Name T. Lang
Role American football guard
|Weight: 318 lb (144 kg)|
Height 1.93 m
College: Eastern Michigan
Spouse Laura Ford (m. 2014)
|High school: Bloomfield Hills (MI) Brother Rice|
Education Eastern Michigan University
Current team Green Bay Packers (#70 / Guard)
Siblings Trent Lang, Megan Lang, Garrett Lang, Zach Lang
Similar People Josh Sitton, Bryan Bulaga, David Bakhtiari, Don Barclay, Corey Linsley
Date of birth: (1987-09-20) September 20, 1987 (age 33)
Place of birth: Royal Oak, Michigan
Nfl rivals ndamukong suh and t j lang square off on american muscle
Thomas John "T. J." Lang (born September 20, 1987) is an American football guard for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Eastern Michigan and was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Lang was a member of the Packers' Super Bowl XLV win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
- Nfl rivals ndamukong suh and t j lang square off on american muscle
- Early years
- College career
- Green Bay Packers
- Detroit Lions
Lang was born in Royal Oak, Michigan. He attended Lakeland High School in White Lake, Michigan before transferring to Brother Rice High School in Birmingham, Michigan. He played on both the offensive and defensive line. As a senior, he had 59 tackles, 8.5 sacks, and one fumble recovery on defense.
As a freshman, Lang played in all 11 games as a defensive lineman, recording 11 tackles, in the 2005 season. As a sophomore in 2006 Lang moved to offensive tackle and started all 36 games over the next three years.
Green Bay Packers
Lang was selected in the fourth round (109th overall) by the Green Bay Packers in the 2009 NFL Draft. On July 7, 2009, he signed a contract with the Packers. Lang started his first game at the left tackle position versus the Cleveland Browns due to an injury to Chad Clifton.
On August 14, 2012, Lang signed a four-year contract extension with the Packers worth $20.8 million and a $5.5 million signing bonus through the 2016 season.
On March 12, 2017, Lang signed a three-year contract with the Detroit Lions.