|Date of birth:May 30, 1982|
|Place of birth: Cleveland, Ohio|
|College: Miami (Oh.)|
|NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 5 / Pick: 147|
|Debuted in 2008 for the Cleveland Gladiators|
|CFL status: Import|
Alphonso Hodge (born May 30, 1982) is a professional American and Canadian football defensive back who is currently a free agent. He was originally drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League in the fifth-round (147th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft.
Hodge was a four-year letterman at Miami University in Ohio, where he appeared in 46 games with 35 starts, including starts in his final 27 games. He recorded 147 tackles (103 solo), including 10 tackles for losses (-51.0 yards), eight sacks, three fumble recoveries and 24 passes defensed.
He started all 13 games in his senior season for the Redhawks, where he recorded 52 tackles (41 solo), 2.0 tackles for losses (-3.0 yards), 5.0 sacks (-31.0 yards) and six passes defensed. Hodge earned first-team All-MAC honors by The NFL Draft Report as a senior. In his junior year, Hodge received second-team All-MAC honors after recording 47 tackles (27 solo), 1.0 sack (-3.0 yards), three fumble recoveries and nine passes defensed.
National Football League
Arena Football League
On April 8, 2008, Hodge was signed to the practice squad of the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League. Then, on April 17, 2008, he was called up to the active roster. He then made his arena football debut on April 19, 2008 against the Los Angeles Avengers.
Canadian Football League
On February 25, 2009, Hodge was signed by the Toronto Argonauts. He was released by the Argonauts on November 22, 2010.
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