near the Oneida Nation Gate.  

    The Junior Power Pack Clinic is a member’s only event and will have a registration fee of $5.

    Deadline to register:

    • New Members – May 11, 2014
    • Current Members – May 18, 2014


    To sign up to become a member of the Junior Power Pack and receive an invitation to the clinic fans can go to www.packers.com/jpp.

     
  • Sat., Jun. 14, 2014 2:30PM CDT Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer

    The eleventh annual Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer motorcycle ride will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, June 14, 2014. The ride will start at Vandervest Harley-Davidson (1966 Velp Avenue, Green Bay) and will make a fun-filled stop at the Seymour Fireman's Picnic, held at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in Seymour.

    Ride Day Schedule

    • 9-10:30 am: Registration at Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Geen Bay
    • 11 am: Depart Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Green Bay
    • 12 pm: Arrive in Seymour. Enjoy food, beverages, entertainment and a short program.
    • 2:30 pm: Party kicks off at the new South Endzone Festival Foods MVP Deck at Lambeau Field! Guests can access the space by way of the Shopko Gate. See the field and enjoy the atmosphere from this beautiful indoor/outdoor space newly opened and accessed by very few. The party will include silent and live auction, food, beverages, music and merchandise available for purchase.


    More information: http://cruiseforcancer.org/

     
  • Sat., Aug. 09, 2014 7:00PM - 10:00PM CDT Packers at Tennessee Titans Packers at Tennessee Titans
  • Sat., Aug. 16, 2014 3:00PM - 6:00PM CDT Packers at St. Louis Rams Packers at St. Louis Rams

Players

Johnny Jolly
DT #97
Height:
6-3
Weight:
325
Age:
31
College:
Texas A&M
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
21
SCK
1.0
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 134 88 46 3.0 0 18 1 2 -- 2 0 1 5
2013 GB 13 8 21 11 10 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2009 GB 16 16 39 24 15 1.0 -- 10 1 2 2 2 0 1 2
2008 GB 16 16 49 36 13 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2007 GB 10 7 21 13 8 1.0 -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2006 GB 6 0 4 4 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @SF L 28-34 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 WAS W 38-20 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @CIN L 30-34 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 DET W 22-9 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @BAL W 19-17 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 CLE W 31-13 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @MIN W 44-31 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 CHI L 20-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 PHI L 13-27 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @NYG L 13-27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 MIN L 26-26 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @DET L 10-40 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 ATL W 22-21 5 3 2 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
15 @DAL W 37-36 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

  • Posted a career-high 11 passes defensed in 2009, the most by a Packers defensive lineman since the team began recording the statistic in 1980. The 11 passes defensed led all NFL defensive linemen in ’09.
  • With a blocked field goal, an interception and a fumble recovery in ’09, became the first Packer since CB Doug Evans in 1993 to record all three in the same season.
  • One of only six NFL players to block a field goal in both 2008 and 2009.
  • Was the only Packers defensive lineman to play in all 32 games in 2008-09.
  • A three-year starter at Texas A&M who started the final 35 games of his college career.                       
  • The Packers’ second sixth-round draft pick from the Texas A&M defensive line in as many years, joining 2005 selection Michael Montgomery.

 
Pro Highlights:

  • Veteran defensive lineman who returns to the club following a three-year hiatus due to an NFL-issued suspension for violation of the league’s substance-abuse policy. Had his suspension lifted by the commissioner on March 4, 2013, and rejoined the team in early June for the conclusion of the offseason program.
  • Started all 16 games for the second straight season in 2009, making the move from tackle to end in defensive coordinator Dom Capers’ 3-4 scheme.
  • Led the defensive line with 75 tackles (33 solo), along with a career-high 11 passes defensed that season.
  • His 11 passes defensed in 2009 set a franchise record for defensive linemen (since team began recording the stat in 1980), eclipsing the mark of teammate Cullen Jenkins (nine in 2007), and was the most by an NFL defensive lineman in 2009.
  • With a blocked field goal, an interception and a fumble recovery in ’09, became the first Packer since CB Doug Evans in 1993 to record all three in the same season. One of only six NFL players to block a field goal in both the 2008 and 2009 seasons.
  • Continued to show his run-stopping ability in role at left end as he was part of the Packers’ top-ranked rushing defense in the NFL in ’09 (a franchise-record 83.3 yards per game), the first time in club history that the team was No. 1 in the league against the run.
  • Started all 16 games at defensive tackle in 2008 and posted a career-best 82 tackles (50 solo). Also recorded the team’s first blocked field goal in three years vs. Indianapolis (Oct. 19, 2008) that season.
  • In 2007, had season cut short by shoulder injury after starting seven of that season’s first 10 games, alternating with Corey Williams, having landed starting interior spot alongside veteran Ryan Pickett following an impressive training camp.
  • Had come on strong late in his rookie 2006 campaign, catching the coaching staff’s eye with his work in practice, prompting him to be active for the final four contests after playing in just two of the first 12 games.
  • In 48 career games over four seasons, has 192 tackles (100 solo) with two sacks, four fumble recoveries and 22 passes defensed.
  • Posted three batted passes in his first NFL start, the ’07 season opener, vs. Philadelphia (Sept. 9).
  • Was the first of the Packers’ two selections in the sixth round (183rd overall) in 2006, missed the team’s first post-draft minicamp because of an ankle injury, the likely reason he wasn’t drafted earlier.

 
2010 – 2012 SEASONS
: Suspended by the commissioner for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy.

2009 SEASON: Started all 16 games for the second straight season and led the defensive line with 75 tackles (33 solo)…Also started team’s playoff game…Led the line with a career-high 11 passes defensed, the most by a Packers defensive lineman since the team began recording the statistic in 1980…The 11 passes defensed also led all NFL defensive linemen…Part of top-ranked rushing defense in the NFL (a franchise-record 83.3 yards per game), the first time in team history that the Packers were No. 1 in the league against the run…Had an INT, a sack, and led the line with two fumble recoveries…Vs. Chicago (Sept. 13): Posted the first INT of his career when he made an athletic, one-handed pick of QB Jay Cutler’s screen pass intended for RB Matt Forté at Green Bay’s 12 midway through the second quarter to halt a Chicago scoring opportunity. Led the defensive line with a season-high eight tackles (four solo)…At St. Louis (Sept. 27): Came up the middle to block Josh Brown’s 48-yard FG attempt with his left hand on the Rams’ first possession; the block was the first by a Packer since Jolly’s block of an Adam Vinatieri 45-yard attempt vs. Indianapolis in Week 7 in 2008. Recovered a fumble by QB Marc Bulger on the next series to set up a Mason Crosby FG; LB Aaron Kampman forced the fumble on a sack and Jolly made a diving catch...Vs. Minnesota (Nov. 1): Recovered a fumble in the first quarter at the Minnesota 21; shotgun snap went off of QB Brett Favre’s leg as he approached the line to change play call, and ball was knocked down the field by a couple of players before Jolly recovered. Added six tackles (two solo)…Vs. Dallas (Nov. 15): Led defensive line with five tackles (one solo), including a stop of RB Marion Barber for a 1-yard loss on the opening play of the second half. Was also credited with two QB hits, a pressure, and a season-high two passes defensed…Vs. Baltimore (Dec. 7): On the Ravens’ opening drive of the game, forced a fumble by RB Ray Rice at the Green Bay 18 that S Nick Collins recovered…At Chicago (Dec. 13): Led the defensive line with five tackles (two solo) along with a QB hit and a pressure. Posted his only sack of the season when he brought Cutler down for a 4-yard loss early in the fourth quarter, but picked up a 15-yard face-mask penalty on the play as he attempted to strip the ball…Vs. Seattle (Dec. 27): Led the line with five tackles (four solo), including a stop of RB Julius Jones for a 2-yard loss on third-and-2 from the Green Bay 7; Seahawks were forced to settle for a FG. Posted two passes defensed, the first coming when he tipped a Matt Hasselbeck pass intended for Jones with his right hand, nearly gathering the ball in for an INT as he fell to the ground. The pass breakup was his 10th of the season, giving him the record for Green Bay defensive linemen…At Arizona (NFC Wild Card, Jan. 10): Started and led the defensive line with four tackles (three solo).

2008: Started all 16 games for first time as a pro at RDT and made a career-high 82 tackles (50 solo), which ranked second on the defensive line...Tied for the lead on the line with five passes defensed…At Tampa Bay (Sept. 28): Led the defensive line with six tackles (five solo), including a stop of RB Earnest Graham for a 1-yard loss in the fourth quarter…Vs. Indianapolis (Oct. 19): Posted three tackles, including two for loss, combining with Brandon Chillar to stop RB Dominic Rhodes for a 1-yard loss in the first quarter and with Nick Barnett to bring down RB Chad Simpson for a 2-yard loss in the fourth quarter. Also blocked Vinatieri’s 45-yard FG attempt midway through the third quarter, the first blocked FG by the Packers since Nov. 6, 2005 (Jenkins, vs. Pittsburgh)...At Minnesota (Nov. 9): Led the team with a career-high 13 tackles (nine solo), including a stop of RB Chester Taylor for no gain in the second quarter…Vs. Houston (Dec. 7): Posted eight tackles (six solo) and recovered RB Steve Slaton’s third-quarter fumble at the Green Bay 18, returning it 3 yards…Vs. Detroit (Dec. 28): Tied for the team lead with eight tackles, including a stop of RB Kevin Smith for a 1-yard loss early in the second quarter.

2007: Started at RDT to open the season, rapidly ascending to the spot after a standout training camp and preseason…Played in the first 10 games with seven starts, alternating with Williams, before Week 11 shoulder injury ended his season…Was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 11…Registered 31 tackles (14 solo) and five passes defensed, with one sack…Vs. Philadelphia (Sept. 9): Made first NFL start in season opener, batting away a team-high three passes and making five tackles (one solo)…At Minnesota (Sept. 30): Picked up a Vikings fumble and returned it 19 yards; Favre threw his record-setting 421st career TD pass to Greg Jennings on the following drive to give Green Bay a 7-0 lead…Vs. Washington (Oct. 14): Started and posted seven tackles (four solo), stopping Clinton Portis for a 2-yard loss in the first quarter…At Kansas City (Nov. 4): Provided a key block on Charles Woodson’s 46-yard INT TD return in the fourth quarter, blasting RB Priest Holmes out of the way…Vs. Minnesota (Nov. 11): Started and sacked QB Brooks Bollinger in the fourth quarter for his first NFL sack…Vs. Carolina (Nov. 18): Made a key block on Tramon Williams’ first-quarter 94-yard punt return for a TD, knocking down center Justin Hartwig at Green Bay’s 4-yard line just after Williams scooped up the ball, but injured his shoulder on the play. Returned to the game, but exited for good before halftime and missed the rest of the season.

2006: Sixth-round pick played in six games and was inactive for the other 10…Was inactive for a pair of five-game stretches, sandwiched around two games played in Weeks 7-8…Then played in each of the final four contests (the Packers were 6-0 with him in uniform)…Played from scrimmage in five games (73 snaps), collecting four tackles (three solo) and breaking up one pass…At Miami (Oct. 22): Played his first pro contest and saw 20 plays on defense, coming away with his first career tackle…Vs. Arizona (Oct. 29): Played season-high 21 snaps and made a solo tackle…At Chicago (Dec. 31): Had a pass defensed and two stops (one solo)…2006 Draft: First of the Packers’ two selections in the sixth round (183rd overall). Green Bay acquired the choice from St. Louis with a fourth-round pick (109) – obtained earlier in the draft from the Eagles – for a third-round choice (93). The Packers originally picked up that third-round pick (93) from Atlanta after swapping with the Falcons the second-round choice obtained from Denver in the Javon Walker trade on Day 1 of the draft.

COLLEGE: Played 47 games for Texas A&M, including 35 starts (in succession to close his career), recording 230 tackles (111 solo), 6½ sacks, 28 tackles for loss and 16 pass deflections…Majored in agriculture and life science…Senior season (2005): Named All-Big 12 honorable mention by the league’s coaches…Started all 11 games at LDT, finishing third on team with 64 tackles (20 solo), including 4½ sacks and 11½ tackles for loss…Recorded a season-high 11 tackles, including two sacks and three stops for loss, vs. Baylor (Oct. 1)…In collegiate finale vs. Texas (Nov. 25), combined with linemate Michael Bennett to sack QB Vince Young for 12-yard loss…Junior season (2004): Saw a lot of double teams and a drop in statistics after breakout sophomore season, but still earned second-team All-Big 12 honors from the Dallas Morning News and honorable mention by league coaches and The Associated Press…Started all 12 games at LDT, finishing with 45 tackles (18 solo), including 26 stops in the team’s last four games…Had season-high eight tackles at Texas (Nov. 26) and had two of his 3½ tackles for loss vs. Tennessee in Cotton Bowl (Jan. 1, 2005)…Had four of his six pass deflections vs. Oklahoma (Nov. 6) and Heisman Trophy-winning QB Jason White…Sophomore season (2003): Moved into the starting lineup for good in the season opener and became the Aggies’ defensive MVP…Recorded a career-high 95 tackles, including 54 solo and 12 tackles resulting in third-down stops…Also had 12 tackles for loss, including two sacks vs. Baylor (Oct. 11), and deflected eight passes…Posted a collegiate-high 13 tackles at Oklahoma (Nov. 8) and vs. Texas (Nov. 28)…Freshman season (2002): As a reserve DT, appeared in 12 games and made 26 tackles (19 solo) with one stop for loss…Also caused and recovered a fumble…Had a season-high five tackles vs. Missouri (Nov. 16) and blocked a FG, one of two blocks on the season.

PERSONAL: Given name Johnny Ray Jolly Jr.…Nicknamed “Bokey” by his mother…Born in Houston…Single…Has been involved in the lives of twin boys back home whom he calls his nephews; their mother, a woman Jolly refers to as a godsister and close family friend, was shot and killed in May 2007…Also helped move his mother into a new house he bought for her…High school: Three-time all-district defensive lineman at Forest Brook High School in Houston…Earned district MVP honors as a senior, helping team win district title…Made 95 tackles as a senior and 85 as a junior with five fumble recoveries…Community involvement: Has participated in events to benefit the Donald Driver Foundation and Al Harris Outreach Program…Spent time visiting sick children at St. Joseph Hospital in College Station, Texas…Has spoken to children at his hometown elementary school and helped run a full-week football camp in Houston with current and former NFL players Shaun Rogers (N.Y. Giants), Casey Hampton and Kevin Everett…Hobbies/interests: Likes to play basketball and video games on his Xbox LIVE and PlayStation 3 (especially “Halo”), bowling, playing pool and spending time with family…Residence: Houston, Texas.

  • Posted a career-high 11 passes defensed in 2009, the most by a Packers defensive lineman since the team began recording the statistic in 1980. The 11 passes defensed led all NFL defensive linemen in ’09.
  • With a blocked field goal, an interception and a fumble recovery in ’09, became the first Packer since CB Doug Evans in 1993 to record all three in the same season.
  • One of only six NFL players to block a field goal in both 2008 and 2009.
  • Was the only Packers defensive lineman to play in all 32 games in 2008-09.
  • A three-year starter at Texas A&M who started the final 35 games of his college career.                       
  • The Packers’ second sixth-round draft pick from the Texas A&M defensive line in as many years, joining 2005 selection Michael Montgomery.

 
Pro Highlights:

  • Veteran defensive lineman who returns to the club following a three-year hiatus due to an NFL-issued suspension for violation of the league’s substance-abuse policy. Had his suspension lifted by the commissioner on March 4, 2013, and rejoined the team in early June for the conclusion of the offseason program.
  • Started all 16 games for the second straight season in 2009, making the move from tackle to end in defensive coordinator Dom Capers’ 3-4 scheme.
  • Led the defensive line with 75 tackles (33 solo), along with a career-high 11 passes defensed that season.
  • His 11 passes defensed in 2009 set a franchise record for defensive linemen (since team began recording the stat in 1980), eclipsing the mark of teammate Cullen Jenkins (nine in 2007), and was the most by an NFL defensive lineman in 2009.
  • With a blocked field goal, an interception and a fumble recovery in ’09, became the first Packer since CB Doug Evans in 1993 to record all three in the same season. One of only six NFL players to block a field goal in both the 2008 and 2009 seasons.
  • Continued to show his run-stopping ability in role at left end as he was part of the Packers’ top-ranked rushing defense in the NFL in ’09 (a franchise-record 83.3 yards per game), the first time in club history that the team was No. 1 in the league against the run.
  • Started all 16 games at defensive tackle in 2008 and posted a career-best 82 tackles (50 solo). Also recorded the team’s first blocked field goal in three years vs. Indianapolis (Oct. 19, 2008) that season.
  • In 2007, had season cut short by shoulder injury after starting seven of that season’s first 10 games, alternating with Corey Williams, having landed starting interior spot alongside veteran Ryan Pickett following an impressive training camp.
  • Had come on strong late in his rookie 2006 campaign, catching the coaching staff’s eye with his work in practice, prompting him to be active for the final four contests after playing in just two of the first 12 games.
  • In 48 career games over four seasons, has 192 tackles (100 solo) with two sacks, four fumble recoveries and 22 passes defensed.
  • Posted three batted passes in his first NFL start, the ’07 season opener, vs. Philadelphia (Sept. 9).
  • Was the first of the Packers’ two selections in the sixth round (183rd overall) in 2006, missed the team’s first post-draft minicamp because of an ankle injury, the likely reason he wasn’t drafted earlier.

 
2010 – 2012 SEASONS
: Suspended by the commissioner for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy.

2009 SEASON: Started all 16 games for the second straight season and led the defensive line with 75 tackles (33 solo)…Also started team’s playoff game…Led the line with a career-high 11 passes defensed, the most by a Packers defensive lineman since the team began recording the statistic in 1980…The 11 passes defensed also led all NFL defensive linemen…Part of top-ranked rushing defense in the NFL (a franchise-record 83.3 yards per game), the first time in team history that the Packers were No. 1 in the league against the run…Had an INT, a sack, and led the line with two fumble recoveries…Vs. Chicago (Sept. 13): Posted the first INT of his career when he made an athletic, one-handed pick of QB Jay Cutler’s screen pass intended for RB Matt Forté at Green Bay’s 12 midway through the second quarter to halt a Chicago scoring opportunity. Led the defensive line with a season-high eight tackles (four solo)…At St. Louis (Sept. 27): Came up the middle to block Josh Brown’s 48-yard FG attempt with his left hand on the Rams’ first possession; the block was the first by a Packer since Jolly’s block of an Adam Vinatieri 45-yard attempt vs. Indianapolis in Week 7 in 2008. Recovered a fumble by QB Marc Bulger on the next series to set up a Mason Crosby FG; LB Aaron Kampman forced the fumble on a sack and Jolly made a diving catch...Vs. Minnesota (Nov. 1): Recovered a fumble in the first quarter at the Minnesota 21; shotgun snap went off of QB Brett Favre’s leg as he approached the line to change play call, and ball was knocked down the field by a couple of players before Jolly recovered. Added six tackles (two solo)…Vs. Dallas (Nov. 15): Led defensive line with five tackles (one solo), including a stop of RB Marion Barber for a 1-yard loss on the opening play of the second half. Was also credited with two QB hits, a pressure, and a season-high two passes defensed…Vs. Baltimore (Dec. 7): On the Ravens’ opening drive of the game, forced a fumble by RB Ray Rice at the Green Bay 18 that S Nick Collins recovered…At Chicago (Dec. 13): Led the defensive line with five tackles (two solo) along with a QB hit and a pressure. Posted his only sack of the season when he brought Cutler down for a 4-yard loss early in the fourth quarter, but picked up a 15-yard face-mask penalty on the play as he attempted to strip the ball…Vs. Seattle (Dec. 27): Led the line with five tackles (four solo), including a stop of RB Julius Jones for a 2-yard loss on third-and-2 from the Green Bay 7; Seahawks were forced to settle for a FG. Posted two passes defensed, the first coming when he tipped a Matt Hasselbeck pass intended for Jones with his right hand, nearly gathering the ball in for an INT as he fell to the ground. The pass breakup was his 10th of the season, giving him the record for Green Bay defensive linemen…At Arizona (NFC Wild Card, Jan. 10): Started and led the defensive line with four tackles (three solo).

2008: Started all 16 games for first time as a pro at RDT and made a career-high 82 tackles (50 solo), which ranked second on the defensive line...Tied for the lead on the line with five passes defensed…At Tampa Bay (Sept. 28): Led the defensive line with six tackles (five solo), including a stop of RB Earnest Graham for a 1-yard loss in the fourth quarter…Vs. Indianapolis (Oct. 19): Posted three tackles, including two for loss, combining with Brandon Chillar to stop RB Dominic Rhodes for a 1-yard loss in the first quarter and with Nick Barnett to bring down RB Chad Simpson for a 2-yard loss in the fourth quarter. Also blocked Vinatieri’s 45-yard FG attempt midway through the third quarter, the first blocked FG by the Packers since Nov. 6, 2005 (Jenkins, vs. Pittsburgh)...At Minnesota (Nov. 9): Led the team with a career-high 13 tackles (nine solo), including a stop of RB Chester Taylor for no gain in the second quarter…Vs. Houston (Dec. 7): Posted eight tackles (six solo) and recovered RB Steve Slaton’s third-quarter fumble at the Green Bay 18, returning it 3 yards…Vs. Detroit (Dec. 28): Tied for the team lead with eight tackles, including a stop of RB Kevin Smith for a 1-yard loss early in the second quarter.

2007: Started at RDT to open the season, rapidly ascending to the spot after a standout training camp and preseason…Played in the first 10 games with seven starts, alternating with Williams, before Week 11 shoulder injury ended his season…Was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 11…Registered 31 tackles (14 solo) and five passes defensed, with one sack…Vs. Philadelphia (Sept. 9): Made first NFL start in season opener, batting away a team-high three passes and making five tackles (one solo)…At Minnesota (Sept. 30): Picked up a Vikings fumble and returned it 19 yards; Favre threw his record-setting 421st career TD pass to Greg Jennings on the following drive to give Green Bay a 7-0 lead…Vs. Washington (Oct. 14): Started and posted seven tackles (four solo), stopping Clinton Portis for a 2-yard loss in the first quarter…At Kansas City (Nov. 4): Provided a key block on Charles Woodson’s 46-yard INT TD return in the fourth quarter, blasting RB Priest Holmes out of the way…Vs. Minnesota (Nov. 11): Started and sacked QB Brooks Bollinger in the fourth quarter for his first NFL sack…Vs. Carolina (Nov. 18): Made a key block on Tramon Williams’ first-quarter 94-yard punt return for a TD, knocking down center Justin Hartwig at Green Bay’s 4-yard line just after Williams scooped up the ball, but injured his shoulder on the play. Returned to the game, but exited for good before halftime and missed the rest of the season.

2006: Sixth-round pick played in six games and was inactive for the other 10…Was inactive for a pair of five-game stretches, sandwiched around two games played in Weeks 7-8…Then played in each of the final four contests (the Packers were 6-0 with him in uniform)…Played from scrimmage in five games (73 snaps), collecting four tackles (three solo) and breaking up one pass…At Miami (Oct. 22): Played his first pro contest and saw 20 plays on defense, coming away with his first career tackle…Vs. Arizona (Oct. 29): Played season-high 21 snaps and made a solo tackle…At Chicago (Dec. 31): Had a pass defensed and two stops (one solo)…2006 Draft: First of the Packers’ two selections in the sixth round (183rd overall). Green Bay acquired the choice from St. Louis with a fourth-round pick (109) – obtained earlier in the draft from the Eagles – for a third-round choice (93). The Packers originally picked up that third-round pick (93) from Atlanta after swapping with the Falcons the second-round choice obtained from Denver in the Javon Walker trade on Day 1 of the draft.

COLLEGE: Played 47 games for Texas A&M, including 35 starts (in succession to close his career), recording 230 tackles (111 solo), 6½ sacks, 28 tackles for loss and 16 pass deflections…Majored in agriculture and life science…Senior season (2005): Named All-Big 12 honorable mention by the league’s coaches…Started all 11 games at LDT, finishing third on team with 64 tackles (20 solo), including 4½ sacks and 11½ tackles for loss…Recorded a season-high 11 tackles, including two sacks and three stops for loss, vs. Baylor (Oct. 1)…In collegiate finale vs. Texas (Nov. 25), combined with linemate Michael Bennett to sack QB Vince Young for 12-yard loss…Junior season (2004): Saw a lot of double teams and a drop in statistics after breakout sophomore season, but still earned second-team All-Big 12 honors from the Dallas Morning News and honorable mention by league coaches and The Associated Press…Started all 12 games at LDT, finishing with 45 tackles (18 solo), including 26 stops in the team’s last four games…Had season-high eight tackles at Texas (Nov. 26) and had two of his 3½ tackles for loss vs. Tennessee in Cotton Bowl (Jan. 1, 2005)…Had four of his six pass deflections vs. Oklahoma (Nov. 6) and Heisman Trophy-winning QB Jason White…Sophomore season (2003): Moved into the starting lineup for good in the season opener and became the Aggies’ defensive MVP…Recorded a career-high 95 tackles, including 54 solo and 12 tackles resulting in third-down stops…Also had 12 tackles for loss, including two sacks vs. Baylor (Oct. 11), and deflected eight passes…Posted a collegiate-high 13 tackles at Oklahoma (Nov. 8) and vs. Texas (Nov. 28)…Freshman season (2002): As a reserve DT, appeared in 12 games and made 26 tackles (19 solo) with one stop for loss…Also caused and recovered a fumble…Had a season-high five tackles vs. Missouri (Nov. 16) and blocked a FG, one of two blocks on the season.

PERSONAL: Given name Johnny Ray Jolly Jr.…Nicknamed “Bokey” by his mother…Born in Houston…Single…Has been involved in the lives of twin boys back home whom he calls his nephews; their mother, a woman Jolly refers to as a godsister and close family friend, was shot and killed in May 2007…Also helped move his mother into a new house he bought for her…High school: Three-time all-district defensive lineman at Forest Brook High School in Houston…Earned district MVP honors as a senior, helping team win district title…Made 95 tackles as a senior and 85 as a junior with five fumble recoveries…Community involvement: Has participated in events to benefit the Donald Driver Foundation and Al Harris Outreach Program…Spent time visiting sick children at St. Joseph Hospital in College Station, Texas…Has spoken to children at his hometown elementary school and helped run a full-week football camp in Houston with current and former NFL players Shaun Rogers (N.Y. Giants), Casey Hampton and Kevin Everett…Hobbies/interests: Likes to play basketball and video games on his Xbox LIVE and PlayStation 3 (especially “Halo”), bowling, playing pool and spending time with family…Residence: Houston, Texas.

 

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