TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Storm is proud to announce that former jack linebacker Jean Fanor has signed with the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League to join the team’s practice squad.
“We’re extremely proud of Jean for making this next step in his career,” said Storm head coach Lawrence Samuels. “He was a tremendous player on defense for us and we know he will make an impact in Green Bay.”
Fanor spent two seasons with the Storm, having joined the team in 2013. The Miami, FL native finished the 2014 season as Tampa Bay’s single season tackles leader with 128.5 total tackles. Fanor also added 2.5 tackles for loss, 12 pass breakups, two interceptions, a fumble recovery and two forced fumbles in his second year. He was named one of the Top 50 players of the 2014 Arena Football League season.
He would go on to finish his Storm career with 195 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, seven interceptions, 15 pass breakups, three fumble recoveries and four forced fumbles.
Fanor began his professional career with the Kansas City Chiefs (NFL) as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2012.