Micah Abernathy



Experience: 1 year

Height: 6-0

Age: 26

Weight: 196 lbs

College: Tennessee


  • Solo
  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT

Recent Games

1@VikingsL 7 - 23
13@BearsW 28 - 1901100000
17CardinalsW 20 - 19
18BuccaneersW 30 - 17

Career Stats

Defense Career

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FALCONS (2022)

  • Inactive in Week 17 vs. Arizona.


  • Appeared in two games for the Green Bay Packers in 2022 prior to being signed by the Falcons.
  • Registered one special teams tackle with the Packers against the Chicago Bears in Week 13 of this season.
  • Has also spent time with the Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts.


  • Appeared in 44 games (30 starts) over four seasons (2015-2018) at the University of Tennessee.
  • Recorded 197 total tackles (128 solo), 11 passes defensed, seven tackles for loss, five fumble recoveries and two interceptions for the Volunteers.
  • As a senior in 2018, Abernathy started all eight games registering 38 total tackles (22 solo), three tackles for loss, one pass deflection and one fumble recovery despite missing four games.
  • Played in all 12 games (12 starts) as a junior in 2017 and finished with a career-high 81 total tackles (47 solo), two passes defensed, one tackle for loss and one fumble recovery. His 81 tackles on the season were the third-most on the team.
  • In 2016, he appeared in 12 games (10 starts) and recorded 69 total tackles (52 solo), six passes defenses, three tackles for loss, three fumble recoveries and a career-high two interceptions. His six passes defensed and two interceptions both tied for a team best.
  • Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week in 2016 for his performance against Virginia Tech (9/16) after recording three solo tackles and setting a new program record with three fumble recoveries.


  • Attended Greater Atlanta Christian High School in Gwinnett County, Georgia.
  • Selected to the 2015 Under Armour All-America Game, becoming the first player from Greater Atlanta Christian High School to play in the game.
  • Named 2014 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Offensive Player of the Year.
  • Named First Team All-State by the Associated Press as a junior in 2013.
  • Recipient of the Lambert Athletic Scholarship.
  • Grandfather Ralph David Abernathy Sr., was a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement and was a close associate of Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Son of Annette and Ralph David Abernathy III.
  • Majored in Finance at Tennessee.