49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks jumped offside on this play near the goal line, but the former Virginia Cavalier's stops of Panthers quarterback Cam Newton sparked San Francisco into the NFC championship game. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images / January 12, 2014)
49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks jumped offside on this play near the goal line, but the former Virginia Cavalier's stops of Panthers quarterback Cam Newton sparked San Francisco into the NFC championship game.
Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics:
LB 51 Paris Lenon (U. of Richmond): Started; 1 tackle.
OT 70 Vinston Painter (Va. Tech, Booker T. Washington High): On practice squad.
SS 41 Antoine Bethea (Howard U., Denbigh High): Started; 7 tackles; defended 1 pass.
LB 53 Kavell Conner (Clemson, Manchester High): Started; no stats.
LB 59 Cam Johnson (U.Va.): Reserve; 2 tackles (1 on punt, 1 on kickoff).
OLB 56 Lawrence Sidbury (U. of Richmond): On reserve/injured list.
CB 28 Greg Toler (St. Paul’s College): Not mentioned.
RB 44 Ahmad Bradshaw (Marshall University, Graham High): Out for the rest of the season because of a neck injury that requires surgery.
New England Patriots:
LS 48 Danny Aiken (U.Va., Cave Spring High, Fork Union Military Academy): Reserve; did long snapping. Charged with fumble on bad snap toward punter that resulted in safety.
LB Jerod Mayo (U. of Tennessee, Kecoughtan High): On injured reserve because of pectoral injury and subsequent surgery.
New Orleans Saints:
K 3 Shayne Graham (Va. Tech, Pulaski High): Missed field goals of 45 and 48 yards (both wide left); kicked 1 PAT; kicked onside (recovered by Saints).
San Diego Chargers:
T 67 Nick Becton (Va. Tech): Returned to practice squad Nov. 18.
CB 22 Derek Cox (W&M): Reserve; no stats.
DL 98 Sean Lissemore (W&M): Not active (shoulder injury).
K 9 Nick Novak (Maryland, Albemarle High): Missed 53-yard field-goal try wide left; kicked 30-yard field goal; 2-for-2 on PATs; kickoffs of 66, 70 and 44 yards, plus an onside kick recovered by San Diego; 1 tackle (on kickoff).
WR-KR 11 Eddie Royal (Westfield High, Va. Tech): Started; targeted twice; 1 catch for 30 yards.
San Francisco 49ers:
LB 55 Ahmad Brooks (U.Va., C.D. Hylton High): Started; 6 tackles, including 2.5 sacks for 11 yards in losses; 3 QB hits (including fourth-down stop of Cam Newton's QB sneak); committed encroachment penalty at 1-yard line (moved ball less than a yard).
SS 31 Kam Chancellor (Va. Tech, Maury High): Started; team-high 14 tackles; defended 2 passes.
WR 11 Percy Harvin (Florida, Landstown High): Reserve; 1 carry for 9 yards; targeted 4 times; 3 catches for 21 yards; left game because of concussion.
QB 3 Russell Wilson (Wisconsin, N.C. State, Collegiate School of Richmond): Started; 3 carries for 16 yards; 9-of-18 for 103 yards, 0 TDs, 0 INTs, 67.6 passer rating; sacked 3 times for 0 yards in losses.
FB 26 Michael Robinson (Penn State, Varina High): Started; 1 tackle (on kickoff).