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Jerry Hughes
DE #55
Height:
6-2
Weight:
254
Age:
26
College:
TCU
Hometown:
Sugar Land, TX
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

TCKL
7
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 108 73 35 15.0 0 3 0 0 -- 0 0 2 0
2013 BUF 16 1 46 32 14 10.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 2 --
2012 IND 16 6 41 29 12 4.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 IND 12 1 15 6 9 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 IND 12 0 6 6 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Bio

PRO

Acquired by Buffalo via a trade with the Indianapolis Colts on April 29, 2013 … Selected by the Colts in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft (31st Overall).

PRO

Acquired by Buffalo via a trade with the Indianapolis Colts on April 29, 2013 … Selected by the Colts in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft (31st Overall).

 

2013

•    Played in all 16 games with one start. Finished the season with 42 tackles, 9 TFLs, a career-high 10.0 sacks and two forced fumbles.

•    Vs. NE (9/8): Produced three tackles and a quarterback hit in his Bills debut.

•    Vs. CAR (9/15): Totaled four tackles.

•    At NYJ (9/22): Posted two tackles.

•    Vs. BAL (9/29): Recorded two quarterback hits

•    At CLE (10/3):  Recorded his first career multi-sack game with 1.5 sacks.  Also forced the first fumble of his career on a sack in the third quarter.

•    Vs. CIN (10/13):  Set a career-high with nine tackles.  Posted one pass defensed and two special teams tackles.

•    At MIA (10/20):  Produced one tackle.

•    At NO (10/27: Made his first start of the season and compiled a sack and two QB hits to go with two tackles.

•    Vs. KC (11/3):  Produced a strip sack in the second quarter.  With 4.0 sacks he matched his season high in the category (4.0 in 2012). Posted sacks in consecutive games for the first time in his career.

•    At PIT (11/10):  In his 50th career game, he set a career-high with 2.0 sacks.  Reached a new single-season high with 6.0 sacks.  Also has sacks in the last three games.

•    Vs. NYJ (11/17):  Produced two tackles and one quarterback hit.

•    Vs. ATL (12/1):  Posted 2.0 sacks for his third career multi-sack game.  Added two tackles, two tackles for loss and three QB hits.

•    At TB (12/8):  Totaled three tackles including one tackle for loss.

•    At Jac (12/15):  Posted 1.0 sack and two tackles along with two quarterback hits and a pass defensed.

•    Vs. Mia (12/22):  Produced 1.0 sack to reach 10.0 for the season.  Buffalo yielded a season-low 89 passing yards.

•    At NE (12/29):  Concluded the season with one tackle for loss.

 

2012 w/Indianapolis

•    Played in all 16 games (six starts) and totaled 46 tackles (34 solo), a career-high 4.0 sacks and one pass defensed

•    Started at linebacker and contributed with five tackles, and 1.0 sack against MIN (9/16)

•    Made his third start of the season at linebacker against the NYJ (10/14) and totaled eight tackles (seven solo) and 1.0 sack, his second of the season

•    Started at linebacker at TEN (10/28) and posted two tackles and 1.0 sack in the fourth quarter

•    Started at linebacker at JAC (11/8) and posted five tackles and 1.0 sack for a loss of nine yards

•    Contributed with six tackles and one tackle for loss in the team’s Week 16 victory at KC (12/23)

•    Finished with two tackles in the team’s Wild Card Playoff loss at BAL (1/6/13)

 

2011 w/Indianapolis

•    Played in 12 games (one start) and was inactive for another four contests… finished the season with nine tackles (four solo) and 1.0 sack… also contributed with seven special teams stops

•    Registered his first career sack at TB (10/3)

•    Saw action at TEN (10/30) and finished with one solo tackle while helping to limit Titans running back Chris Johnson to 34 total rushing yards.

•    Made two tackles (one solo) and added one special teams stop against CAR (11/27)

•    Recorded his first career start, opening the game at defensive end vs. HOU (12/22)

•    Notched two tackles (one solo) in the season finale at JAC (1/1)

 

COLLEGE

A four-year letterman at TCU who started 27-of-49 career games, including his final 26 outings… finished his collegiate career with 142 career tackles (82 solo), 28.5 sacks, 40.5 tackles for loss, eight forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and four passes defensed while adding three interceptions, one of which was returned for a touchdown… totaled 26.5 sacks and eight multiple-sack games in his final 26 starts, as his career sack total (28.5) was tied for the second-most in school history with Bo Schobel and behind Aaron Schobel (31.0)… his 40.5 tackles for loss ranked second in school and Mountain West Conference history while his eight forced fumbles were a school record and ranked fifth in conference history… holds a degree in communications.

 

PERSONAL

Attended Stephen F. Austin High School in Sugar Land, Texas and was a three-year letterman in football… rushed for 1,412 yards and 21 touchdowns while adding 215 receiving yards and three touchdowns receiving as a senior… was a first-team all-district choice at running back and kickoff returner… also lettered in baseball… volunteered at the Million Meal Marathon, helping to pack nearly 500,000 meals for Kids Against Hunger… born in Sugar Land, Texas.

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