GIANTS ANNOUNCE ROSTER MOVES
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Giants have exchanged rookie linebackers on their roster, adding Tony Johnson and waiving Ryan Jones.
Johnson, 6-2 and 255 pounds, played two seasons at Louisiana Tech after transferring from Southwest Mississippi Community College. He played 24 games for the Bulldogs and was credited with 92 tackles (52 solo), 2.5 sacks, seven tackles for losses, an interception and a fumble recovery.
As a senior in 2014, Johnson played in 12 games and finished third on the team with 69 tackles (42 solo) and 2.5 sacks. He split his time the previous season between linebacker and fullback and recorded 23 tackles (10 solo) and an interception.
Johnson played at Sulligent High School in his native Alabama.
Jones, who played at Montana Tech, was signed by the Giants on April 15.