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NFL: How players with Virginia connections fared for the season

Listed by jersey number, name, position and connection(s):

Arizona Cardinals:
75 Levi Brown, T, Penn State (Granby High): On injured reserve; did not play this season.
87 Jeff King, TE, Virginia Tech (Pulaski High): 16 games, 12 starts; 17 catches for 129 yards; 1 tackle.
82 Mike Leach, LS, William and Mary: 16 games, 0 starts; did long snapping.
51 Paris Lenon, LB, Richmond (Heritage High of Lynchburg): 16 starts; 102 tackles, including 2 sacks; defended 3 passes, including 1 interception with no return; forced 1 fumble.
28 Greg Toler, DB, St. Paul’s College: 11 games, 2 starts; 27 tackles; defended 8 passes, including 2 interceptions -- 1 returned for a 102-yard TD.
34 Ryan Williams, RB, Virginia Tech (Stonewall Jackson High of Manassas): 5 games, 3 starts; 58 carries for 164 yards; 7 catches for 44 yards; fumbled twice, losing both. Placed on injured reserve.
Atlanta Falcons:
90 Lawrence Sidbury, DL, Richmond: 10 games, 0 starts; 1 tackle.
44 Jason Snelling, RB, U.Va. (L.C. Bird High): 16 games, 2 starts; 18 carries for 63 yards; 31 catches for 203 yards, 1 TD; lost 1 fumble; 2 kickoff returns for 16 yards; 7 tackles.
30 Josh Vaughan, RB, Richmond (Hermitage High): On practice squad.

Baltimore Ravens:6 Tyrod Taylor, QB, Va. Tech (Hampton High): 7 games, 0 starts; 9 carries for 65 yards, 1 TD; 17-for-29 for 179 yards, 0 TDs, 1 INT, 62.3 passer rating; sacked 3 times for 30 yards in losses.
49, D.J. Bryant, LB, James Madison: On practice squad.

Buffalo Bills:
80 Mike Caussin, TE, James Madison (West Springfield High): Exclusive-rights free agent; missed season with injury.
26 Justin Rogers, DB, Richmond: 16 games, 1 start; 37 tackles; defended 5 passes, including 1 INT with return of minus-1 yard; lost 1 fumble; 2 kickoff returns for 55 yards; 3 punt returns for 14 yards.
52 Arthur Moats, OLB, James Madison (Churchland High): 14 games, 4 starts; 25 tackles; ended season on injured reserve.
Carolina Panthers:
50 James Anderson, LB, Va. Tech (Deep Creek High): 12 games (all starts); 73 tackles; defended 2 passes.
18 Lamont Bryant, WR, Morgan State (Denbigh High): On practice squad.
10 Jared Green, WR, U.Va., then Southern University (Oakton High): On practice squad.
Chicago Bears:
93 Nate Collins, DT, U.Va.: 9 games, 0 starts; 11 tackles; defended 1 pass.

Cincinnati Bengals:
30 Cedric Peerman, RB, U.Va. (William Campbell High): 14 games, 1 start; 36 carries for 258 yards, 1 TD; 9 catches for 85 yards; 2 kickoff returns for 37 yards; 7 tackles.
33 Chris Crocker, DB, Marshall (Deep Creek High): 13 games, 9 starts; 41 tackles, defended 5 passes, including 3 INTs with 52 return yards.

Dallas Cowboys:
81 Danny Coale, WR, Va. Tech: On practice squad.
95 Sean Lissemore, DL, William and Mary: 10 games, 6 starts; 35 tackles, including 1 sack.
85 Kevin Ogletree, WR, U.Va.: 15 games, 1 start; 32 catches for 436 yards, 4 TDs; 2 carries for 9 yards; 1 tackle; recovered 1 fumble.
87 Andre Smith, TE, Va. Tech: On practice squad.
89 John Phillips, TE, U.Va. (Bath County High): 16 games, 9 starts; 8 catches for 55 yards, 1 TD; 1 kickoff return for 20 yards; 4 tackles.
Detroit Lions:

32 Don Carey, S, Norfolk State (Booker T. Washington High): 9 games, 6 starts; 39 tackles; defended 5 passes, including 2 INTs with 51 return yards.
52 Justin Durant, LB, Hampton U.: 16 games, 14 starts; 103 tackles, including a shared sack; defended 3 passes.
39 Ricardo Silva, S, Hampton U.: 10 games, 6 starts; 40 tackles; defended 3 passes, including 1 INT with a 26-yard return.
Green Bay Packers:
11 Jarrett Boykin, WR, Va. Tech: 10 games, 0 starts; 5 catches for 27 yards; 3 tackles.

Houston Texans:
76 Duane Brown, OT, Va. Tech (Hermitage High): 16 starts.
20 Rashad "Roc" Carmichael, DB, Va. Tech: 6 games, 0 starts; 9 tackles; defended 1 pass.
17 Shayne Graham, K, Va. Tech (Pulaski High): 16 games; 31-of-38 on field goals, with 1 blocked (longest make from 51 yards); 45-of-45 on PATs; averaged 63 yards on 91 kickoffs, with 28 touchbacks and a 25.9-yard average return.
8 Matt Schaub, QB, U.Va.: 16 starts; 350-of-544 for 4,008 yards, 22 TDs, 12 INTs, 90.7 passer rating; sacked 27 times for 216 yards in losses; 21 carries for minus-9 yards; fumbled 4 times but lost 0; 1 catch for minus-6 yards.

Indianapolis Colts:
41 Antoine Bethea, FS, Howard (Denbigh High): 16 starts; 100 tackles, including 2 sacks; defended 7 passes.
53 Kavell Conner, LB, Clemson (Manchester High): 13 games, 12 starts; 54 tackles, including 1 sack; defended 4 passes.
Jacksonville Jaguars:
90 Andre Branch, DE, Clemson (Varina High): 13 games, 3 starts; 12 tackles; defended 1 pass; forced 1 fumble; finished season on injured reserve.
12 Mike Brown, WR, Liberty U. (Monticello High): 2 games, 1 start; no catches.
21 Derek Cox, DB, William and Mary: 12 starts; 60 tackles; defended 11 passes, including 4 INTs with 18 return yards; forced 1 fumble.
23 Rashad Jennings, RB, Liberty U. (Liberty Christian Academy): 10 games, 6 starts; 101 carries for 283 yards, 2 TDs; 19 catches for 130 yards; 10 kickoff returns for 241 yards; fumbled 3 times, losing 1; 1 tackle; placed on injured reserve Dec. 24.
75 Eugene Monroe, OT, U.Va.: 16 starts.
67 Austin Pasztor, OL, U.Va.: 3 starts.43 Jonathan Grimes, RB, William and Mary: 9 games (6 with Texans, 3 with Jets), 0 starts; 2 carries for 6 yards; 2 catches for 7 yards.

Kansas City Chiefs:
76 Branden Albert, OT, U.Va. (Hargrave Military Ac.): 13 games, 11 starts.
24 Brandon Flowers, DB, Va. Tech (Hargrave Military Ac.): 14 games, 13 starts; 48 tackles, including 1 sack; defended 13 passes, including 3 INTs with 28 return yards.

New England Patriots:

48 Danny Aiken, LS, U.Va. (Cave Spring High, Fork Union Military Academy): 16 games, 0 starts; did long snapping.
24 Ras-I Dowling, CB, U.Va. (Indian River High): 7 games, 0 starts; 7 tackles; defended 1 pass; finished year on injured reserve.
51 Jerod Mayo, LB, Tennessee (Kecoughtan High): 16 starts; 147 tackles, including 3 sacks; defended 3 passes, including 1 INT with no return; forced 4 fumbles.
New Orleans Saints:
74 Jermon Bushrod, OT, Towson (King George High): 16 starts.
New York Giants:
44 Ahmad Bradshaw, RB, Marshall (Graham High): 14 games, 12 starts; 221 carries for 1,015 yards, 6 TDs; 23 catches for 245 yards; fumbled 3 times, losing 3; 2 tackles.
99 Chris Canty, DE/DT, U.Va.: 9 starts; 26 tackles, including 3 sacks.
28 Jayron Hosley, CB, Va. Tech: 12 games, 6 starts; 40 tackles; forced 1 fumble; defended 5 passes, including 1 INT.
98 Adrian Tracy, DE, William and Mary (Potomac Falls High): 16 games, 0 starts; 12 tackles, including 1 sack; forced 1 fumble.
34 David Wilson, RB, Va. Tech (George Washington High of Danville): 16 games, 2 starts; 71 carries for 358 yards; 4 catches for 34 yards, 1 TD; lost 1 fumble; 57 kickoff returns for 1,533 yards, 1 TD.
New York Jets:
93 Kenrick Ellis, DT, Hampton U.: 12 games, 2 starts; 18 tackles.
83 Dedrick Epps, TE, Miami (Huguenot High): 3 games, 0 starts; 1 catch for 9 yards; lost 1 fumble; on injured reserve.
60 D'Brickashaw Ferguson, OT, U.Va.: 16 games, 16 starts.

Philadelphia Eagles:
93 Ronnie Cameron, DT, Old Dominion: 0 games; mostly spent time on practice squad with Browns and Eagles.
56 Akeem Jordan, LB, James Madison (Harrisonburg High): 14 games, 7 starts; 44 tackles; forced 2 fumbles; 1 kickoff return for 1 yard.
55 Darryl Tapp, DE, Va. Tech (Deep Creek High): 13 games, 0 starts; 17 tackles, including a shared sack.
7 Michael Vick, QB, Va. Tech (Ferguson, then Warwick High): 10 starts; 204-for-351 for 2,362 yards, 12 TDs, 10 INTs, 78.1 passer rating; sacked 28 times for 153 yards in losses; 62 carries for 332 yards, 1 TD; fumbled 11 times, losing 5 and recovering 3 himself; 3 tackles.
29 Eddie Whitley, CB, Va. Tech: 0 games; often on practice squad.

Pittsburgh Steelers:
80 Plaxico Burress, WR, Michigan State (Green Run High): 4 games, 3 starts; 3 catches for 42 yards, 1 TD.
83 Heath Miller, TE, U.Va. (Honaker High): 15 starts; 71 catches for 816 yards, 8 TDs; 3 tackles; finished season on injured reserve.
93 Jason Worilds, LB, Va. Tech: 16 games, 3 starts; 26 tackles, including 5 sacks; defended 2 passes.
San Diego Chargers:
9 Nick Novak, PK, Maryland (Albemarle High): 13 games; 18-of-20 on field goals; 33-of-33 on PATs; averaged 64.9 yards on 62 kickoffs, with 22 touchbacks and 22.5-yard average return; 1 tackle.
11 Eddie Royal, WR/PR, Va. Tech (Westfield High): 10 games, 2 starts; 23 catches for 234 yards, 1 TD; 3 carries for 22 yards; 1 fumble (no turnovers); 12 punt returns for 64 yards, with 2 fair catches; 1 tackle.
San Francisco 49ers:
55 Ahmad Brooks, LB, U.Va. (Hylton High): 16 starts; 46 tackles, including 6.5 sacks; defended 6 passes, including 1 INT returned a 50-yard TD; forced 2 fumbles.
50 Cam Johnson, LB, U.Va.: 2 games, 0 starts; no stats.conrathcon
Seattle Seahawks:
31 Kam Chancellor, DB, Va. Tech (Maury High): 16 starts; 100 tackles; defended 4 passes.
26 Michael Robinson, RB, Penn State (Varina High): 16 games, 6 starts; 12 carries for 49 yards; 13 catches for 126 yards, 2 TDs; 10 tackles; forced 1 fumble.
3 Russell Wilson, QB, Wisconsin, N.C. State (Collegiate School of Richmond): 16 starts; 252-for-393 for 3,118 yards, 26 TDs, 10 INTs, 100.0 passer rating; sacked 33 times for 203 yards in losses; 94 carries for 489 yards, 4 TDs; fumbled 6 times, losing 3 and recovering 3; 1 tackle.

St. Louis Rams:
71 Matt Conrath, DT, U.Va.: 1 game; no stats.
98 Kendall Langford, DL, Hampton U. (Petersburg High): 16 starts; 27 tackles; defended 2 passes.
91 Chris Long, DE, U.Va. (St. Anne’s-Belfield): 16 starts; 33 tackles, including 11.5 sacks.
38 Rodney McLeod, S, U.Va.: 16 games, 0 starts; 12 tackles; 1 catch for 21 yards.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers:
20 Ronde Barber, DB, U.Va. (Cave Spring High): 16 starts; 91 tackles, including 1 sack; defended 13 passes, including 4 INTs with 160 return yards, including a 78-yard TD; forced 1 fumble.
35 Cody Grimm, FS, Va. Tech (Oakton High): 9 games, 0 starts; 5 tackles; ended season on injured reserve.
Tennessee Titans:
58 Xavier Adibi, LB, Va. Tech (Phoebus High): 6 games, 0 starts; 2 tackles (both on kickoffs).

Washington Redskins:

92 Chris Baker, DE, Hampton U.: 14 games, 0 starts; 15 tackles; defended 1 pass.
23 DeAngelo Hall, DB, Va. Tech (Deep Creek High): 16 starts; 95 tackles; defended 14 passes, including 4 INTs for 62 return yards.
63 Will Montgomery, C, Va. Tech (Centreville High): 16 starts.
15 Josh Morgan, WR, Va. Tech (Fork Union Military Ac.): 16 games, 15 starts; 48 catches for 510 yards, 2 TDs; 3 carries for 25 yards; 1 fumble (no turnovers); 1 tackle; 1 incomplete pass; recovered 2 fumbles, gaining 13 yards.
22 Evan Royster, RB, Penn State (Westfield High): 16 games, 0 starts; 23 carries for 88 yards, 2 TDs; 15 catches for 109 yards; 2 kickoff returns for 39 yards.

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