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Players

Gerald Hodges
LB #50
Height:
6-2
Weight:
236
Age:
27
College:
Penn State
Hometown:
Woodbury, NJ
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
3
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 227 166 61 3.5 0 10 3 54 -- 27 1 1 1
2017 NO 11 0 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2016 SF 15 12 83 55 28 3.0 -- 2 2 27 13.5 21 0 1 1
2015 SF 10 4 50 39 11 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2015 MIN 4 3 20 14 6 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2014 MIN 14 7 66 51 15 0.5 0 7 1 27 27 27 1 0 --
2013 MIN 11 0 5 4 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
6 DET W 52-38 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @GB W 26-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 CHI W 20-12 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 TB W 30-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @BUF W 47-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 WAS W 34-31 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @LA L 20-26 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 CAR W 31-21 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @ATL L 17-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 NYJ W 31-19 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 ATL W 23-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @TB L 24-31 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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NFL CAREER – This core special teamer came to the Saints after a breakout 2016 campaign, where he appeared in 15 games with 12 starts for the 49ers, Hodges enjoyed his best season as a pro posting 92 tackles (67 solo), three sacks, two interceptions, two passes defensed, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and three special team stops. In 2017, he appeared in 11 games for the Saints posting three special teams stops. For his career, the Paulsboro, N.J. native has appeared in 65 games with 26 starts recording 235 tackles (167 solo), 3.5 sacks, three interceptions, one touchdown, ten passes defensed, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and 19 special team stops.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Signed by the Saints, 10/11/17; Released by the Bills, 9/3/17; Signed a one-year contract with the 49ers, 5/25/17; Traded by the Vikings to the 49ers, 10/6/15; Signed a four-year contract with the Vikings, 5/14/13.

 

2017- Appeared in 11 games recording three special teams stops…Made his first career postseason appearance…At Green Bay, Oct. 22, made Saints debut…Played on special teams vs. Chicago, Oct. 29…Vs. Tampa Bay, Nov. 5, played on special teams…Played on defense and special teams at Buffalo, Nov. 12…Vs. Washington, Nov. 19, played on special teams…Played on special teams and recorded one tackle at Los Angeles Rams, Nov. 16…Vs. Carolina, Dec. 3, saw action on special teams and recorded one tackle…Played on special teams at Atlanta, Dec. 7…Vs. New York Jets, Dec. 17, saw action on special teams and recorded one tackle…Played on special teams vs. Atlanta, Dec. 24…At Tampa Bay, Dec. 31, played on special teams… Appeared in both postseason contest...In NFC wild card round vs. Carolina, January 7, 2018, played on special teams…In the NFC divisional round at Minnesota, January 14, 2018, played on special teams and returned a deflected punt one yard. 2016- Saw action in 15 games with 12 starts and established career highs with 92 tackles, three sacks, two interceptions, two passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery…Registered 10 tackles and a strip-sack of Panthers QB Cam Newton at Carolina, Sept. 18, marking his first full sack and forced fumble of his career…Recovered a Seahawks fumble at Seattle, Sept. 25…Intercepted Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston and returned it 21-yards vs. Tampa Bay, Oct. 23, marking his second career interception…Recorded nine tackles and one interception at Arizona, Nov. 13, intercepting QB Carson Palmer for his third career interception…Tied a career-high with nine solo tackles and added one sack vs. New York Jets, Dec .11, taking down QB Bryce Petty for his third sack of the season…Recorded a season-high 13 tackles at Los Angeles Rams, Dec. 24. 2015-As a member of the 49ers, played in 10 games with four starts and recorded 51 tackles, registered a career-high 16 tackles vs. St. Louis, 1/3/16…As a member of the Vikings, played in four games with three starts posting 19 tackles and one pass defensed. 2014- Made a significant impact on the Vikings defense, the most improved in the NFL, during the 2014 season...Started the first game of his career vs. Atlanta, Sept. 28, opening seven total contests on the campaign...Started three games at WLB in place of injured Chad Greenway- vs. Atlanta, at Green Bay, vs. Detroit and started final four games of season at SLB in place of injured Anthony Barr- vs. NY Jets, at Detroit, at Miami and vs. Chicago... Intercepted a pass on the first play from scrimmage vs. NY Jets and returned it 27 yards for a TD, the fastest defensive score in Vikings history (12 seconds)...Had a strong finish to the 2014 campaign, leading the team with 38 total tackles during the month of December...Ended his second NFL year with a career best 11 tackles and sharing the first sack of his career with Linval Joseph in the season finale victory vs. Chicago, Dec. 28. 2013- Played primarily as a special teamer in 11 games, including the last 10 games, in his rookie season...Recorded multiple special teams tackles in three games (at Dallas, at Green Bay and at Baltimore...Had nine total special team tackles (six solo).

 

COLLEGE- Started 26 of the 44 games he played at PSU... Earned 2nd-Team All-Big Ten honors as a senior by conference coaches and media as senior...Tabbed as 1st-Team All-Big Ten honoree by coaches and 2nd-Team honoree by media as a junior...Selected Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week three times in his career, twice as a junior and once as a senior...Became only 11th player in Nittany Lions history to lead the team in tackles in consecutive seasons...Ended career with 249 tackles, posting only 34 in his opening two seasons...Played in 2013 East West Shrine Game following senior season...Took home Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week recognition in consecutive weeks as a junior against Northwestern and Illinois...Set career-high with 14 tackles as a junior at Northwestern along with snaring his first career interception returning it 63 yards...Started first career game as a sophomore vs. Indiana...Saw time in each game as a freshman in 2009, one of eight true freshmen to get game action... Began career at SS but moved to LB following a series of injuries that depleted the unit

 

PERSONAL- Was twice named All-South Jersey and All-Conference at Paulsboro, NJ High...Standout QB, S and return man...Was a three-year starter at QB...Ended prep career ranked the fourth OLB in the nation by Scout.com...Helped team to South Jersey Group I title as a junior and senior...Captained wrestling and track teams...Ended junior wrestling season with 40-1 record and ranked third in state.

 

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