• Rod Sweeting Jersey









     High School Accomplishments


    • Team Captain 
    • First Team All-Region Defensive Back
    • Member of All-Region All-Purpose Team  


    • Team Captain
    • First Team All-Region Defensive Back and Wide Receiver
    • First Team AJC AAAAA All-State Team Defensive Back 
    • Honorable Mention Associated Press AAAAA All-State Defensive Back 
    • Coca-Cola Golden Helmet Award Winner for Luella High School
    • Named as an inaugural member of the Luella Football All-Time Program Captains  

    Records Set at Luella 


    • Set Single Season Record for Receiving Yards with 732 yards 
    • Set Single Season Record for Receiving Touchdowns with 10TDs


    • Tied for Career Record for Receiving Touchdowns with 11 TD’s 
    • 3rd in Career Tackles 
    • 3rd in Career Interceptions
    • Holds Record for Longest Kickoff Return in School History,99 yards.
    • Graduated from Luella in May of 2009.

    College Accomplishments

    • Received full athletic scholarship to play football for Georgia Tech under Coach Paul Johnson


    • Honorable Mention All-ACC Defensive Back


    • Named MVP of the 2012 Sun Bowl 
    • Set School Record for Most Games Played 
    • Finished Career at Georgia Tech with 160 Tackles, 1 Sack, 5 interceptions, 24 Passes Defended, 2Forced Fumbles, and 3 Fumble Recoveries 
    • Graduated from Georgia Tech in 3.5 years with a degree in Business Management 

    NFL Accomplishments 

    • Signed with the New Orleans Saints on April 28, 2013 as a free agent 
    • Finished Rookie Year with 9 games played 3 tackles, played in two playoff games and recorded 3 playoff tackles.  
Last Modified on January 13, 2021