2016 NFL Draft
  Justin London
Justin London

Player Profile

Roanoke, VA

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 234



2005 -- London was on the `Watch List' for the 2005 Lott Trophy, presented to the nation's top defensive player, the Butkus Award, for the nation's top linebacker, and the Lombardi Award, for the nation's top lineman. Slected to play in the East-West Shrine Game. On the year, he was sixth (tied) on the squad with 43 tackles and seventh with five tackles for losses. He played in 10 of 12 games, missing the Arizona and Arizona State games, and started nine times. In the opener against San Diego State, he made five tackles (three solos) and broke up one pass. Against Rice, he led the team with eight tackles (six solos), including one for loss. Against Oklahoma, the emotional London was all over the field and tied for the team lead with nine tackles (eight solos), including two for losses. Versus Washington, he was credited with one solo tackle. Against California, London made eight total tackles (five solos), including one tackle for loss. At Washington State, he made five tackles, including four solos. Against Oregon State, he saw limited action off the bench and had one tackle (for loss). At Stanford, he started and had one solo tackle. He did not play against Arizona and Arizona State due to his right ankle. Against USC, he recovered a fumble that led to a Bruin field goal and had three tackle assists. He made two solo tackles versus Northwestern in the Sun Bowl.

2004 -- London, who was on the pre-season `Watch List' for the Lombardi and Butkus awards, sprained his right ankle in practice on August 19 and was hindered by it for most of the season ... On the year, he ranked fourth (tied) on the squad with 57 tackles, including two sacks and 7.0 for losses (third) ... In his final five games, he made 44 tackles ... An All-Pac-10 honorable mention selection, he was the defensive winner of UCLA's N.N. Sugarman Award for Best Leadership ... London sat out the opener against Oklahoma State due to the ankle injury ... He returned to practice on September 7 and saw his first game action of the season at Illinois where he came off the bench to make three assisted tackles ... He started at Washington, but played only three snaps before reaggravating his injured ankle ... He did not see action against San Diego State ... London came off the bench against Arizona and made two tackles ... He started at California (his second start of the year) and played most of the game, finishing with four solo tackles ... At Arizona State, he made four tackles, including two solos, in his second straight start ... In the shutout of Stanford, he totaled 10 tackles (second on the team), including seven solos and one tackle for loss ... Against Washington State, he again ranked second on the team with nine tackles, including six solos ... At Oregon, he led the team with 10 tackles (four solos), including one sack and a second for loss ... Against USC, he made eight tackles (six solos) to tie for the team high ... He had one tackle for loss, forced one fumble and made an interception ... In the Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas Bowl, he led the team with seven tackles (five solos), including one quarterback sack and two others for losses.

2003 -- As a sophomore, he ranked second on the team with 98 tackles ... Also ranked second on the team with 8.5 tackles for loss and tied for the team lead with three interceptions ... Ranked eighth in the Pac-10 with his average of 7.67 tackles per contest ... Honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection ... Made his first career start in the season opener at Colorado and totaled three tackles ... Made the first interception of his career against Illinois and added seven tackles, inlcuding one for loss ... Credited with eight tackles at Oklahoma and one pass break up ... Came off the bench against San Diego State and made a team-best 11 tackles, including one for loss ... Against Washington, he made six tackles, including one for loss ... Made his second interception of the season and broke up two passes ... Tied for the team lead with 10 tackles at Arizona, including one for loss ... Also forced a fumble and picked off his third pass of the year late in the fourth quarter to seal the win ... Against Cal, he tied his career high with 11 stops, including one sack and two others behind the line of scrimmage ... One of the tackles for loss was a nine-yard loss on a third-down play and forced Cal to attempt a 50-yard field goal in its effort to send the game to a second overtime period ... Against Arizona State, he made seven tackles and recovered a fumble ... Credited with five stops at Stanford, including one for loss ... Had nine tackles at Washington State ... Totaled six stops against Oregon ... Led the Bruins with nine tackles at USC, including one for loss ... Also forced a fumble ... Made six tackles in the bowl game against Fresno State, including 0.5 for loss ... Played in all 13 games, starting 12 (all but San Diego State) ... Played at least 65 snaps eight times, including 80 versus California, 78 at Colorado, 77 versus Washington and 75 at USC. 2002 -- Saw action in 12 games ... Recorded five tackles ... Served as a member of the kickoff and kickoff return units on special teams during the season ... Had one stop in the Colorado game ...Credited with one tackle in the San Diego State game ... Had one tackle at Washington ... Registered one stop in the game at Arizona ... Had one tackle in the USC game.

HIGH SCHOOL -- Played football for coach Jim Hickam at Northside Senior High School in Roanoke, VA ... PrepStar All-American and No. 6 linebacker in Atlantic Region ... SuperPrep All-American (No. 18 linebacker) ... Rated No. 8 player in Virginia by SuperPrep ... Tom Lemming All-Mid Atlantic Coast team (No. 35) ... Rated No. 23 linebacker in country and four-star prospect by PacWest Football ... Named first-team All-State (VHSCA All-Group AA) ... Defensive Player of the Year in the Roanoke "Timesland" area ... Named first-team all-conference, all-region and all-state ... Made 266 tackles and 17 sacks in his final two seasons of prep football ... Had over 100 tackles for three straight prep seasons ... As a senior, he accounted for 112 tackles and four quarterback sacks ... Also played running back and scored touchdowns of 47 and 44 yards vs. top-ranked Pulaski County ... As a junior, he was credited with 154 stops and set a school record with 98 solo tackles.

PERSONAL -- Full Name: Justin Scott London ... Born: August 22, 1984 in Roanoke, VA ... Parents: Tommy and Sharon London ... Has one sister, Michelle ... Dad played football at North Carolina State and with the Cleveland Browns ... Biggest athletic thrill was helping his team to an upset victory with a 17-tackle, two rushing touchdown performance versus the No. 1-ranked team in the state in his senior season ... Lists former NFL star Ronnie Lott and current standout Ray Lewis as the players he patterns his style after ... His aunt, Rita Houston, completed the MBA program at UCLA ... History major.

Varsity Statistics - J. London































Career Highs:
Tackles: 11 vs. Cal, 2003; vs. San Diego State, 2003
Tackles for Loss: 3 vs. California, 2003, vs. Wyoming, 2004