Jeff Herrod

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Jeff Herrod
No. 54
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1966-07-29) July 29, 1966 (age 48)
Place of birth: Birmingham, Alabama
Career information
College: Mississippi
NFL Draft: 1988 / Round: 9 / Pick: 243
Debuted in 1988
Last played in 1998
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Sacks 14.5
Interceptions 5
Touchdowns 2
Stats at NFL.com

Jeff Sylvester Herrod (born July 29, 1966 in Birmingham, Alabama) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the ninth round of the 1988 NFL Draft. He played college football at Mississippi, where he was inducted to the hall of fame.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

During his stellar years with the Colts Jeff was

  • Team Captain 1989-1998 (Appointed by former coach Ron Meyer, Ted Marchibroda, Jim Mora and Lindy Infante.)
  • Defensive Player of the year 1989, 1990 and 1992
  • Jeff was Most Valuable Player 1991, Jeff also was the Single Game All-Time Leading Tackler (22)
  • He held the Single Season All-Time Leading Tackler (200)
  • All-Time Leading Tackler (1400)

University of Mississippi[edit]

Some of Jeff's accomplishments in college include:

  • Single Game Tackle Leader (23) (1986)
  • Single Season Tackle Leader (168) (1986)
  • All-Time Career Tackler (528)
  • Southeastern Defensive Player of the Week (Arkansas, 1987)
  • He was the SEC Player of the Week (Arkansas, 1987)
  • National Defensive Player of the week (Sports Illustrated, 1987)
  • Athlon Sports All-Time Ole Miss Rebel Team (1883–1995)
  • Miss Team of the Century (1883–1993)
  • Coaches First Team All SEC (1986) (Team Captain), Team Captain (1987)
  • Ole Miss Football Hall of Fame (inducted September, 2001).

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