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Mark McLaurin spent the 2019 season on injured reserve (foot) with the New York Giants. 

Mississippi State has 31 alumni active in the NFL this season.

Each week, the Daily Journal tracks these former Bulldogs to see how they are doing in the professional ranks.

Johnathan Abram

Team: Oakland Raiders

Position: Safety Height/ Weight: 6-0, 205 Lettered at MSU: 2017-18

Season: Five tackles (one solo, four assists), one pass deflection

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Denico Autry

Team: Indianapolis Colts

Position: Defensive tackle/ Defensive end Height/ Weight: 6-5, 285 Lettered at MSU: 2012-13

Season: 32 tackles (21 solo, 11 assists), 10 quarterback hurries, three sacks, five tackles for loss, one forced fumble, four pass deflections

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Hunter Bradley

Team: Green Bay Packers

Position: Long snapper Height/ Weight: 6-3, 241 Lettered at MSU: 2015-17

Last week: Bradley saw action in a 37-20 loss at the 49ers in the NFC championship. 

Season: One assisted tackle

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Fred Brown

Team: Denver Broncos

Position: Wide receiver Height/ Weight: 6-1, 195 Lettered at MSU: 2013-15

Season: Receiving: two catches, 21 yards Punt return: one return, zero yards Special teams: five tackles (three solo, two assists)

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Richie Brown

Team: Free Agent

Position: Linebacker Height/ Weight: 6-1, 235 Lettered at MSU: 2013-16

Season: Brown was waived by the Atlanta Falcons on Dec. 20.

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Deion “Shaq” Calhoun

Team: Miami Dolphins

Position: Offensive guard Height/ Weight: 6-3, 310 Lettered at MSU: 2015-18

Season: 10 games played, seven starts, one fumble recovery

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Taveze Calhoun

Team: Free Agent

Position: Cornerback Height/ Weight: 6-1, 188 Lettered at MSU: 2012-15

Season: Calhoun was waived by the Atlanta Falcons on Dec. 20.

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Logan Cooke

Team: Jacksonville Jaguars

Position: Punter Height/ Weight: 6-5, 230 Lettered at MSU: 2014-17

Season: Passing: 2 of 2, 16 yards Punting: 75 punts for 3,507 yards (46.8 avg.), long 66

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Fletcher Cox

Team: Philadelphia Eagles

Position: Defensive tackle Height/ Weight: 6-4, 310 Lettered at MSU: 2009-11

Season: 46 tackles (29 solo, 17 assists), eight tackles for loss, 11 quarterback hurries, two pass deflections, 3.5 sacks, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery

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Nick Fitzgerald

Team: Free Agent Position: Quarterback Height/ Weight: 6-5, 226 Lettered at MSU: 2015-18

Season: Fitzgerald was terminated from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad on Oct. 8. 

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J.T. Gray

Team: New Orleans Saints

Position: Defensive back Height/ Weight: 6-0, 202 Lettered at MSU: 2014-17

Season: 16 tackles (12 solo, four assists), one blocked punt, one fumble recovery

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Gerri Green

Team: Indianapolis Colts

Position: Defensive end Height/ Weight: 6-4, 252 Lettered at MSU: 2015-18

Season: N/A

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Braxton Hoyett

Team: Kansas City Chiefs

Position: Defensive tackle Height/ Weight: 6-2, 302 Lettered at MSU: 2016-18

Last week: Hoyett was on the practice squad for a 35-24 win over the Titans in the AFC championship. 

Season: N/A

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Gabe Jackson

Team: Oakland Raiders

Position: Offensive guard Height/ Weight: 6-3, 335 Lettered at MSU: 2010-13

Season: 10 games played, 10 starts

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Elgton Jenkins

Team: Green Bay Packers

Position: Offensive guard Height/ Weight: 6-5, 311 Lettered at MSU: 2015-18

Last week: Jenkins started at left guard in a 37-20 loss to at the 49ers in the NFC championship. 

Season: 18 games played, 16 starts

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Justin Johnson

Team: Seattle Seahawks

Position: Tight end Height/ Weight: 6-3, 235 Lettered at MSU: 2015-18

Season: N/A

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Malcolm Johnson

Team: Green Bay Packers

Position: Fullback Height/ Weight: 6-1, 231 Lettered at MSU: 2011-14

Last week: Johnson was on injured reserve (shoulder) for a 37-20 loss at the 49ers in the NFC championship.

Season: N/A

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Chris Jones

Team: Kansas City Chiefs

Position: Defensive end Height/ Weight: 6-6, 310 Lettered at MSU: 2013-15

Last week: Jones made two tackles (one solo, one assist) and one quarterback hurry in a 35-24 win over the Titans in the AFC championship. 

Season: 37 tackles (24 solo, 13 assists), nine tackles for loss, nine sacks, 20 quarterback hurries, four pass deflections, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery

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Kyle Love

Team: Carolina Panthers

Position: Defensive tackle Height/ Weight: 6-1, 310 Lettered at MSU: 2006-09

Season: Eight tackles (five solo, three assists), two quarterback hurries, one pass deflection, one blocked kick, one tackle for loss

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Benardrick McKinney

Team: Houston Texans

Position: Linebacker Height/ Weight: 6-4, 257 Lettered at MSU: 2012-14

Season: 117 tackles (62 solo, 55 assists), one forced fumble, four tackles for loss, one sack, five quarterback hurries, three pass deflections, two fumble recoveries

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Mark McLaurin

Team: New York Giants

Position: Linebacker Height/ Weight: 6-1, 212 Lettered at MSU: 2015-18

Season: N/A

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Pernell McPhee

Team: Baltimore Ravens

Position: Linebacker Height/ Weight: 6-3, 265 Lettered at MSU: 2009-10

Season: 20 tackles (16 solo, four assists), 2.5 sacks, six quarterback hurries, 6.5 tackles for loss, one pass deflection, 

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Dak Prescott

Team: Dallas Cowboys

Position: Quarterback Height/ Weight: 6-2, 238 Lettered at MSU: 2012-15

Season: Passing: 388 of 596, 4,901 yards, 30 touchdowns, 11 interceptions Rushing: 52 carries, 277 yards, two touchdowns

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Martinas Rankin

Team: Kansas City Chiefs

Position: Offensive tackle Height/ Weight: 6-5, 311 Lettered at MSU: 2016-17

Last week: Rankin was on injured reserve (knee) for a 35-24 win over the Titans in the AFC championship.

Season: Six games played, five starts, one solo tackle

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Will Redmond

Team: Green Bay Packers

Position: Safety Height/ Weight: 5-11, 186 Lettered at MSU: 2013-15

Last week: Redmond made two solo tackles in a 37-20 loss at the 49ers in the NFC championship. 

Season: 31 tackles (23 solo, eight assists), one tackle for loss, one pass deflection

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Jeffery Simmons

Team: Tennessee Titans

Position: Defensive lineman Height/ Weight: 6-4, 301 Lettered at MSU: 2016-18

Last week: Simmons saw action in a 35-24 loss at the Chiefs in the AFC championship. 

Season: 34 tackles (20 solo, 14 assists), four tackles for loss, two sacks, three quarterback hurries, one pass deflection, one fumble recovery

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Darius Slay

Team: Detriot Lions

Position: Cornerback Height/ Weight: 6-0, 190 Lettered at MSU: 2011-12

Season: 45 tackles (36 solo, nine assists), 13 pass deflections, two interceptions, one fumble recovery

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Preston Smith

Team: Green Bay Packers

Position: Linebacker Height/ Weight: 6-5, 265 Lettered at MSU: 2011-14

Last week: Smith started at OLB and made two solo tackles in a 37-20 loss at the 49ers in the NFC championship. 

Season: 59 tackles (40 solo, 19 assists), 14 sacks, 16 tackles for loss, 27 quarterback hurries, four pass deflections, one interception, one forced fumble

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Montez Sweat

Team: Washington Redskins

Position: Linebacker Height/ Weight: 6-6, 262 Lettered at MSU: 2017-18

Season: 47 tackles (29 solo, 18 assists), eight tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, 11 quarterback hurries, two pass deflections, two forced fumbles

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Jordan Thomas

Team: Houston Texans

Position: Tight end Height/ Weight: 6-5, 277 Lettered at MSU: 2016-17

Season: Two catches, 15 yards

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K.J. Wright

Team: Seattle Seahawks

Position: Linebacker Height/ Weight: 6-4, 246 Lettered at MSU: 2007-10

Season: 144 tackles (75 solo, 69 assists), 11 pass deflections, 5.5 tackles for loss, three interceptions, three quarterback hurries, 1.5 sacks

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