Amarlo  Herrera
Amarlo Herrera
Hometown:
College Park, Ga.

High School:
North Clayton

Birthdate:
09/20/1991

Career Highs: 19 tackles vs. No. 16 Georgia Tech in 2014
*2 sacks vs. No. 16 Clemson in 2014
*3.5 tackles for loss vs. No. 16 Clemson in 2014
*1 touchdown vs. Florida Atlantic in 2012
*1 interception (3x), last vs. No. 9 Auburn in 2014
*1 fumble recovery (2x), last vs. No. 16 Georgia Tech in 2014

2014: AP First Team All-SEC ... Voted one of the team’s permanent defensive captains ... UGA Coaches’ Leadership Award ... Phil Steele’s First Team All-SEC ... Played in 13 games making 13 starts ... Team leading 115 tackles and 10 tackles for loss ... Third in the SEC in tackles per game (9.3) ... Forced and recovered one fumble, also recorded one interception ... Named captain for four games ... Set a career high with 19 tackles vs. No. 16 Georgia Tech, recovered a fumble in the fourth quarter that allowed Georgia to drive down the field and score a go-ahead touchdown with 00:18 on the clock ... Tied a career high with 12 tackles and an interception vs. No. 9 Auburn ... Led the team with 11 tackles vs. Florida and 1.5 tackles for loss ... Tied for the team-lead with four tackles at No. 23 Missouri ... Led the team with 9 tackles vs. Vanderbilt ... Led the team with 10 tackles vs. Tennessee ... Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week after he tied a career high with 12 tackles vs. No. 16 Clemson ... Led the team in tackles for loss (3.5) and tied for the team lead in sacks (2), both career highs, vs. No. 16 Clemson ... Phil Steele’s Preseason Third Team All-SEC ... Athlon Sports Preseason All-SEC Fourth Team ... Recipient of the Vincent J. and Barbara Dooley Scholarship.

2013: Appeared in 13 games, making 13 starts ... Second on the team with 112 tackles, and had one interception ... Named to Phil Steele's All-SEC Third Team ... Led the team with 12 tackles, including two for losses, vs. Georgia Tech ... Tallied 12 tackles at No. 7 Auburn ... Made seven tackles and had a 16-yard interception return vs. App. State ... Tallied seven tackles vs. Florida ... Led the tam with 10 tackles vs. Vanderbilt ... Named one of the team captains for games against North Texas and Auburn ... Tallied eight tackles vs. No. 25 Missouri ... Made 11 tackles vs. Tennessee ... Tallied six tackles vs. No. 6 LSU ... Recorded six tackles vs. North Texas ... Tied his career high and led Georgia for its second consecutive week with 12 tackles ... Tallied a career-high 12 tackles and registered two pass break-ups at No. 8 Clemson ... Had six tackles in the G-Day Game ... Named to Lindy's Preseason All-SEC Second Team and Phil Steele's Preseason All-SEC Third Team ... Recipient of the Vincent J. and Barbara Dooley Scholarship.

2012: Appeared in 14 games making nine starts, and had 70 tackles, an interception, forced fumble and a fumble recovery ... Had five tackles vs. Ole Miss ... Recorded six tackles vs. No. 3 Florida ... Led the defense with 11 tackles at No. 6 South Carolina ... Tallied six tackles vs. Tennessee ... Led the team with eight tackles vs. Vanderbilt ... Had seven tackles and a 35-yard interception return for a touchdown vs. Florida Atlantic ... Recorded a career-high ten tackles at Missouri in 2012, including tackle for loss. Also had a fumble recovery ... Had five tackles against Buffalo ... Recipient of the Tommy Reeder Football Scholarship ... Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for fall semester.

2011: One of team's Newcomer of the Year Award recipients (defense) ... Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for fall semester ... Appeared in 14 games making eight starts recording 37 tackles including 3.0 TFL, a forced fumble, two PBUs and three QBP ... Recorded a career-best six tackles three times: at Tenn., vs. Mississippi State and at Ole Miss ... Had four tackles vs. Coastal Carolina ... Recipient of the Tommy Reeder Football Scholarship.

High School: North Clayton, coached by Rodney Hackney ... PrepStar All-Southeast Region team ... Scout.com Four-Star Player, #11 MLB in the country and #15 Player in Georgia ... Rivals.com Four-Star Player, #230 overall player and #13 LB in the country, #17 Player in Georgia ... ESPN Four-star player, #9 OLB in the country ... Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top 50 and member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AAAA All-State team ... Georgia Sports Writers Association All-State team ... also named All-Region and All-County ... Defensive Player of the Year in Clayton County and Region 4AAAA ... Defensive MVP of NCHS as junior and senior ... His 181 career tackles set a school record.

Personal: AMARLO HERRERA ... Born Sept. 20, 1991 ... Major: Sociology.

Defensive
Year G/GS Solo Asst. Total Sacks TFL FF FR PBU Int. QBP
2011 14/8 16 21 37 0.0/0 3.0/8 1 0 2 0 3
2012 14/9 33 37 70 0.0/0 3.0/5 1 1 2 1 1
2013 13/13 54 58 112 0.5/3 5.0/13 1 0 6 1 9
2014 13/13 44 71 115 3.0/28 10.0/56 1 1 1 1 6
Total 54/43 147 187 334 3.5/31 21.0/82 4 2 11 3 19
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