One of the team’s newest additions hails from Stuttgart, Germany
Las Vegas Raiders’ Jakob Johnson is celebrating his arrival to Las Vegas by hosting a Draft Watch Party at Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas on Thursday, April 28, 2022.
Originally from Stuttgart, Germany, Johnson invites Las Vegas locals and visitors alike to join him for beer, brats and ball.
The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (702) 853-BEER (2337) or online at HofbrauhausLasVegas.com.
- Thursday, April 28, 2022
- Doors: 4 p.m.
- Event starts: 5 p.m.
Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas
4510 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89169
ABOUT JAKOB JOHNSON
Prior to joining the Las Vegas Raiders in March 2022, Jakob Johnson spent the past three years with the New England Patriots (2019-21) after joining the club as part of the NFL’s International Player Pathway Program, having spent time with the Stuttgart Scorpions of the German Football League in 2018. Over his NFL career, Johnson has appeared in 37 games with 20 starts, recording 13 receptions for 83 yards with one touchdown.
In 2021, the 6-foot-3, 255-pound fullback played in all 17 games with six starts, totaling four receptions for 43 yards. Johnson’s blocking helped pave the way for 124.4 rushing yards per game, which ranked eighth in the NFL.
A native of Stuttgart, Germany, Johnson played four seasons at Tennessee (2014-17). Beginning his collegiate career as a linebacker before transitioning to tight end as a sophomore, Johnson appeared in 47 games, recording three receptions for 23 yards, 24 tackles on defense and two kickoff returns for 25 yards.