Johnathan Sullivan
Johnathan  Sullivan


Griffin, Ga.

High School:
Hargrave Military

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 299




JONATHAN SULLIVAN...Born: January 21, 1981.

High School: Griffin...USA Today Honorable Mention All-USA...Superprep All-American Team...named toThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top 50 in Georgia, Super Southern 100, Super 11 and 1998 Class AAAA All-State Team...1998 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAA All-State Team...selected to Macon Telegraph Sweet 16...had 130 tackles and 19 tackles for loss during senior season...played over 90 snaps per game at defensive and offensive line...named team captain and MVP as a senior...a Georgia high school playoffs participant in football, basketball and track...named to Team Georgia for annual Georgia-Florida All-Star Game....High School Coach: Daryl Jones.

Prep School: 1999 - Hargrave Military Academy...recorded 43 tackles and 11 sacks...played TE ocasionaly on offense....Prep School Coach: Lonnie Messick.

College: 2000 - Made great contributions to interior defensive line despite playing as true freshman....played in 10 regular season games recording 34 total tackles....best games vs. Georgia Southern and New Mexico State (7 tackles each)....recorded one tackle in Georgia's 37-14 victory over Virginia in the 2000 Oahu Bowl, Georgia's fourth consecutive bowl victory....2001 - Outstanding spring which included two tackles, two tackles-for-loss, one QB sack and one pass deflection in annual spring G-Day game...listed as number one DT at conclusion of spring drills...played all 11 games, making 10 starts, but injuries to the defensive line forced him to a defensive end position...made two sacks as a defensive tackle against South Carolina and two sacks as a buck end against Houston...four sacks for a loss of 18 yards makes him third on team...had seven total tackles in South Carolina and Tennessee games...recorded eight tackles in 2001 Music City Bowl vs. Boston College....Birmingham News pre-season All-SEC first team....2002--Recorded five tackles, one tackle-for-loss, and one sack in annual spring G-Day game....recipient of award as the Outstanding Defensive Lineman during spring drills....listed as number one DT at conclusion of spring drills...Birmingham News pre-season All-SEC first team....Georgia's best interior defensive lineman.....finished fifth on the team in tackles (74), second in tackles-for-loss (18), and second in QB pressures (30)....best games vs. Florida (10 tackles), Auburn (10 tackles), and Kentucky (6 tackles, 1 sack).....three tackles, two TFL's and one sack in SEC Championship Game victory over Arkansas....member of team that won Georgia's first SEC championship in 20 years, defeated FSU for Nokia Sugar Bowl title, set school record for most victories in a season (13), and finished with a final national ranking of No. 3......part of defense that finished first in the SEC and fourth nationally in Scoring Defense (15.1 ppg), first in the SEC in Red Zone Defense (58.8%), second in the SEC and 19th nationally in Rushing Defense (114.0 ypg), fourth in the SEC and 15th nationally in Total Defense (303.5 ypg), and allowed only 30 total second half points in the final seven games of the season....All-SEC first team by The Associated Press and The Atlanta Journal....second team All-SEC by the SEC Coaches.....decided to forego his senior season and enter NFL draft in April, 2003.....Major: Childhood and Family Development

First round draft pick of the New Orleans Saints in the 2003 NFL Draft. Sullivan was the first Bulldog taken in the draft and was the first defensive lineman overall at the 6th overall pick.


Year G/GS Solo Asst. Total Sacks TL CF RF PBU Int. QBP
2000 10/0 19 15 34 1/8 3/10 0 2 0 1 9
2001 11/10 25 21 46 4/18 8/24 0 0 0 3 15
2002 14/13 41 33 74 4/27 18.5/65 0 1 0 0 29
Totals 35/23 85 69 154 9/53 29.5/110 0 3 0 4 53

My Favorite.....
Movie: Menace II Society
Book: The Old Man and the Sea
Television Show: Martin
Song: Shed So Many Tears
Actor: A Martin Lawrence
Actress: Lisa Raye
Sport Other than Football: Basketball
Thing about UGA: Female to male ratio
Thing about game day in Athens: The fans
Career I would like to have: Teaching

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