Middle Georgians in NFL playoffs

dshirley@macon.comJanuary 4, 2013 

Alfonzo Dennard
Team: New England Patriots.
Position: Cornerback.
Height, weight: 5-10, 200.
Age: 23.
High school: Wilcox County.
College: Nebraska.
Experience: Rookie.
Of note: Dennard has started seven games this season and has 35 total tackles. ... He has three interceptions and seven passes defended.

Josh Gordy
Team: Indianapolis Colts.
Position: Cornerback.
Height, weight: 5-11, 195.
Age: 25.
High school: Washington County.
College: Central Michigan.
Experience: Third season.
Of note: Harvey has played in 15 games and has 19 total tackles and one sack.

Mario Harvey
Team: Indianapolis Colts.
Position: Inside linebacker.
Height, weight: 6-0, 264.
Age: 25.
High school: Mary Persons.
College: Marshall.
Experience: Rookie.
Of note: Harvey has played in 13 games and has 12 total tackles.

Casey Hayward
Team: Green Bay Packers.
Position: Cornerback.
Height, weight: 5-11, 192.
Age: 23.
High school: Perry.
College: Vanderbilt.
Experience: Rookie.
Of note: Hayward has started seven games this season and has 53 total tackles. … He has six interceptions and 21 passes defended.

Leroy Hill
Team: Seattle Seahawks.
Position: Outside linebacker.
Height, weight: 6-1, 238.
Age: 30.
High school:
Baldwin.
College: Clemson.
Experience: Eighth season.
Of note: Hill has started 12 games this season and has 47 total tackles. … He has 1.5 sackles and forced one fumble.

Maurice Hurt
Team: Washington Redskins.
Position: Guard.
Height, weight: 6-3, 329.
Age: 25.
High school: Baldwin.
College: Florida.
Experience: Second season.
Of note: Hayward has started seven games this season and has 53 total tackles. … He has six interceptions and 21 passes defended.

Kareem Jackson
Team: Houston Texans.
Position: Cornerback.
Height, weight: 5-10, 192.  
Age: 24.
High school: Westside.
College: Alabama.
Experience: Third season.
Of note: Jackson has started all 16 games this season and has 71 total tackles. … He has two interceptions this season (seven for his career) and 16 passes defended.

Demaryius Thomas
Team: Denver Broncos.
Position: Wide receiver.
Height, weight: 6-3, 229.
Age: 25.
High school: West Laurens.
College: Georgia Tech.
Experience: Third season.
Of note: Thomas has started all 16 games this season and has 94 receptions. … He has 1,434 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Erik Walden
Team: Green Bay Packers.
Position: Outside linebacker.
Height, weight: 6-2, 250.
Age: 27.
High school: Dublin.
College: Middle Tennessee State.
Experience: Seventh season.
Of note: Walden has started nine games this season and has 46 total tackles. … He has two interceptions and three sacks.

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