Rennie Curran
# 35
Will Linebacker - WLB
Height: 5-11  Weight: 225
Junior
Previous Affiliations
   Brookwood
Previous Experience
  2L
Hometown
   Snellville, Ga.
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Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications
Release: 01/01/2010
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Career Highs: 16 tackles vs. No. 4 LSU in 2009

2009: Named 1-of-12 finalists for the Rotary Lombardi Award and 1-of-16 semifinalists for the Chuck Bednarik Award.
*All-SEC First Team by Associated Press, SEC Coaches and Phil Steele
*Named defensive co-captain.
*Earned team’s Vince Dooley Most Valuable Player of the Year award.
*Named to Phil Steele Midseason All-America Third Team.
*Appeared in all 13 games making 12 starts recording a team and SEC leading 130 tackles, 10 quarterback pressures and three pass break-ups *First Bulldog since 1996-97 to record back-to-back 100-plus tackle seasons.
*Led or tied for team lead in tackles in 11 games.
*Earned CollegeFootballPerformance.com Honorable Mention Linebacker Performer of the Week after he set a career high with 16 tackles, seven solo, including 1.5 for loss vs. No. 4 LSU.
*Recorded double digit tackle totals in six games including vs. S. Carolina (15), at Arkansas (11), vs. No. 4 LSU (16), vs. No. 25 Auburn (12), vs. Kentucky (13) and at No. 7 Ga. Tech (15).
*Named to watch lists for Rotary Lombardi Award, Lott Trophy, Chuck Bednarik Award, Butkus Award and Bronko Nagurski Trophy.
*Selected Preseason All-SEC First Team by Phil Steele and SEC Coaches and second-team by Lindy’s and SEC Media.
*Earned Herbie Award as #1 ranked “Outside Edge: Best Outside Linebackers”
*Tabbed by Sporting News as “SEC’s Best Hitter”
*Two tackles in spring G-Day game.
*Recipient of Leon Farmer Athletic Football Scholarship.

2008: Honored as the Collegiate Athlete of the Year by the Allied Athlete Group Foundation in Atlanta
*Named a Butkus Award finalist
*Selected Fourth-Team All-America by Phil Steele
*Named to CollegeFootballNews.com’s All-Sophomore First Team
*Named First Team All-SEC by SEC Coaches and by Phil Steele, also Second Team All-SEC by Associated Press
*Earned the team’s Most Valuable Defensive Player Award
*Started all 13 games leading the team in tackles (115), including a team-leading 10.0 TFL and a team-high 3.0 sacks to go along with two forced fumbles
*His 115 tackles were the most by a Bulldog since 1998
*Named one of Sporting News Magazine’s 20 most indispensable college football players and labeled “the most dominant defensive player in the game”
*Named to Sporting News Today Midseason All-America Team
*Team-leader in tackles in nine games including five with double-digit tackles
*Notched six tackles in Capital One Bowl victory over No. 19 Michigan State
*Recorded a career-high 15 tackles at Kentucky
*Tallied a pair of 14 tackle outings at No. 11 LSU and vs. No. 8 Alabama
*Notched 11-tackle performances vs. No. 18 Ga. Tech and vs. Central Michigan
*Recorded three nine tackle games: at Auburn, vs. No. 8 Florida and at No. 24 Ariz. St.
*Team-high six tackles including and forced a fumble near the goal line late in the fourth quarter at South Carolina, and was a Pontiac Game-Changer nominee
*Selected to SEC Coaches’ Pre-season All-SEC Third Team
*Received the Coffee County Hustle Award at the end of spring practice

2007: Appeared in 11 games making five starts with 53 tackles including 9.0 for loss and 3.0 sacks
*Third-leading tackler during Georgia’s 41-10 rout of No. 10 Hawai’i in the Sugar Bowl after registering seven tackles with two sacks
*Named Freshman All-America First Team by Rivals.com, Freshman All-America Second Team by Scout.com and Honorable Mention by Sporting News
*Named SEC Freshman of the Week (11/19) after he led the team with a season-high 13 tackles, one tackle-for-loss vs. No. 22 Kentucky
*Had five tackles including his first-career sack vs. Troy
*Five tackles including two for loss in first-career start vs. No. 9 Florida
*Recipient of the Hugar and Elizabeth Wilkes Football Scholarship

High School: Brookwood...named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 and Class AAAAA First Team Defense...Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAAA All-State Team...SuperPrep All-America team and All-Dixie Team...No. 7 in the Dixie Region...Prep Star All-American....UGASports.com #19 overall prospect in Georgia...Rivals.com No. 16 Linebacker in the nation...Scout.com No. 5 Middle Linebacker in the country and #11 player in Georgia...named Gwinnett County Linebacker of the Year as a junior...Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-Star selection...saw action at RB...High School Coach: Mark Crews.

Personal: RENNIE CURRAN;  Born: Nov. 10, 1988; Major: Pre-Business.

Year

G/GS

Solo

Asst.

Total

Sacks

TFL

FF

FR

PBU

Int.

QBH

2007

11/5

44

9

53

3.0/10

9.0/22

0

0

0

0

10

2008

13/13

63

52

115

3.0/27

10.0/46

2

0

1

0

12

2009 13/12 66 64 130 0.5/2 5.0/10 0 1 3 0 10

Total

37/30

173

125

298

6.5/39

24.0/78

2

1

4

0

34