COLLEGE: Appeared in all 51 games during his time at UCLA, starting every game his final two seasons. Finished his career at UCLA with 154 tackles (91 solo), 11.0 sacks (79 yards), 33.5 tackles for loss (141 yards), and a blocked punt.
2009: Finished the season ranked third with 14.0 tackles for loss, 58 tackles (34 solo), 5 passes defensed, and 1.5 sacks (17 yards).
2008: Led the team with 7.5 sacks (45 yards) and accumulated 55 tackles (32 solo) while starting all 12 games for the Bruins.
2007: Appeared in all 13 games for UCLA, making 3 starts.
2006 Saw action in all 13 games on special teams during his freshman year with the Bruins.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Lettered in football as a linebacker at Plano (TX) West Senior HS for coach Mike Hughes.
The Lions began on-the-field preparations for Buffalo on Wednesday the same way they did for the Jets last week – without All-Pro receiver Calvin Johnson on the practice field.
The players are different, but the defense Jim Schwartz runs as the Bills’ defensive coordinator is something the Lions practiced against in Schwartz’s tenure as head coach.
Tim Twentyman covers all the news from Wednesday's practice including George Winn's roster promotion, Calvin Johnson's injury update and more.
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson talked about his health and preparing to go against former Lions head coach Jim Schwartz's defense this week.