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Jerod Mayo AFC Defensive Rookie of Year

Former Tennessee Linebacker Jerod Mayo is the AFC Defensive Rookie of the Year.

Mayo led the New England Patriots in tackles..and was at the top of the NFL

rookie class, receiving 49 of 50 votes from a nationwide panel of sports writers and broadcasters,

Mayo is the sixth straight linebacker to win the award.

Former Ole Miss star Patrick Willis of the San Francisco 49ers won it last year.

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