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Micah Abernathy

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#29

Experience: 1 year

Height: 6-0

Age: 27

Weight: 196 lbs

College: Tennessee

2023 SEASON

  • Solo
    3
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT
    --
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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT TKL AST COMBINED SOLO SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
6 Commanders L 16 - 24 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
7 @Buccaneers W 16 - 13 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
8 @Titans L 23 - 28 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
9 Vikings L 28 - 31 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Cardinals L 23 - 25
12 Saints W 24 - 15
13 @Jets W 13 - 8
14 Buccaneers L 25 - 29
15 @Panthers L 7 - 9
16 Colts W 29 - 10
17 @Bears L 17 - 37 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
18 @Saints L 17 - 48 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS TKL AST COMBINED SOLO SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2022 Green Bay Packers 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2023 Atlanta Falcons 12 0 5 2 7 3 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 14 0 5 3 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Biography

FALCONS (2022)

  • Spent the final two weeks on the Falcons active roster after being signed off the Packers practice squad.

CAREER

  • 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.

COLLEGE

  • 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.

PERSONAL

  • 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.
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