Players

Mohamed Sanu
WR #12
Height:
6-2
Weight:
210
Age:
28
College:
Rutgers
Hometown:
Sayreville, NJ
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2017):

REC
15
YDS
160
AVG
10.7
TDS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 226 2,606 11.5 76 16 27 158 5.9 26 2 4 2
2017 ATL 3 3 15 160 10.7 24 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 ATL 15 15 59 653 11.1 59 4 1 5 5 5 0 1 1
2015 CIN 16 4 33 394 11.9 52 0 10 71 7.1 25T 2 2 0
2014 CIN 16 13 56 790 14.1 76T 5 7 51 7.3 26 0 -- --
2013 CIN 16 14 47 455 9.7 32 2 4 16 4 9 0 1 1
2012 CIN 9 3 16 154 9.6 34 4 5 15 3 7 0 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @CHI W 23-17 6 47 7.8 15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 GB W 34-23 5 85 17 24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @DET W 30-26 4 28 7 12 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

Originally selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the third round (83rd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Signed by the Falcons as a free agent on March 10, 2016.

2016 (Falcons)

Started 15 games, catching 59 passes for 653 yards with four touchdowns in his first season in Atlanta.

Caught five passes for 80 yards, including a game-best 59-yard long reception and a five-yard touchdown in his Falcons debut against Tampa Bay (9/11).

Enjoyed his best game as a Falcon against Green Bay (10/30), catching nine passes for 84 yards including the game-winning touchdown on an 11-yard strike from Matt Ryan.

Caught four passes for 44 yards, including his first career playoff touchdown on a three-yard pass, in Atlanta’s Divisional Round win over Seattle.

TRANSACTIONS

Originally selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the third round (83rd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Signed by the Falcons as a free agent on March 10, 2016.

2016 (Falcons)

Started 15 games, catching 59 passes for 653 yards with four touchdowns in his first season in Atlanta.

Caught five passes for 80 yards, including a game-best 59-yard long reception and a five-yard touchdown in his Falcons debut against Tampa Bay (9/11).

Enjoyed his best game as a Falcon against Green Bay (10/30), catching nine passes for 84 yards including the game-winning touchdown on an 11-yard strike from Matt Ryan.

Caught four passes for 44 yards, including his first career playoff touchdown on a three-yard pass, in Atlanta’s Divisional Round win over Seattle.

CAREER

Has played in 72 games with 49 starts during five NFL seasons, posting 211 receptions for 2,446 with 15 touchdowns.

In four seasons with the Bengals, played in 57 games with 34 starts, while posting 152 receptions, 1,793 receiving yards, and 11 touchdowns.

Played in all 16 games with four starts. Caught 33 passes for 394 yards. Also added 71 yards on 10 carries with two touchdowns, including a 25-yard score.

A three-way threat, has completed five-of-five passes for 177 yards and two TDs with a perfect 158.3 passer rating.

Played in 16 games with 13 starts. Ranked third on team in receptions (56), second in receiving yards (790), and tied for fourth in TDs (five). Also ranked fourth on team in scrimmage yards (841).

Became first player since New England’s David Patten in 2001 to log a reception of 75-plus yards and a completion of 50-plus in the same game against the Falcons in 2014.

Totaled 47 receptions for 455 yards and two touchdowns in 2013.

Played in nine games as a rookie. Totaled 16 receptions for 154 yards and four touchdowns. Also added a 73-yard TD pass.

During his rookie season, hit WR A.J. Green for a 73-yard touchdown pass on the first play from scrimmage at Washington (9/23). Completion to Green was longest by an NFL player on first career attempt since 2003.

COLLEGE

Played three seasons (2009-11) at Rutgers, catching Big East-record 210 passes, for 2263 yards and 12 touchdowns. Played in 38 games with 37 starts.

Passed for 207 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions during career, and rushed for 653 yards with nine scores.

His 115 receptions in 2011 shattered Larry Fitzgerald’s Big East record of 92 set in 2003. Also broke the conference career receptions record of 207 set by former Scarlet Knight Brian Leonard (from 2003-06).

As a senior, helped Scarlet Knights to 9-4 record with Pinstripe Bowl win over Iowa State. His 16 receptions vs. Ohio in 2011 set a Big East single-game mark, and his 13 catches against both North Carolina and Army tied for the second-most in conference history.

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