Troutman is the second offensive player to be selected in this year’s draft. He joins outside linebacker Melvin Ingram at No. 18, defensive lineman Kendall Reyes at No. 49, strong safety Brandon Taylor at No. 73 and tight end Ladarius Green at No. 110.
Full Name: Johnnie Troutman
College: Penn State University Nittany Lions
Hometown: Brown Mills, N.J.
My favorite sport to play as a kid was…
My favorite hobby is…
JT: Playing video games. My favorite is Call of Duty.
My favorite athlete to watch in another sport is…
JT: LeBron James, Miami Heat.
My favorite movie of all-time is…
JT: “Training Day.”
My favorite food is…
Favorite recording artist/band:
JT: Lil Wayne.
The biggest obstacle I’ve overcome:
JT: I tore my ACL my senior year of high school. It was tough not knowing which school would still honor my scholarship offer.
Favorite charity/non-profit organization:
JT: Special Olympics. I worked with the organization through Penn State and really like to support all athletes.
If I wasn’t playing professional football, I’d like to be…
JT: In the police force.
Growing up, the most inspirational person in my life was…
JT: My mom and dad. They both work very hard and always put us first. They made a lot of sacrifices for us.