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    Fletcher Cox - Defensive Tackle

    College Highlights - Mississippi State
    • Finished his career with 114 total tackles, 24.5 tackles for a loss
    and 8.5 sacks in 36 games (27 starts) during his three-year career
    at Mississippi State
    • Also blocked five kicks during his career
    • Earned first-team All-SEC honors as a junior in 2011 after collecting
    56 tackles, 14.5 tackles for a loss, five sacks, and two
    blocked kicks
    • Played in 12 games (11 starts) during his sophomore campaign,
    posting 29 tackles and 6.5 tackles for a loss. Also credited with
    2.5 sacks and two blocked kicks
    • Played in all 12 games (four starts) during his true freshman season
    in 2009, earning Freshman All-SEC honors while racking up
    29 tackles and 3.5 tackles for a loss

    Mychal Kendricks - Linebacker

    College Highlights - University of California
    • Played in all 51 games (29 starts) during his four-year career at
    California, amassing 258 tackles, adding 36.5 tackles for a loss
    and 13.5 sacks. He also notched seven fumble recoveries, four interceptions,
    one touchdown return, and a blocked punt
    • Earned several All-America selections as a senior in 2011, and
    was named the Pac-12’s Defensive Player of the Year, playing in
    all 13 games with 11 starts, leading the team in tackles with a career-
    high 106, while adding two interceptions and three sacks
    • Earned second-team All-Pac-10 honors as a junior in 2010, leading
    Cal and ranking among the conference and national leaders
    with 8.5 sacks, while his 66 tackles was fourth on the team
    • Also captured the Dick Artal Award on defense for the player best
    exemplifying Cal spirit and attitude
    • As a sophomore in 2009, finished second on team in tackles with
    71, adding one sack and one interception that he returned 68
    yards for a touchdown vs. UCLA
    • Played in all 13 games as a freshman in 2008, recording 15 tackles,
    one sack, and one blocked punt

    Vinny Curry - Defensive End

    College Highlights - Marshall University
    • Finished his career with 26 sacks, 49 tackles for a loss and 10
    forced fumbles
    • Was named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year in 2011
    after posting 11 sacks, seven forced fumbles and 22 tackles for a
    • Earned first-team All-Conference USA honors as a junior in 2010,
    leading all defensive linemen in the nation in tackles with 94 total
    stops and ranking fifth in the nation with 12 sacks
    • Started all 13 games as a sophomore in 2009 and recorded 59
    tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks. He was named honorable
    mention All-Conference by the league's coaches
    • Made seven appearances during his freshman season in 2008, tallying
    nine tackles and one forced fumble
    • After a great high school career, Curry went to Cincinnati's Harmony
    Community School in 2007 to prep for college and earned
    team MVP honors

    Nick Foles Quarterback

    College Highlights - Arizona State
    • Foles finished his career at Arizona as the Wildcats all-time leading
    passer in terms of yards (10,011), touchdowns (67), attempts
    (1,369) and completions (933)
    • As a senior in 2011, earned Honorable Mention All-Pac 12 honors
    after throwing for a school single-season record 4,334 yards and
    28 touchdowns. Also broke the Arizona record for attempts (560)
    and completions (387)
    • Was named Team Offensive co-MVP and Honorable mention All-
    Pac 10 as a junior in 2010, throwing for 3,191 yards and 20 touchdowns
    • Earned All-Pac 10 Honorable Mention honors as a sophomore in
    2008 after finishing the year with 2,486 yards and 19 touchdowns
    • Garnered Honorable Mention Pac-10 All-Academic honors in 2009
    and 2010
    • Redshirted in 2008 after transferring from Michigan State

    Brandon Boykin - Cornerback

    College Highlights - University of Georgia

    • Started in 38 of 53 games at Georgia, recording 159 tackles, 20
    tackles for a loss, nine interceptions, 27 passes defensed, and two
    forced fumbles
    • Set school records in kickoff returns (110), yards (2,663) and
    touchdowns (4). His four career kickoff return scores rank tied for
    first in the SEC record books. His 24.2 kickoff return average
    ranks fourth in school annals
    • Averaged 12.9 yards on 14 punt returns, including one score. Also
    rushed seven times for 103 yards and one touchdown, and caught
    five passes for 71 yards and two scores
    • Was named the recipient of the Paul Hornung Award as a senior
    in 2011, which is given out annually to college football’s most versatile
    player. Also earned All-America honors fromThe NFL Draft
    • A defensive team captain as a senior, earned second-team All-
    SEC honors after starting all 14 games at CB and totaling 55 tackles,
    including 11 stops for a loss, which led all SEC defensive
    backs. Posted three interceptions, forced two fumbles and deflected
    nine passes. Gained 1,203 all-purpose yards and was part
    of a defense that ranked 5th in the nation in total defense, allowing
    just 277.2 yards per game
    • Totaled 44 tackles as a junior in 2010 while posting three interceptions,
    one sack and one forced fumble. Also returned 34 kickoffs
    for 825 yards, including two for scores
    • Earned All-America honors as a sophomore returner in 2009 from
    The NFL Draft Report after returning 38 kickoffs for 988 yards and
    three touchdowns. Also started 12 games at CB and registered 54
    tackles and three picks
    • Was named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll in 2008

    Dennis Kelly - Tackle

    College Highlights - Purdue
    • Voted a team co-captain as a senior in 2011
    • Named the team MVP on offense as a junior in 2010. Started in all
    12 games and helped anchor an offensive line that blocked for a
    school-record five consecutive games with 200+ rushing yards
    • Earned All-Big Ten honorable mention honors and Academic All-
    Big Ten accolades as a junior
    • Started at left tackle in all 12 games as a sophomore in 2009 and
    garnered Academic All-Big Ten honors
    • Appeared in five games as a reserve during his freshman campaign
    in 2008

    Marvin McNutt - Wide Receiver

    College Highlights - University of Iowa
    • Finished his four-year career at Iowa with a school record 2,861
    receiving yards and 28 touchdowns. Also ranks second with 170
    career receptions
    • As a senior in 2011, racked up 82 receptions for a conference-best
    1,315 yards and a school-record 12 touchdowns, earning First-
    Team All-Big Ten honors. He was also named the conference’s
    receiver of the year
    • Led the team with 53 receptions for 861 yards and eight scores
    during his junior season in 2010, earning Second Team All-Big
    Ten honors
    • Switched from quarterback to receiver as a sophomore in 2009,
    and made an instant impact with 34 catches for 674 yards and a
    team-high eight touchdowns
    • Was the team’s third-string quarterback in 2008 after redshirting
    in 2007

    Brandon Washington- Guard

    College Highlights - University of Miami
    • Shifted to left tackle as a senior in 2011 and started in all 12 games
    • Started in all 13 games at left guard as a junior in 2010. Ranked
    second on the team with 56 pancake blocks and 11 lumberjack
    • Played in all 13 games as a sophomore in 2009, mainly on the
    place-kicking unit. Also made his first career start at left guard
    against USF

    Bryce Brown Running Back

    College Highlights - Kansas State
    • Rushed for 16 yards on three carries in the 2011 opener for Kansas
    • Sat out the 2010 campaign after transferring from Tennessee
    • Rushed for 460 yards on 101 carries as a true freshman at Tennessee
    in 2009. Also hauled in 10 passes for 137 yards and one
    • Reeled off 104 yards on 11 carries in his first ever college game in
    the 2009 season opener against Western Kentucky

    Follow the New Birds on Twitter

    Fletcher Cox: @fcoxx_94

    Mychal Kendricks: @MychalKendricks

    Vinny Curry: @MrGetFlee99

    Nick Foles: @NFoles8

    Brandon Boykin: @BrandonBoykin2

    Dennis Kelly: @DennisKelly68

    Marvin McNutt: @McNutt7wr

    Brandon Washington: @B_Wash72