Ann Arbor, MI – University of Michigan football alum and former NFL player Jon Jansen will be the host for this year’s Mock Rock. The University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee hosts their 15th year of Mock Rock inside the Crisler Center. This year’s show will be March 18th, 2014.
Jon “Rock” Jansen, set Michigan’s school record with 50 straight starts all at Right Tackle. Under the reign of Lloyd Carr, Jensen was a two-time First-Team All-Big Ten selection and an All-American in 1998. He was also named the Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year in 1998. He was a co-captain his junior and senior year and impacted the success of University of Michigan’s football team.
Jansen was drafted to the National Football League in 1999 and selected in the second round as the 37th pick for the Washington Redskins. During his NFL career with the Redskins, Jansen lived up to his collegiate nickname: in the 2002 season he was the “Unsung Hero”, being regarded as one of the best tackles in the NFL. Jansen played for the Redskins until 2008. In 2009, he received a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions. He totaled 137 NFL games with 125 game starts.
Jansen is married and has two daughters, Lucy and Ruby. He is currently a NFL and college football analyst.
For more information about the show, ticket information, or how to donate, visit mgosaac.org.