January 22, 2018 Georgia Tech #ProJackets Football Report: Mason an AFC Champion
Jan. 22, 2018
THE FLATS — Georgia Tech #ProJacket Shaq Mason is an AFC Champion for the second-straight season, as the New England Patriots posted a 24-20 comeback win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship game on Sunday evening.
Mason helped anchor an offensive line that recorded a total of 344 offensive yards (298 passing, 46 rushing) and a total of 14 points in the fourth quarter to overcome a 14-point deficit.
The Patriots will take on the NFC Champions in the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII on Sunday, Feb. 4, at 6:30 p.m. ET at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn.
In other #ProJackets’ news, rookie kicker
Harrison Butker was named to the Pro Football Writers 2017 NFL all-rookie team, while wide receiver DeAndre Smelter was recently signed by the Indianapolis Colts where he will join fellow #ProJackets Chris Milton and D.J. White.
Here is the 2017 NFL All-Rookie Team, as selected by the PFWA:
— Pro Football Writers (@PFWAwriters)
January 16, 2018
We have signed WR DeAndre Smelter to a reserve/future contract:
— Indianapolis Colts (@Colts)
January 18, 2018
Below is a complete list of the Football #ProJackets currently on NFL rosters.
NFL PLAYER CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND STATS 2017 REGULAR SEASON STATS
Jeremiah Attaochu #97 | DE Los Angeles Chargers Bio NFL Draft: 2014 (Chargers), 2nd round 4th season Experience: Status: Active Years at Tech: 2010-13 High School: Archbishop Carroll
GP: 4 Total Tackles: 7 Solo: 6 Assisted: 1
Morgan Burnett #42 | SS Green Bay Packers Bio NFL Draft: 2010 (Packers), 3rd round 8th season Experience: Status: Active Years at Tech: 2007-09 High School: North Clayton
12 GP: GS: 12 68 Total Tackles: Solo: 48 Assisted: 20 Passes defended: 3 Forced Fumbles: 1
Harrison Butker #7 | K Kansas City Chiefs Bio NFL Draft: 2017 (Panthers), 7th round Experience: 1st season Status: Active Years at Tech: 2013-16 High School: Westminster
GP: 13 FG Attempts: 42 FG Made: 38 Long: 53 PAT: 28 KO: 78 Avg: 64.2 Touchbacks: 61
Adam Gotsis #99 | DT Denver Broncos Bio NFL Draft: 2016 (Broncos), 2nd round 2nd season Experience: Status: Active Years at Tech: 2012-15 High School: Kew
13 GS: 41 Total Tackles: 28 Solo: 13 Assisted: Sacks: 2.0 Passes defended: 4 Fumble Recovery: 1
Isaiah Johnson Undrafted, 2015 #27 | DB Los Angeles Rams Bio NFL Draft: Experience: 2nd season Status: Active Years at Tech: 2010-14 High School: Sandy Creek
1 GP: 6 Total Tackles: Solo: 1 Assisted: 5
Michael Johnson #90 | DE Cincinnati Bengals Bio NFL Draft: 2016 (Broncos), 2nd round 9th season Experience: Status: Active Years at Tech:2005-08 High School: Dallas County
GP: 15 15 GS: 49 Total Tackles: 35 Solo: Assisted: 14 Sacks: 5.0 Passes defended: 1
Shaq Mason #69 | OG New England Patriots Bio NFL Draft: 2015 (Patriots), 4th round 3rd season Experience: Status: Active Years at Tech: 2011-14 High School: Columbia Central
Patriots 24, Jaguars 20
Chris Milton #28 | DB Indianapolis Colts Bio NFL Draft: Undrafted, 2016 2nd season Experience: Status: Active Years at Tech: 2012-15 High School: Charlton County
14 GP: Total Tackles: 9 9 Solo: Fumble Rec.: 1
Derrick Morgan #91 | OLB Tennessee Titans Bio NFL Draft: 2010 (Titans), 1st round 8h season Experience: Status: Active Years at Tech: 2007-09 High School: Coatesville Area
14 GP: GS: 14 Total Tackles: 32 Solo: 18 Assisted: 14 Sacks: 7.5 Passed defended: 2
DeAndre Smelter 2015 (49ers), #1 | WR San Francisco 49ers Bio NFL Draft: 4th round 3rd season Experience: Status: Practice Squad Years at Tech: 2013-14 High School: Tattnall Square Academy
Practice Squad. * Signed with the Indianapolis Colts in January 2017.
Demaryius Thomas #88 | WR Denver Broncos Bio NFL Draft: 2010 (Broncos), 1st round 8th season Experience: Status: Active Years at Tech: 2007-09 High School: West Laurens
16 GP: 16 GS: 83 Receptions: 949 Yards: 11.4 Avg.: 40 Long: 5 TD:
Justin Thomas Undrafted, 2017 #13 | WR Pittsburgh Steelers Bio NFL Draft: 1st season Experience: Prattville High School:
Darren Waller 2015 (Ravens), #84 | TE Baltimore Ravens Bio NFL Draft: 6th round Experience: 3rd season Status: Reserve/Suspended 2011-14 Years at Tech: North Cobb High School:
D.J. White #37 | CB Indianapolis Colts Bio NFL Draft: 2016 (Chiefs), 6th round 2nd season Experience: Status: Active Years at Tech: 2012-15 High School: Union Grove
2 GP: 3 Total Tackles: 3 Solo:
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