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Date

Opponenet

Site

Time

Last Year

All-Time Series

Sept. 1

at Arkansas

Fayetteville, Ark.

6 p.m.

DNP

First Meeting

Sept. 8

Chattanooga

JACKSONVILLE

6 p.m.

L, 38-17

UTC leads 25-11

Sept. 15

OPEN

Sept. 22

*at Eastern Kentucky

Richmond, Ky.

5 p.m.

L, 52-48

EKU leads 5-4-0

Sept. 29

*Southeast Missouri State JACKSONVILLE

1 p.m.

W, 22-21

JSU leads 11-5-0

Oct. 6

*at Tennessee Tech

Cookeville, Tenn.

7 p.m.

L, 21-14

JSU leads 9-7-0

Oct. 13

*at Eastern Illinois

Charleston, Ill.

1:30 p.m.

W, 28-21

JSU leads 5-4-0

Oct. 20

*Tennessee State

JACKSONVILLE

3 p.m.

W, 38-16

JSU leads 6-1

Oct. 27

*Murray State (HC)

JACKSONVILLE

3 p.m.

W, 38-30

JSU leads 8-1-0

Nov. 3

*at UT Martin

Martin, Tenn.

12 noon

W, 24-23

JSU leads 27-6-0

Nov. 10

*Austin Peay

JACKSONVILLE

3 p.m.

W, 44-14

JSU Leads 12-6-3

Nov. 17

at Florida

Gainesville, Fla.

TBA

DNP

First Meeting

*Ohio Valley Conference Game • All Times CENTRAL

HC-Homecoming


Table of Contents

Media Information

Meet the Gamecocks

Player Profiles ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 32

Head Coach Jack Crowe~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 84 Assistant Coaches ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 86 Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 98

HISTORY OVC

Arkansas / Chattanooga ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 110 Eastern Kentucky / Southeast Missouri State ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 111 Tennessee Tech / Eastern Illinois ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 112 Tennessee State / Murray State ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 113 Tennessee Martin / Austin Peay ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 114 Florida / 2012 Travel Headquarters ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 115 Series Scores~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 116

RECORDS

Meet the 2012 Opponents

REVIEW

The History ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 99 President Dr. William A. Meehan~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 100 Athletics Director Warren D. Koegel ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 102 Board of Trustees ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 103 Strength & Conditioning Facilities and Staff ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 104 Sports Medicine Facilities and Staff ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 105 Support Staff~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 106 JSU Athletic Directory ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 107 2012 OVC Composite Schedule~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 108

OPPONENTS

Jacksonville State University

ABOUT JSU

Meet the Coaches

Rushing Records ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 134 Passing Records~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 136 Receiving Records~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 140 Total Offense Records ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 142 Long Scoring Plays ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 145 Scoring Records~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 146 Miscellaneous Records ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 149 Kicking Records~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 150 Punting Records ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 152 Return Records ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 154 Defensive Records~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 158 Miscellaneous Records ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 160 JSU on Television ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 161 NCAA Records/FBS Schools ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 162 JSU All-Americans~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 163 Pro Signees/Super Bowl Players ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 168 Post-Season Records~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 169 Why We Are The Gamecocks~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 170 Academic Excellence~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 171 Gamecock Season Openers ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 172 Homecoming Records ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 172 The Last Time… ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 173 Post Season Appearances~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 175 Gulf South Conference Statistical Leaders ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 176 SLC Honors / GSC Honors ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 177 OVC Honors ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 178 Year-by-Year Coaching Records ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 180 JSU Head Coaches / Captains ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 181 JSU Coaching Staffs ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 182 All-time Lettermen ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 183 JSU Series Records~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 186 All-time Scores ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 187 All-time Series Breakdowns~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 193 Glossary~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 198 Gamecock Bowl History~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 204 1992 NCAA Division II National Champs ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 206

COACHES

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The Records Section

GAMECOCKS

Coach Crowe’s Outlook~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 2012 Gamecock Roster~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Depth Chart ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Geographical Roster ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 2012 Football Signees ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Game Summaries~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 118 Final Team Statistics~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 127 Final Individual Statistics ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 128 Defensive Leaders~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 130 Game Highs (Individual/Team)~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 131 Game-by-Game Statistics~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 132

OUTLOOK

The 2012 Outlook

2011 in Review

INTRO

Gameday at Jacksonville State~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 2 Gamecocks Serve Others ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 4 A Championship Tradition ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 6 2003, 2004 & 2011 Ohio Valley Conference Champions ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 8 Gamecocks in the Pros ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 10 First-Rate Facilities ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 12 Exposure ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 14 2012 JSU Football Schedule~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 15 Media Policies ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 16 Quick Facts~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 18 All-OVC Team/OVC Predicted Order of Finish ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 20 JSU Sports Network ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 21 Getting to JSU ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 22

Gosh Almighty! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 208

Credits: The 2012 Jacksonville State University football media guide is a publications of the JSU Sports Information Department. It was compiled and written by Greg Seitz, Josh Underwood and Tony Schmidt, with assistance from Kyle Turner. All photography by JSU Photographer Steve Latham, with additional action shots by Matt Reynolds, Steve Gross and David Lann. A special thank you to Wray Dillard of Wray Graphics in Florence, Alabama, for his design and layout. Printing by Jacksonville State University Print Shop. © 2012 Jacksonville State University Athletic Department. All Rights Reserved. JSU is an EO/AA Employer.

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Game Day at Ja l Jacksonville State has ranked in the Top 12 nationally in attendance over the last two years as the Gamecocks have averaged more than 17,225 fans at Burgess-Snow Field l JSU drew almost 200,000 fans over the last two years at Burgess-Snow Field


cksonville State l The Gamecocks hosted a NCAA second-round playoff game in 2010. l Since JSU joined the Ohio Valley Conference in 2003, the Gamecocks have posted a 48-15 and is the winningest team in the OVC.


Gamecocks Serve


Others Locally‌ and Around the World.


Jacksonville State athletics continued to dominate on the field of competition as the Gamecocks won numerous Ohio Valley Conference Championships and advanced to NCAA Championships, while also excelling in the classroom, during the 2011-12 year. The Gamecocks won a total of four Ohio Valley Conference Championships and finished third in the OVC Commissioner’s Cup, marking the fourth straight year the Gamecocks have finished in the Top 5 in the standings. The JSU football team shared the OVC Championship, while the men’s golf and women’s golf teams both claimed the OVC Championship to advance to the NCAA Regionals. The Gamecock rifle team claimed the school’s sixth OVC Rifle Championship to advance to the NCAA National Championship, where they posted a seventh-place finish. Jacksonville State had eight OVC Player or Most Valuable Player of the Year Awards, one NCAA All-American, 61 OVC All-Conference honorees, two teams claimed All-Academic honors, two OVC Coach of the Year winners and one OVC Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

A Championship Tradition

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Conference Championships (84)

Rifle (7): 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012

Football (12): 1974, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1982, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 2003, 2004 2011

Baseball (13): 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1983, 1988, 1989, 2004*, 2005, 2006*, 2008, 2010*

Women’s Basketball (2): 1991, 1993 Men’s Basketball (6): 1975, 1980, 1985, 1989, 1990, 1992 Volleyball (7): 1991, 1992, 2005*, 2006, 2006*, 2007, 2009, 2009*

Men’s Tennis (8): 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 2005*, 2007, 2007, 2009 *

Men’s Golf (7): 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2012 Women’s Golf (5): 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012 Softball (9): 1990, 1996, 2001, 2005, 2008, 2008, 2009*, 2010*, 2011*

ABOUT JSU

1992 1985 1990, 1991 1984, 1985

Jacksonville State is the only school in the nation to lay claim to NCAA national titles in football, men’s basketball and baseball at the Division I or Division II levels.

COACHES

National Championships (6) Football: Men’s Basketball: Baseball: Gymnastics:

GAMECOCKS

Women’s Tennis (10): 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 2010, 2011, 2011*

OUTLOOK

INTRO

OPPONENTS REVIEW OVC

www.JSUGamecockSports.com

HISTORY

Since joining the Ohio Valley Conference in 2003-04, Jacksonville State has solidified itself as the preeminent athletic program in the conference. The Gamecocks have won 51 OVC Championships over the last eight years, which is 16 more than the next OVC school. JSU has seen nine of its 15 programs bring home various titles and combine for 27 trips to the NCAA post-season play.

RECORDS

OVC Championships Since 2003-04 Jacksonville State 51 Eastern Kentucky 35 Eastern Illinois 34 Southeast Missouri 20 Murray State 19 Tennessee Tech 15 Austin Peay 14 Morehead State 10 UT Martin 8

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2003•2004•2011 INTRO

l Jacksonville State claimed the 2003, 2004 and 2011 Ohio Valley Conference Football Championships

OUTLOOK

l Jacksonville State has made 13 NCAA Playoff Appearances

GAMECOCKS

l Jacksonville State has claimed 18 Conference Championships

COACHES

l Since 1996, the Gamecocks have appeared on television 80 times

ABOUT JSU

l Under Jack Crowe, JSU has been ranked 69 times in the Top 25

OPPONENTS

l The Gamecocks have had a total of 49 players selected All-Americans

REVIEW

l Eleven different Gamecock football players have participated in post-season allstar games

OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

l Former Gamecock Players in the Pros have won the Super Bowl, Grey Cup Championship and Arena Football League Championship

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CHAMPIONS

INTRO OUTLOOK

GAMECOCKS

COACHES

ABOUT JSU

OPPONENTS

REVIEW

RECORDS

HISTORY

OVC

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OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

GAMECOCKS IN THE PROS

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GAMECOCKS IN THE PROS

Gamecocks in the Pros INTRO OUTLOOK GAMECOCKS

Jacksonville State has a star-studded NFL past to remember. Over the years, the Gamecocks have placed numerous players on NFL rosters. Just a few former Gamecock football alums in the NFL include Dieter Brock, Keith McKeller, Eric Davis. McKeller played in three straight Super Bowls from 1991-1994, while Eric Davis played in Super Bowl XXIX. The Gamecocks also have Championships in the CFL with Dieter Brock and Montressa Kirby both winning the Grey Cup. JSU has also been represented in the AFL after Delvin Hughley played for the title with the Colorado Crush in 2005.

COACHES ABOUT JSU OPPONENTS REVIEW RECORDS HISTORY OVC

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OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

1/13/09

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9/28/09

2/2/09

6/9/09

12/1/10

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INTRO OUTLOOK

First-Rate Facilities

4/13/09

GAMECOCKS

9/11/10

COACHES

5/7/09

ABOUT JSU OPPONENTS REVIEW RECORDS HISTORY

6/22/09

OVC

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OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

Exposure!

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2012 Gamecock Football Schedule

*Ohio Valley Conference Game All Times CENTRAL

Sept. 1 at Arkansas Fayetteville, Ark. l 6 p.m.

Sept. 22 *at Eastern Kentucky Richmond, Ky. l 5 p.m.

Sept. 29 vs *Southeast Missouri State JACKSONVILLE l 1 p.m.

Oct. 13 *at Eastern Illinois Charleston, Ill. l 1:30 p.m.

Nov. 3 *at UT Martin Martin, Tenn. l 12 noon

Sept. 8 vs Chattanooga JACKSONVILLE l 6 p.m.

Oct. 6 *at Tennessee Tech Cookeville, Tenn. l 7 p.m.

Oct. 20 vs *Tennessee State JACKSONVILLE l 3 p.m.

Oct. 27 vs *Murray State (HC) JACKSONVILLE l 3 p.m.

Nov. 10 vs *Austin Peay JACKSONVILLE l 3 p.m.

Nov. 17 at Florida Gainesville, Fla. l TBA


2012 Media Information

OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

The 2012 edition of the Jacksonville State University football media guide is a source of information for the news media covering the Gamecocks. News releases, photographs/slides/JPEGS, clips and film footage and other additional information will also be available to accredited members of the media upon request. Your host for Gamecock football is Senior Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations Greg Seitz. Should you need any information, feel free to call any time, day or night. Seitz can be reached at (256) 782-5279 (W) or (256) 453-3377 cell. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with Jacksonville State’s media policies. WEEKLY PRESS LUNCHEON—A press luncheon will be held each Monday of game week during the season. A short press conference with Coach Crowe will kickoff the day at 11:30 a.m. in the Jim Coxwell Social Room located in Gamecock Fieldhouse. After lunch, members of the football team will meet with the media until 2 p.m. If a specific player is needed, contact the sports information staff by Sunday to make arrangements for the interview. IN-SEASON INTERVIEW POLICY—All of JSU’s football players and coaches will be available to the media throughout the 2012 season. Interviews should be arranged through the JSU Sports Information office. It is requested that player and staff interviews be conducted Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday afternoons of game week. The players and staff will be unavailable for interviews after Wednesday afternoon. In-person interviews will be conducted in either the Mayfield Room or on the practice field prior to the beginning of practice.

Call Opens/Announcements Chris Hatcher, Murray State Watson Brown, Tennessee Tech Dino Babers, Eastern Illinois Jack Crowe, Jacksonville State Tony Samuel, Southeast Missouri Rick Christophel, Austin Peay Jason Simpson, UT Martin Rod Reed, Tennessee State Dean Hood, Eastern Kentucky

THE PRESS BOX—JSU’s Press Box is equipped with wireless and hard-wired internet throughout the sixth floor of the press area. A student assistant will be available to answer questions and handle any faxing necessary. Jacksonville State University uses “The Automated Scorebook” for football computerized statistics. Working media will receive a complete play-by-play, final team and individual statistics, drive charts, quickie stats at the end of each quarter, a game day program, flip card and updated game notes. Media members can also access live up-to-date statistics through “Stat Broadcast” at jsu.statb.us. PRESS BOX SERVICES—JSU’s Press Box is equipped with wireless and hard-wired internet throughout the sixth floor of the press area. A student assistant will be available to answer questions and handle any faxing necessary. Jacksonville State University uses “The Automated Scorebook” for football computerized statistics. Working media will receive a complete play-by-play, final team and individual statistics, drive charts, quickie stats at the end of each quarter, a game day program, flip card and updated game notes.

9:55 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 10:07 a.m. 10:14 a.m. 10:21 a.m. 10:28 a.m. 10:35 a.m. 10:42 a.m. 10:49 a.m. 10:56 a.m

Sports Information Department:

(256) 782-5279 Fax: (256) 782-5958 Greg Seitz

Associate AD / Football Contact

(256) 782-5279 (256) 453-3377 (cell) gseitz@jsu.edu

PRACTICE ATTENDANCE—Practice times for the 2012 season will be approximately 3-5:30 p.m. Please notify the Jacksonville State Sports Information office if you plan to attend practices this season. Television stations and photographers may shoot the first 30 minutes of practice. Interviews at practice will be conducted 20 minutes prior to the beginning of practice. No post-practice interviews will be allowed without prior approval.

WEEKLY TELECONFERENCE—Jack Crowe will be available each Tuesday morning during the season at 10:21 on the Ohio Valley Conference coaches teleconference. Those participating in the call

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should dial in five minutes prior to the scheduled start (10:00 a.m. CST each Tuesday). Contact the JSU Sports Information Office for the telephone number and passcode.

Josh Underwood

Assistant SID /Secondary Football

(256) 782-5915 (256) 453-0545 (cell) underwood@jsu.edu

Tony Schmidt

Assistant SID

(256) 782-5377 (256) 689-8524 (cell) aschmidt@jsu.edu

SID Mailing Address— Jacksonville State University Attn: Sport Information Director 700 Pelham Road North Jacksonville, AL 35265-1602 Office Location— JSU’s Office of Sports Information is located on the second floor of Bob and Lou Kennamer Hall, located on Pelham Road North, next to Stephenson Hall.

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2012 Media Information CREDENTIALS—Press credentials for working media and photographers for Jax State’s home football games against Chattanooga, Southeast Missouri, Tennessee State, Murray State and Austin Peay will be handled by Greg Seitz, Sports Information Director.

http://www.JSUGamecockSports.com

HISTORY OVC

www.JSUGamecockSports.com

#JSUGamecocks RECORDS

RADIO RIGHTS—Jacksonville State University will provide one phone line free of charge to opponents wishing to broadcast. However, it is the responsibility of the visiting radio stations to have its flagship station call direct to the event location to establish the broadcast line. JSU will not permit outgoing telephone calls. Teams planning to broadcast should notify JSU Sports Information Director Greg Seitz of their intent no less than two days before the actual broadcast. The visiting radio phone number is (256) 782-5582.

REVIEW

Facebook.com/JSUGamecocks

OPPONENTS

The web site is updated daily and information on all 16 sports is readily available. Complete schedule, results, coaches and player information and conference information is accessible via the World Wide Web.

ABOUT JSU

assignment will be given sideline passes. The sideline control policy is as follows: (1) Only those photographers on assignment, including student and freelance photojournalists, are given credentials. In addition, each student publication will be issued one press and/or sideline photo pass. (2) Photographers must display their sideline photo passes at all times. If not, they may be asked to leave the stadium. (3) University personnel will be deployed on the sideline to ensure no abuses of these privileges. (4) Photographers are urged to shoot from the end zone to the 30-yard line on either side of the field and from either end zone. (5) Photographers and media should not linger in the bench area (between the 30-yard lines) at any time during the game. (6) Absolutely no player or coach interviews will be conducted during the game.

COACHES

SIDELINE CONTROL—Jacksonville State University follows guidelines set forth by the NCAA in sideline control. The NCAA has established a sideline control policy to keep those areas free from congestion. Only those photographers on

JSU ON THE INTERNET—Jacksonville State University’s Official Web Site can be reached at the following address:

GAMECOCKS

Spouses, dates and minors will not be permitted in the Press Box or the sidelines of Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium. Any unauthorized use of credentials will result in revocation of credentials issued by Jacksonville State University and credential requests will not be honored for future JSU athletic events.

POST-GAME INTERVIEWS—Jacksonville State’s post-game press conference with head coach Jack Crowe and selected players will take place on the sixth floor of the Press Box in the Conference Room, following a 10-minute cooling off period. A member of the JSU Sports Information Office will be on hand to help coordinate player and coach interviews. No children are permitted in the post-game interview room. The visiting team’s post-game press conference will take place outside the team’s locker room, which is located in the northeast corner of Burgess-Snow Field.

OUTLOOK

All credentials and press parking requests should come from sports editors, directors or anchors. Press credentials and parking passes will be given to writers in attendance of Monday press luncheons or mailed if the request is received on Monday morning.

MEDIA WILL CALL—Media or photo credentials which have not been mailed can be obtained at the Media Will Call window, located behind the press box at Burgess-Snow Field. Media Will Call opens two hours prior to kick-off.

INTRO

Jacksonville State University follows the guidelines set forth by the NCAA governing the issuance of credentials. Press Box passes will be issued to accredited sports writers of daily and weekly newspapers. Similarly, photo and sideline passes will be issued only to accredited members of the photo media working for newspapers and television stations. Press requests should be made to the Jacksonville State Sports Information office by Friday morning of game week and will be carefully screened to ensure a professional working atmosphere.

MEDIA PARKING—Media parking at Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium is available on a limited basis. Media parking is located in the Gamecock Club Lot, which is accessible via Mountain Street. Access is by parking pass only. Please display the hang tag on your mirror. A press credential does not guarantee parking. The Gamecock Club Lot is first-come, firstserved parking lot.

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Quick Facts Name of School: City/Zip: Founded: Enrollment: Nickname: School Colors: Stadium: Capacity: Surface: Affiliation: Conference: President: Athletic Director: Athletic Dept. Phone: Athletic Ticket Office:

HISTORY

First Year of Football: Bowl/Playoff Record: Years in Postseason: Last Appearance: Result: All-Time Record:

COACHING STAFF

Head Coach: Jack Crowe Alma Mater: UAB (1970) Record at JSU (yrs): 81-52 (11 years) Career record (yrs): 95-82 (13 years) Football Secretary: Joy Brindle Football Office Phone: (256) 782-5365 Best Time to call: Mornings Assistant Coaches (Alma Mater) Position Chris Boone (Southern Miss, 1996) Defensive Coordinator Brandon Cooper (UT Martin, 2006) Corners Ronnie Letson (Ole Miss, 1999) Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Jimmy Ogle (Tennessee, 1999) Running Backs//Recruiting Coordinator Adam Ross (Jacksonville State, 2003) Offensive Line Max Thurmond (Jacksonville State, 2002) Receivers/Special Teams Matt Wannebo (Hamline, 1982) Safeties Tommy Joe Whiddon (Jacksonville State, 2009) Tight Ends Davern Williams (Troy, 2002) Defensive Line

Jacksonville State University Jacksonville, Alabama 36265 1883 9,504 Gamecocks Red and White Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium 24,000 Pro Grass Artificial NCAA FCS Ohio Valley Conference Dr. William A. Meehan Warren Koegel (256) 782-5365 (256) 782-8144

1903 17-12 14 2010 FCS Playoffs/2nd Round Lost, 17-14 to Wofford 481-331-40

SPORTS INFORMATION

Sports Information Dir. SID Office Phone: Cell Phone: SID Email: Assistant SID: Office Phone: Assistant SID: Office Phone: SID Fax: Press Box Phone: SID Mailing Address: Overnight Address: Web Site:

Greg Seitz (256) 782-5279 (256) 453-3377 gseitz@jsu.edu Josh Underwood (256) 782-5915 Tony Schmidt (256) 782-5377 (256) 782-5958 (256) 782-5585 or 5586 700 Pelham Road North Jacksonville, AL 36265 Gamecock Field House 700 Pelham Rd North Jacksonville, AL 36265 www.JSUGamecockSports.com

Athletic Trainer: Jim Skidmore (256) 782-5369 Video Coordinator: Tommy Joe Whiddon (256) 782-5371 Equipment Manager: Matt Wannebo (256) 782-5066

TEAM INFORMATION

2011 Overall Record: 7-4 Conference Finish: 6-2 (t-First) Basic Offense: Multiple Basic Defense: 5-2 Letterwinners Returning Offense: 26 Defense: 25 Specialty: 2 TOTAL: 53 Letterwinners Lost Offense: 13 Defense: 9 Specialty: 1 TOTAL: 23 Starters Returning/Lost Offense: 6/5 Defense: 4/7 Specialty: 3/1 TOTAL: 13/12

OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

GENERAL

2003, 2004 and 2011

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2012 Gamecocks Football


Quick Facts TEAM INFORMATION

RETURNING DEFENSIVE STARTERS (Pos/Ht/Wt/Cl) Nick Johnson (SLB, 5-11, 185, SR) Rashad Smith (WLB, 6-1, 210, JR) DiMetrio Tyson (DE, 6-2, 275, SR) Pierre Warren (SS, 6-1, 195, SO)

RETURNING SPECIALTY STARTERS (Pos/Ht/Wt/Cl) Coty Blanchard (P, 6-0, 180, SO) Griffin Thomas (PK, 5-11, 170, SO)

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INTRO

RETURNING OFFENSIVE STARTERS (Pos/Ht/Wt/Cl) Marques Ivory (QB, 6-1, 235, SR) Washaun Ealey (A-Back, 5-11, 215, SR) Max Holcombe (C, 6-3, 271, SO) Tori Mobley (OL, 6-3, 280, SR) Tarik Milner (OL, 6-3, 285, SO) Alan Bonner (FL, 5-11, 168, JR)

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OUTLOOK

RETURNING STATISTICAL LEADERS Yards 1,082 427

Avg. 108.2 38.8

TD 8 6

PASSING Coty Blanchard

G 11

Com-Att-Int 135-211-5

Yards 1,703

Pct. 64.0

TD 12

RECEIVING Alan Bonner Trey Smith

G 11 11

Rec 33 25

Yards 582 300

Avg./Gm 52.9 27.3

TD 3 2

TACKLES Rashad Smith Pierre Warren

G 11 11

Tackles 77 37

For Loss 4.0-6 3.0-14

Sacks 0-0 1-12

Int. 1 3

ABOUT JSU

Attempts 178 106

COACHES

G 10 11

GAMECOCKS

RUSHING Washaun Ealey Coty Blanchard

OPPONENTS

2012 Gamecock football schedule Last Year

All-Time Series

Sept. 1

at Arkansas

Fayetteville, Ark.

TBA

DNP

First Meeting

Sept. 8

Chattanooga

JACKSONVILLE

6 p.m.

L, 38-17

UTC leads 25-11

Sept. 15

OPEN

Sept. 22

*at Eastern Kentucky

Richmond, Ky.

5 p.m.

L, 52-48

EKU leads 5-4-0

Sept. 29

*Southeast Missouri State

JACKSONVILLE

1 p.m.

W, 22-21

JSU leads 11-5-0

Oct. 6

*at Tennessee Tech

Cookeville, Tenn.

7 p.m.

L, 21-14

JSU leads 9-7-0

Oct. 13

*at Eastern Illinois

Charleston, Ill.

1:30 p.m.

W, 28-21

JSU leads 5-4-0

Oct. 20

*Tennessee State

JACKSONVILLE

3 p.m.

W, 38-16

JSU leads 6-1

Oct. 27

*Murray State (HC)

JACKSONVILLE

3 p.m.

W, 38-30

JSU leads 8-1-0

Nov. 3

*at UT Martin

Martin, Tenn.

12 noon

W, 24-23

JSU leads 27-6-0

Nov. 10

*Austin Peay

JACKSONVILLE

3 p.m.

W, 44-14

JSU Leads 12-6-3

Nov. 17

at Florida

Gainesville, Fla.

TBA

DNP

First Meeting

*Ohio Valley Conference Game • All Times CENTRAL

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HC-Homecoming

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Preseason Football All-OVC TeaM/Predicted Order 2012 Preseason All-OVC Team OFFENSE

Washaun Ealey

K P RS

Cody Sandlin, UT Martin Jordan Berry, Eastern Kentucky Weldon Garlington, Tennessee State

DEFENSE

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

DL DL DL LB LB LB LB LB DB DB DB DB

Marcus Edwards, Tennessee Tech Artavious Dowdell, Eastern Illinois Antonio Harper, Tennessee State Anthony Brown, Eastern Kentucky Ichiro Vance, Eastern Kentucky Blake Peiffer, Southeast Missouri Qua Huzzie, Murray State Sam Small, Murray State Will Johnson, Tennessee Tech Austin Tallant, Tennessee Tech Justin Bell, Eastern Kentucky Brooklyn Fox, Eastern Kentucky

Preseason Offensive Player of the Year Casey Brockman (QB), Murray State

RECORDS HISTORY OVC

Casey Brockman, Murray State Matt Denham, Eastern Kentucky Washaun Ealey, Jacksonville State Tyrone Goard, Eastern Kentucky Quentin Sims, UT Martin Von Wise, Eastern Illinois O.J. Enabosi, Eastern Kentucky Kadeem Edwards, Tennessee State Tori Mobley, Jacksonville State Aaron Adams, Eastern Kentucky Patrick Ford, Eastern Kentucky

SPECIAL TEAMS

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

QB RB RB WR WR TE C OG OG OT OT

Co-Preseason Defensive Player of the Year Tori Mobley

Blake Peiffer (LB), Southeast Missouri

Predicted Order of Finish 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Eastern Kentucky Jacksonville State Murray State Tennessee Tech Tennessee State UT Martin Southeast Missouri Eastern Illinois Austin Peay

(12 first-place votes) 124 (6) 117 85 83 69 67 44 42 17

Note: 8 points awarded for a fi rst-place vote, 7 for second, etc. Coaches and SID’s could not vote for their own teams

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2012 Gamecocks Football


JSU Sports Network The Jacksonville State Football Network continues to provide Gamecock Fans the best coverage of JSU Football throughout the southeast.

Following his coaching career, Hammett moved into school administration and served as principal before retiring from Jacksonville High School. He currently is still working in education for the Polk School District in Georgia.

OPPONENTS REVIEW

Parris is the Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Broadcasting at Jacksonville State University.

ABOUT JSU

During his tenure, he has called some of the most historic and memorable games in Jacksonville Sate athletics history. He has called the four Jacksonville State national title games – football (1992), basketball (1985) and baseball (1990, 1991), plus other noteworthy contests.

After graduating from Jax State, Hammett joined the prep ranks as a long-time high school football coach, and served as head coach at Lineville High School, Saks High School and Jacksonville High School.

COACHES

The “Voice of the Gamecocks” is Mike Parris, who called his first JSU contest in 1983, enters his 30th year as the lead announcer of Jacksonville State sports. He handles all the play-by-play duties of Jacksonville State athletics radio broadcasts.

Ray Hammett

GAMECOCKS

The Jacksonville State broadcast team will be led by one of the most experienced crews in the Ohio Valley Conference.

Hammett played linebacker for the Gamecocks from 1974-76, and helped Jax State post 20 wins over three years, including back-to-back seven win seasons in 1974 and 1975, and the 1974 Gulf South Conference Championship.

OUTLOOK

In addition, the JSU Sports Network affiliates will allow Mike Parris Gamecock football to be heard in four southeast states and can reach a worldwide audience on the Internet at www. JSUGamecockSports.com.

Hammett spent 11 years as color analyst on the Gamecock Football Network from 19922002, and has served as color analyst on the Gamecock home television broadcasts for the past seven years.

INTRO

The anchor of the Gamecock Football Network is K-98 (WVOK-FM) in Oxford, Ala., and the Jacksonville State University campus station WLJS-FM 91.9. WKXX-FM, 102.9 FM, will once again cover northeast Alabama from Gadsden.

Former Gamecock football player Ray Hammett will rejoin the Jacksonville State radio football broadcast team this fall.

RECORDS HISTORY OVC

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Getting to Jacksonville State DIRECTIONS FROM BIRMINGHAM, ALA., TO JACKSONVILLE

OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

l Take I-20 East towards Atlanta l Take the Hwy 21 North exit (No. 185) in Anniston/Oxford l Turn left onto Hwy 21 North towards Jacksonville l Drive 14 miles until you enter the city limits of Jacksonville l After you drive around the Jacksonville town square, go to the third red light and turn left onto Mountain Ave l Proceed on Mountain Ave. until the first street and turn right on Cole Drive l The football stadium is on the right

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DIRECTIONS FROM ATLANTA, GA., To JACKSONVILLE

l Take I-20 West towards Birmingham l Take the Hwy 21 North exit (No. 185) at Anniston/Oxford l Turn right onto Hwy 21 North towards Jacksonville l Drive 14 miles until you enter the city limits of Jacksonville l After you drive around the Jacksonville town square, go to the third red light and turn left onto Mountain Ave l Proceed on Mountain Ave. until the first street and turn right on Cole Drive l The football stadium is on the right

DIRECTIONS FROM CHATTANOOGA, TENN., To JACKSONVILLE

l Take I-59 South towards Birmingham l Take the US 431 South Exit (No. 183) at Attalla/Gadsden l Turn left onto US 431 South towards Anniston l Proceed through Gadsden and stay on US 431 for 18 miles l Turn left on Hwy. 204 (Rudy Abbott Highway) l Proceed on Hwy. 204 for 12 miles l After you pass Rudy Abbott Stadium and Pete Mathews Coliseum, to over the hill and turn right on Forney Ave at the bottom of the hill (just across the Chief Ladiga Trail) l Follow Forney for approximately 1/2 mile, until you come to the 4-way stop and turn left l The football stadium is on the left

Local Motels

DIRECTIONS FROM CULLMAN, ALA., To JACKSONVILLE

l Take US 278 East towards Gadsden l Turn right on US 431 South when US 278 dead ends (approximately 50 miles) towards Anniston l Proceed through Gadsden and stay on US 431 for 18 miles l Turn left on Hwy. 204 (Rudy Abbott Highway) l Proceed on Hwy. 204 for 12 miles l After you pass Rudy Abbott Stadium and Pete Mathews Coliseum, to over the hill and turn right on Forney Ave at the bottom of the hill (just across the Chief Ladiga Trail) l Follow Forney for approximately 1/2 mile, until you come to the 4-way stop and turn left l The football stadium is on the left

Hampton Inn

l Take US 431 South (Governors Lane) out of Huntsville towards Gadsden l Proceed through Gadsden and stay on US 431 for 18 miles l Turn left on Hwy. 204 (Rudy Abbott Highway) l Proceed on Hwy. 204 for 12 miles l After you pass Rudy Abbott Stadium and Pete Mathews Coliseum, to over the hill and turn right on Forney Ave at the bottom of the hill (just across the Chief Ladiga Trail) l Follow Forney for approximately 1/2 mile, until you come to the 4-way stop and turn left l The football stadium is on the left

Anniston-Oxford 160 Colonial Drive Oxford, AL (256) 832-4041

Best Western Anniston Oxford

Long Leaf Lodge at McClellan

US 78 & Hwy 21 South Oxford, AL (256) 831-3411

Hampton Inn Gadsden

DIRECTIONS FROM HUNTSVILLE, ALA., To JACKSONVILLE

129 River Road Gadsden, AL (256) 546-2337

Hampton Inn - Oxford

1600 Highway 21 South Oxford, AL (256) 835-1492

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Holiday Inn Express

Jacksonville 1041 JD&L Drive Jacksonville, AL (256) 782-0330

74 Exchange Ave Anniston, AL (256) 820-9494

University Inn

1530 Pelham Road South Jacksonville, AL (256) 435-3300

Victoria Inn

1604 Quintard Avenue Anniston, AL (256) 236-0503


OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

Head Coach Jack Crowe’s Position-by-Position Outlook

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QUARTERBACKS

TIGHT ENDS

“I know it sounds non-traditional, but we have two starting quarterbacks and that’s because they have both started and have been successful. I think it’s a position that is going to have its challenges in just how we manage the situation. It will be a position that is capable of making any and every play that a quarterback could make. Both Marques (Ivory) and Coty (Blanchard) are proven playmakers in the biggest kind of games. I think they are very complementary and I think both of them would readily recognize how they compliment each other. Marques has the most experience and I think is certainly the starting quarterback, but in every game we are going to have a game plan for two quarterbacks and manage it in whatever way we have to manage it to win the game. It’s a very blessed situation and we are very fortunate to have two outstanding playmakers like Marques Ivory and Marques Ivory Coty Blanchard.”

“It’s a position that is in transition for us right now. We have had really good players at that spot and we graduate one every year and the next guy in line is left to replace a special player. Denzel Cheeks is the tight end that is the senior and has previously played for three years and gradually became the starter. He posseses what you want to possess, the ability to block and to be a pass receiver because, with his with his size and height, he can be dominant. We have a transfer in Gavin Ellis, who is transitioning from wide receiver. I was extremely impressed with him in the spring and he comes from a family of Jacksonville State people and he brings it every day. He will get better every day he goes out there. We have a transfer, Luke Smith, from the Naval Academy Denzel Cheeks at that position who is a ‘line of scrimmage’ player. He also has the ability to catch the football and stretch the field. We’ll be looking at that position to move a player from another position. It’s a position that we will have to develop as the year goes on.”

RUNNING BACKS

“Washaun Ealey certainly defines where we start out on offense and I think he proved last year, that when he is healthy and got in to the system, that he was everything that was expected of him. Washaun can run over and around people and can make you miss. He has a total skill set for blocking, pass receiving and we have never had one better or as good. The next player in the backfield is DaMarcus James and we will be using an ‘A Back’, ‘B-Back’ situation and he will take on the role that Calvin Washaun Ealey Middleton had last year. He is the second running back in the backfield and will take on more of a blocking role when it is required in a two-back set. He will play tailback and is capable of being a 30 carries-a-game ball carrier. He is a fine compliment to Washaun Ealey. We have a role player, who would be defined as a fullback in Jerry Slota. He provides a versatility to play on or along the line of scrimmage. He provides pass catching ability, blocking ability and is capable of being a runner himself. What comes next to me is the most interesting part about the season, the evolution of three outstanding freshmen who bring something to the table and may even make an impact with the quality that we have at that position. Myles Jones was a heralded and award-winning high school player. He has speed and runs with authority. Troymaine Pope, from Anniston, Ala., is going to be a surprise to a lot of people because of his talent there. He was one of the top rushers in the state of Alabama last year and that was no accident. We also have LeDarius Rodgers, from Leeds, Ala., who carried the ball over 2,000 yards on championship football teams. The three of them are the future. I think its is a position that going forward is the best that we’ve ever had at Jacksonville State.”

OFFENSIVE LINE

“The offensive line has two rising seniors that have really separated themselves with all the young faces that show potential in that group. Odie Rush and Tori Mobley are what you hope to have on a line. Tori moved from tackle to guard and Odie is coming back from a major break in his ankle. One is a left tackle and one is a right guard – they could be the keys to what we are on offense. If they can accept the responsibility of leading the younger players to a higher level of performance, then I think that could be a good group.” WIDE RECEIVERS

Odie Rush

“Wide receiver is a position that is going to define our scoring ability. I think we will be credible in the running game, but the true ability for us to score points is this group of players to make plays, not just run routes and catch the ball, but make plays. Alan Bonner is the senior of the group and defines that. He has set some records as a punt returner and has had his hands on a lot of balls and made a lot of plays since he has been here. It is his time now to step out and be special. Along with him are two Alan Bonner

2012 Gamecocks Football


Head Coach Jack Crowe’s Position-by-Position Outlook schemes last year. We saw good play out of senior Brooks Robinson, while junior Robert Gray and freshman Pierre Warren also played a lot of snaps last year. Freshman Brandon Bender could see action as well in the defensive backfield. We moved Keginald Harris to a lot of different places when we made the transition in schemes and I am hoping Keginald’s role will be more certain for him. He is a leader and we need to find the right place for him to exert his impact on this football team.”

DEFENSIVE LINE

Cornerbacks

“Defensive line might be the most uncertain place on our football team because we lost three of the four starters and only DiMetrio Tyson returns from that four-man front. He can play his position and he can play all four spots. What we are looking for is who are the other three are going to be. Barry Stafford, who is a walk-on and has been productive, will be in the mix on the line. We have Caleb Lawrence, who is a freshman, and Martez House, another freshman DiMetrio Tyson that could step in and play. Erick Butler and Jordan Jackson are also newcomers that could see some playing time. This is just an area that we are going to be developing as the season starts. Outside of the returning players, we have a bunch of names that can be said throughout the season. I am optimistic about the caliber of young players that are there and define the future of this position with the youth that we brought in instead of re-tooling with older players. We have invested in the development of these young players.”

“We have a walk-on going into his senior year with Francis Duncan and then the cast of 19-year-olds. They are all good players, including Rashod Byers and Denzel Bynum. I think at this position, we have brought in some high school players that can make an impact this season. Jermaine Hough and Dushonta Broughton are two guys from the Atlanta area that we feel like that can make an impact.”

Francis Duncan

Kicking game

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“It’s the toughest in the history of Jacksonville State and probably the toughest in the history of the Ohio Valley Conference. You can play two FBS teams, but you can also play two top-five teams in the country in the same season. Arkansas is probably a top-five team and Florida is expected to rise back to its status of being one of the top teams in the country. We are going to be challenged by both of them, and then you throw in Chattanooga, who had one of the best defenses in the country last year. The OVC will be strong again this year. The thing about the OVC this year that defines the competition is that everybody has their quarterback returning and they are all established, credible quarterbacks. It really makes it a challenge as far as the conference is concerned – who’s defense is going to be strong enough to stop the other team’s quarterback?”

OPPONENTS

the Schedule

ABOUT JSU

“We are going to start with Coty (Blanchard) at punter, but we are trying to develop a new talent that is joining us from Australia. We have to get used to saying some things about Hamish (MacInnes), because he has never played football before. He is an Australian rules kicker that we will be developing into a punter. Our kicking duties will fall to someone that I am very optimistic about in Griffin Thomas. He has been playing for us for a couple of years and I think he is ready to be the kicker we need to win tight football Coty Blanchard games. He came as a walk-on and earned everything he has.”

COACHES

Safeties

GAMECOCKS

“It’s a position that is just as young as the guys up front. We have competition at every position and I don’t think there is an established player in the bunch. We do have some people that have earned what they have gotten. Ben Endress is a walk-on, Brent Tolson is a player that has earned his way into having a chance to play. Jamaal Johnson was a freshman that was moved to that position. James Powell is coming back from an injury, and Mikel Whittier is another walk-on that could see some time at one Rashad Smith of the linebacker spots. The only real experience that is there is Nick Johnson, who is a senior and moved from safety and is battling to learn a new way of playing football. The one anchor at that position is Rashad Smith, who led us in tackles last year. He is capable of being a defining player on defense as he enters his junior year.”

OUTLOOK

Linebackers

INTRO

other seniors, Trey Smith and Kevyn Cooper, who honestly surprise you in the kind of plays they make. They are not extremely fast guys, but they are productive playmakers. With those guys, we have a cast of freshmen and sophomores. Freshmen Markis Merrill, Telvin Brown and Josh Barge are capable of making an impact in their first year. They were highly-recruited players that we were very fortunate to get in our program.”

“This is the position on the team that is going through the toughest evolution with the style of play we adopted when we changed defensive

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2012 Rosters Alphabetical No. Name

70 67 10

OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

23 11

16

9

John Clark Barefield Joshua Barge

Brandon Bender Coty Blanchard

Alan Bonner

Desmond Brown

72

Blake Burks

8

Rashod Byers

4

49

21

82

OL OL

SE

Telvin Brown

Fr. Fr. Fr.

FS R-Fr.

QB/P WR

Dushonta Broughton DB

7

Jr.

Sr.

Fr.

DB

So.

OL

So.

CB

So.

WR

Fr.

Erick Butler

DE

Fr.

Denzel Bynum

CB

So.

TE

Sr.

Gabriel Chambers

WR

13

Steven Coates

QB

So.

6

Kevyn Cooper

WR

Sr.

90

B.J. Dorsey

DE

5

Washaun Ealey

RB

Sr.

LB

So.

84 78

59

38

80 48

55

39

85

Denzel Cheeks Trey Coleman

Andrew Dean

Francis Duncan Gavin Ellis

Ben Endress

Dustin Gayton

Blake Glaze

Spencer Goffigan

OL

So.

Fr.

LS

So.

CB

Sr.

TE

Fr.

Jr.

163

FR

Hampton, Ga.

3

Ketrick Wolfe

BAN

6-1

225

JR

Sumrall, Miss.

4

Telvin Brown

WR

5-9

167

FR

Carrollton, Ga.

5

Washaun Ealey

RB

5-11

215

SR

Stillmore, Ga.

6

Kevyn Cooper

WR

6-1

197

SR

Warner Robins, Ga.

7

Elijah Jenkins

QB

6-3

190

FR

Birmingham, Ala.

7

Desmond Brown

DB

6-1

185

SO

Centre, Ala.

8

Rashod Byers

CB

5-8

170

SO

Jacksonville, Fla.

9

Dushonta Broughton

DB

6-0

165

FR

Jonesboro, Ga.

10

Joshua Barge

11

Coty Blanchard

SE

6-0

170

FR

Carrollton, Ga.

QB/P

6-0

185

JR

Leesburg, Ala.

12

Marques Ivory

QB

6-1

235

SR

Warner Robins, Ga.

13

Steven Coates

QB

6-2

190

SO

Decatur, Ga.

14

Brooks Robinson

DB

6-2

201

SR

Opelika, Ala.

15

Pierre Warren

SAF

6-1

195

SO

Prattville, Ala.

16

Alan Bonner

WR

5-11

185

SR

Newnan, Ga.

17

Rayce Whiddon

RB

5-10

180

JR

Niceville, Fla.

DB

5-11

195

JR

Collinsville, Ala.

P

6-1

175

FR

Victoria, Australia

18

Robert Gray

19

Hamish MacInnes

20

Troymaine Pope

RB

5-9

198

FR

Anniston, Ala.

21

Denzel Bynum

CB

5-11

160

SO

Bridgeport, Ala.

22

Jerry Slota

FB

6-3

240

JR

Golden, Colo.

23

Brandon Bender

FS

5-9

165

FR

McCalla, Ala.

24

Nick Johnson

LB

5-11

185

SR

Fort Payne, Ala.

Jamaal Johnson

LB

6-0

205

SO

Piedmont, Ala. Panama City, Fla.

SR

Town Creek, Ala.

30

Miles Jones

RB

5-10

204

FR

Kennesaw, Ga.

31

Aries Lockhart

CB

5-9

175

JR

Kansas City, Mo.

32

DaMarcus James

RB

5-10

220

SO

Demopolis, Ala.

34

Mikel Whittier

OLB

6-3

212

JR

St. Louis, Mo.

35

Steven Snyder

LB

6-4

200

FR

Stockbridge, Ga.

36

Brenton Tolson

LB

6-0

195

JR

Anniston, Ala.

Jr.

LB R-Fr.

DB C

Sr.

So.

Martez House

12

Marques Ivory

QB R-Sr.

DaMarcus James

RB

So.

LB R-Fr.

LB

So.

OL

Fr.

S

Fr.

DL

Fr.

7

Elijah Jenkins

QB

24

Nick Johnson

LB

Taylor Johnstone

5-9

SO

94

68

CB

290

Fr.

Nick Johnson

Jermaine Hough

200

CB

61

2

6-2

Jermaine Hough

Jamaal Johnson

Perry, Ga.

6-3

2

26

SR

DB

So.

32

220

DL

OL

Jordan Jackson

6-5

Sean Watson

Preston Hatcher

Tyler Hughes

WR

Keginald Harris

64

40

Trey Smith

27

So.

Max Holcombe

1

28

OL

62

HOMETOWN

Fr.

Tristian Hardin

Keginald Harris

CL

TE

76 28

WT

26

Fr.

DB

Luke Haggerty

HT

So.

Robert Gray

46

POS

LB

LB

18

37

26

Calvin Baker

Pos. Class

NO NAME

OL

Fr. Sr.

37

Jordan Jackson

DL

6-3

240

FR

Tallahassee, Fla.

38

Francis Duncan

CB

5-11

167

SR

Cartersville, Ga.

39

Blake Glaze

LB

5-11

195

FR

Lanett, Ala.

40

Tyler Hughes

S

5-11

185

FR

Northport, Ala.

41

LaDarius Rodgers

FB

5-9

198

FR

Leeds, Ala.

42

Leon Jones

LB

6-1

225

FR

Madison, Ala.

43

Santavious Oden

LB

6-0

200

FR

Childersburg, Ala.

44

Kyle Pope

LB

6-1

230

FR

Sylacauga, Ala.

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POS

HT

WT

CL

HOMETOWN

LB

6-2

215

FR

Stuart, Fla. Lawrenceville, Ga.

210

JR

48

Ben Endress

LB

6-1

220

SO

Ashland, Ala.

49

Erick Butler

DE

6-7

215

FR

Tuskegee, Ala.

51

Rashad Smith

LB

6-1

210

JR

Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.

53

JaJuan Lee

OLB

6-1

195

FR

Montgomery, Ala.

55

Dustin Gayton

LB

6-1

225

SO

Cumming, Ga.

56

Tarik Milner

OL

6-3

280

SO

Powder Springs, Ga.

58

Odie Rush

OL

6-3

292

SR

Starkville, Miss.

59

Andrew Dean

LS

5-10

220

SO

Fayetteville, Ga.

60

Clay Squires

C

6-1

280

SO

Satsuma, Ala.

61

Nick Johnson

OL

6-2

250

FR

Dadeville, Ala.

62

Max Holcombe

C

6-3

271

SO

Tuscaloosa, Ala.

63

Adam Wright

OL

6-2

270

FR

Clay, Ala.

64

Preston Hatcher

OL

6-4

290

SO

Dothan, Ala.

67

John Clark Barefield

OL

6-2

268

FR

Duluth, Ga.

68

Taylor Johnstone

OL

6-3

295

JR

Douglasville, Ga.

69

Tori Mobley

OL

6-3

280

SR

Columbus, Ga.

70

Calvin Baker

OL

6-3

295

FR

Oxford, Ala.

71

Johnny Ubi

OL

6-6

302

SO

Meridianville, Ala.

72

Blake Burks

OL

6-2

310

SO

Hoover, Ala.

73

Colt Kennedy

OL

6-6

300

JR

Nicholls, Ga.

74

Terrence Pendleton

NT

6-0

329

SO

Athens, Ala.

75

Thomas Williams

OL

6-5

302

FR

Chickawsaw, Ala.

76

Tristian Hardin

OL

6-6

291

SO

Birmingham, Ala.

77

Austin Parker

OL

6-2

295

FR

Sugar Hill, Ga.

6-5

321

FR

Dorchester, S.C.

TE

6-6

230

JR

Cullman, Ala.

81

Luke Smith

TE

6-4

240

FR

Sarasota, Fla.

82

Gabriel Chambers

WR

5-10

157

SO

Centre, Ala.

83

Markis Merrill

WR

6-1

205

FR

St. Augustine, Fla.

84

Denzel Cheeks

TE

6-6

245

SR

Swainsboro, Ga.

85

Spencer Goffigan

TE

6-2

215

FR

Myrtle Beach, SC

86

John Mark Mintz

TE

6-2

295

FR

Ragland, Ala.

Dalton Screws

WR

5-11

170

FR

Anniston, Ala.

Griffin Thomas

PK

5-11

170

JR

Snellville, Ga.

89

J.B. Stephens

WR

6-3

185

FR

Bowdon, Ga.

90

B.J. Dorsey

DE

6-3

230

FR

Dahlonega, Ga.

92

Barry Stafford

DL

6-0

295

JR

Atlanta, Ga.

94

Martez House

LB

6-2

260

FR

Crestview, Fla.

96

DiMetrio Tyson

DE

6-2

275

SR

Elba, Ala.

99

Caleb Lawrence

DL

6-0

270

SO

Opelika, Ala.

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Caleb Lawrence

Colt Kennedy

53

JaJuan Lee

19

Hamish MacInnes

31

Aries Lockhart

83

Markis Merrill

86

John Mark Mintz

56 69 43

Tarik Milner Tori Mobley

Santavious Oden

Odie Rush

81

Luke Smith

Jerry Slota

Rashad Smith Trey Smith

35

Steven Snyder

92

Barry Stafford

Clay Squires

J.B. Stephens

88

Griffin Thomas

96

DiMetrio Tyson

71

15 27 17

So.

OL

Sr.

TE

Brenton Tolson Johnny Ubi

Pierre Warren Sean Watson

Rayce Whiddon

OL

OLB

WR

Fr.

OL

FB

Sr. Jr.

TE R-Fr. LB

WR LB

Jr.

Sr.

Fr.

C

So.

WR

Fr.

LB

Jr.

DL PK

DE OL

Jr. Jr.

Sr.

So.

SAF

So.

RB

Jr.

DL

3

Ketrick Wolfe

BAN

Adam Wright

Jr.

Fr.

OLB

Thomas Williams

Fr.

FB

Mikel Whittier

63

Fr.

LB R-Fr.

34 75

Fr.

Sr.

Dalton Screws

36

OL

WR

DB

Brooks Robinson

87

89

Fr.

Fr.

LaDarius Rodgers

60

P

RB

41

1

Jr.

Fr.

Troymaine Pope

James Powell

51

CB

OLB

So.

47

22

So.

NT

Kyle Pope

58

DL

Terrence Pendleton

44

14

Jr.

Fr.

Austin Parker

20

OL

Fr.

LB

77 74

Fr.

So.

OVC

87 88

99

73

LB

RB

HISTORY

OL

Leon Jones

Miles Jones

RECORDS

Trey Coleman Gavin Ellis

42

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Pos. Class

REVIEW

78 80

No. Name

OPPONENTS

6-1

ABOUT JSU

OLB

COACHES

James Powell

GAMECOCKS

47

Alphabetical

OUTLOOK

Luke Haggerty

INTRO

46

Jr.

OL

Fr.

OL

Fr.

Jr.

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OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

Offense

Defense

Split End (X) 1 Trey Smith 6 Kevyn Cooper

6-5 6-1

220 197

SR SR

Right Corner 8 Rashod Byers 21 Denzel Bynum

5-8 5-11

170 160

SO SO

Left Tackle 58 Odie Rush 71 Johnny Ubi

6-3 6-6

292 302

SR SO

Free Safety 18 Robert Gray 14 Brooks Robinson

5-11 6-2

195 201

JR SR

Left Guard 72 Blake Burks 73 Colt Kennedy

6-2 6-6

310 300

SO JR

Sam Linebacker 24 Nick Johnson 43 Santavious Oden

5-11 6-0

185 200

SR FR

Center 62 Max Holcombe 60 Clay Squires

6-3 6-1

271 280

SO SO

Will Linebacker 51 Rashad Smith 26 Jamaal Johnson

6-1 6-0

210 205

JR SO

Right Guard 69 Tori Mobley 64 Preston Hatcher

6-3 6-4

280 290

SR SO

Mike Linebacker 48 Ben Endress 36 Brenton Tolson

6-1 6-0

200 195

SO JR

Right Tackle 56 Tarik Milner 68 Taylor Johnstone

6-3 6-3

280 295

SO JR

Defensive End 96 DiMetrio Tyson 34 Mikel Whittier

6-2 6-3

275 212

SR JR

Tight End 84 Denzel Cheeks 80 Gavin Ellis

6-6 6-6

215 230

JR JR

Nose Tackle 78 Caleb Lawrence 27 Sean Watson

6-0 6-2

270 290

SO SO

5-11 5-10

168 157

SR SO

Defensive Tackle 92 Barry Stafford 94 Martez House

6-0 6-2

295 260

FR FR

6-1 6-0

235 185

SR JR

Bandit 47 James Powell 55 Dustin Gayton

6-1 6-1

210 225

JR SO

A-Back 7 Washaun Ealey 32 DaMarcus James

5-11 5-10

215 220

SR SO

Strong Safety 15 Pierre Warren 7 Desmond Brown

6-1 6-1

195 185

SO SO

B-Back 22 Jerry Slota 41 LaDarius Rodgers

6-3 5-9

240 198

JR FR

Left Corner 38 Francis Duncan 2 Jermaine Hough

5-11 5-9

167 163

SR FR

Flanker 16 Alan Bonner 82 Gabriel Chambers Quarterback 12 Marques Ivory 11 Coty Blanchard

Special TEAMs Kicker 88 Griffin Thomas Punter 11 Coty Blanchard 19 Hamish MacInnes Long Snapper 80 Andrew Dean Holder 14 Brooks Robinson

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5-11

170

JR

6-0 6-1

185 175

JR FR

5-10

225

JR

6-2

201

SR

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2012 Geographic Distribution Alabama (40)

Florida (9) Martez House Rashad Smith Rashod Byers Rayce Whiddon Sean Watson Luke Smith Markis Merrill Luke Haggerty Jordan Jackson

Crestview Ft. Walton Beach Jacksonville Niceville Panama City Sarasota St. Augustine Stuart Tallahassee

Mississippi (2) Odie Rush Ketrick Wolfe

Missouri (2) Colorado (1) Jerry Slota

Kansas City St. Louis Golden

Georgia (27)

Australia (1) Hamish MacInnes

Victoria

OPPONENTS REVIEW

1

RECORDS

2 2

OVC

2 40 27

HISTORY

Atlanta Bowdon Carrollton Carrollton Cartersville Columbus Cumming Dahlonega Decatur Douglasville Duluth Fayetteville Hampton Jonesboro Kennesaw Lawrenceville Newnan Nicholls Perry Powder Springs Snellville Stillmore Stockbridge Sugar Hill Swainsboro Warner Robins Warner Robins

Dorchester Myrtle Beach

ABOUT JSU

Barry Stafford J.B. Stephens Joshua Barge Telvin Brown Francis Duncan Tori Mobley Dustin Gayton B.J. Dorsey Steven Coates Taylor Johnstone John Clark Barefield Andrew Dean Jermaine Hough Dushonta Broughton Miles Jones James Powell Alan Bonner Colt Kennedy Trey Smith Tarik Milner Griffin Thomas Washaun Ealey Steven Snyder Austin Parker Denzel Cheeks Kevyn Cooper Marques Ivory

Trey Coleman Spencer Goffigan

COACHES

South Carolina (2)

GAMECOCKS

Arias Lockhart Mikel Whittier

Starkville Sumrall

OUTLOOK

Anniston Anniston Anniston Ashland Athens Birmingham Birmingham Bridgeport Centre Centre Chickasaw Childersburg Clay Collinsville Cullman Dadeville Demopolis Dothan Elba Fort Payne

Hoover Lanett Leeds Leesburg Madison McCalla Meridianville Montgomery Northport Opelika Opelika Oxford Piedmont Prattville Ragland Satsuma Sylacauga Town Creek Tuscaloosa Tuskegee

INTRO

Troymaine Pope Dalton Screws Brenton Tolson Ben Endress Terrence Pendleton Tristian Hardin Elijah Jenkins Denzel Bynum Desmond Brown Gabriel Chambers Thomas Williams Santavious Oden Adam Wright Robert Gray Gavin Ellis Nick Johnson DaMarcus James Preston Hatcher DiMetrio Tyson Nick Johnson

Blake Burks Blake Glaze LaDarius Rodgers Coty Blanchard Leon Jones Brandon Bender Johnny Ubi JaJuan Lee Tyler Hughes Caleb Lawrence Brooks Robinson Calvin Baker Jamaal Johnson Pierre Warren John Mark Mintz Clay Squires Kyle Pope Keginald Harris Max Holcombe Erick Butler

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Name

POS

HT

WT

CL

Hometown

Previous School

Calvin Baker John Clark Barefield Joshua Barge Dushonta Broughton Telvin Brown Erick Butler Trey Coleman B.J. Dorsey Gavin Ellis Blake Glaze Jermaine Hough Tyler Hughes Elijah Jenkins Nick Johnson Leon Jones Miles Jones JaJuan Lee Hamish MacInnes John Mark Mintz Austin Parker Troymaine Pope LaDarius Rodgers Dalton Screws Steven Snyder Ketrick Wolfe

OL OL SE DB WR TE OL DE TE LB CB S QB OL LB RB OLB P FB OL RB FB WR LB BAN

6-3 6-2 6-0 6-0 5-9 6-7 6-5 6-3 6-6 5-11 5-9 5-11 6-3 6-2 6-1 5-10 6-1 6-1 6-2 6-2 5-9 5-9 5-11 6-4 6-1

295 268 170 165 167 215 321 230 230 195 163 185 190 250 225 204 195 175 295 295 198 198 170 200 225

FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR JR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR FR JR

Oxford, Ala. Duluth, Ga. Carrollton, Ga. Jonesboro, Ga. Carrollton, Ga. Tuskegee, Ala. Dorchester, S.C. Dahlonega, Ga. Cullman, Ala. Lanett, Ala. Hampton, Ga. Northport, Ala. Birmingham, Ala. Dadeville, Ala. Madison, Ala. Kennesaw, Ga. Montgomery, Ala. Victoria, Australia Ragland, Ala. Sugar Hill, Ga. Anniston, Ala. Leeds, Ala. Anniston, Ala. Stockbridge, Ga. Sumrall, Miss.

Oxford HS Lambert HS Carrollton HS Lovejoy HS Carrollton HS Booker T. Washington HS Dorchester HS Lumpkin County HS Troy Springwood HS Lovejoy HS American Christian HS Parker HS Dadeville HS East Limestone HS Allatoona HS Jeff Davis HS

OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

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Ragland HS North Gwinnett HS Anniston HS Leeds HS Walter Wellborn HS Stockbridge HS Pearl River CC


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Baker

BARGE

ABOUT JSU OPPONENTS REVIEW RECORDS HISTORY OVC

Joshua

6-3 • 295 • Freshman Offensive Lineman Oxford, Ala. • Oxford HS

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for John Grass at Oxford High School… was first-team all-state selection after helping the Yellow Jackets to a 12-2 record as a senior and into the AHSAA playoffs…finished senior year with more than 40 pancake blocks…helped the Oxford offense set a school record by scoring 529 points…All-County selection…honor student…member of the National Honor Society…member of the National French Honor Society. PERSONAL: Full name is Calvin Charles Patrick Baker…born Oct. 9, 1993…son of Wesley and Angie Baker…undecided on major.

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

Calvin

6-0 • 170 • Freshman Wide Receiver Carrollton, Ga. • Carrollton HS

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Rayven Teague at Carrollton High School…was a first-team all-district selection in 2009, 2010 and 2011…was an all-region performer for four years, including firstteam his final three seasons…helped the Trojans post a 14-1 record his junior year and 11-2 his senior year and into the state playoffs… finished his second season with 27 catches for 603 yards and 13 touchdowns, while recording 37 tackles and seven interceptions on defense… had his best game of the season against Centennial, where he had four catches for 125 yards with a pair of touchdowns, while also recording an interception on defense…also lettered in basketball, where he was a second-team all-state selection…participated in track at CHS…honor student…member of the National Honor Society…member of the Spanish Honor Society. PERSONAL: Full name is Joshua Andrew Barge…born Oct. 24, 1992…James is the son of Anthony and Cindy Barge…undeclared on major.

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John Clark

Brandon

BAREFIELD

Bender

6-2 • 268 • Freshman Offensive Lineman Duluth, Ga. • South Forsyth HS

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Sid Maxwell at South Forsyth High School…was a three-year starter at center and was also team’s long snapper…was an all-region performer in 2011 and also All-County… was named all-county as a junior in 2010…was selected to play in the North Metro All-Star game as a senior…helped the Longhorns post back-to-back 8-3 records…was a starter in the Chamber Bowl.

PERSONAL: Full name is John Clark Barefield…son of Jon Allen and Donna Clark Barefield…born Aug. 19, 1993…his father, Jon, played for the Gamecocks from 1979-82…undecided on major at JSU.

5-9 • 165 • Freshman Free Safety McCalla, Ala. • McAdory HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Sat out as a redshirt last season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for David Powell at McAdory High School…was a first-team all-state selection in 2009 and second-team all-state in 2010…was a two-time first-team all-district and all-region selection…finished his four-year career with more than 150 tackles, 15 interceptions and 10 forced fumbles on defense, while accounting for 58 touchdowns on offense…helped the Yellow Jackets post an 11-2 record in 2009 and the Region Championship…team went 11-3 in 2010 and advanced to the state semifinals…was team captain…honor student. PERSONAL: Full name is Brandon Deon Bender…born Jan. 24, 1993…son of John and Candy Bender…undecided on major.

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Broughton

6-0 • 165 • Freshman Defensive Back • Runningback Jonesboro, Ga. • Lovejoy HS

PERSONAL: Full name is Telvin Ledre Brown…born July 2, 1994…son of Lavera Brown…undecided on major.

6-2 • 310 • Sophomore Offensive Lineman Hoover, Ala. • Hoover HS

Desmond

6-1 • 185 • Sophomore Defensive Back Centre, Ala. • Centre HS • Clemson

PERSONAL: Full name is Grover Blake Burks…son of Eric and Karen Burks…born on July 12, 1993…has one younger brother, Brock…major is undeclared at JSU.

Butler

Telvin

6-7 • 215 • Freshman Defensive End Tuskegee, Ala. • Booker T. Washington HS

BROWN

5-9 • 167 • Freshman Wide Receiver Carrollton, Ga. • Carrollton HS

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Rayven Teague at Carrollton High School…was a three-time first-team all-district and all-region selection…helped the Trojans to a 10-2 record as a sophomore and was

OVC

Erick

HISTORY

4

RECORDS

49

REVIEW

HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Thomas Curry at Cherokee County High School…rated as the No. 24 safety in the nation and No. 12 player in Alabama by Rivals.com…rank among the top players in Alabama by SuperPrep…All-Southeast Region Team member by PrepStars…helped Cherokee County High School to the state AAAA title…had 536 rushing yards and 330 receiving yards to go with 11 touchdowns as a senior…played running back, cornerback, wide receiver and returned kicks…helped his team to the state title game as a junior…honorable mention all-state…teammate of Coty Blanchard and Gabriel Chambers at CCHS.

OPPONENTS

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Attended Clemson University for two seasons…redshirted during the 2010 season and played special teams in nine of the Tigers’ games in 2011.

JSU CAREER: 2011: Played in seven games against Ohio Valley Conference squads…Earned his first start of the season at left guard in the season-finale at Tennessee State…Helped lead JSU to the secondbest rushing offense in the Ohio Valley Conference and ranked among the top offenses in the OVC in scoring and total offense…Carded 39 knockdowns and played over 300 snaps in the JSU trenches.

ABOUT JSU

BROWN

COACHES

Burks

GAMECOCKS

7

Blake

OUTLOOK

72

PERSONAL: Full name is Dushonta Devoil Broughton…born on Aug. 4, 1994…son of Dushonta Broughton, Sr. and Vanekia Wingfield…undecided on major.

INTRO

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Al Hughest at Lovejoy High School… was a four-year letterman…helped the Wildcats post a 10-1 record as a junior and the Wildcats went 14-1 as a senior…was named AllRegion…turned in four interceptions as a senior…honor student at LHS.

named Team Newcomer of the Year in 2009…helped team post a 14-1 record as a junior…had 98 carries for 1,019 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior, while also having five kick returns for 488 yards and four touchdowns to help the Trojans post an 11-2 mark in 2011… finished his career with 195 carries for 2,513 yards and 31 touchdowns…also had 45 catches for 988 yards and 13 touchdowns…added 13 touchdowns on special teams, including seven in kickoffs and six on punts…also lettered in basketball and was a member of the CHS State Championshiop Track team…honor student at CHS.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Mark Hurt at Booker T. Washington…was a four-year letterman…honor student….also lettered in basketball and in track and field, where he participated in Shot Put, Discus and Javelin. PERSONAL: Full name is Erick Lamonte Butler, Jr.…son of Erick, Sr. and Demitria Butler…born Nov. 12, 1993…undecided on major.

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Coty

BLANCHARD • 2010 OVC Freshman of the Year • 2010 OVC All-Newcomer Team • OVC Co-Offensive Player of the Week (9/6/10) • OVC Newcomer of the Week (9/12/10)

• 2011 OVC All-Newcomer Baseball Team

OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

GAMECOCKS

• OVC Newcomer of the Week (9/6/10)

COACHES

OUTLOOK

INTRO

6-0 • 185 • Junior Quarterback/Punter Leesburg, Ala. • Cherokee County HS

• OVC Newcomer of the Week (10/3/10) • 2011 Baseball Freshman All-American (Louisville Slugger) • OVC Offensive Player of the Week (9/4/11) • OVC Co-Specialist of the Week (9/24/11) JSU CAREER: 2011: Played in all 11 games as a sophomore, serving as the starting quarterback in nine of them after Marques Ivory went down in the opener with a broken leg…led the OVC with a 145.1 passing efficiency after completing 135 of his 211 passes for 1,703 yards, 12 touchdowns and just five interceptions…was the third-leading rusher on the team, running for 427 yards and six touchdowns on 106 carries…his 154.8 passing yards per game and his 193.6 yards of total offense per game both ranked seventh in the OVC…also served as the team’s punter, averaging 37.0 yards in 53 punts, three over 50 yards and 20 of them pinned inside the 20…from under center, threw for 100 yards or more in every game but one, the SEMO game on Nov. 12 in which he saw limited action due to back spasms…threw for a career-best 300 yards and two touchdowns on 19-of-27 passing vs. Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 5…in the opener on Sept. 1, came off of the bench to lead JSU to a come-from-behind win over UT Martin, a game that saw him complete 9-of-17 passes for 133 yards and a score and run nine times for 32 yards to erase a 13-point fourthquarter deficit and earn OVC Offensive Player of the Week honors… capped the season by throwing for 204 yards and two touchdowns on 14-of-18 passing, while running for 38 yards and a touchdown to lead JSU over Tennessee State and into a share of the OVC Title…ran for a season-high two touchdowns at Georgia State on Sept. 17 and gained a season-best 83 yards on 10 carries in that SEMO game, one that saw him lead JSU to overcome a 21-9 deficit and pull off a 22-21 win…threw two touchdown passes four times…missed the spring while playing for the JSU baseball team and then spent his summer playing for the Falmouth Commodores in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League.

which were solo, including 6.5 for a loss…led the team and was 15th in the OVC with four sacks, while also recording a quarterback hurry and one fumble recovery…opened the season with five tackles and a sack against Ole Miss, while also posting a tackle for a loss of six yards in the overtime win…finished the Murray State game with three tackles, including a stop behind the line of scrimmage…made four stops against Tennessee State…assisted on one tackle and a sack against Austin Peay…tallied five tackles along with a stop for a loss and recovered a fumble against SEMO…tallied a career-high seven tackles, including 3.5 stops for a loss and a pair of sacks at Tennessee Tech… capped the year with a season-high eight tackles, six solo and one for a loss, in the Gamecocks’ playoff game vs. Wofford. HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Cherokee County High School for Tripp Curry…led the Warriors to the Class 4A State Championship and a perfect 15-0 record…was named Alabama Mr. Football by the Alabama Sports Writers Association…was named the Class 4A Back of the Year as a senior and was a two-time first-team all-state selection by the Alabama Sports Writers Association…pass for more than 2,900 yards with 35 touchdowns and rushed for 1,160 yards with 20 touchdowns as a senior…was named to The Birmingham News Super 12, the Anniston Star Dandy Dozen, The Gadsden Times Dirty Dozen and the ABC 33/40 Friday Night Blitz Quarterback of the Year…helped team post a 14-1 record his junior year…played in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic…also lettered in baseball and basketball…was an all-area selection for basketball, where he has scored more than 1,000 points…was a three-time team Most Valuable Player in baseball, and also played in the Lions Club North-South game…is also expected to play baseball for the Gamecocks… teammate of Gabriel Chambers and Desmond Brown. PERSONAL: Full name is David Coty Blanchard…born on Dec. 16, 1991…son of Fran and Tara Blanchard…has one younger sister, Candace…his father, Fran, played football for Jacksonville State from 1980-83…is majoring in education at JSU. BLANCHARD’S CAREER STATS RUSHING G

Att

Yds

TD

Lg

Avg/R

Avg/G

2010 2011 TOTAL

58 106 164

289 427 716

2 6 8

46 43 46

5.0 4.0 4.4

21.1 38.8 31.1

12 11 23

PASSING G

2010 2011 TOTAL

TD

Lg

Pct

12 40 27 2 296 8 11 211 135 5 1703 12 23 351 162 7 1,999 20

65 74 74

67.5 64.0 64.3

BLANCHARD’S CAREER HIGH GAME STATS

No.

Opponent

Completions Pass Attempts Pass Yards Pass TD’s Interceptions Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush TD’s

19 28 300 2 2 14 83 2

vs. Eastern Kentucly vs. Eastern Kentucky vs. Eastern Kentucky 6x; Last vs. Tennessee State at Kentucky vs. Tennessee Tech at Southeast Missouri vs. Georgia State

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Avg/P Avg/G EFF.

11.1 29.6 185.6 12.6 154.9 145.8 12.3 86.0 151.5

Date

11/5/11 11/5/11 11/5/11 11/19/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/12/11 9/17/11


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100-yard Passing Games by blanchard

BLANCHARD’S 2010 GAME BY GAME STATISTICS (OFFENSIVE) Date

9/4/10 9/11/10 9/18/10 9/25/10 10/2/10 10/9/10 10/16/10 10/23/10 11/6/10 11/13/10 11/20/10 12/4/10

BLANCHARD’S 2011 GAME BY GAME STATISTICS (OFFENSIVE) Lg 43 43 30 21 40 28 22 24 74 16 43

Lg 20 7 17 12 43 14 10 13 19 15 27

9-13-1 2-3-1 0-0-0 1-2-0 3-4-0 1-7-1 4-4-0 4-4-0 3-3-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-1-0

126 14 0 6 68 4 32 25 21 0 0 0

2 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0

30 9 0 6 65 4 18 15 14 0 0 0

RUSHING No.-Yds TD Lg

4-14 8-7 5-21 8-42 4-28 7-42 3-28 9-82 3- -18 1--1 2-37 4-9

0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 12 11 13 27 27 24 46 4 0 38 4

BLANCHARD’S CAREER HIGH GAME STATS (PUNTING)

Punts Punting Avg. Long Punt

No.

7 45.5 57

Opponent

Date

Murray State at Ole Miss at Tennessee Tech

10/2/10 9/4/10 11/20/10

BLANCHARD’S 2010 GAME-BY-GAME (PUNTING) Date

9/4/10 9/11/10 9/18/10 9/25/10 10/2/10 10/9/10 10/16/10 10/23/10 11/6/10 11/13/10 11/20/10 12/4/10

Opponent

@Ole Miss Chattanooga @Georgia State @Eastern Illinois Murray State @UT Martin Tennessee State Austin Peay @Eastern Kentucky Southeast Missouri @Tennessee Tech Wofford

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4 3 2 3 7 6 5 2 4 1 3 2

YDS

182 117 73 123 276 250 191 84 138 20 125 82

AVG. LNG

45.5 39.0 36.5 41.0 39.4 41.7 38.2 42.0 34.5 20.0 41.7 41.0

49 51 51 46 50 53 55 45 40 20 57 42

I-20

1 2 1 2 1 4 2 2 1 0 2 2

TB

OVC

TD 1 0 1 2 2 0 1 1 2 0 2

RUSHING No.-Yds TD 9-32 0 7--7 0 12-77 2 6-38 0 10-79 0 12-25 1 7-18 0 14-31 1 8-13 1 10-83 0 11-38 1

@Ole Miss Chattanooga @Georgia State @Eastern Illinois Murray State @UT Martin Tennessee State Austin Peay @Eastern Kentucky Southeast Missouri @Tennessee Tech Wofford

PASSING Yds TD Lg

HISTORY

PASSING Date Opponent Comp-Att-Int Yds 9/1/11 UT Martin 9-17-0 133 9/10/11 @Chattanooga 12-23-1 164 9/17 Georgia State 9-11-0 155 9/24 Eastern Illinois 13-19-0 121 10/1 @Murray State 13-25-0 157 10/15 @Austin Peay 10-19-1 130 10/22 @Kentucky 11-23-2 112 10/29 Tennessee Tech 17-22-0 189 11/5 Eastern Kentucky 19-28-1 300 11/12 @Southeast Missouri 7-9-0 52 11/19 @Tennessee State 14-18-0 204

Opponent Comp-Att-Int

RECORDS

(11/5/11) (11/19/11) (10/29/11) (9/10/11) (10/1/11) (9/17/11) (10/15/11) (9/1/11) (9/4/10) (9/24/11) (10/22/11)

REVIEW

vs. Eastern Kentucky at Tennessee State vs. Tennessee Tech at Chattanooga at Murray State Georgia State at Austin Peay UT Martin at Ole Miss vs. Eastern Illinois at Kentucky

OPPONENTS

300 204 189 164 157 155 130 133 126 121 112

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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ALAN

Bonner

OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

5-11 • 185 • Senior Wide Receiver Newnan, Ga. • McEachern HS

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2009 All-OVC Newcomer Team OVC Special Teams Player of the Week (Sept. 27, 2009) JSU CAREER: 2011: Played in all 11 games for the Gamecocks as a junior, starting 10 of them…was the team’s top receiver, hauling in 33 catches for 582 yards and three touchdowns, all team highs…averaged 52.9 yards per game and 17.6 yards per catch, both team bests… ranked ninth in the OVC in receiving yards per game…caught at least one pass in all but two games, including each of the final eight games of the season…had an historic night against Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 5, when he caught nine passes, third-most in JSU’s Division I history, for 205 yards, second-most in JSU’s Div. I history, and two touchdowns…was just the second 200-yard receiving night in JSU’s Div. I history…had at least four catches in each of the last four games of the year, including a five-catch, 89-yard night at Tennessee State on Nov. 19…caught 12 passes that were longer than 20 yards…had a 74-yard touchdown reception from Coty Blanchard in the EKU game that was JSU’s longest pass play during the season…was one of the team’s two deep men on kickoff returns and had a team-high 19 returns for 333 yards…had the ball for 21 of the team’s 23 punt returns, averaging 9.9 yards per return…his other touchdown reception came at Kentucky on Oct. 22, a 22-yard catch that was his only one of the day…

2010: Saw action in all 12 games for the Gamecocks as a sophomore, serving as a backup receiver and the team’s primary return man… reeled in 17 catches for 245 yards and five touchdowns, which was second-most on the team…averaged 14.4 yards per catch and 20.4 yards per game…was second in the OVC with 25.9 yards per kickoff return and third with 10.8 yards per punt return…returned 25 kicks for 648 yards and a score, a 92-yard TD against Murray State on Oct. 2…had 28 punt returns for 302 yards with a long of 37 yards against Austin Peay on Oct. 23…had five punt returns and seven kick returns of 20 yards or longer…hauled in a career-best two touchdowns in JSU’s win over Ole Miss, including the touchdown grab to give the Gamecocks a chance to send the game into OT with a 2-pt conversion…snagged JSU’s first touchdown of the overtime session…finished with 56 yards on three catches…finished with 60 all-purpose yards against Chattanooga…tallied 27 yards on a pair of punt returns against Georgia State…returned a kickoff 92 yards against Murray State, ties for the seventh-longest in school history…also had one catch for five yards…returned three punts for 47 yards, including 25-yard versus UT Martin…caught three passes for 46 yards against Austin Peay…tallied 90 yards on six punt returns versus APSU…hauled in his first touchdown since the Ole Miss game with a 14-yard catch in the 3rd quarter of the Eastern Kentucky game…finished with a career-best five catches for 63 yards…only had one catch against Southeast Missouri, but it was a big one - a 17-yard TD catch to win the game…totaled 119

yards on kickoff returns against Tennessee Tech…had four catches for 58 yards and a score, a six-yard pass from Marques Ivory in the fourth quarter, against Wofford in the playoffs.

2009: Stormed onto the scene as a true freshman, appearing in all 11 games for the Gamecocks…an OVC All-Newcomer selection after leading the OVC and ranking ninth nationally in punt return average at 13.9 yards…also reeled in 14 catches for 300 yards and four touchdowns, an average of 27.3 yards per game and 21.4 yards per catch… totaled 375 punt return yards on 27 returns…made his JSU debut against Georgia Tech (9/5), catching two passes for 26 yards, including a seven-yard touchdown…caught two passes for a career-high 69 yards, including a 57-yard touchdown at Alabama A&M (9/19)… returned four punts for 92 yards that included a 64-yard return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter versus AAMU to earn OVC Special Team Player of the Week honors…had two receptions for 48 yards and returned three punts for 26 yards at Nicholls State (9/26)…hauled in a 54-yard touchdown pass to give JSU a 21-0 lead in the first quarter at Southeast Missouri State (11/7)…had two receptions for 26 yards with a long of 24 yards against Tennessee Tech (11/14)…hauled in three passes for 47 yards, including a 15-yard touchdown, in the season finale against Eastern Kentucky (11/21), a game in which he also returned two punts for 19 yards and his first kickoff of the year for 15. HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Robert Herring at Newnan High School…was a first-team all-state selection as a junior and senior at wide receiver…finished his senior year with 54 catches for 1,100 yards and 15 touchdowns…had 1,932 career yards on 93 catches…was team captain…was named all-state by the Atlanta Journal Constitution and by CSS television…was a two-time all-district and all-region performer and helped the Cougars win a pair of Region Championships…was an honor student. PERSONAL: Full name is Michael Alan Bonner…son of Alvin and Wanda Bonner…born on Nov. 5, 1990…has two older brothers, Doran and Chris…majoring in exercise science and wellness at JSU.

BONNER’S CAREER STATS REC

G

Rec

Yds

TD

Lg

2009 2010 2011 TOTALS

10 12 11 33

14 17 33 64

300 4 245 5 582 3 1127 12

57 30 74 74

Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G

1.1 1.4 2.0 1.9

21.4 14.4 17.6 17.6

BONNER’S CAREER HIGH GAME STATS

No.

Opponent

Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving TDs Long Play

9 205 2 74

vs. Eastern Kentucky vs. Eastern Kentucky 2x; Last vs. Eastern Kentucky vs. Eastern Kentucky

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27.3 20.4 52.9 33.1

Date

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UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @Southeast Missouri @Tennessee State

LNG

AVG

TD

0 61 0 19 46 50 22 64 205 26 89

0 39 0 19 24 28 22 24 74 12 30

0.0 15.2 0.0 19.0 15.3 25.0 22.0 16.0 22.7 6.5 17.8

0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0

REC

YDs

LNG

AVG

TD

3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 5 1 0 4

56 0 0 0 5 0 0 46 63 17 0 58

30 0 0 0 5 0 0 19 24 17 0 24

18.6 0 0 0 5.0 0 0 15.3 12.6 17.0 0.0 14.5

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Opponent

9/4/10 9/11/10 9/18/10 9/25/10 10/2/10 10/9/10 10/16/10 10/23/10 11/6/10 11/13/10 11/20/10 12/4/10

@Ole Miss Chattanooga @Georgia State @Eastern Illinois Murray State @UT Martin Tennessee State Austin Peay @Eastern Kentucky Southeast Missouri @Tennessee Tech Wofford

2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1

BONNER’S 2009 GAME-BY-GAME Date

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9/5/09 9/12/09 9/19/09 9/26/09 10/3/09 10/10/09 10/24/09 10/31/09 11/7/09 11/14/09 11/21/09

@Georgia Tech @Florida State @Alabama A&M @Nicholls State UT Martin @Murray State Eastern Illinois @Austin Peay @SEMO Tenn. Tech Eastern Kentucky

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YDs

LNG

AVG

TD

2 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 3

26 0 69 48 17 13 0 0 54 26 47

19 0 57 27 17 13 0 0 54 24 19

13.0 0.0 34.5 24.0 17.0 13.0 0.0 0.0 54.0 13.0 23.0

1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1

OVC

YDs

0 4 0 1 3 2 1 4 9 4 5

HISTORY

REC

RECORDS

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9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

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21

Rashod

DENZEL

Byers

ByNUM

JSU CAREER: 2011: Appeared in eight games for the Gamecocks as a freshman…recorded eight tackles, all solo, and broke up a pair of passes…made his collegiate debut at Chattanooga on Sept. 10 and made three solo stops, a season-high…had two tackles at Murray State on Oct. 1…broke up a pass in the Murray State game and then again two weeks later at Austin Peay.

PERSONAL: Full name is Rashod Byers…born on April 2, 1993, in Jacksonville, Fla…the son of Robert Byers and Rolunda Bailey…major is undeclared.

PERSONAL: Full name is Denzel Bynum…born on March 25, 1993, in Chattanooga, Tenn…the son of Chris Bynum and Terri Brooks…has one brother, Diont’a…major is undeclared.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Mardy Lee at First Coast High School…finished his senior season with more than 930 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns…had his best game with 103 yards on eight carries with three touchdowns against Ed White…was selected for the Shrine Bowl…was named Florida Times-Union Player of the Week during his senior year…also recruited by Appalachian State, Southern Miss and UMass.

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byers’ CAREER STATS

RUSHING G

Att

Yds

TD

Lg

2011 TOTAL

12 12

52 52

0 0

18 18

9 9

Avg/C Avg/G

4.3 4.3

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RECORDS

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5-11 • 160 • Sophomore Cornerback Bridgeport, Ala. • North Jackson HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Saw action in nine of the Gamecocks’ 11 games as a true freshman…saw limited action in the offensive backfield before moving to the defensive side of the ball at Murray State on Oct. 1…carried the ball 12 times for 52 yards on offense and totaled eight tackles on the other side of the ball…had one carry for six yards in his collegiate debut at Chattanooga on Sept. 10…at Southeast Missouri on Nov. 12, when starting tailback Washaun Ealey sat with a hamstring injury, ran seven times for 46 yards, including a season-long 18-yard scamper…had a season-high four tackles at Kentucky on Oct. 22.

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5-8 • 170 • Sophomore Cornerback Jacksonville, Fla. • First Coast HS

No.

Rush Attempts Rush Yards

1 6

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Shawn Peck at North Jackson High School…was named all-region as a senior after helping team to a 13-1 record…finished season with 56 tackles, including 37 solo, and seven pass breakups…had three interceptions and returned two for touchdowns…added 241 yards on 10 kickoff returns, including a 89 yard return for a touchdown…owns the school record for most kickoff returns for touchdown with five…finished with a four-year career record of 45-8 and four straight trips to the playoffs…also lettered in track and field, where he was a state champion in 100m as a freshman with a time of 10.94, and was state runner-up both his sophomore and junior years.

BYNUM’S CAREER STATS

TACKLES G

5.8 5.8

2011 TOTAL

Date

at Chattanooga at Chattanooga

9/10/11 9/10/11

Tackles PBU

byers’ 2011 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 11/12/11

@Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Southeast Missouri

UA

A

Total

TFL

Yds

PD

FF

FR

8 8

0 0

8 8

0.0 0.0

0 0

2 2

0 0

0 0

BYNUM’S CAREER HIGH GAME STATS

Opponent

Date

8 8

Rush

YDS

AVG

1 4 0 7

6 4 0 46

6.0 0.0 0.0 6.6

TD TD Runs

0 0 0 0

-

No.

3 1

Opponent

Date

at Chattanooga 9/10/11 2x; last at Austin Peay 10/15/11

BYNUM’S 2011 GAME-BY-GAME Date

Opponent

9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/19/11

@Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech @Tennessee State

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AT

TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds Int-Yds PBU

3 0 1 2 1 1 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

3 0 1 2 1 1 0 0

0.0-0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0.0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 1 0-0 1 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0


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PERSONAL: Full name Gabriel Chambers…son of Peter and Carol Chambers…born Oct. 14, 1991…majoring in physical education at JSU. CHAMBERS’ CAREER STATS

GABRIEL

REC

G

Rec

Yds

TD

Lg

2011 TOTAL

11 11

2 2

5 5

0 0

7 7

0.2 1.2

5-10 • 157 • Sophomore Wide Receiver Centre, Ala. • Cherokee County HS

KOR

G

Ret

Yds

TD

Lg

Avg/R

2011 TOTAL

11 11

18 18

439 439

1 1

99 99

24.4 24.4

CHAMBERS

CHAMBERS’ CAREER HIGH GAME STATS

No.

Opponent

Date

Receptions KO Returns Long KO Return KO Return Yards KO Return TDs

1 3 99 104 1

2x - last at Austin Peay 2x - last at Southeast Missouri at Kentucky vs. UT Martin at Kentucky

10/15/11 11/12/11 10/22/11 9/1/11 10/22/11

CHAMBERS’ 2011 GAME-BY-GAME UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @SE Missouri @Tennessee State

KOR

Yds

TD

Lg

All Purp

3 2 0 2 2 2 1 2 0 3 1

104 44 0 65 30 17 99 27 0 32 21

0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

42 28 0 38 24 9 99 17 0 17 21

104 44 -2 65 30 24 99 27 0 32 21

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9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

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Date

GAMECOCKS OPPONENTS

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Cherokee County High School under head coach Tripp Curry…led the Warriors to the Class 4A State Championship and a perfect 15-0 in 2009…teammate of JSU quarterback Coty Blanchard…named Second Team all-state as a sophomore and junior at CCHS and tabbed to the First Team after his senior season…established a new Warrior record for receiving yards in a season and career with 203 career catches and amassing over 2,800 yards in four seasons on the prep level…also participated in basketball and track at CCHS…Named Who’s Who Among American High School Students…a teammate of Coty Blanchard and Desmond Brown at CCHS.

0.6 0.6

OUTLOOK

2010: Sat out the 2010 season as a redshirt.

2.5 2.5

INTRO

JSU CAREER: 2011: Played in all 11 games for the Gamecocks as a redshirt freshman and was one of the most dangerous return men in the OVC…was second in the OVC in kickoff return yardage, averaging 24.4 yards per return…returned one 99 yards for a touchdown at Kentucky on Oct. 22, tied for the fourth-longest kickoff return in JSU history and the longest since Maurice Dupree’s 99-yard return in 2008…was the second-longest return by an OVC player during the 2011 season…returned 18 kicks 439 yards…nine of his 18 returns were for at least 20 yards…had a 42-yard return and a 38-yard return in the season opener vs. UT Martin on Sept. 1…also had a 38-yard return vs. Eastern Illinois on Sept. 24…caught two passes for five yards, with a seven-yard grab at Austin Peay on Oct. 15.

Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G

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DENZEL

STEVEN

CHEEKS

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6-6 • 245 • Senior Tight End Swainsboro, Ga. • Swainsboro HS

6-2 • 190 • Sophomore Quarterback Decatur, Ga. • Southwest Dekalb HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Played in one game for the Gamecocks as a redshirt freshman…saw time as a backup quarterback at Murray State on Oct. 15, running three times for 10 yards and completing his only pass for seven yards…guided the first team offense in the J-Day game this past spring, completing 16-of-19 passes for 216 yards and three touchdowns. 2010: Sat out the 2010 season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Southwest Dekalb High School for Buck Godfrey…helped the Panthers to a 10-2 record as a senior and the Region Championship…was 38-for-66 for 352 yards and nine touchdowns and added four rushing touchdowns…had his best game after going 10-for-14 for 151 yards and three touchdowns in a 26-0 win over Tucker. PERSONAL: Full name is Steven Coates…son of Antionette Coates…has two younger brothers, Antonio and Ansel, and one younger sister, Charmarne…major is undeclared at JSU.

JSU CAREER: 2011: Appeared in nine of the Gamecocks’ 11 games as a sophomore…made one catch for seven yards against Georgia State on Sept. 17…had one kickoff return for 19 yards at Murray State on Oct. 1. 2010: Appeared in nine games as a reserve as a true freshman for the Gamecocks.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Scott Roberts at Swainsboro High School…finished season with more than 90 tackles and had his best game of the year vs Vidalia, where he had 10 tackles, including seven solo stops…was an honorable mention all-region selection…team captain…also lettered in basketball and track. PERSONAL: Full name is Denzel Chequez Cheeks…son of LaWanda Bell and Kelvin Cheeks…born on March 16, 1991…has one older sister, Netris, and one younger sister, Kim…his cousin, Dewight Smith, currently plays football at Middle Tennessee…majoring in sociology at JSU. cheeks’ CAREER STATS

REC

G

Rec

Yds

TD

Lg

2009 2010 2011 TOTAL

9 10 9 27

0 4 1 5

0 21 7 28

0 2 0 2

0 7 7 7

Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G

0.0 0.4 0.3 0.2

0.0 5.2 7.0 5.6

cheeks’ CAREER HIGH GAME STATS

0.0 2.1 0.5 1.2

No.

Opponent

Date

Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving TDs Long Play

2 14 1 7

at Eastern Kentucky at Eastern Kentucky 2x last vs. Austin Peay 2x last vs. Georgia State

11/6/10 11/6/10 10/23/10 9/17/11

cheeks’ 2011 GAME-BY-GAME

Date

Opponent

9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @Southeast Missouri @Tennessee State

2012 Gamecocks Football

REC

YDs

LNG

AVG

TD

0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0

0 0 7 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0

0 0 7 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0

0.0 0.0 7.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


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KEVYN

COOPER

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6-1 • 197 • Senior Wide Receiver Warner Robins, Ga. • Northside HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Played in all 11 games for the Gamecocks as a junior, earning the start in two of them…grabbed 19 receptions and was third on the team with 265 receiving yards and 24.1 yards per game…caught one touchdown pass, a 28-yard toss from Coty Blanchard over Georgia State on Sept. 17, a game that also saw him haul in a 30-yard pass, his longest of the season…earned his first career start in the Georgia State game and finished with three catches for a season-high 75 yards and a score…caught at least one pass in all but two games.

2010: Appeared in all 12 games as a sophomore for the Gamecocks as a wide receiver…hauled in 13 catches for 225 yards and two touchdowns, while averaging 17.3 yards per catch…his first touchdown was the 30-yard snag on fourth down in double-overtime at Ole Miss that set up the Gamecocks’ upset…caught a pair of passes for 48 yards, 30 of those yards coming on JSU’s touchdown in the second overtime at Ole Miss…grabbed two catches for 34 yards against Georgia State… had one catch for two yards at Eastern Illinois…hauled in one catch for 21 yards versus Murray State…finished with 62 yards on a seasonbest three catches, including a 10-yard TD grab from Thomas Darrah, against Austin Peay…had one grab for 25 yards against Eastern Kentucky…credited with two catches for 20 yards against SEMO. 2009: Saw action in seven of the Gamecocks’ 11 games as a redshirt freshman…caught four passes for 47 yards and one score…had one catch for 18 yards in his JSU debut against Alabama A&M (9/19)… caught his first career touchdown with a five-yard reception against Nicholls State (9/26)…had one catch for nine yards, marking his third straight game with a reception…caught one pass for 15 yards at Southeast Missouri State (11/7). 2008: Sat out the season as a redshirt

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Northside High School in Warner Robins (Ga.) for Conrad Nix and never lost a high school football game after winning 30 straight, including back-to-back state championships…the Eagles finished ranked No. 7 in the country in 2007… finished with 582 yards on 29 catches and five touchdowns as a senior and led the team with a 20.1 yards per reception average was named team’s Best Receiver…as a senior was a first-team All-Disrict selection as a senior and was a second-team all-region performer…finished his career with 952 yards on 55 receptions and eight touchdowns…posted his best game of the season with 187 yards on five catches to help the Eagles to a 31-28 win over Tucker in the semifinal round of the state playoffs as team rallied from a 21-point deficit…was named Who’s Who Among American High School Students.

COOPER’S CAREER STATS Year

G

2009 7 2010 12 2011 11 TOTAL 29

Yds

4 47 13 225 19 265 36 537

TD

Lg

1 2 1 4

18 40 30 40

Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G

0.6 1.1 1.7 1.2

11.8 6.7 17.3 18.8 13.9 24.1 14.9 18.5

COOPER’S CAREER HIGH GAME STATS

No.

Receptions Yards Touchdowns

4 75 1

Opponent

Date

Opponent

9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @Southeast Missouri @Tennessee State

Opponent

9/4/10 9/11/10 9/18/10 9/25/10 10/2/10 10/9/10 10/16/10 10/23/10 11/6/10 11/13/10 11/20/10 12/4/10

@Ole Miss Chattanooga @Georgia State @Eastern Illinois Murray State @UT Martin Tennessee State Austin Peay @Eastern Kentucky Southeast Missouri @Tennessee Tech Wofford

YDs

LNG

AVG

TD

2 1 3 0 2 4 2 3 1 0 1

35 11 75 0 14 34 31 25 19 0 21

18 11 30 0 9 11 22 12 19 0 21

17.5 11.0 25.0 0.0 7.0 8.5 15.5 8.3 19.0 0.0 21.0

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

REC

YDs

LNG

AVG

TD

2 0 2 1 1 0 0 3 1 2 1 0

48 0 34 10 21 0 0 62 25 20 5 0

30 0 20 10 21 0 0 40 25 16 5 0

24.0 0.0 17.0 10.0 21.0 0.0 0.0 20.6 25.0 10.0 5.0 0.0

1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

COOPER’S 2009 GAME-BY-GAME STATS Date

Opponent

9/19/09 9/26/09 10/3/09 10/10/09 10/31/09 11/7/09

@Alabama A&M @Nicholls State UT Martin @Murray State @Austin Peay @SEMO

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COOPER’S 2010 GAME-BY-GAME STATS Date

Date

at Austin Peay vs. Georgia State 4x last vs. Georgia State

COOPER’S 2011 GAME-BY-GAME STATS

PERSONAL: Full name is Kevyn Doniell Cooper…son of LaShan Cooper…born on October 16, 1989…played high school football with JSU teammate and cousin Marques Ivory…major is  exercise science at JSU.

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Rec

REC

YDs

LNG

AVG

TD

1 1 1 0 0 1

18 5 9 0 0 15

18 5 9 0 0 15

18.0 5.0 9.0 0.0 0.0 15.0

0 1 0 0 0 0


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38

Francis

ANDREW

DUNCAN

JSU CAREER: 2011: Did not see action during the 2011 season. 2010: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Whitewater High School for Amos McCreary…earned all-region honors for offensive line twice, defensive line once and twice for long snapper…was captain of the all-county team as a senior…was a four-year letterman…team posted a 9-3 record his sophomore season and a berth into the state playoffs. PERSONAL: Full name is Andrew David Dean…son of David and Debra Dean…born on May 18, 1991…has one sister, Lea, and one brother, Parker…major is undeclared at JSU.

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DEAN

JSU CAREER: 2011: Played in all 11 games for the Gamecocks as a junior, earning his first career start at Murray State on Oct. 1… finished the season with 33 tackles, 30 of which were solo and three that were for a loss…had one interception in the season finale at Tennessee State on Nov. 19 and one pass break-up at Kentucky on Oct. 22…reeled in six solo tackles, one for a loss of three yards, against Tennessee Tech on Oct. 29…had five tackles at Chattanooga on Sept. 10 and four vs. Eastern Illinois on Sept. 24. 2010: Appeared in 11 of the Gamecocks’ 12 games as a sophomore… recorded six solo tackles…credited with a solo tackle in the season opener at Ole Miss…finished with a pair of tackles in the UT Martin contest…made one tackle against Tennessee State…notched a seasonhigh two tackles in the Gamecocks’ playoff game vs. Wofford. 2009: Was used primarily on special teams as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Cartersville High School…was a fouryear letterman…was an all-county selection…finished his senior season with 56 tackles and a pair of interceptions…won the area championship as a sophomore, as the Hurricanes finished 10-2…also lettered in track and basketball.

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5-11 • 167 • Senior Cornerback Cartersville, Ga. • Cartersville HS

5-10 • 220 • Sophomore Long Snapper Fayetteville, Ga. • Whitewater HS

90

B.J.

Dorsey

6-3 • 230 • Freshman Defensive End Dahlonega, Ga. • Lumpkin County HS

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Tommy Jones at Lumpkin High School…named the squad’s Most Valuable Player on defense…Earned Secon Team all-state honors in 2011…Two-time all-district and allregion selection in 2010 and 2011…scholar athlete at LCHS. PERSONAL: Full name is Bryan Jordan Dorsey…born on May 31, 1994…son of Byron Dorsey and Oleta Powers…undecided on major.

PERSONAL: Full name is Francis Lamon Duncan, Jr…son of Francis Duncan, Sr., and Ernestine Davia…has one younger brother, Brandon and one younger sister, Tia…his father played football at Louisiana Tech…majoring in accounting at JSU. duncan’s CAREER STATS

Year

G

UA

A

Total

TFL

Yds

PD

FF

FR

2009 2010 2011 TOTAL

4 11 11 26

0 5 30 35

0 1 3 4

0 6 33 39

0 0 3.0 3.0

0 0 6 6

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

duncan’s CAREER HIGH GAME STATS

No.

Tackles Tackles for loss Sacks INT PBU

6 1 -- 1 1

Opponent

Date

vs. Tennessee Tech 3x; last vs. Tennessee Tech -- at Tennessee State at Kentucky

10/29/11 10/29/11 -11/19/11 10/22/11

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Date

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9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @SE Missouri @Tennessee State

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1 3 2 4 1 0 3 6 2 0 3

AT TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds Int-Yds

0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1

1 5 3 4 2 1 3 6 2 2 4

0-0 0-0 1.0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-1 1.0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

PBU

0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 1 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 1-0 0


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DUNCAN’S 2010 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

9/4/10 9/11/10 9/18/10 9/25/10 10/2/10 10/9/10 10/16/10 10/23/10 11/6/10 11/13/10 11/20/10 12/4/10

@Ole Miss Chattanooga @Georgia State @Eastern Illinois Murray State @UT Martin Tennessee State Austin Peay @Eastern Kentucky Southeast Missouri @Tennessee Tech Wofford

UT AT TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds Int-Yds Brk

1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Washaun

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5-11 • 215 • Senior Running Back Stillmore, Ga. • Georgia Emanuel County HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Played in 10 of the Gamecocks’ 11 games as a junior, starting nine in the offensive backfield…was a First Team All-Ohio Valley Conference pick after rushing for 1,082 yards on 178 carries…his rushing total was second in the OVC and made him just the 10th player in school history to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season and the first since 2006…he was also named to the league’s All-Newcomer Squad and was the league’s Newcomer of the Week four times…averaged 108.2 yards per game and was second on the team with nine touchdowns…his 6.1 yards per carry was second in the OVC…in OVC play, averaged 118.7 yards per game and 6.3 yards per carry…had five games with more than 100 yards on the ground, including a 217-yard performance against Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 5, the fifth-most rushing yards in a game in school history…named the league’s Newcomer of the Week after his first game in a JSU uniform in the season opener vs UTM by leading the Jax State rushing attack with 41 yards on 13 attempts and hauling in his first career TD pass in the third quarter - a 43 yard strike from Coty Blanchard…registered his first JSU rushing TD in Week Two at UTC…turned in 82 yards on 21 carries against Georgia State, including a 4-yard TD run in the third quarter…became JSU’s first 100-yard rusher of the season with 155 yards on a season-high 24 carries against Eastern Illinois and averaged 6.5 yards per carry with a long run of 27 yards…..finished with 143 yards at Murray State the next week and then backed that with 124 yards vs. Austin Peay and 120 yards at Kentucky to become the first Gamecock to rush for 100-yards or more in four-straight games since Clay Green in 2005…in his 217-yard performance vs. Eastern Kentucky, had an 83-yard TD run in the fourth quarter that was the longest rushing play of the season for JSU…missed the Southeast Missouri game with a hamstring injury but bounced back to gain 83 yards and a score on 15 carries in a win at Tennessee State in the season finale.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played two seasons at the University of Georgia for Mark Richt before transferring to Jacksonville State on June 2, 2011…led the Bulldogs in rushing for two years…as a sophomore in 2010, appeared in 12 games and started seven…finished the season with 811 yards and 11 touchdowns on 157 carries…also had eight pass receptions for 85 yards…ranked 10th in the SEC in rushing yards per game at 67.5…named preseason All-SEC first team by Athlon Sports and second team by Lindy’s and Phil Steele…named to watch list for the Maxwell Award…had his best game of the season and was named the CFPA National Running Back of the Week at Kentucky, where he carried a career-high 28 times for 157 yards and a Georgia school-record five rushing touchdowns (which tied Robert Edwards for the school-record for the most TDs scored in a game)… led the Bulldogs with 17 carries for 123 yards, including a career-long 58, with one touchdown against Vanderbilt…had 118 yards and scored tow touchdown on 13 carries versus Georgia Tech…also scored

a single rushing touchdown at No. 2 Auburn, versus Florida and vs No. 12 Arkansas…as a true freshman in 2009, earned one of team’s Newcomer of the Year awards for offense after rushing for a team-high 717 yards on 125 carries and three touchdowns…played in nine games and started two…named All-SEC fourth team by Phil Steele…named SEC Freshman of the Week twice…made his Bulldog debut versus No. 4 LSU, carrying eight times for 33 yards…made his first-career start at Vanderbilt and led team in rushing with 71 yards on 13 carries…against No. 1 Florida, carried 17 times for 70 yards and made first-career reception (20 yards)…had a team-best 89 yards and two touchdowns on seven carries against Tennessee Tech…named SEC Freshman of the Week after rushing for 98 yards on 18 carries and a touchdown against No. 25 Auburn…named SEC Freshman of the Week after rushing for 183 yards on 20 carries at No. 7 Georgia Tech.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Emanuel County Institute for Milan Turner…was a Parade Magazine All-American…also a SuperPrep AllAmerica and All-Dixie teams…PrepStar All-America Team…2008 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11, All-Class Player of the Year, Georgia 150, Super Southern 100, Class A Offensive Player of the Year, Class A all-state First Team…2008 Georgia High School All-Star Game participant…2007 Atlanta Journal-Constitution AllClass Player of the Year…2008 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class A Offensive Player of the Year…2008 Georgia Sports Writers Association all-state First Team…2007 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class A all-state First Team…No. 78 on Athlon Consensus 100…2008 WTOC (Savannah, Ga.) Offensive Player of the Year…Under Armour All-American…No. 35 on ESPN 150… Ranked as fourth best tailback in the country by ESPN.com…Rivals. com #11 RB in the country, #7 prospect in Georgia…Scout.com four star prospect ranked #37 in the South, #10 in Georgia, and #15 RB in the country….set Georgia high school single season record with 58 touchdowns in 2007…finished career with 8,108 rushing yards and a state record 133 touchdowns, 22 more than the previous record… rushed for 2,285 yards and 41 touchdowns on 305 carries and caught 13 passes for 166 yards and five touchdowns in 2008 while leading the Bulldogs in scoring with 290 points…helped guide Emanuel County to a 14-1 record and an appearance in the 2008 class A state finals… helped lead the Bulldogs to their first state title in 2007…rushed for 2,982 yards on 272 carries in 2007 with 58 touchdowns, breaking the state record previously held by Darius Walker PERSONAL: Full name is Washaun Kameron Ealey…born on June 1, 1989…majoring in Sociology at JSU.

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TD

Lg

Avg/C Avg/G

2009 2010 2011 TOTAL

125 717 3 157 811 11 178 1082 8 460 2610 22

44 58 83 83

5.7 79.9 5.2 67.6 6.1 108.2 5.7 84.2

9 12 10 31

Yds

Rec

Yds

TD

Lg

9 3 12 8 10 9 31 20

23 85 126 234

0 0 1 1

20 20 43 43

ealey’S CAREER HIGH

Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G

0.3 0.6 1.1 0.7

Opponent

28 217 5 83 2 45 1

2x; Last vs. Murray State vs. Eastern Kentucky at Kentucky vs. Eastern Kentucky 3x last vs. Georgia State vs. Georgia State vs. UT Martin

Date

ealey’S 2011 GAME-BY-GAME STATS

10/1/11 11/5/11 10/23/10 11/5/11 9/17/11 9/17/11 9/1/11

Opponent

REC

YDs

LNG

AVG

TD

91/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

UT Martin 13 @Chattanooga 11 Georgia State 21 Eastern Illinois 24 @Murray State 28 @Austin Peay 18 @Kentucky 16 Tennessee Tech 16 Eastern Kentucky 17 @Southeast Missouri - DNP @Tennessee State 15

41 43 82 155 143 124 120 68 217

3.2 3.9 3.9 6.5 5.1 6.9 7.5 4.2 12.8

0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 2

0 4 4 0 13,12 27 0 0 61, 83

83

5.5

1

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No.

Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush TD’s Long Rush Receptions Rec. Yards Rec. TD’s

2.6 7.1 15.7 8.1

RECORDS

7.7 10.6 14.0 11.7

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G

2009 2010 2011 TOTAL

OPPONENTS

REC

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Gavin

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6-6 • 230 • Junior Tight End Cullman, Ala. • Cullman HS • Troy University

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Spent three seasons at Troy University… sat out the 2009 season as a redshirt before seeing limited action on field goal and PAT units as a freshman in 2010…in 2011, played in 12 games for the Trojans in a spread system in which the tight end is limited…hauled in three passes for 15 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Mark Britton at Cullman High School…named first team All-State, All-Area, and all-district as a senoir…senior year, he recorded 82 catches for 1,263 yards (both led the state) and scored 16 touchdowns (second in the state)…lead the state in receptions in a single game with 15…was selected to the AHSAA North-South All-Star game…was named to the Alabama Sports Writers Association 5A all-state team…was a Birmingham News Super Senior Best of the Rest selection…set a school record for receiving yards in a season…biggest offensive game came against Hartselle when he had 165 yards and three touchdowns…also lettered in basketball…ranks 9th in receiving yards in a season, 11th in single season receptions and 6th in receptions in a single game in AHSAA history…was selected as a team captain in both football and basketball…was a member of the FCA and the FFA.

championship in 2009 and was the State Runner-up after posting a 13-2 record…team claimed region title and finished with a 13-1 record his junior year, advancing to the state semi-finals…team won the region championship and went 14-1 and was the State Runner-up in 2007…was selected for the North-South All-Star game. PERSONAL: Full name is Ben Endress…born on August 21, 1991, in Ashland, Ala…son of Walt and Lanra Endress…has one younger brother, Luke…majoring in emergency management at JSU. ENDRESS’ CAREER HIGH GAME STATS

No.

Tackles PBU INT

4 1 1

Date

vs. UT Martin vs. UT Martin at Austin Peay

9/1/11 9/1/11 10/15/11

ENDRESS’ 2011 GAME-BY-GAME

Date

Opponent

9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @SE Missouri @Tennessee State

PERSONAL: Full name is Gavin Folsom Ellis, Jr.…was born on February 15, 1990…is the son of Nancy and Gavin Ellis Sr.…has one brother, Trawick…majoring in liberal studies at JSU.

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6-1 • 220 • Sophomore Linebacker Ashland, Ala. • Clay County HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Played in 10 of the Gamecocks’ 11 games as a true freshman…had 17 tackles, 15 solo, one interception and one pass break-up…grabbed his interception at Austin Peay on Oct. 15 and returned it 10 yards for a touchdown…also had three solo tackles vs. APSU…had four tackles and broke up a pass in his collegiate debut in JSU’s season opener vs. UT Martin on Sept. 1…recorded three tackles in the season finale at Tennessee State on Nov. 19. HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Clay County High School for Kris Herron and Danny Horn…was an first-team all-state selection as a senior…was an all-region selection…led the Panthers to the region

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UT

2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 3

AT TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds Int-Yds

2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 0

4 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 1 2 3

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

PBU

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Dustin

Gayton

Blake

Glaze

UA

A

Total

TFL

Yds

PD

FF

FR

11 11 22

24 12 36

7 3 10

31 15 46

0.5 0-0 0.5

1 0 1

5 3 8

0 0 0

1 0 1

INT

G

No.

Yds

TD

Lg

2010 2011 TOTAL

11 11 22

2 2 4

39 2 41

0 0 0

20 2 20

3.5 0.4 0.25

Gray

Spencer

Goffigan

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5-11 • 195 • Junior Defensive Back Collinsville, Ala. • Collinsville HS

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Robert

JSU CAREER: 2011: Saw action in all 11 games for the Gamecocks as a sophomore, earning the start in the first three…had a pair of interceptions, tied for second on the team, and two pass break-ups to go along with 15 tackles…12 of his tackles were unassisted…picked his first pass of the season in the opener vs. UT Martin on Sept. 1…intercepted a pass at Murray State on Oct. 1…picked up a season-high four tackles at Kentucky on Oct. 22.

19.5 1.0 10.3

RECORDS

18

Avg/R Avg/G

REVIEW

PERSONAL: Full name is Christopher Blake Glaze…born Dec. 31, 1993…son of Chis and Cherry Glaze…undecided on major.

G

2010 2011 TOTAL

OPPONENTS

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Ronnie Sikes for Springwood High School…two-time all-state selection…averaged a school record 14.25 tackles per game as a senior…was named two-time Defensive Player of the Year…finished with more than 300 career tackles…helped the Wildcats post a 9-1 record as a senior and 10-3 his junior season… Named to the AISA East All-Star Team.

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5-11 • 185 • Freshman Linebacker Lanett, Ala. • Springwood HS

PERSONAL: Full name is Robert Gray…son of Tangelia McElrath…born on June 30, 1991…has one older sister, Tameka, and two younger brothers, Shon and Kevin…majoring in criminal justice at JSU.

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HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Collinsville High School for Alan Beckett…was named honorable-mention All-State as a senior after rushing for 1,147 yards and throwing for 710 yards…had his best high school game after rushing for 277 yards on 19 carries vs Valley Head… was a first-team All-Region selection in 2008…was named the TimesJournal Offensive Player of the Year…named to the WAFF television Elite 11.

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PERSONAL: Full name is Dustin Ryan Gayton…son of Mark and Patricia Gayton…born on Oct. 13, 1992…has two brothers, Chris and Justin, and one sister, Kristy…major is undeclared at JSU.

2009: Sat out the 2009 season as a redshirt.

OUTLOOK

JSU CAREER: 2011: Played in three games as a true freshman against Austin Peay, Kentucky and Eastern Kentucky…Finished his first season at JSU with six total tackles, including five unassisted stops…Credited with three tackles against UK.

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6-1 • 225 • Sophomore Linebacker Cumming, Ga. • West Forsyth HS

interceptions and added three pass break-ups…saw his first action as a Gamecock in the win over Ole Miss...had an interception return return for 19 yards against Chattanooga and broke up a UTC pass attempt... made three stops against Georgia State, including his first career stop behind the line of scrimmage...snagged his second interception of the year against Eastern Illinois, setting up JSU for a scoring opportunity with a 20-yard return... made a solo stop against Murray State...turned in a season-best five solo tackles against UT Martin...finished with four tackles against Tennessee State, along with a pass break-up...posted six tackles versus Austin Peay...finished with three tackles and a QB hurry at EKU...finished with six tackles and recovered a fumble at Tennessee Tech.

6-2 • 215 • Freshman Tight End Myrtle Beach S.C. • Conway HS

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Chuck Jordan at Conway High School…hauled in 136 yards and one touchdown…named team captain at CHS…helped guide CHS to an 11-2 mark as a senior.

2010: Saw action in 11 of the Gamecocks’ 12 games as a redshirt freshman, starting three in the team’s defensive backfield…totaled 31 tackles, 26 solo and one for a loss…was second on the team with two

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KeGinald

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6-3 • 200 • Senior Defensive Back Town Creek, Ala. • Hazlewood HS

• 2011 CFPA Defensive Awards Watch List

PERSONAL: Full name is Keginald LaBrondon Harris…son of Tony and Freda Harris…born on Jan. 20, 1990…his father, Tony, played football at Mississippi State…majoring in Marketing at JSU. HARRIS’ CAREER STATS Year

2009 2010 2011 TOTAL INT

• 2010 First Team All-OVC JSU CAREER: 2011: Saw action in all 11 games for the Gamecocks as a junior, splitting time between the defensive backfield and at SAM linebacker…recorded 16 tackles, 14 solo, on the year…picked off one pass against Georgia State on Sept. 17, the game in which he made his debut at the SAM position and earned the start there…had two tackles seven times, including vs. Tennessee Tech on Oct. 29, when he also recorded a pass break-up…was voted the team’s “Best Singer.” 2010: Appeared in all 12 games for the Gamecocks as a sophomore, starting the first 11at safety…earning First Team All-OVC honors, was sixth on the team in tackles with 49 and led the Gamecocks with five interceptions…his interception total was good enough to rank second in the OVC and 32nd in the nation…35 of his tackles were solo stops, while two of them were behind the line of scrimmage… opened the season with 10 tackles in JSU’s double-overtime win at Ole Miss…finished the win over the Rebels with eight solo stops and a tackle for loss…intercepted a Jeremiah Masoli pass and returned it 24 yards in the third quarter to spark JSU’s comeback…posted his second interception of the season against Georgia State along with a pair of pass break-ups and four tackles…set up a JSU touchdown with a 24-yard interception return against Eastern Illinois…finished with four tackles in the win over EIU…finished with seven tackles, including one behind the line of scrimmage, and a pass break-up against Murray State…picked off a UT Martin pass for 45 yards to set up JSU’s final TD of the opening half…finished with four tackles and broke up a Skyhawk pass…turned in his OVC-leading fifth interception of the season against Tennessee State, while also recording three solo stops in the shutout…made four stops, including a tackle for a loss against Southeast Missouri…registered six tackles at Tennessee Tech.

2009: Appeared in 10 of the Gamecocks’ 11 games as a redshirt freshman, earning his first career start at Southeast Missouri (11/3)… notched 25 tackles, 15 solo, while intercepting a pass, breaking up one and forcing a fumble…credited with a solo tackle in his JSU debut against Georgia Tech (9/5)…recorded two tackles at Florida State (9/12)…had a solo tackle against UT Martin (10/3)…had three tackles, one solo, against Murray State (10/10)…recorded first career interception versus EIU…recorded a season-high 10 tackles, five solo, and forced a fumble in his first career start against Southeast Missouri State (11/3)…had six solo tackles against Tennessee Tech (11/14). 2008: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

his four-year career with 114 tackles, 16 interceptions and 31 pass break-ups…was an honor student and class president.

2009 2010 2011 TOTAL

G

UA

15 33 14 62

10 49 2 61

A

Total

25 49 16 90

TFL

0.5 1.5-2 0.0 2.5

Yds

PD

G

No.

Yds

TD

Lg

Avg/R

Avg/G

10 12 11 33 10 12 11 33

1 97 0 98

0 0 0 0

1 45 0 45

FF

2 10 0 7

1.0 19.4 0 16.3

Tackles Tackles for loss Sacks INT PBU

No.

10 1.5 -- 1 2

FR

1 0 0 1

0 0 0 0

0.1 8.1 0 4.5

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Date

2x last at Ole Miss vs. Murray State -- 7x last vs. Georgia State at Georgia State

9/4/10 10/2/10 -- 9/17/11 9/18/10

HARRIS’ 2011 GAME-BY-GAME Date

9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

Opponent

UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @SE Missouri @Tennessee State

UT AT TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds Int-Yds PBU

1 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 2 1 2

1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0

2 0 1 0 1 2 1 2 2 2 2

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

HARRIS’ 2010 GAME-BY-GAME Date

9/4/10 9/11/10 9/18/10 9/25/10 10/2/10 10/9/10 10/16/10 10/23/10 11/6/10 11/13/10 11/20/10 12//4/10

Opponent

@Ole Miss Chattanooga @Georgia State @Eastern Illinois Murray State @UT Martin Tennessee State Austin Peay @Eastern Kentucky Southeast Missouri @Tennessee Tech Wofford

UT AT TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds Int-Yds PBU

7 1 4 3 3 4 3 0 1 1 4 0

3 1 0 1 4 0 0 1 2 3 2 0

10 2 4 4 7 4 3 1 3 4 6 0

0.5-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.5-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

1-24 0-0 1-0 1-24 0-0 1-45 1-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

HARRIS’ 2009 GAME-BY-GAME Date

9/5/09 9/12/09 9/26/09 10/3/09 10/10/09 10/24/09 10/31/09 11/7/09 11/14/09 11/21/09

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Hazlewood High School for Aaron Goode…was a first-team All-Area and all-region selection as a junior and senior…helped the Bears to a 12-1 record as a senior after finishing with 54 tackles, six interceptions and 14 pass break-ups…finished

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@Georgia Tech @Florida State @Nicholls State UT Martin @Murray State Eastern Illinois @Austin Peay @SEMO (s) Tenn. Tech (s) Eastern Kentucky

UT AT TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds Int-Yds PBU

1 1 1 1 1 0 0 5 6 1

0 1 0 0 2 0 0 5 0 0

1 2 1 1 3 0 0 10 6 1

0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 - 0

0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0-0

0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 1 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 - 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0


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HAGGERTY

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Max

Holcombe

PERSONAL: Full name is Luke Charles Haggerty…born March 3, 1992…son of Daniel and Terri Haggerty…undecided on major… brother Jordan played football at Georgia Southern.

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Hardin

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PERSONAL: Full name is Preston Robert Hatcher…son of Stan and Laura Hatcher…has a sister, Laura Beth…born on March 5, 1992… major is undeclared at JSU.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Dennis Lavelle at South Fork High School…A four-year member of the Bulldogs’ squad…accumulated 83 tackles, including a sack as a senior at SFHS…totaled 141 stops during prep career…finished with 17 and 12 tackles respectively in two games in 2010.

6-6 • 291 • Sophomore Offensive Lineman Birmingham, Ala. • Erwin HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Saw limited action as a redshirt freshman on the JSU offensive line…Entered in the Austin Peay contest and recorded a pair of knockdowns. 2010: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

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HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Northview High School for Wayne White…was a three-year starter for the Cougars…was named the team’s offensive lineman of the year in 2008 and 2009…was team captain in 2009…had his best game of the year against Wetumpka…was an honor student.

JSU CAREER: 2011: Sat out as a redshirt.

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6-2 • 215 • Freshman Linebacker Stuart, Fla. • South Fork HS

2010: Sat out the 2010 season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Erwin High School for Willie Miller… considered one of the top offensive lineman in Alabama…was a fouryear letterman…was named all-state by the Alabama Sports Writers Association…helped the Eagles to a 6-4 record his senior year.

6-3 • 271 • Sophomore Center Tuscaloosa, Ala. • Hillcrest HS

• 2011 All-OVC Newcomer Team JSU CAREER: 2011: Started all 11 games at center on the JSU offensive line and was named to the All-OVC Newcomer team as a redshirt freshman…played 790 plays and graded out at 91 percent on the season…finished with 68 knockdowns and 13 pancake blocks. 2010: Sat out the 2010 as a redshirt freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Hillcrest High School for Johnny Wright…was team captain as a senior after helping team to a 7-4 record…was a three-year letterman, posting a career 21-9 record… was named to the Tuscaloosa News All-Star team…an honor student… named Who’s Who Among American High School Students… Ambassador for school…member of the BETA club. PERSONAL: Full name is Maxwell Cooper Holcombe…son of Danny and Kendra Holcombe…born on December 10, 1991…major is exercise science at JSU.

PERSONAL: Full name is Tristan Ryan Hardin…son of Leisa Hardin-Amos…born on July 17, 1992…has one younger sister, Kyndall…major is exercise science at JSU.

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6-4 • 290 • Sophomore Offensive Lineman Dothan, Ala. • Northview HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Saw action in three games as a redshirt freshman…made his JSU debut in the season opener against UT Martin… earned a start at right guard against Georgia State…finished the season with 40 plays and three knockdowns.

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PERSONAL: Full name is Jermaine Marcell Hough, Jr.…born July 13, 1994…son of Jermaine, Sr. and Charity Hough…undecided on major.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for John Causey at American Christian Academy…was a six-year letterman…named team defensive Most Valuable Player as a senior…was an all-state selection in 2011 after finishing with 120 tackles and four interceptions…team advanced to state semi-finals in both 2010 and 2011 after the Patriots claimed the Area Championships…finished his career with more than 320 tackles, 11 interceptions and nine forced fumbles…named team Player of the Week multiple times…played in the North-South All-Star game in 2010.

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HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Al Hughes at Lovejoy High School… was a four-year letterman…first-team all-state selection in 2011… named the 4A Defensive Player of the Year after finishing with 79 tackles and seven interceptions as a senior…helped anchor a defense that allowed only 4.9 points per game in 2011…named the Player of the Year by Atlanta Journal-Constituion…named Clayton News Daily Player of the Year…honor student with a 3.8 GPA…National Honor Student at LHS…Prep teammate of Dushonta Broughton.

5-1 • 185 • Freshman Safety Northport, Ala. • American Christian Academy

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5-9 • 163 • Freshman Cornerback Hampton, Ga • Lovejoy HS

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HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Jarrod Hickman at Florida High School…named first-team all-district and all-region as a senior… named team Defensive Player of the Year…had 10 catches for more than 200 yards and a touchdown in 2010…team won back-to-back District Championships in 2008 and 2009…was Region Champions in 2008…an honor student…a scholar-athlete.

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PERSONAL: Full name is Jordan Charles Jackson…born on Oct. 14, 1992…son of Jay and DeeAnne Jackson…undecided on major.

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PERSONAL: Full name is Martez House…son of Annie House… born on January 31, 1993…has one older brother, Marleon…majoring in Accounting at JSU.

JSU CAREER: 2011: Sat out as a redshirt last season.

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HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coached Matt Brunson and Kevin Pettis at Crestview High School.

6-3 • 240 • Freshman Defensive Lineman Tallahassee, Ala. • Florida HS

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IVORY

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6-1 • 224 • Senior Quarterback Warner Robins, Ga. • Northside HS

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• 2011 CFPA Quarterback Awards Watch List • OVC Co-Offensive Player of the Week (9/6/10) JSU CAREER: 2011: Entered the season as the starting quarterback but had his season ended in the first half of the Sept. 1 opener vs. UT Martin with a broken leg…threw for 56 yards and a touchdown on 5-for-10 passes and ran five times for nine yards before the injury. Received a medical redshirt and will return for the 2012 season.

2010: Started all 12 games as the Gamecocks’ quarterback as a junior…was third in the OVC in total offense with 196.6 yards per game, passing with 187.3 ypg, and passing efficiency with 133.1… completed 181 of his 309 passes for a league-best 18 touchdowns… threw for 2,248 yards, sixth-most in JSU history, and ranked 30th nationally in that category…ranked in the top 10 in JSU’s singleseason record books in several categories: attempts (309-9th), completions (181-8th), passing TDs (18-7th), completion pct (58.6-6th), efficiency (133.1-7th), yds/game (187.3-7th)…also ran 59 times for 118 yards and two touchdowns…threw for a school-record 444 yards at Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 6, a game that also saw him break school records with 30 completions and 49 passing attempts…his three touchdown passes in the EKU game were the sixth-most in a game in school history…the 444 yards was one of just three times all season an OVC player threw for 400 yards in a game…earned the starting nod in JSU’s win over Ole Miss and orchestrated the Gamecocks’ game-tying touchdown drive at the end of regulation…tossed two touchdowns to Alan Bonner in the final moments of regulation and in the first overtime period against the Rebels…tied the contest with a two-point conversion pass to La’Ray Williams…finished 13-of-23 for 126 yards in the air against Ole Miss to share Co-OVC Offensive Player of the Week honors with fellow QB Coty Blanchard…finished the Chattanooga game 18-for-33 for 226 yards, including the game-winning 72-yard touchdown strike to James Shaw with just over two minutes to play…in his return to the Georgia Dome to face Georgia State, he threw for 283 yards and a score on 24 completions and scored the game-winning TD in overtime on a two-yard plunge, his first career rushing touchdown…against Eastern Illinois, threw for 122 yards and two scores…against UT Martin, completed just seven passes but threw for 161 yards and two touchdowns, his sixth-straight game with over 100 yards passing…recorded a pair of TD passes against Austin Peay, a game that saw him complete his first 10 passes in a 10-for-12 game…ended the Peay contest with 145 passing yards while rushing for 41 yards on six carries…orchestrated JSU’s gamewinning drive against SEMO that concluded with a 17-yard TD strike to Alan Bonner with less than a minute to play….finished the game vs. the Redhawks with 222 yards passing on 18 completions… finished the Tennessee Tech contest 17-of-35 for 191 yards and a pair of TDs…in the playoffs vs. Wofford, completed 15 of his 30 passes for 170 yards and a touchdown, while also throwing two interceptions.

2009: Saw action in nine of the Gamecocks’ 11 games as a sophomore, mostly as the team’s backup quarterback…threw for 315 yards and four touchdowns, while just throwing one interception…completed 39 of his 60 pass attempts on the year and ran for 50 yards on 24 carries… made his first collegiate start in the season opener against Georgia Tech (9/5)…completed 23-of-38 passes for 193 yards and two touchdowns passes versus GT, all career highs…completed 2-of-4 passes for 32 yards and tossed a five-yard touchdown pass to Kevyn Cooper in the fourth quarter at Nicholls State (9/26)…completed 2 of 2 passes for eight yards and a touchdown and rushed three times for 23 yards versus Murray State (10/10)…completed 1-of-2 passes for nine yards and rushed three times for 25 yards at Austin Peay (10/31)…went 2-for-2 with 10 yards passing and rushed two times for eight yards against Tennessee Tech (11/14). 2008: Played four games as a true freshman as a reserve quarterback… completed 7-of-12 passes for 127 yards and a pair of touchdowns and rushed six times for nine yards…connected on 5-of-7 passes for 103 yards, including his first career touchdown pass of four yards to Maurice Dupree against Alabama A&M (9/6)…tossed an 11-yard touchdown to Jeffrey Cameron against Southeast Missouri State (10/4). HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Northside High School in WarnerRobins, Ga., for Conrad Nix and never lost a high school football game after winning 30 straight, including back-to-back State Championships…the Eagles finished ranked No. 7 in the country… passed for 1,404 yards as a senior and 11 touchdowns as team went a perfect 15-0…was 76-125-3 for a 60.8 completion percentage and averaged 140.4 passing yards…had 45 carries for 117 yards and one touchdown…had his best game of the season, going 11-for-16 for 293 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Eagles to a 31-28 win over Tucker in the semi-final round of the state playoffs as team rallied from a 21-point deficit…was 9-for-16 for 136 yards and a touchdown for a 20-14 win over Ware County in the state finals…as a junior, was 116-for-178 for 1,823 yards and 27 touchdowns…averaged 121.5 yards per game…threw for three or more touchdowns in three games, while throwing for two touchdowns in seven other games… passed for more than 100 yards in 10 games, with a season-high 191 against Westside…also had 109 carries for 545 yards and four touchdowns…holds school record for career passing yards and career passing touchdowns…finished his career with 4,595 passing yards and 45 touchdowns…named Who’s Who Among American High School Students.

PERSONAL: Full name is Marques Antonio Ivory…son of Mark and Angela Ivory…born on June 27, 1990…played high school football with JSU wide receiver Kevyn Cooper…majoring in liberal studies at JSU. IVORY’S CAREER STATS RUSHING G

Att

Yds

TD

Lg

2008 2009 2010 2011 TOTAL

6 24 59 5 94

9 50 118 9 186

0 0 2 0 2

13 14 26 5 26

4 9 11 1 26

PASSING G

2008 2009 2010 2011 TOTAL

Att Cmp Int

4 12 7 0 9 60 39 1 12 181 309 9 1 10 5 0 25 391 232 10

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1.5 2.1 2.0 1.8 2.0

Yds TD Lg

127 315 2248 56 2746

2 4 18 1 25

75 21 72 22 75

2.2 5.6 9.8 9.0 7.2 Pct Avg/P Avg/G EFF.

58.3 10.6 31.8 65.0 5.2 35.0 58.6 7.3 187.3 50.0 11.2 56.0 59.6 7.5 110.4

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Completions Pass Attempts Pass Yards Pass TD’s Interceptions Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush TD’s

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30 44 444 3 2 14 41 1

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at Eastern Kentucky at Eastern Kentucky at Eastern Kentucky at Eastern Kentucky 2x; Last: Tennessee State at Eastern Kentucky vs. Austin Peay 2x; Last at Eastern Kentucky

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100-yard Passing Games by Ivory:

444 283 226 222 191 193

at Eastern Kentucky (11/6/10) at Georgia State (9/18/10) vs. Chattanooga (9/1/10) vs. Southeast Missouri (11/13/10) at Tennessee Tech (11/10/10) vs. Geogia Tech (9/5/09)

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9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19

PASSING Opponent Comp-Att-Int Yds TD Lg

UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @Southeast Missouri @Tennessee State

5-10-0 - DNP - DNP - DNP - DNP - DNP - DNP - DNP - DNP - DNP - DNP -

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@Ole Miss Chattanooga @Georgia State @Eastern Illinois Murray State @UT Martin Tennessee State Austin Peay @Eastern Kentucky Southeast Missouri @Tennessee Tech Wofford

13-23-0 18-33-2 24-32-0 14-22-1 7-17-0 7-12-0 8-19-2 10-12-0 30-44-1 18-26-1 17-35-0 15-30-2

126 226 283 122 161 91 67 145 444 222 191 170

2 1 1 0 2 2 1 2 3 1 2 1

19 72 21 21 60 22 21 49 51 29 31 24

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9/5/09 9/19/09 9/26/09 10/3/09 10/10/09 10/31/09 11/7/09 11/14/09

PASSING Opponent Comp-Att-Int Yds TD Lg

@Georgia Tech (s) @Alabama A&M @Nicholls State UT Martin @Murray State @Austin Peay @SEMO Tenn. Tech

23-38-1 2-4-0 4-6-0 5-6-0 2-2-0 1-2-0 0-0-0 2-2-0

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Alabama A&M @Chattanooga Southeast Missouri @Tennessee Tech

5-7-0 0-0-0 1-3-0 1-2-0

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5-10 • 220 • Sophomore Running Back Demopolis, Ala. • Demopolis HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Played in eight games for the Gamecocks as a true freshman, serving as a backup at the running back position…carried the ball 13 times for 59 yards and caught one pass for two yards… made his collegiate debut in the season opener vs. UT Martin on Sept. 1, when he ran for two yards on one rush and caught a two-yard pass…ran nine times for 48 yards at Austin Peay on Oct. 15, including a season-long 14-yard scamper…had three rushed for nine yards vs. Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 5. HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Tom Causey at Demopolis High School…was a four-year lettermen…was a first-team all-state selection by the Alabama Sports Writers Association…rushed for 1,828 yards as a senior and had his best game of the year with 328 yards on 25 carries in 2010…set a Class 5A state finals record with 293 yards rushing on 42 carries as a junior…finished his career with 6,956 rushing yards… named team Most Valuable Player and Back of the Year.

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DaMarcus

vs. Wofford (12/4/10) vs. Murray State (10/2/10 vs. Austin Peay (10/23/10) at Eastern Kentucky (9/25/10) vs. Ole Miss (9/4/10) vs. Alabama A&M (9/6/08)

IVORY’S 2011 GAME-BY-GAME

9/6/08 9/20/08 10/4/08 11/8/08

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11/6/10 11/6/10 11/6/10 11/6/10 10/16/10 11/6/10 10/23/10 11/6/10

193 24 32 39 8 9 0 10

2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0

20 18 21 11 5 9 0 6

PASSING Yds TD Lg

103 0 11 13

1 0 1 0

75 0 11 13

RUSHING No.-Yds TD Lg

0-0 5-2 5-21 3-19 5--11 3-11 2-5 6-41 14-7 5-16 7-10 0-0

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

0 8 14 8 6 18 3 26 7 11 5 24

RUSHING No.-Yds TD Lg

9 - -12 2 - 0 2 - 7 4 - 1 3 - 23 3 -25 1-1 2

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8

5 5 4 7 14 12 1 7

RUSHING No.-Yds TD Lg

3 - 13 0 - 0 1 - 3 1

0 0 0 -2

13 0 3 0

PERSONAL: Full name is DaMarcus Javier James…born on Oct. 1, 1992, in Demopolis, Ala…the son of Ronnie Aldridge and Tracy James…has one brother, Jamarcus Alvis, and two sisters, Shaniqua and Zankan Aldridge…is undecided on a major at JSU. jameS’ CAREER STATS

RUSHING G

Att

Yds

TD

Lg

2011 TOTAL

13 13

59 59

0 0

14 14

8 8

Avg/C Avg/G

4.5 4.5

7.4 7.4

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Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush TD’s Receptions Rec. Yards Rec. TD’s

9 48 - 1 2 -

at Austin Peay at Austin Peay - vs. UT Martin vs. UT Martin -

10/15/11 10/15/11 9/1/11 9/1/11 -

james’ 2010 GAME-BY-GAME

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9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @Southeast Missouri @Tennessee State

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1 0 0 - - 9 - - 3 - -

2 0 0 - - 48 - - 9 - -

2.0 0.0 0.0 - - 5.3 - - 3.0 - -

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0 0 0 - - 0 - - 0 - -

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6-0 • 205 • Sophomore Defensive Back Piedmont, Ala. • Piedmont HS

6-3 • 190 • Freshman Quarterback Birmingham, Ala./Parker HS

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Blair Jackson at Parker High School… was a four-year letterman for the Bison…named team Most Valuable Player…was a first-team all-region selection as a senior after passing for more than 1,800 yards and 19 touchdowns…named BAPS Offensive Player of the Year…two-time Birmingham City News Player of the Week…passed for 1,750 yards and 17 touchdowns as a junior…honor student…school chaplain at PHS. PERSONAL: Full name is Elijah Denzel Jenkins…born Aug. 7, 1994…son of the Rev. Reginald and Aundrica Jenkins…undecided on major.

JSU CAREER: 2011: Appeared in all 11 games for the Gamecocks as a true freshman…wrapped up 10 tackles, nine solo, on the season… had one interception and returned it 45 yards for a touchdown at Austin Peay on Oct. 15…had one tackle in seven games and had three at Southeast Missouri on Nov. 12. HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Steve Smith at Piedmont High School…was a first-team all-state selection both his junior and senior years…led the Bulldogs to the state semi-finals as a senior after finishing with 98 tackles and five interceptions, while scoring 19 touchddowns (nine as a receiver) in 2010…helped the Bulldogs win the State Championship his junior year…recorded 19 interceptions during his career and more than 200 tackles…was named to The Gadsden Times Dirty Dozen…named to The Anniston Star Dandy Dozen…named Calhoun County Most Valuable Player by The Anniston Star…also lettered in basketball, where he was named Offensive Most Valuable Player at the Calhoun County Basketball Championship…also helped the Bulldogs win the NE Regional Championship and advance to the Final 4 as a senior in 2010 in basketball.

PERSONAL: Full name is Demetrius Jamaal Johnson…born on May 2, 1993…majoring in education at JSU. JOHNSON’S CAREER STATS

TACKLES G

2011 TOTAL

11 11

RECORDS HISTORY OVC

A

Total

TFL

Yds

PD

FF

FR

9 9

1 1

10 10

0.0 0.0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

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Tackles Tackles for loss FR PBU INT

3 - - - 1

Opponent

Date

at Southeast Missouri - - - at Austin Peay

11/12/11 - 10/15/11

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Date

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9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @Southeast Missouri @Tennessee State

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1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 1

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 1-45 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0


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HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Richard White at Dadeville High School…was a three-year starter…named team offensive Most Valuable Player as a senior after grading out better than 95 percent and not allowing a single sack all season…was a first-team all-district and all-region selection…helped the Tigers post an 11-2 record as a sophomore, 12-1 his junior year and 12-1 as a senior…honor student at DHS. PERSONAL: Full name is Nicholas O’Brien Johnson…born April 10, 1994…son of Tamara Johnson…undecided on major.

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6-2 • 250 • Freshman Offensive Lineman • Defensive Lineman Dadeville, Ala. • Dadeville HS

Taylor

Johnstone

6-3 • 295, • Junior Offensive Lineman Douglasville, Ga. • Douglasville HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Saw action in five games along the offensive line…played in four games against Ohio Valley Conference competition…turned in 17 knockdowns and participated in 88 total plays. 2010: Sat out the 2010 season as a redshirt.

2009: Played at Garden City Community College

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Chapel High School in Douglasville, Ga., for Chris Parker…helped the Panthers to back-to-back Class 5A state playoff appearances…team posted a 7-4 record his senior year, including a 6-3 mark in region play…helped team to first playoff appearance his junior year and team was named the Top Turnaround Program in the State of Georgia by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. PERSONAL: Full name is Michael Taylor Johnstone…son of Forrest and Dani Johnstone…born on September 19, 1990…has one younger brother, Logan…his father, Forrest, played basketball at Pfieffer…majoring in physical education at JSU.

5-11 • 185 • Senior Offensive Lineman Fort Payne, Ala. • Fort Payne HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Played in 10 of the Gamecocks’ 11 games as a junior and started seven of them, including the final six games of the season…recorded 30 tackles on the season, including 25 that were unassisted…had four tackles behind the line of scrimmage and one quarterback hurry…forced one fumble, at Kentucky on Oct. 22, and recovered one, vs. Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 5…made a season-high six stops twice, all solo in the Kentucky game and four solo and two assisted at Murray State on Oct. 1…had five tackles vs. Georgia State on Sept. 17…capped the season with three stops and a quarterback pressure at Tennessee State on Nov. 19. 2010: Appeared in all 12 games as a reserve for the Gamecocks as a sophomore…recorded nine tackles and one pass break-up…assisted on a tackle at Ole Miss in the season opener…had one tackle against Murray State…credited with one tackle against Austin Peay…added a pair of tackles against Eastern Kentucky…turned in a pair of tackles against Tennessee Tech and had another in the Gamecocks’ playoff game vs. Wofford. 2009: Saw action as a reserve in all 11 games for the Gamecocks as a redshirt freshman…recorded 10 tackles, one for a loss…had three tackles in a game twice, at Murray State (10/10) and vs. Tennessee Tech (11/14)…notched two tackles against UT Martin (10/3). 2008: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Paul Ellis at Fort Payne High School…was named the Region 7 Most Valuable Player as a senior after rushing 82 times for 655 yards and 22 touchdowns…also had 934 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns to earn honorable-mention all-state honors as a senior…was an all-county wide receiver and was team captain as a senior…helped the Wildcats to back-to-back Regional Championships and 11-1 records…finished his career with 1,4087 rushing yards and 32 touchdowns, while hauling in 101 passes for 1,679 yards and 26 touchdowns…holds school records for most career touchdowns (58), most career receptions (101), most career yards receiving (1,679) and most touchdown receptions in a game…also lettered in baseball and track, where he was the Class 5A Indoor Long Jump Champion…graduated with an advanced diploma. PERSONAL: Full name is Nick Johnson…son of Robert Johnson and Lisa Ham and stepfather Randall Ham…born on July 30, 1990… has two younger brothers, Jake and Thomas…majoring in emergency management at JSU.

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JohnSON’s 2011 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @SE Missouri @Tennessee State

UT

AT

TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds Int-Yds PBU

0 0 5 1 2 1 4 0 1 3 3

0 0 0 0 4 0 2 2 1 1 0

0 0 5 1 6 1 6 2 2 4 3

0-0 0-0 1.0-2 0-0 0.5-1 1.0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1.0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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JONES

6-6 • 300 • Junior Offensive Lineman Nicholls, Ga. • Coffee County HS

5-10 • 204 • Freshman Runningback Kennesaw, Ga. • Allatoona HS

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Gary Varner at Allatoona High School…named the Offensive Player of the Year for Region 7AAA as a senior…was a first-team all-state selection as a senior after rushing for 2,142 yards and 30 touchdowns and leading the Buccaneers to an undefeated regular-season…team won the 2011 Region Championship and advanced to the Elite 8…was a two-time all-district and all-region selection…named Back of the Week by the Atlanta Touchdown Club in 2011…was a four-year letterman…named team Most Valuable Player as a senior…finished his career with 5,402 yards and 64 touchdowns. PERSONAL: Full name is Miles Juwan Jones…born June 16,1994… son of Marquez and Melissa Jones…undecided on major.

JSU CAREER: 2011: Saw action in three-straight early-season games against Chattanooga, Georgia State and Eastern Illinois…Finished with five knockdowns in 62 total plays. 2010: Saw limited action as a redshirt freshman. 2009: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Coffee County High School for Ken Eldridge…was a second-team All-Region selection…selected to the Georgia All-Star Game…helped the Trojans advance to the third round of the state playoffs as senior.

PERSONAL: Full name is Colt Austin Kennedy…son of Elliott and Denise Kennedy…born on April 11, 1991…has one older brother, Cody, and one younger brother, Cabe…his brother, Cody, plays football at Tusculum…majoring in Criminal Justice at JSU.

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6-0 • 270 • Sophomore Defensive Lineman Opelika, Ala. • Opelika HS

JONES

6-1 • 225 • Freshman Linebacker Madison, Ala. • East Limestone HS

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Jeff Pugh at East Limestone High School…was a first-team all-district and all-region selection both as a junior and senior…finished his senior season with more than 150 tackles, including 17 tackles for loss…had his best game with 23 tackles vs Russellville in 2011…won team Head Hunter Award and was named to the WAFF 48 Elite Eleven.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Spence McCrackin and Brian Blackmon at Opelika High School…was a first-team all-region selection as a senior…played in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game… was a four-year lettermen for the Bulldogs. PERSONAL: Full name is Claeb Gray Lawrence…born Dec. 15, 1992…son of Joel and Jan Lawrence…undecided on major.

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PERSONAL: Full name is Leon Jones, II…born Dec. 21, 1993…son of Leon and Georgia Jones…undecided on major.

jajuan

lee

6-1 • 195 • Freshman Outside Linebacker Montgomery, Ala. • Jeff Davis HS

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Vincent Wiggins at Jeff Davis High School…won team Most Outstanding Linebacker Award as a senior after finishing with 64 tackles.

PERSONAL: Full name is JaJuan Lee…born Jan. 18, 1994…son of John and Arlene Lee…undecided on major.

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Aries

markis

Lockhart

merrill

2011: Sat out the season as a redshirt after transferring to JSU from Highland Community College in Kansas.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Augustine High School under the guidance of head coach Joey Wiles…earned all-county status after finishing with 1,109 receiving yards and nine touchdowns as a senior… tallied three touchdowns in one quarter alone in a week two contest with Bartram Tail…finished with 224 yards in the contest…named 3A all-state Honorable Mention.

GAMECOCKS COACHES

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Shining Mission East High School for Travis Stillmer…was a four-year lettermen…made All-Conference as a senior.

ABOUT JSU

PERSONAL: Full Arias Demarco Lockhart…son Tracy Cheatham and Mark McIntyre…born on December 29, 1990…has one older brother, Cameron, and two older sisters, Candice and Brandy…majoring in exercise science at JSU.

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MIlner

MacInnes

2010: Sat out the 2010 season as a redshirt.

OVC

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at McEachern High School for Jim Dorsey and Kyle Hochman…was named team Offensive Lineman of the Year as a senior after helping the Indians to a 10-1 record…was a first-team all-county selection…also lettered in track.

HISTORY

PERSONAL: Full name is Hammish MacInnes…born Nov. 14, 1993…son of Sue Cabasi and Don MacInnes…undecided on major.

JSU CAREER: 2011: Started all 11 games on the Jax State offensive line as a redshirt freshman…Tallied 726 plays in the trenches and credited with 51 knockdowns.

RECORDS

6-3 • 280 • Sophomore Offensive Lineman Powder Springs, Ga. • McEachern HS

6-1 • 175 • Freshman Punter Victoria, Australia • Ballarart Grammar School

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HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Babbarart Grammer School in Victoria, Australia…A 2012 National Event Punt Finalist and attended the Chris Sailer Kicking Camp…rated as the most consistent punter at the camp…played Australia rules football and rugby…averaged better than 45 yards per punt with a 4.75 hang time at a camp last spring…Team Most Valuable Player in 2010 and 2011…also participated in track and earned First Team honors in 2008 and 2009… held a 3.9 grade point average in high school.

OUTLOOK

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played at Highland Community College for Mike Beagle…started every game during his two-year career…played in all nine games as a sophomore and had 36 tackles, including 20 solo stops…finished second on the team with two interceptions and had five pass breakups…also recovered one fumble and forced a fumble…as a freshman in 2009, played in all nine games and had 33 tackles, including 20 solo stops…also tied for team lead with four pass breakups.

6-1 • 205 • Freshman Wide Receiver St. Augustine, Fla. • Augustine HS

INTRO

6-1 • 175 • Junior Cornerback Kansas City, Mo. • Highland CC

PERSONAL: Full name is Tarik Milner…son of Hobson and Wanda Milner…has two sisters, Amber and Akilah…born on May 30, 1992…his father, Hobson, played football at the University of Cincinnati…major is undeclared at JSU.

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Tori

6-3 • 280 • Senior Offensive Lineman Columbus, Ga. • Carver HS

• 2012 Preseason All-OVC Team JSU CAREER: 2011: An 11-game starter for the JSU offensive line as a junior…has started the last 23 games in the trenches…tecorded 53 knockdowns and participated in 669 total snaps a season ago… helped lead JSU to the second-best rushing offense in the Ohio Valley Conference and ranked among the top offenses in the OVC in scoring and total offense.

2010: A mainstay for the Jax State offensive line, starting all 12 games as a junior…helped guide the Gamecocks to a top-five spot in the OVC in rush offense along with guiding an offense that was listed third overall in the league in total offense…a member of an offensive line that allowed just ten sacks all season long…recorded seven pancake blocks and 67 knockdowns…graded out the season at 60%, including a 72% grade in the season opener at Ole Miss. 2009: Saw action in eight of the Gamecocks’ 11 games as a redshirt freshman…made his collegiate debut in the third game of the season at Alabama A&M (Sept. 19) and played in all but one game from that point…helped lead a Gamecock offense that was tops in the OVC in total offense and rushing offense…graded out at 67 percent, while recording 17 knockdowns and one pancake block. 2008: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Carver-Columbus for Dell McGee… was a First-Team all-region selection as a senior after helping the Tigers to the AAA State Championship with a perfect 15-0 record in 2007…finished season with more than 70 pancake blocks…was named to the All-Bi City team…was an honor student.

PERSONAL: Full name is Tori Jaron Mobley…son of Carmen Miles Mobley and Tometo Anderson…born on Oct. 3, 1989…majoring in criminal justice at JSU.

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John Mark

Mintz

6-2 • 295 • Freshman Tight End Ragland, Ala. • Ragland HS

6-0 • 200 • Freshman Linebacker Childersburg, Ala. • Childersburg HS

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6-2 • 295 • Freshman Offensive Lineman Sugar Hill, Ga. • North Gwinnett HS

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Austin

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PERSONAL: Full name is Santavious Oden…born June 16, 1993… son of Andrew and Sandra Keith…undecided on major.

OPPONENTS

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Matt Brook at Childersburg High School…played three seasons of football for the Tigers…earned Offensive Most Valuable Player honors as a senior…named to the AllCounty First Team…also participated in track at CHS.

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PERSONAL: Full name is John Mark Mintz…born May 26, 1993… son of Brian and Dr. Kim S. Mintz…undecided on major.

INTRO

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for his father, Brian Mintz, at Ragland High School…was a first-team all-district and all-region performer as a senior after helping the Purple Devils post a 13-1 record and into the state semifinals…an all-county selection…was team captain as a senior…team claimed back-to-back Region Championships in 2010 and 2011…as a junior, team posted a 9-3 record and advanced to the second round of the state playoffs…honor student at RHS.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Bob Sphire at North Gwinnett High School…was a four-year letterman…helped the Bulldogs to the Region Championship as a senior after finishing with more than 65 pancake blocks…as a junior, the Bulldogs posted an 11-1 record…team went 12-1 his sophomore season…finished his career with more than 130 pancake blocks. PERSONAL: Full name is Austin Taylor Parker…born Feb. 28, 1994…son of Scott and Tracey Parker…undecided on major. www.JSUGamecockSports.com

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Terrence

Troymaine

6-3 • 329 • Freshman Offensive Lineman Athens, Ala. • Tanner High School

5-9 • 198 • Freshman Running Back Anniston, Ala. • Anniston HS

POPE

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pendleton

JSU CAREER: 2011: Made the move to the defensive side of the ball after coming to Jax State as on offensive lineman…did not see action as a true freshman last season. HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Tanner High School for Laron White…was a three-year starter on both the offensive and defensive lines…was a three-time all-county selection at defensive line and twotime selection on offensive line…won senior award…named team Most Valuable Lineman…earned team Defensive Rookie of the Year and Most Improved Offensive Lineman awards. PERSONAL: Full name is Terrence Carver Pendleton…son of Tara Malone (stepfather Donald) and Rhynia Pendleton…has five brothers…majoring in physical education at JSU.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Eddie Bullock at Anniston High School…was named the Class 4A Back of the Year by the Alabama Sports Writers Association and finished third in the voting for Mr. Football as a senior…helped the Bulldogs to the state semifinals as a senior after rushing for 2,539 yards and 31 touchdowns…rushed for more than 1,900 yards and 29 touchdowns as a junior to help the Bulldogs to a 10-3 record…was a first-team All-State, all-district and all-region selection…named The Anniston Star Player of the Year as a junior and senior…named to The Birmingham News State’s Best 12… named the Fox 6 Player of the Year in 2011…named The Anniston Star Player of the Week five times as a senior. PERSONAL: Full name is Troymaine D. Pope…born on Nov. 26, 1993…son of Frederick and Tracey Pope…undecided on major.

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Kyle

Pope

6-1 • 230 • Freshman Linebacker Sylacauga, Ala. • Sylacauga HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Sat out the 2011 season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped Sylacauga High School for under the guidance of coach Matt Griffith…A four-year member of the Aggie football squad…member of the all-county team after his senior season at SHS…helped SHS to a 7-3 mark in 2010…also participated in basketball on the prep level, averaging 15 points, ten rebounds per game… named to the Marble City Classic First Team…a stellar student in the classroom at SHS with a 3.0 grade point average and was named to the Who’s Who Among American High School Students. PERSONAL: Full name is Kyle Pope…son of James Carter and Risa Pope…has four siblings, three brothers: Kelsey, Keaton and Derrick, and one sister, Aaliyah…major is undeclared at JSU.

6-1 • 210 • Junior OLB Lawrenceville, Ga. • Mill Creek HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Appeared in the first seven games of the season for the Gamecocks as a sophomore, starting at Chattanooga on Sept. 10…recorded 14 tackles on the year, 10 solo…had 11 of his stops in the first two games with six in the season opener vs. UT Martin on Sept. 1 and five more at Chattanooga the next week…had one tackle behind the line of scrimmage in the UT Martin game. 2010: Appeared in 11 of the Gamecocks’ 12 games as a true freshman, earning his first career start against Austin Peay on Oct. 23…finished the season with 25 tackles, 18 solo, including ne sack and three stops for a loss…forced two fumbles and notched one quarterback hurry… made his JSU debut in its home opener vs. UTC and forced a fumle and recorded a tackle in the win…had a season-high six tackles in the regular-season finale at Tennessee Tech on Nov. 20…had a tackle for a loss in three-straight games, vs. Tennessee State, vs. Austin Peay and at Eastern Kentucky, picking up his lone sack in the TSU matchup, one that saw him force his second fumble of the season…recorded four tackles at Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 6. HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Mill Creek High School for Shannon Jarvas…was a four-year letterman for the Hawks. PERSONAL: Full name is James Emmanuel Powell…born on September 7, 1990…son of Jim and June Powell…has one younger sister, Cari…majoring in physical education at JSU.

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A

Total

TFL

Yds

PD

FF

FR

11 7 18

10 10 20

15 4 19

25 14 39

3.0 1.0 4.0

16 1 17

0 0 0

1 0 1

0 0 0

SACKS

G

UA

A

Total

Yds

2010 2011 TOTAL

11 7 18

1 0 1

0 0 0

1.0 0.0 1.0

8 0 8

5-9 • 198 • Freshman Fullback Leeds, Ala. • Leeds HS

No.

Opponent

Tackles Tackles for loss Sacks FF

6 1.0 1 1

2x last vs. UT Martin 4x last vs. UT Martin vs. Tennessee State vs. Chattanooga

Date

9/1/11 9/1/11 10/16/10 9/11/10

Opponent

UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @SE Missouri @Tennessee State

UT

AT

5 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds

Int-Yds PBU

6 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

1.0 - 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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POWELL’S 2011 GAME-BY-GAME

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Keith Etheredge at Leeds High School…was a first-team all-state selection in 2011…rushed for 2,185 yards and 30 touchdowns as a senior…named the Fox 6 Class 3A Player of the Year…rushed for 247 yards on 23 carries in a 28-27 win over Abbeville…finished his career with more than 4,500 rushing yards and 65 touchdowns…helped the Green Wave claim the 2010 Class 3A State Championship and was named the Most Valuable Player after rushing for 256 yards on 13 carries and three touchdowns…posted a four-year record of 51-6…also recruited by Army, Navy and Central Arkansas.

HISTORY

9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

LaDarius

Rogers

POWELL’S CAREER HIGH GAME STATS

Date

41

RECORDS

UA

010 2011 TOTAL

REVIEW

TACKLES G

OPPONENTS

POWELL’S CAREER STATS

PERSONAL: Full name is LaDarius Marcel Rodgers…Born Jan. 16, 1994…son of Sheryl Rodgers…undecided on major.

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Brooks

robinson

OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

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COACHES

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6-2 • 201 • Senior Defensive Back Opelika, Ala. • Opelika HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Played in all 11 games for the Gamecocks as a junior, earning the starting nod in the defensive backfield in the first seven, while also serving as the team’s holder…served as a team captain…totaled 29 tackles on the season, 27 of which were solo…recovered one fumble and returned it 32 yards for a touchdown against Austin Peay on Oct. 15…had one pass break-up against Georgia State on Sept. 17…picked up a season-best six tackles twice, vs. UT Martin on Sept. 1 and at Murray State on Oct. 1.

2010: Appeared in all 12 games for the Gamecocks as a sophomore and earned his first career start in the defensive backfield against Murray State on Oct. 2…was a key member of the Gamecocks’ special teams unit, serving as the team’s holder…finished the year with 17 tackles, 12 solo and one interception, a pick against Eastern Illinois on Sept. 25…saw action on the special teams unit in the season opener at Ole Miss…played on special teams vs UTC and Georgia State…secured the JSU win over Eastern Illinois with his first career interception in the closing seconds at EIU…also turned in a tackle at EIU…finished with four stops in his first career start in the secondary against Murray State…carded a pair of tackles against UT Martin… made two solo stops against Tennessee State…credited with a tackle at Tennessee Tech.

2009: Saw action in 10 of the Gamecocks’ 11 games as a redshirt freshman, mostly on special teams…did see limited action on offense…made his Gamecock debut as a reserve quarterback against Georgia Tech (9/5), catching a touchdown pass from Marques Ivory…recovered a fumble on special teams against Florida State (9/12)…saw action on special teams, recording one tackle on the kickoff cover team against Alabama A&M (9/19)…had a pair of tackles on special teams in the season finale vs. Eastern Kentucky (11/21). 2008: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Opelika High School for Spence McCracken…was a four-year lettermen…passed for more than 1,200 yards as a senior after leading the Bulldogs to a 9-3 record and into the second round of the state playoffs…passed for more than 2,300 yards in his career…named the Opelika-Auburn News Player of the Week and the WSFA Player of the Week once…also lettered in baseball, where his team finished 42-4 and was the state runner-up in 2008…was an honor student. PERSONAL: Full name is Phillip Brooks Robinson…son of Phil and Cindy Robinson…has one older sister, Tiffany…born on May 4, 1990…his father, Phil, is a retired NBA referee…major is socialogy at JSU.

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A

Total

TFL

Yds

PD

FF

FR

2009 2010 2011 TOTAL

1 12 11 24

1 12 27 40

1 5 2 8

2 17 29 48

0.0 0.0 2.0 2.0

0 0 2 2

0 1 1 2

0 0 0 0

1 0 1 1

INT

G

No.

Yds

TD

Lg

Avg/R

Avg/G

2009 2010 2011 TOTAL

1 11 11 24

0 1 0 1

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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No.

Opponent

Tackles Tackles for loss FR PBU INT

6 1.0 1 1 1

vs. UT Martin vs. Georgia State at Austin Peay vs. Georgia State at Eastern Illinois

Date

9/1/11 9/17/11 10/15/11 9/17/11 9/25/10

ROBINSON’S 2011 GAME-BY-GAME Date

Opponent

9/1/11 UT Martin 9/10/11 @Chattanooga 9/17/11 Georgia State 9/24/11 Eastern Illinois 10/1/11 @Murray State 10/15/11 @Austin Peay 10/22/11 @Kentucky 10/29/11 Tennessee Tech 11/5/11 Eastern Kentucky 11/12/11 @SE Missouri 11/19/11 @Tennessee State

UT

AT

2 4 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 1

TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds

4 0 1 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 0

6 4 3 5 6 3 1 0 0 0 1

0.5-6 0-0 1.0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

ROBINSON’S 2010 GAME-BY-GAME Date

9/4/10 9/11/10 9/18/10 9/25/10 10/2/10 10/9/10 10/16/10 10/23/10 11/6/10 11/13/10 11/20/10 12/4/10

Opponent

@Ole Miss Chattanooga @Georgia State @Eastern Illinois Murray State @UT Martin Tennessee State Austin Peay @Eastern Kentucky Southeast Missouri @Tennessee Tech Wofford

UT

AT

TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds

0 0 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 0

0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 1 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

ROBINSON’S 2009 GAME-BY-GAME Date

9/5/09 9/12/09 9/19/09 9/26/09 10/3/09 10/10/09 10/24/09 10/32/09 11/3/09 11/14/09 11/21/09

Opponent

@Georiga Tech @Florida State @Alabama A&M @Nicholls State UT Martin @Murray State Eastern Illinois @Austin Peay @SEMO Tenn. Tech Eastern Kentucky

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AT

TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0

Int-Yds PBU

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Int-Yds PBU

0 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Int-Yds PBU

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0

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6-3 • 292 • Senior Offensive Lineman Starkville, Miss. • Starkville HS • East Mississippi CC

JSU CAREER: 2011: Granted a medical redshirt last season after suffering an injury in preseason drills.

2010: Made an immediate impact to the JSU offensive line after a twoyear junior college career…started all 12 games in the trenches at the left tackle spot…tallied eight pancakes and 48 knockdowns as a junior… graded out at 69% for the season, including a season-best 76 percentage in JSU’s thumping of Austin Peay. PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played at East Mississippi Community College for Buddy Stephens…helped team to the most successful football season in school history with an 11-1 record as a sophomore…team claimed a 27-24 win over Arizona Western College in the Mississippi Bowl…team was ranked as high as No. 5 nationally and set school records for most wins in a season after helping team to first bowl appearance in 46 years…Lions claimed school’s first-ever Mississippi Association of Community & Junior College championship in 2009.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Starkville High School for Bill Lee… was a four-year lettermen…was a second-team all-state as a senior… helped the Yellow Jackets to an 9-2 record his senior year and into the second round of the state playoffs…also lettered in track and field, finished seventh in the state in the discus.

PERSONAL: Full name is Odie Rush, II…son of Brenda Rush and Benjamin Rush…has two brothers, Marcus and Ben, and one sister, Ashley…born on February 15, 1990…his brother, Ben, played football at Murray State from 2004-08…majoring in Exercise Science at JSU.

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JERRY

SLOTA

RUSHING G

Att

Yds

TD

Lg

Avg/C

Avg/G

REC

Rec

Yds

TD

Lg

Avg/C

Avg/G

G

11 11

5 5 1 1

12 12

2 2

4 4

4 4

1 1

2.4 2.4

4 4

1.1 1.1

4.0 4.0

0.4 0.4

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SLOTA’S 2011 GAME-BY-GAME Date

9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

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UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @Southeast Missouri @Tennessee State

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at Murray State at Murray State 2x - last at Austin Peay at Murray State vs. Tennessee Tech vs. Tennessee Tech vs. Tennessee Tech Rush YDS AVG

- - - - 3 2 - - - - -

- - - - 9 3 - - - - -

- - - - 3.0 1.5 - - - - -

TD

- - - - 1 1 - - - - -

10/1/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/1/11 10/29/11 10/29/11 10/29/11

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3 9 1 4 1 4 1

HISTORY

Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush TD’s Long Rush Receptions Rec. Yards Rec. TD’s

RECORDS

2011 TOTAL

11 11

REVIEW

2011 TOTAL

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ABOUT JSU

PERSONAL: Full name is Gerald Bernard Slota…born on October 29, 1990…son of Bernard and Kay Slota…has one older brother, John, and one younger brother, Joey…majoring in business management at JSU.

COACHES

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Chaparral High School in the Denver, Colo., area.

GAMECOCKS

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played at DeAnza Community College for Dan Atlerio…was a first-team all-conference quarterback after leading team with more than 1,500 passing yards and more than 500 rushing yards…was named team’s Offensive Most Valuable Player…was a 2009 graduate of Chaparral High School and signed with the University of Colorado out of high school…won a National Championship in powerlifting and two state championships.

OUTLOOK

JSU CAREER: 2011: Appeared in all 11 games for the Gamecocks as a sophomore…served as a backup fullback…had five carries for 12 yards and two touchdowns, while catching one pass for four yards and a score…had his first carry in a JSU uniform at Murray State on Oct. 1 and ended the game with three carries for nine yards and a touchdown…scored one one of his two carries the very next game at Austin Peay on Oct. 15…hauled in a four-yard pass from Coty Blanchard for a touchdown on Oct. 29 at Tennessee Tech.

INTRO

6-3 • 240 • Junior Fullback Golden, Colo. • Chaparral HS • DeAnza CC

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Date

9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

Rashad

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6-1 • 210 • Junior Linebacker Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. • Ft. Walton High School

JSU CAREER: 2011: Started all 11 games for the Gamecocks as a sophomore…led the team and was 17th in the Ohio Valley Conference with 77 tackles, 65 of which were solo…his 65 solo tackles were second-most in the OVC…not only is he JSU’s top returning tackler from 2011 but he is the only returning player for JSU’s top six tacklers…had four stops for a loss, one interception, one break-up and a quarterback hurry…made his JSU debut in the season opener vs. UT Martin on Sept. 1 and made a team-high nine tackles, seven solo… had eight tackles, a QB hurry and a pass break-up the next week at Chattanooga…made a season-high 10 tackles twice, including 10 solo tackles vs. Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 5…also recorded 10 stops, one for a loss, at Murray State on Oct. 1…had an interception at Austin Peay on Oct. 15 and returned it 22 yards…led the team in tackles four times, including nine at Kentucky on Oct. 22 and eight at Southeast Missouri on Nov. 12. 2010: Did not see any action.

2009: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Mike Owens at Ft. Walton High School…was a third-team all-state selection his junior and senior seasons…was a two-time Defensive Player of the Year…was named first-team all-region and All-District…finished his senior season with 129 tackles, 11 pass break-ups and a pair of sacks…had his best game vs Mobley, where he recorded 21 tackles…helped the Vikings to the Region Championship…was selected to the East-West All-Star game…finished with more than 270 tackles, eight sacks and three interceptions during his career.

PERSONAL: Full name is Rashad Detwan Smith…son of Mike and Latina Smith…born on July 3, 1990…has one brother, Dominique, and one younger sister, Taj…majoring ii sociology at JSU. smith’s CAREER STATS

TACKLES G 2011 11

UA 65

A Total 12 77

12

77

TFL 4.0

Yds 7

PD 1

INT

No.

Yds

TD

Lg

Avg/R

Avg/G

TOTAL 2011 TOTAL

11 G

10 10

65 1 1

22 22

0 0

4.0 22 22

7

22.0 22.0

1

Tackles Tackles for loss FR PBU INT

72

No.

10 1.0 - 1 1

Opponent

0

FR 0

0

3.6 3.6

smith’s CAREER HIGH GAME STATS

FF 0

2x; Last vs. Eastern Kentucky at Murray State - at Chattanooga at Austin Peay

Date

11/5/11 10/1/11 9/10/11 10/15/11

Opponent

UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @SE Missouri @Tennessee State

UT AT TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds Int-Yds PBU

7 8 4 4 7 2 7 6 7 5 3

2 0 0 2 3 0 2 2 3 3 0

9 8 4 6 10 2 9 8 10 8 3

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-1 0-0 2.0-4 0-0 0.5-1 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-22 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Trey

Smith

6-5 • 220 • Senior Wide Receiver Perry, Ga. • Western Michigan

JSU CAREER: 2011: Saw action in all 11 games for the Gamecocks as a junior and was a starter in two of them…was second on the team in receiving yards and third in catches. Hauled in 24 passes for 300 yards and two touchdowns…14 more catches went for first downs… made his Jax State debut with a pair of catches for 16 yards against UT Martin…hauled in his first TD as a Gamecock vs. Eastern Illinois and finished the night as JSU’s top receiver with four catches for 42 yards…also caught a touchdown the next week at Murray State, a 40-yard toss from Coty Blanchard that was his longest catch of the season…led JSU with 82 receiving yards at MSU…caught three balls for 30 yards at Austin Peay…hauled in a season-high five catches for 39 yards vs. Eastern Kentucky…Finished with a pair of catches for 21 yards at Southeast Missouri…had a pair of catches for 43 yards in the season finale at Tennessee State. PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played two seasons at Western Michigan… appeared in 11 games with one start…made collegiate debut at Michigan (9/5/09)…earned only start at Kent State (10/31/09)… registered first career reception and touchdown vs Central Michigan (10/17/09)…season high 57 yards receiving vs Buffalo (10/24/09)…as a sophomore in 2010, had four receptions for 48 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Perry High School for Andy Scott… earned first team all-region and all-county honors as a senior… member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Top 50 and Georgia Top 10 Wide Receivers…was school’s leading receiver for three-straight years…holds school records for career receptions (1076), receiving yards (1,215) and touchdown receptions (16)…a three-sport athlete lettering four years in football, three years in basketball and two years in track. PERSONAL: Full name is Trevon Rashod Smith…son of Alma Fleming and Kirkland Smith, Jr…born on March 2, 1991, in Perry, Ga…majoring in criminal justice at JSU.

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smith’s CAREER STATS G 10 12 11 33

Rec 19 25 25 69

Yds TD 281 2 316 6 218 0 815 8

Lg 66 72 43 72

Rec/G 1.9 2.1 2.3 1.6

Avg/C 14.8 12.6 8.7 11.8

Avg/G 28.1 3.0 19.8 18.5

No.

4 93 2 34

Opponent

smith’s 2011 GAME-BY-GAME

Date

9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

Opponent

UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @Southeast Missouri @Tennessee State

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4x last vs. Tennessee Tech at Murray State vs. Austin Peay at Alabama A&M REC YDs LNG AVG

2 0 1 4 4 3 1 0 5 2 2

16 0 18 42 82 30 9 0 39 21 43

10 0 18 15 40 15 9 0 15 18 24

8.0 0.0 18.0 10.5 20.5 10.0 9.0 0.0 7.8 10.5 21.5

10/29/11 10/10/09 10/23/10 9/19/09

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Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving TDs Long Play

HISTORY

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REC 2009 2010 2011 TOTAL

TD

0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Steven

SCREWS

SNYDER

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Jeff Smith at Wellborn High School… was a first-team all-county selection in 2009, 2010, 2011…finished with 108 tackles and four interceptions as a senior…had more than 2,000 all-purpose yards and 16 touchdowns on offense in 2011… was a three-year letterman…finished with more than 310 tackles and 10 interceptions, while finishing with more than 1,500 receing yards and 20 touchdowns…named the Calhoun County Quarterback Club Player of the Week and The Anniston Star Player of the Week after scoring four touchdowns and recording 14 tackles vs Marbury…named team Most Valuable Player in 2011…Class Valedictorian…Class President…Who’s Who Among American High School Student… National Honor Society…honor student at WHS.

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6-4 • 200 • Freshman Linebacker Stockbridge, Ga. • Stockbridge HS

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Kevin Whitley at Stockbridge High School…was a first-team all-region selection as a senior…helped the Tigers to a 9-3 record in 2011…was an all-district selection.

PERSONAL: Full name is Steven Shaquille Snyder…born Sept. 23, 1993…son of Steven and Tiandra Snyder…undecided on major.

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squires

PERSONAL: Full name is Dalton Keith Screws…born Feb. 14, 1994…son of Keith and Kim Screws…undecided on major.

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5-11 • 170 • Freshman Wide Receiver Anniston, Ala. • Wellborn HS

6-1 • 280 • Sophomore Offensive Lineman Satasuma, Ala. • Satsuma, HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Did not see action as a redshirt freshman. 2010: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

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Luke

SMITH

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Satsuma High School for Lonnie Rawlins…was a four-year lettermen…voted team’s top offensive lineman as a senior…was an honorable mention all-state selection… named team Most Valuable Player.

PERSONAL: Full name is William Clay Squires, IV…son of Clay and Loretta Squires…born on January 29, 1992…has one younger brother, Timothy…his father played football at Mississippi College… major is undeclared at JSU.

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6-4 • 240 • Freshman Tight End Sarasota, Fla. • South Fort Myers HS

barry

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Transferred to JSU after spending the last academic year in the Naval Academy.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at South Fort Myers High School and coached by Grant Redhead…Helped guide the Wolfpack to a 12-1 mark and to district and regional titles in 2010…hauled in seven catches for an average of eight yards…turned in a pair of touchdowns… averaged 3.8 tackles per game on the defensive side of the ball and ranked fifth on the team in stops with 49…listed third on the team in sacks with five..also a member of the SFMHS basketball and baseball programs.

stafford

6-0 • 295 • Junior Defensive Lineman Atlanta, Ga. • Chamblee Charter HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Appeared in all 11 games for the Gamecocks… made nine tackles, seven solo and one for a loss…had a season-high three stops at Chattanooga on Sept. 10…recorded his lone tackle behind the line of scrimmage on Oct. 15 at Austin Peay…blocked a punt attempt against Georgia State on Sept. 17 that was recovered for a JSU touchdown. HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Chamblee Charter High School in Atlanta, Ga…played for Brent Miller at CCHS…named Second

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Team all-region as a senior and selected to the North Georgia AllStar squad after his senior season…helped the CCHS Bulldogs to 25 wins over three seasons…tabbed the team’s Rookie of the Year as a sophomore and defensive honors as a freshman…also participated in track and field on the prep level…earned all-district and all-state First Team honors on the track as a junior and senior…named a Student of Distinction by the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Griffin

Thomas

STAFFORD’S CAREER STATS UA 7 7

A 2 2

Total 9 9

TFL 1.0 1.0

Yds 1 1

PD 0 0

FF 0 0

STAFFORD’S CAREER HIGH GAME STATS

No.

3 1

Opponent

Date

at Chattanooga at Austin Peay

9/10/11 10/15/11

STAFFORD’S 2011 GAME-BY-GAME

Date

Opponent

UT AT TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds Int-Yds PBU

1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0

1 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at South Gwinnett for John Small… played only one year of football, his senior season…was named the Gwinnett County Special Teams Player of the Week three times during the season…was selected to play in the Gwinnett County All-Star game…played four years of soccer.

THOMAS’ CAREER STATS

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Dwight Hochstetler at Bowdon High School…helped guide BHS to the Georgia State Playoffs as a senior, advancing to the second round…accounted for 65 yards and two touchdowns against Haralson County

FG

G

Att Made

2010 2011 TOTAL

-- - -

-- - -

-- - -

Retn

PAT

2PAT

FG

-- - -

-- - -

-- - -

2 - 2

-- - -

2 - 2

Lg

Pct

40 - 40

100.0 100.0

Total Avg/G

6 - 6

THOMAS’ CAREER HIGH GAME STATS

FG Attempts FG Made Long Points

0.5 0.5

No.

Opponent

Date

2 2 40 6

vs. Wofford vs. Wofford vs. Wofford vs. Wofford

12/04/10 12/04/10 12/04/10 12/04/10

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6-3 • 185 • Freshman Wide Receiver Bowdon, Ga. • Bowdon HS

-- - -

HISTORY

STEPHENS

12 8 20

RECORDS

J.B.

TD Rush Pass

2010 2011 TOTAL

REVIEW

89

SCORING G

OPPONENTS

PERSONAL: Full name is Griffin Keith Thomas…is the son of Greg Thomas and Lisa Hall…born on July 5, 1991…majoring in english at JSU.

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UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @SE Missouri @Tennessee State

2010: Saw action in all 12 games for the Gamecocks as a true freshman, primarily as the team’s kickoff specialist…handled the kickoff duties in all 12 games and served as the team’s placekicker in the playoff game vs. Wofford…against the Terriers, went 2-for-2 on field goals of 35 and 40 yards and missed his lone PAT attempt of the year…had one punt on the year, a 31-yarder in the season opener at Ole Miss that pinned the Rebels deep in their own territory.

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9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

JSU CAREER: 2011: Saw action in 10 of the Gamecocks’ 11 games as a sophomore, serving as the team’s placekicker on kickoffs…missed the season finale at Tennessee State on Nov. 19…averaged 62.8 yards per kick and had four touchbacks…kicked off a season-high eight times at Austin Peay on Oct. 15…averaged a season-best 68.2 yards per kickoff at Chattanooga on Sept. 10.

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Tackles Tackles for loss

FR 0 0

OUTLOOK

TACKLES G 2011 11 TOTAL 11

INTRO

5-11 • 170 • Junior Placekicker Snellville, Ga. • South Gwinnett HS

PERSONAL: Full name is Barry Lee Stafford, Jr…son of Barry Lee Stafford, Sr. and Michelle Gary…majoring in physical education at JSU.

THOMAS’ 2010 Field Goal Sequence (Made/Missed) Date

12/4/10

Opponent

Wofford

FGM

FGA

LNG

FG Seq.

2

2

40

40, 35

THOMAS’ 2009 Field Goal Sequence (Made/Missed) Date

9/4/10

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@Ole Miss

No.

YDS

AVG.

LNG

1

31

31.0

31

I-20 TB

1

0

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Tyson

6-2 • 275 • Senior Defensive End Elba, Ala. • Elba HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Played in all 11 games for the Gamecocks as a junior, starting at Defensive end in 10 of them…recorded 25 tackles, 19, solo, while notching four tackles for a loss and two sacks…had one interception, at Southeast Missouri on Nov. 12, and returned it nine yards…forced one fumble and was credited with three quarterback pressures…had a season-high six tackles, two for a loss, against Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 5…forced a fumble at Chattanooga on Sept. 10… had one sack at Murray State on Oct. 1 and his other at Southeast Missouri…also had a QB hurry in the SEMO game and the Murray State game.

2010: Appeared in the final 10 games of the season for the Gamecocks as a sophomore, starting four of them…recorded 31 tackles, 22 solo, for the Gamecocks, while picking up one sack and 4.0 tackles for a loss…added one quarterback hurry and one forced fumble…saw his first action of the season against Georgia State, carding a tackle in the win…posted his first sack of the season for an eight-yard loss against Eastern Illinois…finished the Murray State contest with five tackles, including 1.5 stops for a loss, and a forced fumble…carded four tackles, including a tackle for a loss against Tennessee State…tallied five tackles against Austin Peay…carded four tackles versus Eastern Kentucky…assisted on five tackles against SEMO along with a stop for a one-yard loss…tied his season high against Wofford with his fourth-five-tackle performance, one that also saw him notch his first quarterback hurry of the year. 2009: Saw action as a reserve in nine of the Gamecocks’ 11 games in his freshman season…recorded 20 tackles, 11 solo, including a sack and 4.0 more behind the line of scrimmage…was credited with one pass defended…had one tackle for a loss in his JSU debut versus Georgia Tech (9/5)…credited with two tackles, one solo, a tackle for a loss and a pass deflection against Florida State (9/12)…had three tackles at Alabama A&M (9/19)…had a season-high six tackles and a sack at Nicholls State (9/26)…recorded two tackles, one solo, and a tackle for loss of 12 yards at Murray State (10/10)…had three tackles, two solo, at Austin Peay (10/31). 2008: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterman for Scott Rials at Elba High School…was an all-state selection as a senior, where he helped the Tigers advance to the state playoffs…was team captain and most valuable defensive lineman his senior season…named All-Area and All-Region…named to the Southeast Sun Super 12 in 2007 after finishing with 77 tackles and four sacks…had his best game versus Straughn, where he recorded 16 tackles in a 25-0 shutout win…named Who’s Who Among American High School Students.

TYSON’S CAREER STATS TACKLES G

2008 2010 2011 TOTAL

9 10 11 30

UA

13 21 19 51

A

7 10 6 25

Total

20 31 25 76

4.0 4.0 4.0 12.0

SACKS

G

UA

A

Total

Yds

2009 2010 2011 TOTAL

9 10 11 30

0 0 0 0

1 1 2 4

Yds

17 25 -11 32

PD

FF

1 0 1 3

0 1 1 2

Tackles Tackles for loss Sacks INT

No.

6 2 1 1

Opponent

9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11

Opponent

UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky

0 0 0 0

Date

2x; Last vs. Eastern Kentucky vs. Eastern Kentucky 3x; last at Southeast Missouri at Southeast Missouri

TYSON’S 2011 GAME-BY-GAME Date

FR

1 8 7 16

TYSON’S CAREER HIGH GAME STATS

UT AT

1 2 0 0 0 1 2 2 5

0 1 0 2 1 0 1 1 1

11/5/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/12/11

TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds Int-Yds PBU

1 3 0 2 1 1 3 3 6

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.5-1 0-0 0-0 0.5-1 2.0-2

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.5-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

TYSON’S 2010 GAME-BY-GAME Date

9/18/10 9/25/10 10/2/10 10/9/10 10/16/10 10/23/10 11/6/10 11/13/10 11/20/10 12/4/10

Opponent

@Georgia State @Eastern Illinois Murray State @UT Martin Tennessee State Austin Peay @Eastern Kentucky Southeast Missouri @Tennessee Tech Wofford

UT AT TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds Int-Yds PBU

1 1 3 0 2 3 3 0 0 2

0 0 2 1 2 2 1 5 0 3

1 1 5 1 4 5 4 5 0 5

0-0 1-8 1.5-15 0-0 1.0-2 0-0 0-0 0.5-1 0.0 0.0

0-0 1-8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

TYSON’S 2009 GAME-BY-GAME Date

9/5/09 9/12/09 9/19/09 9/26/09 10/3/09 10/10/09 10/31/09 11/7/09 11/14/09

PERSONAL: Full name is Dimetrio Martinez Tyson…son of Junior and Bridgett Tyson…born on Oct. 10, 1989…has one older brother, Demetrious…majoring in liberal studies at JSU.

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@Georgia Tech @Florida State @Alabama A&M @Nicholls State UT Martin @Murray State @Austin Peay @SEMO Tenn. Tech

UT AT TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds Int-Yds PBU

1 1 3 4 1 1 2 0 0

0 1 0 2 1 1 1 1 0

1 2 3 6 2 2 3 1 0

1 - 1 1 -3 0 -0 1 -1 0 -0 1 -12 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0

0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 1 -1 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0

0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0 0 -0

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tolson

6-0 • 195 • Junior Linebacker Anniston, Ala. • Anniston HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Appeared in all 11 games for the Gamecocks as a sophomore…notched 14 tackles, nine solo, including one for a loss… opened the season with two solo stops and a tackle for a loss of three yards against UT Martin on Sept. 1…notched a season-high four tackles vs. Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 5…had three stops at Murray State on Oct. 1 and two tackles three times.

9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

Opponent

UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @SE Missouri @Tennessee State

UT AT

2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0

0 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 0

2010: Appeared in all 12 games for the Gamecocks as a redshirt freshman and earned the start at linebacker in the regular-season finale at Tennessee Tech…finished the year with 29 tackles, 24 solo, including two for a loss…notched a season-high 10 stops, all solo and one for a loss, on Oct. 2 against Murray State…recorded five tackles in that start at Tennessee Tech…picked up four against Austin Peay on Oct. 23. 2010: Appeared in all 12 games for the Gamecocks as a redshirt freshman and earned the start at linebacker in the regular-season finale at Tennessee Tech…finished the year with 29 tackles, 24 solo, including two for a loss…notched a season-high 10 stops, all solo and one for a loss, on Oct. 2 against Murray State…recorded five tackles in that start at Tennessee Tech…picked up four against Austin Peay on Oct. 23. 2009: Sat out the 2009 season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Anniston High School for Alex Wilson…was a four-year letterman for the Bulldogs.

PERSONAL: Full name is Brenton Antonio Quintez Tolson…son of Erica Tolson…born on March 24, 1991, in Anniston, Ala…has one younger brother, Mauriceco and two sisters, Shamika and Jessica… majoring in criminal justice at JSU. tolson’ CAREER STATS

TACKLES G

UA

A

Total

TFL

Yds

PD

FF

FR

2010 2011 TOTAL

12 11 23

18 9 27

11 5 16

29 14 43

1.5 1.0 2.5

4 3 7

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

SACKS

G

UA

A

Total

Yds

2010 2011 TOTAL

12 11 23

1 0 1

1 0 1

1.5 0.0 1.5

4 0 4

tolson’ CAREER HIGH GAME STATS

Tackles Tackles for loss

78

tolson’ 2011 GAME-BY-GAME

Date

No.

10 1

Opponent

vs. Murray State 2x last vs. UT Martin

TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds Int-Yds PBU

2 2 0 0 3 2 1 0 4 0 0

1.0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0

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Ubi

6-6 • 302 • Sophomore Offensive Lineman Meridianville, Ala. • Hazel Green HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Saw action in a pair of games as a redshirt freshman…posted two knockdowns in 26 plays. 2010: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Hazel Green High School for Alvin Palmer…was a three-year starter on the offensive line…graded out better than 90 percent on the season…voted top offensive lineman on the team.

PERSONAL: Full name is Johnny Ubi, Jr….son of Grace Ubi…born on April 1, 1992…major is undeclared at JSU.two sisters, Shamika and Jessica…major is undeclared at JSU.

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Warren

6-1 • 195 • Sophomore Safety Prattville, Ala. • Prattville HS

UA 34 34

INT 2011 TOTAL

No. 3 3

G 11 11

A 3 3

Total 37 37

TFL 3.0 3.0

Yds 14 14

PD 5 5

Lg 98 98

Avg/R 35.3 35.3

Avg/G 9.6 9.6

Yds TD 106 1 106 1

FF 0 0

WARREN’S CAREER HIGH GAME STATS

No.

Tackles Tackles for loss FR PBU INT

7 2.0 2 1 1

Opponent

FR 2 2

Date

at Kentucky at Murray State at Kentucky 2x; last at Tennessee State 3x; last at Tennessee State

10/22/11 10/1/11 10/22/11 11/19/11 11/19/11

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Date

Opponent

UT AT TT TFL-Yds Scks-Yds Int-Yds PBU

1 1 4 2 2 3 6 6 4 3 2

0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0

1 2 4 2 2 3 7 6 4 4 2

0.0-0 0.0-0 1.0-1 0.0-0 2.0-13 0.0-0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0.0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-12 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-8 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-98

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1

ABOUT JSU

UT Martin @Chattanooga Georgia State Eastern Illinois @Murray State @Austin Peay @Kentucky Tennessee Tech Eastern Kentucky @SE Missouri @Tennessee State

COACHES

9/1/11 9/10/11 9/17/11 9/24/11 10/1/11 10/15/11 10/22/11 10/29/11 11/5/11 11/12/11 11/19/11

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HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Marbury High School for Kyle Glover…was a two-time All-Metro selection and was an all-county selection as a senior…was a four-year letterman and a three-year starter…helped the Bulldogs advance to the state playoffs…also lettered in basketball, where he was named team’s Most Valuable Player and was an all-area selection.

TACKLES G 2011 11 TOTAL 11

INTRO

JSU CAREER: 2011: Played in all 11 games for the Gamecocks as a true freshman, starting the final four at safety…tied for sixth on the team with 39 tackles, while his 34 solo stops were fifth on the squad… had three tackles for a loss, two of which came at Murray State on Oct. 1…nabbed a team-best three interceptions, including one that he returned 98 yards for a touchdown in the season finale at Tennessee State on Nov. 19…the interception return was the longest in JSU’s Division I history, the third-longest in JSU’s all-time history, the longest by a Gamecock since 1982 and the longest by an OVC player since 2007…recovered two fumbles and made a season-high seven stops at Kentucky on Oct. 22…also had an interception at Asutin Peay on Oct. 15 that he returned eight yards and one vs. Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 5 that had no return.

PERSONAL: Full name is Pierre Carmelle Warren…son of Horace Warren, Sr., and Clara Warren…born August 16, 1992, in Montgomery, Ala…majoring in exercise science and wellness at JSU. WARREN’S CAREER STATS

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Sean

KYLE

Watson

WEST

JSU CAREER: 2011: Did not see action as a freshman for the Gamecocks.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Sat out as a redshirt at Baylor in 2010.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Rutherford High School for Greg Rivers…was a ranked No. 28 by Rivals.com, No. 105 by Scout. com nationally among defensive linemen…named 82nd ranked player in state of Florida by Rivals.com…earned all-state secondteam honors by SunStateFootball.com…was a first-team all-district 2 and first-team All-Bay County defense…played both sides of ball for Rutherford, recording 65 tackles, eight sacks, two forced fumbles and one pass breakup as senior…had 68 tackles, including 12 tackles for loss, and seven sacks as a junior in 2008…was a three-sport standout, playing football, basketball and track…threw discus for RHS track and field team. PERSONAL: Full name is Sean Patrick Watson, Jr…son of Charlene Lamar and Roswell Lamar…born on April 24, 1991… majoring is social work at JSU.

5-11 • 180 • Freshman Signee Quarterback St. Augustine, Fla. • St. Augustine HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Sat out the season as a redshirt

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at St. Augustine High School for Joey Wiles…was a three-year starter and never lost a regular-season game while posting a 34-3 record as a starter…was an all-state selection after throwing for more than 1,700 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior…helped team to a No. 3 ranking an into the Class 3A semi-finals…led the Yellow Jackets to two district championships…holds the school record for most wins by a quarterback…had his best game as a senior after going 16-for-24 for 244 yards and three touchdowns in a 29-3 win over Matanzas…was selected to play in the Florida Shrine Bowl as a senior…emerged as the starter during his sophomore season when he guided team from a 19-0 deficit to defeat Bartram Trail 22-19 in just his second varsity game as he threw three touchdowns and completed a twopoint conversion pass.

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6-2 • 290 • Sophomore Defensive Lineman Panama City, Fla. • Rutherford HS • Baylor University

Rayce

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5-10 • 180 • Junior Runningback Niceville, Fla. • Niceville HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Did not see action as a sophomore.

2010: Garnered playing time on special teams in all 12 games last season as a redshirt freshman…tallied three tackles on the season. 2009: Sat out the 2009 season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for John Hicks at Niceville High School…as a quarterback in 2008, he helped the Eagles set a school record with more than 2,600 yards of total offense…finished season with 986 passing yards and nine touchdowns…rushed for 468 yards and five touchdowns….as a junior, had 11 catches for 222 yards and a pair of touchdowns. PERSONAL: Full name is Rayce Patrick Whiddon…son of Paul and Lynn Whiddon…has two older brothers, Tommy Joe and John Houston…both bothers played football at Jacksonville State and Tommy Joe is currently a student assistant, while John Houston will be a senior this season…major is undeclared at JSU.

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MiKel

Whittier

6-3 • 212 • Junior Outside Linebacker St. Louis, Mo. • Webster Groves HS • Air Force Prep

JSU CAREER: 2011: Sat out the 2011 season as a redshirt.

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HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Kerry Stevenson at Vigor High School…helped team to a perfect 15-0 record his sophomore year and a State Championship…team posted an 8-4 record his junior year and 9-4 his senior year after advancing to the state playoffs both years.

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6-5 • 302 • Freshman Offensive Lineman Chickawsaw, Ala. • Vigor HS

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PERSONAL: Full name is Mikel Deloch Whittier…son of Cynathia Ingram and Michael Whittier…born on January 25, 1990… has one younger brother, Johnny, and two younger sister, Jolissa and Jakini…majoring in biology and chemistry at JSU.

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HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Webster Groves High School in St. Louis for Cliff Ice, where he earned all-Metro and all-state honors after throwing for 2,299 yards and 19 touchdowns with just three interceptions as a senior in 2007…passed for more than 6,150 yards and 57 passing touchdowns, along with 20 rushing touchdowns… also earned all-conference honors on a state championship basketball team…was an honor roll student and academic award winner.

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PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played at Air Force Prep School, where he passed for more than 1,800 yards and 16 touchdowns as a freshman and also rushed for more than 600 yards and eight touchdowns.

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2010: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

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JSU CAREER: 2011: Saw action in three games and recorded three tackles against Ohio Valley Conference competition…Had an assisted and solo stop against Tennessee Tech…Made his Jax State debut against Chattanooga…Credited with a tackle in the Austin Peay contest.

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Ketrick

WOLFE

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played at Pearl River Community College for Tim Hatten…finished his sophomore season at PRCC with 49 total tackles, including seven for a loss…Accounted for two sacks, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble for the Wildcats…tallied 13 tackles against Southwest Mississippi Community College. HIGH SCHOOL: A prep standout at Sumrall High School…played both sides of the ball at runningback and at linebacker…named to the 2009 Hattiesburg American All-Area Team…

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Wright

6-2 • 270 • Freshman Offensive Lineman Clay, Ala. • Clay-Chalkville HS

JSU CAREER: 2011: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Jerry Hood at Clay-Chalkville High School…helped the Cougars to a 9-4 record and into the quarter-final round of the state playoffs…lettered three years…was a first-team allregion selection after recording 117 tackles, 24 tackles for loss and 16 sacks as a senior…had his best game against Pell City, where he had 17 tackles, two sacks and four tackles for loss…also lettered in wrestling, where he is the 6A State Heavyweight Champion…posted a 109-3 record over his last two years. PERSONAL: Full name is John Adam Wright, II…born Oct. 29,1992…son of John Wright…majoring in business.

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6-1 • 225 • Junior Bandit Sumrall, Miss. • Sumrall HS • Pearl River CC

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MEET HEAD COACH JACK CROWE

There have been many successful coaches in the 65-year history of the Ohio Valley Conference. Among those include Eastern Kentucky’s Roy Kidd, MTSU’s Boots Donnelly, and EIU’s Bob Spoo, who all three coaches have combined to win 559 games.

You can count Jack Crowe among that elite group as his 76.1 percent winning percentage in conference games is tops among all active coaches in the league. He has guided the Gamecocks to three Ohio Valley Conference Championships with a nine-year mark of 54-17, while posting the best record in the OVC in 2003, 2004, 2009 and 2011. Crowe, who begins his 13th season leading Jax State, has guided the Gamecocks to nine consecutive winning seasons, which ties for the longest such streak in the school’s 109-year history. The 2011 senior class left as the winningest four-year class since the Gamecocks left the Division II ranks in 1993. The senior class finished with a four-year record of 32-13, which is the most wins of any other four-year class since JSU moved to Division I.

On the field, Crowe is a proven winner. He’s a skilled manager who brings to Gamecock football expertise, an eye for evaluating talent, and a personality that has energized the program. In 2003, his squad posted an impressive 7-1 league mark and claimed the Ohio Valley Conference Championship with a 22-17 win over Southeast Missouri State on Nov. 22, leading the Gamecocks to their first-ever Football Championship Subdivision playoff berth.

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Jax State is the winningest team, by percentage, in the Ohio Valley Conference and in all of FCS football since joining the league in 2003. The Gamecocks have won 76.1 percent of their conference games, posting a 54-17 record, while Eastern Kentucky is second with a 71.8 all-time winning percentage.

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Jack Crowe

The 2011 Gamecocks won the school’s 18th conference championship in school history after finishing with a 7-4 record, including a 6-2 record in the OVC, sharing the title with Eastern Kentucky and Tennessee Tech. A native of Birmingham, Crowe has coached over 37 years at some of the top programs in the country. During his career, he has worked at Auburn, Baylor, Arkansas, Clemson and Wyoming on the Division I-A level and also has college coaching stints at North Alabama and Livingston (now West Alabama). Crowe was named the head coach at Arkansas in January of 1990 after serving one year as offensive coordinator. He coached the Razorbacks to the 1991 Independence Bowl as head coach and the 1990 Cotton Bowl as an assistant, posting a 19-14 record. He was offensive coordinator at Baylor from 1993 to 1995 and led the Bears to the 1994 Southwest Conference championship. He spent three years as the offensive coordinator at Clemson, where the Tigers posted a 29-6-1 record and won three-straight Atlantic Coast Conference championships. His offense led the ACC in rushing in each of his three seasons. Under his guidance, Clemson played twice in the Florida-Citrus Bowl and once in the Gator Bowl. Crowe spent four seasons as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Auburn before moving to Clemson. The Tigers led the SEC twice in total offense and three times in rushing. Auburn played in the FloridaCitrus, Sugar, Liberty and Cotton Bowl games, and Bo Jackson became a Heisman Trophy winner under Crowe’s tutelage. Crowe spent the 1981 season at Wyoming, where the Cowboys finished 8-3. From 1978-80, he was the offensive coordinator at North Alabama. The Lions went 17-7 and won the 1980 Gulf South Conference title. He served as offensive coordinator at Livingston for three seasons (1974-76) before being elevated to head coach at age 28. Crowe got his start in coaching without playing college football. He played football and baseball at West End High School in Birmingham, then went to Jefferson State Junior College, where he stuck to baseball. He transferred to UAB and, after graduating with a degree in chemistry, became an assistant at West End High School. A year later, he became offensive coordinator at Oxford High School, where he led the Yellow Jackets to a 21-1-1 record and two conference titles. Crowe is married to the former LeAnn Gaines of Anniston.

The 2004 Gamecocks earned their second-straight Ohio Valley Conference Championship with an impressive 7-1 league record and finished the regular season with an incredible 9-1 overall record. For his efforts, Crowe was named the Roy Kidd OVC Football Coach of the Year by his peers for the 2004 season. Jax State also posted the best record in the Ohio Valley Conference in 2009 with a 9-3 mark and was just 53 seconds away from upsetting BCS national power Florida State. In 2010, Crowe led the Gamecocks to one of the most successful seasons in the school’s Division I history, posting a 9-3 overall record, and was ranked as high as No. 2 during the season. JSU also advanced to the second round of the NCAA playoffs and hosted its first home playoff game in 18 years at the newly renovated Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium while also claiming one of the biggest wins in school history with a 49-48 double-overtime thriller at Ole Miss.

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Jack Crowe File

Crowe’s Year-by-Year Record

The

Murray State 8-1 Nicholls State 3-1 North Alabama 0-3 Northwestern State 2-1 Ole Miss 1-2 Rice 1-1 SMU 2-0 Samford 8-0 Sam Houston State 1-2 South Florida 0-1 Southeast Louisiana 0-2 Southeast Missouri State 8-1 Southwest Texas 1-2 Stephen F. Austin 0-3 Tennessee-Martin 8-3 Tennessee State 6-1 Tennessee Tech 7-4 Texas 1-1 Texas A&M 0-2 Texas A&I 1-1 Texas Christian University 1-1 Texas Tech 0-2 Troy State 0-4 Tulsa 1-0 Tuskegee 2-0 UAB 0-1 Western Kentucky 0-1 Wofford 0-1 TOTAL 95-82

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Active Winningest Coaches in Ohio Valley Conference (All games)* 1. Jack Crowe, Jax State 67-34 .663 2. Chris Hatcher, Murray State 13-9 .591 3. Dean Hood, EKU 26-20 .565 4. Jason Simpson, UTM 37-31 .544 5. Watson Brown (APSU/TTU) 32-35 .478

HISTORY

1970-72: Oxford High School Offensive Coordinator Record: 21-1-1 1971, ‘72 Conference Champs

4-0 0-2 1-0 5-1 0-2 5-2 0-1 1-0 1-0 0-2 4-5 5-4 1-0 0-1 0-3 0-1 0-1 2-0 0-2 1-1 0-2 0-1 0-1 2-0 0-3 0-1 0-1 1-1 0-2

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1973-78: Livigston University Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator Record: 35-31   1975 NCAA Mideast Champs

Alabama A&M Alabama State Arkansas State Austin Peay Baylor Chattanooga Citadel Colorado State Cumberland University Delta State Eastern Kentucky Eastern Illinois Emporia State Florida State Furman Georgia Georgia Southern Georgia State Georgia Tech Houston Jacksonville State Kansas Kentucky Louisiana-Lafayette McNeese State Memphis Miami Mississippi College Mississippi State

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1978-80: University of North Alabama Offensive Coordinator Record: 17-7   1980 GSC, NCAA Mideast Champs

(Head Coaching Record)

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1980-81: University of Wyoming Offensive Coordinator Record: 8-3

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1982-85: Auburn University Offensive Coordinator Record: 37-12   1983 SEC Champs

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1986-88: Clemson University Offensive Coordinator Record: 29-6-1   1986, ‘87, ‘88 ACC Champs

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1989-92: University of Arkansas Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator Record: 19-14 1989 SWC Champs

7-4 9-3 8-3 8-3 6-5 6-5 6-5 9-2 8-4 5-6 5-6 4-6 0-1 6-6 3-8 3-7 2-8

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1993-95: Baylor University Offensive Coordinator Record: 19-14 1994 SWC Champs

Jacksonville State Jacksonville State Jacksonville State Jacksonville State Jacksonville State Jacksonville State Jacksonville State Jacksonville State Jacksonville State Jacksonville State Jacksonville State Jacksonville State Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Livingston Livingston

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2000-A: Jacksonville State University Head Football Coach Record: 81-52 – 2003, 2004, 2011 OVC Champs

2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1992 1991 1990 1978 1977

Active Winningest Coaches in Ohio Valley Conference (OVC-only games) 1. Jack Crowe, Jax State 54-17 .762 2. Dean Hood, EKU 23-8 .742 3. Chris Hatcher, Murray State 10-6 .625 4. Jason Simpson, UTM 29-18 .617 *Only includes games as a member of the OVC

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Ronnie Letson begins his ninth season coordinating the Gamecocks offense and will also coach quarterbacks for JSU head coach Jack Crowe for the 2012 season. Letson helped Jax State claim the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference Championship with an offense that averaged 414.9 yards per game against conference opponents, including 245.0 yards on the ground and an OVC-best 148.8 pass efficiency rating. Runningback Washaun Ealey became just the 10th player in JSU’s 109-year history to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season after finishing with 1,082 on 178 carries to earn first-team All-OVC honors. The Stillmore, Ga., native averaged 108.2 yards per game and was second on the team with nine touchdowns, including eight rushing and one receiving. Sophomore quarterback Coty Blanchard led the Gamecocks to their ninthstraight winning season in 2011 after taking over in the second quarter of the opening game for the injured Marques Ivory. Blanchard finished the season leading the OVC in passing efficency (145.1) after throwing for 1,703 yards and 12 touchdowns, while rushing for 427 yards and adding six more touchdowns on the ground. In 2010, the Gamecocks posted one of the most successfual seasons in the school’s Division I history, finishing with a 9-3 overall record, and was ranked as high as No. 2 during the 2010 season. JSU also advanced to the second round of the NCAA playoffs and hosted its first home playoff game in 18 years at the newly renovated Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium, while also claiming one of the biggest wins in school history with a 49-48 double-overtime thriller at Ole Miss. Jax State led the Ohio Valley Conference in passing efficiency with a 140.39 rating, which also ranked 17th nationally. The Gamecocks also ranked among the conference leaders in total offense (384.17), passing offense (217.7) and was ranked 12th nationlly with 32.17 points per game. Letson also coached Coty Blanchard to the OVC Freshman of the Year award. He will be remembered for his 30-yard touchdown pass to Kevyn Cooper on fourth down in the second overtime to tie the game at Ole Miss and his two-point conversion pass to Calvin Middleton to give the Gamecocks the win over the Rebels. In 2009, the Gamecocks once again led the Ohio Valley Conference in total offense, averaging 431.1 yards per game, which ranked eighth nationally. Under Letson, the Gamecocks also led the OVC in rushing offense (188.8), scoring offense (35.0), and passing efficiency (161.2) in 2009 as JSU posted the best record in the OVC with an 8-3 mark. Letson also coached OVC Player of the Year in Ryan Perrilloux, who went on to earn All-America honors after leading the conference in passing efficiency (172.58) and ranked fourth nationally in points responsible for (18.6 points/ game). The senior quarterback also set several other single-season school records, including touchdowns responsible for (31), total offense per game (279.3) and total offense per play (8.36). He finished his two-year career as Jax State’s career leader in passing yards per game (222.3) and total offense per game (260.9) and had a career passing efficiency of 154.9. The LaPlace, La., native finished the 2009 season with 2,350 yards, which was the third best in school history, and his 42 career passing touchdowns is third, while

his 61.0 completion percentage is also third in school history. The senior signal caller won Offensive Player of the Week honors seven times in 2009, which is an OVC record, and he claimed the honor nine times during his two-year career to tie for the most-ever in the league’s 61-year history. In 2008, the Gamecocks led the OVC in total offense, averaging 408.1 yards per game, and finished 15th nationally in that category. The Gamecocks posted an 8-3 record in 2008 and was the last team left out of the NCAA playoffs. In 2007, Jax State averaged 27.7 points per game and in 2006, the Gamecocks led the Ohio Valley Conference in scoring offense, averaging 25.9 points per game. The year before in 2005, the JSU rushing offense led the conference for the thirdstraight season as junior Clay Green earned All-America honors along with offensive center Rod Olds, who signed an NFL contract with the Tennessee Titans. With Letson leading the JSU offense in 2004, the Gamecocks set school records for rushing yards per game and total offense. JSU also led the OVC in rushing offense (260.27) and finished sixth in the nation, while leading the league in total offense (444.45), scoring offense (37.45) and passing efficiency (142.56). Letson, who coached the Gamecock receiving corps for two seasons from 2000-01, spent the 2002 football season as the receivers coach at Presbyterian College, where the Blue Hose finished with an 8-3 record. He was an offensive administrative graduate assistant at Ole Miss in 2003 as the Rebels finished with a 10-3 record, a share of the Southeastern Conference Western Division Title and Cotton Bowl Championship. Letson was moved to the defensive side of the ball as a graduate assistant in the Spring of 2004 before returning to the Gamecock coaching ranks in May of 2004. The 1999 graduate of Ole Miss was a three-year letterman after helping the Rebels to three-straight bowl victories. Ole Miss claimed the Ford Motor City Bowl against Marshall and two wins in the Independence Bowl, including a lastsecond win over Oklahoma. Letson was also a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and the University of Mississippi Athletic Academic Honor Roll. Letson, 35, is married to the former Vanessa Deliso, and the couple has two sons, Tripp, and Eli.

PERSONAL Full Name: Family: Born:

Ronald Irvin Letson, Jr. Wife (former Vanessa Deliso); Children – two sons, Tripp and Eli. September 26, 1976

EDUCATION High School: College:

Norcross (Ga.) High School (1995) University of Mississippi (1999)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE University of Mississippi (1995-99)

Played for three straight bowl championship teams for the Rebels, including a lastsecond win over Oklahoma in the 1999 Independence Bowl.

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Jacksonville State University (Wide Receivers) Presbyterian College (Wide Receivers) Ole Miss (Offensive Administrative Graduate Assistant/ Defensive Graduate Assistant) – SEC West Division Champs; Cotton Bowl Champs Jacksonville State University (Wide Receivers/Passing Game Coordinator) Jacksonville State University (Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers) Jacksonville State University (Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks)


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Chris Boone

Assistant Coach Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers

OVC

Southern Miss (1994-95) Jones Junior College (1991-92)

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West Jones High School (1991) Southern Miss (1997)

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Christopher S. Boone Wife (former Coco Walker); Children – daughters (Cameron and Casidee); son (Colton) May 2, 1973

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defense and pass defense. Nationally, the Skyhawk defense was ranked among the top 20 in the same five categories: rushing defense (17), pass efficiency defense (2), total defense (6), scoring defense (13) and pass defense (7). Boone had five players earn All-Ohio Valley Conference honors during the 2006 season, Joel Kilpatrick, Markeseo Jackson, Kevin Rondo, Nate Wilson and Dontrell Miller. Before working at UT Martin, Boone served as the secondary coach and defensive coordinator at East Central Community College for two seasons (2004-05). His defense was ranked No. 1 in Mississippi in forcing turnovers (27) and was second in the state and 23rd in the nation in total defense (allowing 258 yards per game). The defense was also second in the state and ninth in the nation in rush defense, giving up 87 yards per game. Boone coached linebackers and served as the pro liaison from 2002-04 at Nicholls State University, where he helped lead the Colonels to their first Southland Conference championship appearance in 2003 while coaching AllSouthland Conference players Penn Morris, Torrian Thomas and James Miller. In 2002, Nicholls State led the Southland Conference in scoring defense, giving up only 17 points per game as the Colonels finished with a 7-4 record. From 2000-02, Boone coached the defensive line and served as the recruiting coordinator at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, where the team posted an 8-3 record and was nationally ranked during the 2000 season.  He served as the defensive graduate assistant at UAB from 1999-00. From 1998-99, Boone coached the linebackers and special teams at Wayne County High School in Mississippi, helping lead them to the state playoffs for the first time in school history and Boone also coached the linebackers and special teams at Pearl River Community College in 1997. From 1996-97, Boone was the defensive student assistant at Southern Miss, where the Golden Eagles won the Conference USA Championship with an 8-3 record. Boone played at Jones County Junior College from 1991-93 before finishing at the University of Southern Miss from 1995-96. Boone is married to the former Coco Walker, and the couple has two daughters, Cameron and Casidee, and a son, Colton.

INTRO

Chris Boone enters his second season coordinating the Gamecock defense for head coach Jack Crowe in 2012 and will also coach linebackers. Boone has a wealth of experience in the Ohio Valley Conference after coaching the last six years in the league, including his first at Jacksonville State last year that saw the Gamecocks win the school’s 18th Conference Championship. In 2011, the JSU defense led the OVC in rushing defense (144.9), scoring defense (24.8), third downs allowed (33.3) and interceptions (16) in league-only games, while ranking second in turnovers forced. Jamison Wadley, Monte Lewis and A.J. Davis each earned All-OVC honors on defense as seniors in 2011, while Lewis (Washington Redskins) and Davis (New Orleans Saints) both signed free agent deals with NFL teams to continue their football careers. Boone served as the defensive coordinator at UT Martin for the five years (20062010) before joining Crowe’s staff prior to the 2011 season. The Skyhawks ranked near the top of the OVC in total defense during his tenure, including leading the league in total defense in 2010 after allowing just 299.3 yards per game to ranked 12th nationally. In addition to serving as defensive coordinator, Boone also served as the Skyhawks’ assistant head coach and coached the safeties from the time he joined the team in 2006. His teams were ranked in the top 4 in total defense in four of the five years. The Skyhawks led the Ohio Valley Conference in total defense, passing defense, passing efficiency defense, first-down and third-down defense in 2010. UT Martin had three defensive players earn All-OVC honors, including Josh Bey, who was an All-America selection as a junior in 2009. In 2009, Boone led the Skyhawks to a season-opening 56-0 shutout over Iowa Wesleyan. It was the Skyhawks’ third shutout since 2006, Boone’s first year on the staff. The Skyhawks finished fourth in total defense that season. In 2008, Boone’s defense led the OVC and finished sixth in the nation in fumbles recovered as his team posted an 8-4 record and ranked 21st nationally. The UT Martin defense led the OVC in sacks (31), as 17 different players recorded at least one sack, and ranked 19th in the nation in that category. The UT Martin defense also led the OVC and finished seventh nationally in tackles for loss. Boone had two first team All-OVC selections including defensive lineman Ray Williams and defensive back Dontrell Miller that season. Miller earned All-America honors from the Associated Press, the AFCA and the Sports Network. He was also included in CSN’s Fabulous 50 team. Miller led the nation and set school records, scoring five defensive touchdowns. In 2007, the Skyhawks closed out the season by winning four of their last five games. The team finished the season with a 4-7 overall record and a 4-4 mark in the OVC. Linebacker Josh Yarbrough led the team in tackles and earned All-OVC honors and honorable mention All-America honors from the Sports Network. The Skyhawks finished their 2006 campaign with a 9-3 overall record and a 6-1 Ohio Valley Conference record and championship. The team was ranked 13th in the nation and advanced to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for the first time in school history. Statistically, Boone’s defense was ranked No. 1 in the Ohio Valley Conference in five categories: rushing defense, pass efficiency defense, total defense, scoring

COACHING EXPERIENCE 1996-97 1997 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2002-03 2004-05 2006-07 2008-10 2011-A

Southern Miss (Defensive Student Assistant) Pearl River Community College (Linebackers/Special Teams) Wayne County (Miss.) High School (Linebackers/Special Teams) UAB (Defensive Graduate Assistant) Arkansas-Monticello (Defensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator) Nicholls State (Linebackers) East Central Community College (Defensive Coordinator/Secondary) UT Martin (Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers) UT Martin (Defensive Coordinator/Safeties) Jacksonville State University (Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers)

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Brandon Cooper Brandon Cooper begins his second season on Jack Crowe’s staff and will coach cornerbacks for the 2012 season. Jacksonville State claimed the OVC Championship in Cooper’s first season in 2011, when the JSU defense led the OVC in rushing defense (144.9), scoring defense (24.8), third downs allowed (33.3) and interceptions (16) in league-only games, while ranking second in turnovers forced. Jamison Wadley, Monte Lewis and A.J. Davis each earned All-OVC honors on defense as seniors in 2011, while Lewis (Washington Redskins) and Davis (New Orleans Saints) both signed free agent deals with NFL teams to continue their football careers. Before joining the Gamecocks prior to the 2011 season, Cooper spent three years at UT Martin coaching corners with current Gamecock Defensive Coordinator Chris Boone, where the Skyhawks ranked near the top of the Ohio Valley Conference during his tenure.

Tennessee-Martin led the league in total defense in 2010 after allowing just 299.3 yards per game, and also led the conference in total defense, passing defense, passing efficiency defense, first down and third down defense in 2010.  UT Martin had three defensive players earn All-OVC honors, including Josh Bey, who was an All-America selection as a junior in 2009. In 2009, the Skyhakws posted a 56-0 shutout over Iowa Wesleyan to open the season, which marked the third shutout for UTM since 2006. As a defensive graduate assistant in 2008, UTM led the OVC and finished sixth in the nation in fumbles recovered while also leading the league in sacks (31) and finished 19th in the nation in that category. The UT Martin defense also led the OVC and finished seventh nationally in tackles for loss. Cooper was a four-year letterman for the Skyhawks and helped lead UT Martin to its first-ever Ohio Valley Conference Championship as a senior in 2006. He finished with 36 total tackles and five pass breakups to help UTM post a 9-3 record and into the NCAA playoffs. The Cincinnati, Ohio, native played running back and cornerback for four years at Aiken High School, where he was an All-State selection as a junior and senior. He also earned All-State honors in baseball, while also running in track as a freshman and sophomore. Cooper, 27, earned his bachelor’s degree in health and human performance from Tennessee-Martin.

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Assistant Coach Cornerbacks

Full Name: Family: Born:

Brandon Rashaun Cooper Single October 28, 1984.

High School: College:

Aiken High School (2003) UT Martin (2007)

UT Martin (2003-06)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

COACHING EXPERIENCE 2007-08 2009-10 2011-A

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UT Martin (Graduate Assistant/Linebackers) UT Martin (Cornerbacks) Jacksonville State University (Cornerbacks)


MEET THE COACHES

Jimmy Ogle

Assistant Coach Runningbacks/Recruiting

While at Tennessee, he helped the Vols to wins in the Fiesta, Citrus and Hall of Fame bowls as a long-snapper. In 1994, he worked with the UT quarterbacks, including Heisman Trophy candidate Peyton Manning. Tennessee won the 1994 Gator Bowl over Virginia Tech.

Ogle is married to the former Kaci Smith and the couple has one daughter, Abbie, and one son, Jim.

REVIEW

JSU also advanced to the second round of the NCAA playoffs and hosted its first home playoff game in 18 years at the newly renovated Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium, while also claiming one of the bibest wins in school history with a 49-48 double-overtime thriller at Ole Miss.

OPPONENTS

The following year, the Vols defeated Ohio State in the Citrus Bowl and then beat Northwestern in the 1996 Citrus Bowl. Tennessee then claimed the 1997 SEC Championship after defeating Auburn and played Nebraska in the Orange Bowl.

ABOUT JSU

In 2010, the Gamecocks posted one of the most successfual seasons in the school’s Division I history, finishing with a 9-3 overall record, and was ranked as high as No. 2 during the season.

Ogle played at the University of Tennessee from 1991-94 and then served as a student assistant from 1994-97. He spent the next two years as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Knoxville Central High School, where the team finished as the Class 4A State Runners-up.

COACHES

Running back Washaun Ealey became just the 10th player in JSU’s 109-year history to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season after finishing with 1,082 on 178 carries to earn first-team All-OVC honors. The Stillmore, Ga., native averaged 108.2 yards per game and was second on the team with nine touchdowns, including eight rushing and one receiving.

His rushing offense set school records for rushing yards per game (260.27) and total offense (444.45) during the 2004 season as the team won their second-straight OVC Championship.

GAMECOCKS

Ogle helped Jax State claim the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference Championship with an offense that averaged 414.9 yards per game against conference opponents, including 245.0 yards on the ground, and an OVC-best 148.8 pass efficiency rating.

Five of his players have rushed for more than 1,000 yards in a single season, led by All-American Clay Green’s total of 1,352 in 2006. Rondy Rogers set JSU’s school record with 1,417 yards during the 2001 season, Kory Chapman, who played with the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots, recorded the third best single-season rushing mark with 1,285 yards in 2003 and Oscar Bonds finished with 1,263 rushing yards and a school-record 19 rushing touchdowns in 2004. Washaun Ealey helped the Gamecocks to the school’s 18th Conference Championship after rushing for 1,082 yards to earn first team All-OVC honors in 2011.

OUTLOOK

Ogle has established the Gamecock running attack as one of the best in the Ohio Valley Conference after leading the league in rushing four times, including a 188.8 average in 2009 (15th nationally), a 215.27 average in 2005 (17th nationally), 260.27 average in 2004 (6th nationally) and a 242.08 average in 2003 (12th nationally), while ranking 13th nationally in 2011 with a 219.91 average.

Jax State led the Ohio Valley Conference in passing efficiency with a 140.39 rating, which also ranked 17th nationally. The Gamecocks also ranked among the conference leaders in total offense (384.17), passing offense (217.7) and was ranked 12th nationlly with 32.17 points per game.

INTRO

Jimmy Ogle begins his 13th season on head coach Jack Crowe’s staff, and the 2012 season marks his 12th coaching the Gamecock running backs, and he will once again coordinate the Gamecocks’ recruiting efforts.

EDUCATION High School: College:

James M. Ogle, Jr. Wife (former Kaci Smith); Children – daughter Abbie (13); son Jim (7) August 7, 1973 Bearden (Tenn.) High School (1991) University of Tennessee (1999) University of Tennessee (1991-93) - Went to three straight bowl games Fiesta, Citrus and Hall of Fame.

OVC

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

HISTORY

Full Name: Family: Born:

RECORDS

PERSONAL

COACHING EXPERIENCE 1994-97 1998-99 2000 2001-03 2004-07 2008-A

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University of Tennessee (Student Assistant/Quarterbacks/Tight Ends) Knoxville Central High School (Offensive Coordinator) Jacksonville State University (Tight Ends) Jacksonville State University (Running Backs) Jacksonville State University (Running Backs/Recruiting Coordinator) Jacksonville State University (Running Backs)

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MEET THE COACHES

OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

Assistant Coach Offensive Line Adam R oss begins his ninth season on the Gamecock coaching staff and will coach the offensive line for the second-straight season for Jack Crowe in 2012. Ross helped Jax State claim the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference Championship with an offensive line that helped JSU average 414.9 yards per game against conference opponents, including 245.0 yards on the ground, and an OVC-best 148.8 pass efficiency rating. Running back Washaun Ealey became just the 10th player in JSU’s 109-year history to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season after finishing with 1,082 on 178 carries to earn first-team All-OVC honors. Sophomore quarterback Coty Blanchard led the Gamecocks to their ninth-straight winning season in 2011 after taking over in the second quarter of the opening game for the injured Marques Ivory. Blanchard finished the season leading the OVC in passing efficency (145.1) after throwing for 1,703 yards and 12 touchdowns, while rushing for 427 yards and adding six more touchdowns on the ground. He spent seven years coaching tight ends before moving to the offensive line prior to the 2011 season.

Jax State continued its offensive domination in 2005 after leading the league in rushing for the third-straight season, averaging 215.27 per game and finishing 17th nationally. The Gamecocks led the OVC in scoring in 2006, averaging 25.9 points per game, and finished the 2007 season with 27.7 points per game. In 2008, Jax State averaged 408.1 yards per game to lead the OVC in total offense and finished the season ranked 15th nationally. More impressive was the Gamecocks’ ability to score in the redzone, where the team scored on 38-of-41 trips inside the opponents 20-yard line (33 touchdowns and five field goals). In 2009, the Gamecocks once again led the Ohio Valley Conference in total offense, averaging 431.1 yards per game, which ranked eighth nationally. Under Letson, the Gamecocks also led the OVC in rushing offense (188.8), scoring offense (35.0), and passing efficiency (161.2) in 2009 as JSU posted the best record in the OVC with an 8-3 mark. In 2010, the Gamecocks posted one of the most successfual seasons in the school’s Division I history, finishing with a 9-3 overall record, and was ranked as high as No. 2 during the season. JSU also advanced to the second round of the NCAA playoffs and hosted its first home playoff game in 18 years at the newly renovated Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium, while also claiming one of the bibest wins in school history with a 49-48 double-overtime thriller at Ole Miss. Jax State led the Ohio Valley Conference in passing efficiency with a 140.39 rating, which also ranked 17th nationally. The Gamecocks also ranked among the conference leaders in total offense (384.17), passing offense (217.7) and was ranked 12th nationlly with 32.17 points per game. The Marietta, Ga., native was an All-Academic performer for Jax State and was a threeyear starter on the Gamecock offensive line. JSU led the Southland in rushing his senior season and finished ninth nationally. Ross, 33, earned his B.S. in special education from Jax State in 2002 and a Master’s in Educational Administration from the University in 2003.

Ross, a four-year letterman for the Gamecocks from 1998-2001, worked with the offensive line as a student assistant in 2002 before coaching tackles and tight ends as a graduate assistant in 2003. In 2004, the Gamecock offense set school records for rushing yards per game and total offense, while leading the OVC and finishing sixth nationally in rushing offense (260.27). JSU also led the league in total offense (445.45), scoring offense (37.45) and passing efficiency (142.56) during the Gamecocks’ second-straight OVC Championship that same season.

PERSONAL Full Name: Family: Born:

EDUCATION High School: College:

Adam Hunt Ross Single August 8, 1979 Marietta High School (1997) Jacksonville State University (2002) Special Education Jacksonville State University (2003) Masters Educational Administration

PLAYING EXPERIENCE Jacksonville State University (1998-2001) COACHING EXPERIENCE 2002 2003 2004-07 2008-10 2011-A

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Jacksonville State University (Student Assistant) Jacksonville State University (Graduate Assistant) Jacksonville State University (Tackles/Tight Ends) Jacksonville State University (Tight Ends/Special Teams/Recruiting) Jacksonville State University (Offensive Line)


MEET THE COACHES

Maxwell Thurmond

Assistant Coach Wide Receivers/Special Teams

Max Thurmond begins his 11th season on the Gamecock coaching staff and his second on the offensive side of the ball by coaching wide receivers for Jack Crowe in 2012.

Thurmond’s special teams units ranked near the top in the OVC as the Gamecocks led the OVC in field goals (9-of-10) and were ranked third in kickoff coverage with a 41.5 net average.

In 2008, JSU led the OVC in scoring defense for the third straight year, allowing just 21.7 points per game. In 2007, the Gamecocks led the league in total defense (354.3 yards per game), rushing defense (145.5 yards per game) and scoring defense after allowing only 23.4 points per contest.

JSU also advanced to the second round of the NCAA playoffs and hosted its first home playoff game in 18 years at the newly renovated Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium, while also claiming one of the bibest wins in school history with a 49-48 double-overtime thriller at Ole Miss.

EDUCATION

Maxwell Thurmond Married to the former Gresha Johnson, son Maxwell Sidney-George Thurmond, Jr. (16) and daughter, Asha Myel Thurmond (16) March 1, 1978

High School: College:

Worth County High School (1996) Jacksonville State University (2001)

Jacksonville State (1996-2000)

OVC

Full Name: Family: Born:

HISTORY

PERSONAL

RECORDS

Thurmond, 34, holds a degree in Exercise Science. He is married to the former Gresha Johnson and he has a son, Maxwell Thurmond, Jr. (16) and a daughter, Asha Thurmond (16).

REVIEW

Thurmond, a former cornerback for the Gamecocks (1996-2000), recorded 63 tackles throughout his career. As a senior, Thurmond recorded 23 tackles and had an interception return for 40 yards to help the Gamecocks defeat Nicholls State.

OPPONENTS

In 2010, the Gamecocks posted one of the most successful seasons in the school’s Division I history, finishing with a 9-3 overall record, and was ranked as high as No. 2 during the season.

ABOUT JSU

JSU led the OVC in scoring defense for the third straight year in 2009, allowing just 17.09 points per game. The Gamecocks also led the OVC in total defense (304.82), pass defense (154.91) and pass efficiency defense (103.99).

COACHES

The Gamecocks joined the OVC in 2003 and immediately led the Ohio Valley Conference in rushing defense for the first two seasons, ranking 10th nationally in 2004 and 23rd nationally in 2003. JSU led the league in turnover margin for three-straight years and finished ninth in the country in 2003, eighth in 2004 and seventh during the 2005 season.

GAMECOCKS

He began his Gamecock coaching stint on defense, where he spent seven years with the outside linebackers and two years coaching cornerbacks, and help establish the Gamecocks as one of the most dominating defenses in the Ohio Valley Conference.

OUTLOOK

He helped Jax State claim the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference Championship with an offense that averaged 414.9 yards per game against conference opponents, including 245.0 yards on the ground, and an OVC-best 148.8 pass efficiency rating.

INTRO

Thurmond will once again coordinate the Gamecock special teams this season.

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

COACHING EXPERIENCE 2001 2002-03 2004-05 2006-10 2011-A

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Jacksonville State (Graduate Assistant/Secondary) Jacksonville State (Outside Linebackers) Jacksonville State (Cornerbacks) Jacksonville State (Outside Linebackers) Jacksonville State (Wide Receivers/Special Teams)

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Matt Wannebo

Assistant Coach Safeties

OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

One of the most experienced coaches on the staff, Matt Wannebo enters his 13th season on Jack Crowe’s staff and he will coach safeties for the 2012 season. Wannebo has spent 10 of his 12 seasons coaching on the defensive side of the ball, including the 2011 season where his safeties led the Ohio Valley Conference with 17 interceptions to rank among the national leaders as Jax State claimed the school’s 18th Conference Championship and third OVC title. The 2011 Gamecock defense also led the OVC in rushing defense (144.9), scoring defense (24.8) and third downs allowed (33.3) in league-only games, while ranking second in turnovers forced. Jamison Wadley, Monte Lewis and A.J. Davis each earned All-OVC honors on defense as seniors in 2011, while Lewis (Washington Redskins) and Davis (New Orleans Saints) both signed free agent deals with NFL teams to continue their football careers. The Gamecocks posted one of the most successful seasons in the school’s Division I history in 2010, finishing with a 9-3 overall record, and was ranked as high as No. 2 during the season. JSU also advanced to the second round of the NCAA playoffs and hosted its first home playoff game in 18 years at the newly renovated Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium, while also claiming one of the bibest wins in school history with a 49-48 double-overtime thriller at Ole Miss. Jax State led the Ohio Valley Conference in passing efficiency with a 140.39 rating, which also ranked 17th nationally. The Gamecocks also ranked among the conference leaders in total offense (384.17), passing offense (217.7) and was ranked 12th nationlly with 32.17 points per game. The 2009 Gamecock offense once again led the Ohio Valley Conference in total offense, averaging 431.1 yards per game, which ranked eighth nationally. Jax State also led the OVC in rushing offense (188.8), scoring offense (35.0), and passing efficiency (161.2) in 2010 as JSU posted the best record in the OVC with an 8-3 mark. With Wannebo helping on defense, the Gamecocks began their domination on that side of the ball, where the Gamecocks led the OVC in defense for four straight years. In 2008, JSU led the OVC in scoring defense for the third-straight year, allowing just 21.7 points per game. In 2007, the Gamecocks led the league in total defense (354.3 yards per game), rushing defense (145.5 yards per game) and scoring defense after allowing only 23.4 points per contest. In 2006, the Gamecocks allowed just 17.5 points per game, 114.8 rushing yards and only 270.2 yards of total yards, which were all tops in the conference. In 2004, the Gamecocks led the OVC in rushing defense and turnover margin, after recording 16 interceptions. They had 15 the year before, more than another other team in the OVC. A former quarterback from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. (1977-81), Wannebo earned his degree in both education and exercise science then moved on to Auburn University, where he graduated with a Master’s Degree in Motor Learning and Motor Development.. His coaching ventures have included some prominent Division I programs, including Auburn, Alabama, Arkansas and Minnesota. Prior to joining the Gamecocks in 2000, Wannebo coached the secondary at Auburn. Wannebo is a native of Minnesota and a 1977 graduate of Cooper High School. He is currently single.

PERSONAL Full Name: Family: Born:

EDUCATION

Matt Wannebo Single May 14, 1959

High School: College:

Cooper High School (1977) Hamline University (1981)

Cooper High School (1974-1977) Hamline University (1977-1981)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

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COACHING EXPERIENCE 1982 1983-86 1986-88 1988-90 1990-92 1992-96 1996-98 2000-08 2009-10 2011-A

Cooper High School (Assistant Coach) Auburn University (Graduate Assistant) Minnesota (Graduate Assistant) Clemson University (Graduate Assistant) University of Arkansas (Graduate Assistant) University of Alabama (Operations) Auburn University (Operations/Secondary) Jacksonville State University (Defensive Backs) Jacksonville State University (Wide Receivers) Jacksonville State University (Safeties)


MEET THE COACHES

Tommy Joe Whiddon Assistant Coach Tight Ends

Whiddon helped Jax State claim the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference Championship coaching an offense that averaged 414.9 yards per game against conference opponents, including 245.0 yards on the ground, and an OVC-best 148.8 pass efficiency rating.

In 2009, he coached first-team All-OVC receiver James Wilkerson, who led the Gamecocks with 716 yards on 36 receptions as the Gamecocks posted the best record in the Ohio Valley Conference with an 8-3 record.

Whiddon, 27, is married to the former Kristen Hicks.

REVIEW

A native of Niceville, Fla., Whiddon prepped at Niceville High School for John Hicks. He has two younger brothers, John Houston, who was a three-year letterwinner for the Gamecocks from 2008-10, and Rayce, will be a junior on this year’s team. Whiddon earned his Master’s degree from Jacksonville State in 2009.

OPPONENTS

Whiddon was a four-year letterman for the Gamecocks from 2003-07 and was a member of both the 2003 and 2004 Ohio Valley Conference Championship teams. He finished with a four-year record of 29-16, including an 8-4 record in 2003 and 9-2 in 2004.

ABOUT JSU

Whiddon served as defensive quality control at Auburn University in 2010 as the Tigers posted a perfect 14-0 record and claimed the BCS National Championship. He worked primarily with the defensive line with Tracy Rocker and coached Nick Fairley, who went on to win the Lombardi Award.

COACHES

In 2008, Whiddon worked with former Gamecock All-American quarterback Ryan Perrilloux, who led the team with 2,318 passing yards and led the OVC with 14.16 points responsible for as a junior.

GAMECOCKS

Sophomore quarterback Coty Blanchard led the Gamecocks to their ninth-straight winning season in 2011 after taking over in the second quarter of the opening game for the injured Marques Ivory. Blanchard finished the season leading the OVC in passing efficency (145.1) after throwing for 1,703 yards and 12 touchdowns, while rushing for 427 yards and adding six more touchdowns on the ground.

OUTLOOK

Whiddon served as a student assistant for the Gamecocks for three years, working with tight ends in 2007, working with quarterbacks in 2008 and with receivers in 2009, before returning full-time with the staff last season.

INTRO

Tommy Joe Whiddon begins his second season on the Gamecock coaching staff and will once again coach tight ends for Jack Crowe, but he has been associated with the program for eight years.

RECORDS

Full Name: Thomas Joseph Whiddon Family: Married (Kristen Hicks) Born: January 28, 1985 High School: Niceville High School (2003) College: Jacksonville State University (2007) M.P.A. Jacksonville State University (2010)

OVC

EDUCATION

HISTORY

PERSONAL

PLAYING EXPERIENCE Jacksonville State (2003-07)

2003 and 2004 Ohio Valley Conference Championship

COACHING EXPERIENCE 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011-A

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Jacksonville State (student assistant/tight ends) Jacksonville State (student assistant/quarterbacks) Jacksonville State (student assistnat/wide receivers) Auburn University (defensive quality control/ defensive line) Jacksonville State (Tight Ends)

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MEET THE COACHES

Davern Williams

Davern Williams, who was a seventhround draft pick of the Miami Dolphins, begins his fourth season on the Gamecock coaching staff and will coach the defensive line for Jack Crowe in 2012. Jacksonville State claimed the OVC Championship in 2011, as the JSU defense led the OVC in rushing defense (144.9), scoring defense (24.8), third downs allowed (33.3) and interceptions (16) in league-only games, while ranking second in turnovers forced. Jamison Wadley, Monte Lewis and A.J. Davis each earned All-OVC honors on defense as seniors in 2011, while Lewis (Washington Redskins) and Davis (New Orleans Saints) both signed free agent deals with NFL teams to continue their football careers. In 2010, the Gamecocks posted one of the most successfual seasons in the school’s Division I history, finishing with a 9-3 overall record, and was ranked as high as No. 2 during the season.

Jax State had four players on the defensive side of the ball earn All-OVC honors in 2010, including first-team selections Monte Lewis (DL) and Keginald Harris. Jaminson Wadley (DL) and Antonio Bonner (LB) each earned second-team honors. JSU led the OVC in scoring defense for the third-straight year in 2009, allowing just 17.09 points per game. The Gamecocks also led the OVC in total defense (304.82), pass defense (154.91) and pass efficiency defense (103.99). Jax State also had three players named to the All-OVC first-team defense with Brandt Thomas (DL), Alexander Henderson (LB) and T.J. Heath (DB) leading the way. Carnell Clark (DB) was a second-team selection for the Gamecocks in 2009. Heath also garnered All-America honors from his defensive back position by several national publications. Williams spent the 2008 season at Millsaps College and was able to develop a youthful defensive line that accounted for 13.5 of the team’s 22 quarterback sacks, 32 tackles-for-loss and a pair of fumble recoveries. The Majors’ defense as a whole ranked 25th in the nation in scoring defense, giving up two touchdowns or less in 9 of 12 games after posting an 11-1 record. Williams coached the defensive line at Huntingdon College for two years before joining Mike DuBose at Millsaps for the 2008 season. Before playing in the pros, Williams was a three-year standout at Troy University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in sports and fitness management and recorded 163 total tackles, 6.0 sacks, 30 quarterback pressures, 19 tackles for loss, three forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and an interception. As a sophomore, Williams earned All-Southland Conference honorable mention honors, while as a junior, he tallied a career-high 61 tackles. Williams began his collegiate career at Auburn, where he appeared in two games in 1998. A native of Montgomery, Ala., Williams prepped at Jefferson Davis High School where he helped the Vols to a 1996 6A state title. He was a three-time all-metro selection, two-time all-state performer and the Montgomery Advertiser’s 6A Player of the Year as a senior.

The Gamecocks have been one of the most dominating defenses in the Ohio Valley Conference over the last six years.

Following his senior campaign, Williams played in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Football Classic. He also participated in basketball and track and field at Jefferson Davis.

HISTORY

JSU also advanced to the second round of the NCAA playoffs and hosted its first home playoff game in 18 years at the newly renovated Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium, while also claiming one of the bibest wins in school history with a 49-48 double-overtime thriller at Ole Miss.

PERSONAL

OVC

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

Assistant Coach Defensive Line

EDUCATION

Full Name: Family: Born:

Davern L. Williams Single February 13, 1980

High School: College:

Jeff Davis High School (1996) Troy University (2002)

Auburn University (1999) Troy University (2000-2002) Miami Dolphins (2003) New York Giants (2004)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

COACHING EXPERIENCE 2006-07 2008 2009-A

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Huntingdon College (Defensive Line) Millsaps (Defensive Line) Jacksonville State University (Defensive Line)


MEET THE FOOTBALL SUPPORT STAFF

Mike Johnson

Thomas Twitty

Football Operations

Player Development

Mike Johnson begins his first season working in football operations, but his association with Gamecock football dates back to 2004.

Thomas Twitty begins his first season on Jack Crowe’s coaching staff as the Gamecocks Player Development Specialist.

Following his playing career, Johnson served as a student assistant coach for the Gamecocks in 2008, and then became a graduate assistant in 2010.

Twitty began his coaching career as a volunteer assistant at Southside High School in Greenville, SC in 2008, and spent the 2011 season as secondary coach at Mountain Brook High School in Birmingham.

OPPONENTS

PERSONAL

Full Name: Thomas Allan Twitty Family: Single Born: April 23, 1987 High School: College:

REVIEW

EDUCATION

Mountin Brook High School (2005) Furman University (2009)

RECORDS

PLAYING EXPERIENCE Furman University (2005-09) COACHING EXPERIENCE 2008 2011

ABOUT JSU

He also has worked as a performance trainer and strenth and conditioning coach since 2009, assisting at Homewood High School with the volleyball, softball, soccer and basketball teams.

COACHES

A native of Birmingham, he prepped at Mountain Brook High School for Joey Jones, where he was a three-year starter and earned All-State honors as a senior in 2004.

GAMECOCKS

He finished his career with 198 tackles and led the Paladins in tackles as a junior with 95 total stops. He also finished with two interceptions, 10 passes defended and two forced fumbles.

Johnson finished with 118 total tackles, including a career-best 39 tackles as a junior in 2006. The Gamecocks posted a 27-17 record during his four-year career, including a trip to the NCAA Playoffs in 2004.

OUTLOOK

Twitty was a four-year letterman at Furman, where he was a two-time All-Southern Conference performer from 2005-2008.

Johnson was a four-year letterman for the Gamecocks from 2004-2007, where he helped the Gamecocks win the 2004 Ohio Valley Conference Championship.

INTRO

Twitty works with the Gamecock football team in all areas of improving player development, both on and off the field, helping to plan and monitor strength nutrition, motivation and rehabiliation.

Southside High School (volunteer assistant) Mountain Brook High School (secondary)

HISTORY OVC

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MEET THE FOOTBALL SUPPORT STAFF

Jimmy Welker

Brandt Thomas Defensive Graduate Assistant

A 2008 graduate of LSU with a degree in general studies, Welker was a walk-on quarterback for the Fighting Tigers from 2004-07 and saw action in three games as a senior on the 2007 National Championship team. He played for both Nick Saban and Les Miles at LSU before moving on to a two-year Arena Football career.

Brandt Thomas begins his first season as a graduate assistant on the Gamecocks staff and will coach the defensive line for Davern Williams. Thomas was a four-year starter at Jacksonville State from 2006-2009, where was a two-time All-Ohio Valley Conference selection on the defensive line. He helped the Gamecocks post a 28-17 record, including back-to-back 8-3 seasons in 2008 and 2009.

The Los Angeles, Calif., native played one season for the Tulsa Talons and the next for the Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings before moving into the high school coaching ranks. He started by coaching quarterbacks and special teams at University Lab High School in Baton Rouge in 2008, a season that saw 10 players sign Division I scholarships.

Thomas served as team captain both his junior and senior years, finishing with 107 career tackles, while also finishing with over eight sacks.

He spent 2010 at his alma mater, Notre Dame high School in Sherman Oaks, Calif., coaching outside linebackers and then 2011 as the wide receivers coach at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn.

Thomas, 24, is single.

Thomas began his coaching career as a volunteer assistant at Munford High School in 2011, working with the linebackers with former Gamecock Will Wagnon.

Welker is engaged to Jody Carlson of Irvine, Calif.

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

Jimmy Welker enters his first season with the Gamecocks after spending the past three in various capacities at the high school level.

Riley Fuller

He spent the 2011 season coaching defensive backs at Sipsey Valley High School in Tuscaloosa, where he helped head coach Antonio Ford and the upstart program to the first win in school history.

OVC

REVIEW RECORDS

The son of legendary Gamecock wide receiver Rusty Fuller, who ranks third in career catches and touchdowns and was a member of JSU’s All-Century Team, graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in physical education kinesiology in 2011.

HISTORY

OPPONENTS

Riley Fuller enters his first season as a student assistant at Jacksonville State after one season in the high school ranks. A native of Vestavia Hills, Ala., he has family ties to the program.

Fuller played defensive end for head coach Buddy Anderson at Vestavia Hills, where he lettered three years and started the final two. He was also a four-year letterman for wrestling head coach Steve Gaydosh. He has four nephews, Cole, Caiden, Caleb and Cannon, who enjoys spending his time with.

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Chad Williams

Shane Smith

Defensive Graduate Assistant

Shane Smith enters his second season with the Gamecocks after serving the 2011 year as one of the team’s video coordinators.

Chad Williams begins his first season as a defensive graduate assistant for Jack Crowe and will coaching the outside linebackers.

He was a four-year letterman at USM, where he was a first-team All-C-USA selection in both 2000 and 2001, and was also team captain as a senior.

His brother, Boo Smith, is a student assistant at UAB, while his other brother, Blake Smith, played two years at Carson-Newman and is now a Ranger in the United States Army.

ABOUT JSU

Taylor Burgess

COACHES

Williams began his coaching career at Wenonah High School in 2007, where he coached defensive line. He spent the 2011 season at Morehouse College, where he coached linebackers and special teams.

Smith prepped at Fort Payne High School, where he was an all-conference defensive back.

GAMECOCKS

Williams was drafted in the sixth round of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens, where he spent four seasons. He then signed with the San Francisco 49ers as a free agent and spent the 2006 season, before signing with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2007.

He played collegiately at Shorter University, where as a safety he helped guide the Hawks to a Mid-South football title. He earned his degree from Shorter in 2010, where he majored in English with a minor in Spanish. He also played baseball for the Hawks.

OUTLOOK

Williams played was a three-year starter at Southern Miss, helping the Golden Eagles to the 1999 Conference USA Football Championship and defeated Colorado State in the Liberty Bowl.

INTRO

A native of Fort Payne, Ala., Smith will spend the 2012 campaign working with the Gamecocks’ defensive secondary. He came to JSU from UAB, where he was an administrative graduate assistant on the Blazers’ staff in 2010. While at UAB, he assisted with player development and recruiting for the Blazers.

Defensive Student Assistant

OVC

Burgess prepped at Pleasant Valley High School, where he was a three-year starter and helped the Raiders advance to the AHSAA State Playoffs as a junior. It was just the second post-season appearance by PVHS in school history.

HISTORY

The Gamecocks posted one of the most successful seasons in the school’s Division I history in 2010, finishing with a 9-3 overall record, and was ranked as high as No. 2 during the season.

RECORDS

The 2011 Gamecock defense also led the OVC in rushing defense (144.9), scoring defense (24.8) and third downs allowed (33.3) in league-only games, while ranking second in turnovers forced.

REVIEW

Burgess assisted with outside linebackers for two years with Max Thurmond, before spending the 2011 season with the safeties.

OPPONENTS

Taylor Burgess begins his fourth season as a student assistant on the Gamecocks’ staff and will assist with safeties with Matt Wannebo.

Burgess is the son of Greg Burgess, who is co-host of the nationally syndicated radio show Rick and Bubba, and also the Sports Czars after Sports Show out of Birmingham. He is also the grandson of Gamecock legendary coach Bill Burgess.

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Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium The Jacksonville State University Board of Trustees approved to name its football field Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium in the summer of 2010 and the Gamecocks will play their 64th season in the facility this year. The football playing facility has been called Paul Snow Stadium since the 1961 season, but will now also honor former coach Bill Burgess, who led the Gamecocks to the 1992 NCAA Division II National Championship.

In 1946 as JSU began to change, enrollment begin to rise and so did the popularity of football. Seeing the need for a new facility, the school built a stadium in the present location and it was dedicated in front of an overflow crowd at the 1947 Homecoming game against Pembroke. The Gamecocks went on to win that game and posted a perfect 9-0 season, including a 7-0 win over Florida State.

The natural playing surface was replaced during the summer of 2005 to an artificial playing turf. It was the first major renovation to the stadium since the 1978 season. It took three months to install at a cost of just over $700,000 and was completed in time to hold summer graduation on the new playing field. Improvements in 2007 included two new scoreboards and the addition of “Gamecock Vision” a new video replay scoreboard. It is located in the east endzone and features a 14’ x 24’ ProStar VideoPlus Display that is one of the largest in the OVC. The video replay system utilizes the V-Link 4000 Video Processor and the Venus 7000 Controler. The scoreboard now spans 8’ by 48’ with LED Team Name Message Centers. On the Gamecock Field House, a new scoreboard was installed as Burgess-Snow Field is the only on-campus facility in the OVC to feature two scoreboards.

The “College Bowl” as it was called, was renamed in 1961 to honor longtime JSU supporter Paul Snow. Then in July of 2010, the stadium was renamed Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium.

Jacksonville State’s first win in renovated Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium came the hard way, in 2010, but it is one Gamecock fans remember well.

The stadium got a facelift in 1965 when seating was expanded from 5,000 to 8,500 and a new press box was installed on the north side of the facility. Under the supervision of long-time Athletic Director Jerry N. Cole, the field house was constructed in 1977 and the expansion of the stadium was complete in time for the 1978 season when the student section was added to bring the capacity to 15,000.

After a lightning delay that pushed kickoff back 86 minutes, the 22,186 in attendance saw the fifth-ranked Jacksonville State football team score 21 unanswered points to pull of its second fourth-quarter come-frombehind win, a 21-17 thriller over Chattanooga.

Since opening in 1946, Jacksonville State has posted an incredible 23994-8 record at home. Under Crowe, the Gamecocks are 39-17 all-time at home.

One week after the second-largest crowd to ever watch JSU play saw the Gamecocks rally for a double-overtime win over Ole Miss, the largest home crowd in Gamecock history saw junior Marques Ivory find junior James Shaw for a 72-yard touchdown strike with 1:16 remaining and hand the Mocs (0-2) their second heartbreaking loss in as many weeks.

JSU Stadium just completed a $47 million expansion just in time for the 2010 season. The new facility consists of seven stories, with the bottom four floors dedicated to nearly 400 dorm beds. The top three floors will include 33 luxury skyboxes, a new press area, coaches booths, radio and

The record for a single-game crowd for a football game at Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium was set in stadium dedication game of 2010 versus Chattanooga when 22,186 fans witnessed the Gamecocks claim a 21-17 win over the Mocs.

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Long ago, in the days when Jacksonville State University went by Jacksonville State Teachers College and the athletic teams were nicknamed the “Eagle Owls,” football was played in a field next to John Forney National Guard Armory.

television broadcast facilities, and a game management booth. The stadium was also expanded and now includes 24,000 seats.

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The History

Fight Song

Fight on, fight on for ole Jax State

We’re proud that we’re from Alabama Fight on, now don’t you hesitate, Courage, pride, and honor will lead you on to victory, so Fight on, fight for the red and white, We’re gonna howl tonight, Come on! You Gamecocks, Fight and see, That we will win the victory!

The Alma Mater

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Jacksonville State University has developed into a modern regional university serving Northeast Alabama on a 392-acre campus with 63 buildings. In addition, the University operates an off-campus center in Gadsden and videoconferencing sites throughout Alabama and Northwest Georgia. Through its programs of teaching, research, and service, Jacksonville State University has served the region and state for more than 100 years.

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Jacksonville State University has been served by 11 presidents: James G. Ryals, Jr. (1883-85), J. Harris Chappell (1885-86), Carleton Bartlett Gibson (1886-92), J. B. Jarrett (1892-93), Jacob Forney IV (1893-99), Clarence William Daugette (1899-1942), Houston Cole (1942-71), Ernest Stone (1971-81), Theron E. Montgomery (1981-86), Harold J. McGee (1986-99), and William A. Meehan (1999-present).

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Alma Mater, Alma Mater, Grateful voices raise A song of tribute and devotion, Thy honored name we praise. Light of knowledge, Store of wisdom, Love of truth abide in thee, Quest for beauty, Search for freedom, Thine eternally, Oh, Alma Mater, Alma Mater We humbly bow to thee!

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when the first graduate program—the master’s degree in elementary education—was created. On August 2, 1966, the Legislature authorized the State Board of Education to elevate the College to university status. On August 17, 1967, the Legislature established an independent Board of Trustees for the University and divested jurisdiction from the State Board of Education.

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The Normal School remained in operation until 1930, when it became Jacksonville State Teachers College. Five years later, the College earned regional accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The name again changed to Jacksonville State College in 1957

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From modest beginnings, Jacksonville State University has evolved into the educational center of Northeast Alabama. The Alabama Legislature in the 1882-83 session created a state normal school when Governor Edward O’Neal signed into law a bill creating the school on February 22, 1883. Jacksonville State Normal School acquired the facilities and equipment of Calhoun College, consisting of 12 acres of land and a two-story brick building. The Board of Directors elected James G. Ryals, Jr., as the first president. The school opened with three instructors: W. J. Borden, Mathematics; Eliza A. Bowen, English; and Ida J. Woodward, primary department. As stipulated in the establishing act, the Normal School administered a preparatory school for children of the town and surrounding areas. At the end of the first year, on August 15, 1884, William Mark Hames, President of the Board of Directors, reported that funds totaling $4,751.25 had been received, including $2,500 from the state; that 25 students were enrolled in the normal school; and that 222 were in the preparatory school.

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JSU seeks to be recognized as the premier regional, comprehensive institution of higher learning in the Southeast. We aspire to be noted primarily for our focus on students, the provision of selected academic and professional programs recognized for their excellence, and a geo graphic and culturally diverse faculty and student body. Our educational programs are designed to prepare students for the marketplace of the future and citizenship in a world economy.

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Dr. William A. Meehan P resident

Dr. Meehan is well aware of the benefits of college athletics and what athletics adds to the college experience.

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r. William A. Meehan begins his 14th year as President at Jacksonville State University, but his association with the University dates back to when he enrolled as a first-time freshman in 1968. Dr. Meehan completed the Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1972 and began a career in education that same year. He earned the Master’s of Science degree in Biology at Jacksonville State University in December of 1976 and returned in January 1977 to serve as an instructor in the Department of Biology. He completed a Doctorate of Education in the field of higher education administration from the University of Alabama and began the role of President on July 1, 1999. Since 1977, Dr. Meehan has served in numerous administrative and teaching positions at the University. Among these are Coordinator of Medical Technology Program, Director of Academic Advisement, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Associate Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs and Acting Vice President for Institutional Advancement.

“Our student-athletes excel, not only on the fields of competition, but also in the classroom,” added Meehan. “I’m proud to say that we have more than 130 of our student-athletes with a 3.0 grade point average or higher.” In 2013 and beyond, Dr. Meehan hopes to more accurately accomplish the institution’s mission, which means integrating traditional academic programs with career-oriented programs for the students of Alabama. His vision for the future is based on the philosophy that higher education is an engine for economic development serving society and the individual. Dr. Meehan began a five-year term on the prestigious NCAA Board of Directors in August of 2009. The NCAA Board of Directors is the primary decision-making body in Division I, with the ultimate responsibility for the policy and direction of the division and for adopting any changes to the operating bylaws and rules of Division I. The NCAA Board of Directors is comprised of 18 Division I CEO’s, with each member serving a four-year term. Other duties of the board include establishing the budget, general policies and strategic plan for the NCAA. Dr. Meehan began a two-year term on the NCAA Executive

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“I’m very proud of the fact that we have won 51 Ohio Valley Conference Championships and two Women’s All-Sports Trophy since joining the Conference in 2003,” said Meehan. “We have claimed conference titles in football, rifle, volleyball, men’s tennis, women’s tennis, men’s golf , women’s golf, softball and baseball. We have enjoyed post-season competition in many of our sports, which brings national exposure and prestige to our University.

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Committee in May of 2011 and is just one of four non-FBS President’s selected for this prestigious honor. In his new role on the NCAA Executive Committee, Dr. Meehan will play a part in the final approval and oversight of the NCAA’s budget; provide strategic planning for the NCAA as a whole; and act on behalf of the NCAA by adopting and iplementing policies to resolve core issues and other NCAA matters.

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Dr. Meehan has and continues to be very active in numerous organizations. He is an active board member for the area Chambers of Commerce, both Calhoun and Etowah County. He served as a member of the NCAA Presidential Task Force on the Future of Division I Intercollegiate Athletics and the NCAA Presidents Advisory Group. He is a member of the First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, Alabama. He is married to the former Elizabeth Stevens and together they are the parents of twin boys, Drew and Will, and a daughter Carol Grace.

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Dr. Meehan was also selected by his Presidential peers to serve as the chairman of the NCAA President’s Advisory Group for 201213. This advisory group’s primary role is to provide the perspective of the 20 conferences that do not have permanent seats on the NCAA Board of Directors. The group also reviews NCAA Division I Leadership Council and Legislative Council recommendations, provides direction on academic policies and suggests implementation methods of any appointed task force group reports.

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The NCAA Executive Committee consists of 20 members, including 12 members of the Division I Board, two members of the Division II Presidents Council, two members of the Division III Presidents Council, the president of the NCAA and the chairs of the divisional councils.

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Warren D. “Moose” Koegel

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arren D. “Moose” Koegel begins his second season as Athletics Director at Jacksonville State University after being named as the school’s sixth full-time Athletics Director on June 1, 2011. Jacksonville State enjoyed much success during Koegel’s first year as Athletic Director, winning four Ohio Valley Conference Championships and finishing third in the OVC Commissioner’s Cup, marking the fourth straight year the Gamecocks have finished in the Top 5 in the standings. The JSU football team shared the OVC Championship, while the men’s golf and women’s golf teams both claimed the OVC Championship to advance to the NCAA Regionals. The Gamecock rifle team claimed the school’s sixth OVC Rifle Championship to advance to the NCAA National Championship, where they posted a seventh-place finish.

Jacksonville State had eight OVC Player or Most Valuable Player of the Year Awards, one NCAA All-American, 61 OVC All-Conference honorees, two teams claimed All-Academic honors, two OVC Coach of the Year winners and one OVC Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Koegel also serves on the NCAA Football Subdivision Committee to explore the opportunities to expand the FCS playoffs in the near future. Prior to joining Jax State in 2011, Koegel spent 10 very successful years as Director of Athletics at Coastal Carolina University. During his tenure at Coastal Carolina, the Chanticleers made 56 NCAA Championship appearances, won 48 Big South Conference Championships and won five Sasser Cups, which is awarded

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Koegel was named the 2008 NACDA Southeast Region Division I FCS Athletic Director of the Year. He also has experience on the NCAA level, having served on the Football Championship Subdivision Committee, Football Issues Committee, and the Football Academic Working Group.

While at Coastal, Koegel was responsible for the addition of football to the Chanticleers’ athletic department in 2003. The team won its first of four Big South Championships in 2004 and advanced to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs twice during his tenure. Koegel oversaw the completion of a 10,000-seat state-of-the-art stadium in 2003, a new athletic facility that houses the football program and includes an expanded weight room, training room, team meeting rooms, locker rooms for football, offices for all football coaches and staff and several conference rooms.

He also added new dugouts and seats for baseball and softball, upgraded and built new locker rooms, a new open-air roofed hitting facility for baseball and softball, was involved in the planning and design of a new convocation center currently under construction, and made numerous other facility improvements to baseball, softball, track, golf, tennis and soccer.

Koegel went to Coastal Carolina from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he had served as an associate athletic director from 1998-2000 under former JSU Athletics Director Oval Jaynes.

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tions, athletic scholarships, marketing and serving as the liaison to the coaching staff. He also served on the steering committee for the NCAA I-AA National Championship Football Game.

Prior to his stint at Chattanooga, he had served on the football coaching staffs at the University of Connecticut, Rutgers University and the University of Wyoming. During his tenure on the football coaching staff at the University of Connecticut from 1992 to 1997, he was recruiting coordinator and defensive line coach as well as interim head coach in 1993. Koegel was an assistant football coach at Rutgers University from 1984 to 1990 and Wyoming University from 1977 to 1983. Koegel played in the National Football League from 1971 to 1975, spending time with the Oakland Raiders, St. Louis Cardinals and New York Jets. He starred at Penn State University under legendary football coach Joe Paterno, where he earned All-American honors. He was co-captain of the Nittany Lions his senior season and earned a bachelor’s degree in 1971. During his college career, he was a Third Team All-American as a senior and played on two Orange Bowl championship teams. He also played in the Hula Bowl, East-West Shrine Game and the College All-Star Game. Koegel received Penn State’s Dedicated Player and Outstanding Senior Awards. Koegel and his wife Elaine have one daughter, Kathryn.


Jacksonville State University

Board of Trustees

Governor Dr. Robert Bentley INTRO

Governor of Alabama

Dr. Joseph B. Morton

Birmingham Anniston Tuscaloosa Mobile Guntersville Montgomery Fort Payne Jacksonville Gadsden

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Jim Bennett Jim Coxwell Thomas W. Dedrick, Sr. Vivian Figures Randy Jones Gale Main Randy Owen Ronald Smith Clarence Daugette, III

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State Superintendent of Education

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District 6-Birmingham, AL

Dr. Robert Bentley

District 7, Tuscaloosa, AL

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Dr. Joseph B. Morton State Superintendent of Education

Jim Coxwell

District 3-Anniston, AL

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Jim Bennett

Thomas W. Dedrick, Sr.

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District 1-Mobile, AL

Clarence Daugette, III District 4-Gagsden, AL

Randy Jones

District 5-Guntersville, AL

Randy Owen

Member at Large-Ft. Payne, AL

Gale Main

District 2-Montgomery, AL

Ronald Smith

District 3-Jacksonville, AL

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The William Taylor Stewart Strength and Conditioning Center is located in Kennamer Hall and is located in Kennamer Hall and is widely regarded as one of the top training facilities in the Ohio Valley Conference. With more than 6,000 square feet, it is home to a wide array of strength building machines that has played a large role in JSU’s 46 Conference Championships over the last eight years.

The Strength and Conditioning staff is headed by Scott Austin, who enters his 11th season at JSU in 2012-13. Austin is responsible for the design and implementation of the department’s entire strength and conditioning program. He is also a veteran of the United States Military and served 19 months in Iraq, beginning in 2006 and ending in the fall of 2007.

Also playing a vital role in the JSU Strength and Conditioning department is Ricky Rutledge, a former head football coach at Jacksonville High School. Rutledge enters his seventh season with the Gamecocks. Former All-American Gavin Hallford enters his second season working in the Strength and Conditioning department. He is JSU’s all-time leading scorer in football with 311 career points.

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Sports Medicine Facilities and Staff

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Stephen Wallace DMD

Dr. Jacquline Tessen

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Dr. Lawrence J. Lemak

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Dr. Michael Herndon

Orthopedics

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Located in the Gamecock Field House, the JSU Sports Medicine Center has undergone an impressive re-modeling phase. Because of the re-model, the facility has doubled in square footage and will house some state-of-the-art features.

Jim Skidmore

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Under the direction of Mr. Jim Skidmore, JSU student-trainers experience extensive instruction and supervision, helping to oversee all the medical needs for all 16 Gamecock teams. There are three full-time trainers and up to 15 student-trainers on staff.

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Skidmore has more than 36 years experience in the field and is assisted by Eric Johnson, who has 19 years experience of his own, and Andrew Hinds enters his first year at Jacksonville State.

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Greg Seitz Senior Associate AD/SID

Dr. Maureen Newton. Faculty Athletic Rep .

Joy Brindle Football Secretary

Greg Bonds Associate AD/Internal Affairs

Tracy Broom Academic Advisor/SWA

Donna Callan Manager of Athletic Marketing and Promotions

Misty Cassell Compilance

Mike Davis Academic Advisor

Jan Evans Administrative Assistant to AD

Kay Griffin Coliseum Secretary

Steve Latham University Photographer

Ed Lett Associate AD/External Affairs

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Lori McFall Secretary for Athletic Development

Mike Parris Assistant AD/Marketing

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JSU Athletic Directory All Area Code (256) 782-5279 gseitz@jsu.edu 453-3377 782-5915 underwood@jsu.edu 453-0545 782-5377 tschmidt@jsu.edu 782-5958 www.JSUGamecockSports.com sid@jsu.edu

Women’s Basketball Annett Watts Head Coach Yvette Sparks Assistant Coach Jason Williams Assistant Coach

782-5417 awatts@jsu.edu 782-8066 ysparks@jsu.edu 782-5474 jbwilliams@jsu.edu

Rifle Ron Frost Head Coach Women’s Volleyball Joseph Goodson Head Coach Morgan Salow Assistant Coach Cross Country/Track and Field Steve Ray Head Coach Asha Gibson Assistant Coach

782-8068 sray@jsu.edu 782-5520 782-5679 davis@jsu.edu 782-5695 atswift@jsu.edu 782-8345 jsucheer@jsu.edu 782-5369 jskidmore@jsu.edu 782-5369/5539 ejohnson@jsu.edu 782-5369/5539 ahinds@jsu.edu

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Cheerleading Misty Holmes Coordinator

782-5521 jgoodson@jsu.edu 782-5754 msalow@jsu.edu

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Women’s Soccer Julie Davis-Carlson Head Coach Andy Swift Assistant Coach

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782-5365 jcrowe@jsu.edu 782-5371 bcooper@jsu.edu 782-5936 rletson@jsu.edu 782-5378 jogle@jsu.edu 782-5375 aross@jsu.edu 782-5376 cboone@jsu.edu 782-5089 twhiddon@jsu.edu 782-8252 mthurmond@jsu.edu 782-5134 mwannebo@jsu.edu 782-5374 dwilliams@jsu.edu

782-5535 jegreen@jsu.edu 782-5831 rsharp@jsu.edu 782-5539 tschuberth@jsu.edu 782-5535 gjwilson@jsu.edu

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Football Jack Crowe Head Coach Brandon Cooper Cornerbacks Ronnie Letson Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Jimmy Ogle Running Backs Adam Ross Offensive Line Chris Boone Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Tommy Joe Whiddon Offensive Line Max Thurmond Receivers/Special Teams Matt Wannebo Safeties Davern Williams Defensive Line

Men’s Basketball James Green Head Coach Reggie Sharp Assistant Coach Tom Schuberth Assistant Coach Garland Wilson Basketball Operation

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782-5367 jwcase@jsu.edu 782-5358 bromans@jsu.edu 782-8141 mmurphree@jsu.edu

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Baseball Coaching Staff Jim Case Head Coach Brandon Romans Assistant Coach Mike Murphree Assistant Coach

Golf James Hobbs Head Men’s & Women’s Golf Coach Brad Fleetwood Assistant Coach

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782-5368 wkoegel@jsu.edu 782-5279 gseitz@jsu.edu 782-8101 elett@jsu.edu 782-5988 gbonds@jsu.edu 782-5890 mparris@jsu.edu 782-5564 dcallan@jsu.edu 782-5368 jevans@jsu.edu 782-8101 lmcfall@jsu.edu 782-5737 mcassell@jsu.edu 782-5970 tbroom@jsu.edu 782-5889 mdavis@jsu.edu 782-8499 dphillip@jsu.edu 782-5365 jbrindle@jsu.edu 782-5535 kgriffin@jsu.edu

782-5524 mcginnis@jsu.edu 782-5962 mwisener@jsu.edu 782-8299 jboland@jsu.edu

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Athletic Director’s Office Warren Koegel Athletic Director Greg Seitz Senior Associate AD/SID Ed Lett Associate AD/External Affairs Greg Bonds Associate AD/Internal Affairs Mike Parris Assistant AD/Broadcasting Donna Callan Manager of Athletic Marketing and Promotions Jan Evans Secretary, Athletic Director Lori McFall Secretary, Athletic Development Misty Cassell Compliance Tracy Broom Academics/SWA Mike Davis Academics Doug Phillips Tickets Joy Brindle Secretary, Football Kay Griffin Secretary, Pete Mathews Coliseum

Softball Jana McGinnis Head Coach Mark Wisener Assistant Coach Julie Boland Assistant Coach

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Sports Information Staff Greg Seitz Senior Associate AD/SID Cell Josh Underwood Assistant SID Cell Tony Schmidt Assistant SID SID FAX Number Internet: Email:

Tennis Steve Bailey Head Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach Tim MacTaggert Assistant Tennis Coach

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2012 OVC COMPOSITE SCHEDULE

Saturday, September 1 Eastern Kentucky at Purdue, 2:30 p.m. (BTN) Murray State at Florida State, 5:00 p.m. (ESPN3) Austin Peay at Western Kentucky, 6:00 p.m. Florida A&M at Tennessee State, 6:00 p.m. UT Martin at Memphis, 6:00 p.m. Jacksonville State at Arkansas, TBA Thursday, September 6 North Greenville at Tennessee Tech, 7:00 p.m. Saturday, September 8 Austin Peay at Virginia Tech, 12:30 p.m. (ESPN3) Morehead State at Eastern Kentucky, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Illinois at Western Michigan, 6:00 p.m. Chattanooga at Jacksonville State, 6:00 p.m. Mars Hill College at Southeast Missouri, 6:00 p.m. Central Arkansas at Murray State, 6:00 p.m. Tennessee State vs. Jackson State, 6:00 p.m. (Memphis, Tenn.) UT Martin at Northern Illinois, 6:00 p.m. Thursday, September 13 Southeastern Louisiana at UT Martin, 6:00 p.m. Saturday, September 15 *Austin Peay at Tennessee State, 1:00 p.m. Eastern Illinois at Illinois State, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee Tech at Oregon, 2:00 p.m. (Pac-12 Network) Eastern Kentucky at Coastal Carolina, 5:00 p.m. Southeast Missouri at Southern Illinois, 6:00 p.m. Murray State at Missouri State, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 22 Tennessee State at Bethune-Cookman, 3:00 p.m. *Jacksonville State at Eastern Kentucky, 5:00 p.m. *UT Martin at Austin Peay, 6:00 p.m. *Tennessee Tech at Southeast Missouri, 6:00 p.m. *Murray State at Eastern Illinois, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 3 *Jacksonville State at UT Martin, 12:00 p.m. Culver-Stockton at Austin Peay, 1:00 p.m. *Eastern Kentucky at Southeast Missouri, 1:00 p.m. *Tennessee State at Murray State, 1:00 p.m. *Eastern Illinois at Tennessee Tech, 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 29 *Eastern Kentucky at UT Martin, 1:00 p.m. *Austin Peay at Eastern Illinois, 1:30 p.m. *Southeast Missouri at Jacksonville State, 3:00 p.m. *Tennessee Tech at Murray State, 6:00 p.m. Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Tennessee State, 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 10 *Murray State at Eastern Kentucky, 12:00 p.m. *Southeast Missouri at Eastern Illinois, 1:30 p.m. *UT Martin at Tennessee Tech, 1:30 p.m. *Austin Peay at Jacksonville State, 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 6 *Eastern Kentucky at Tennessee State, 1:00 p.m. *Eastern Illinois at UT Martin, 2:00 p.m. *Murray State at Austin Peay, 6:00 p.m. *Jacksonville State at Tennessee Tech, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 24 FCS Playoffs First Round (campus sites)

Saturday, October 20 *UT Martin at Southeast Missouri, 1:00 p.m. *Tennessee State at Jacksonville State, 3:00 p.m. *Eastern Kentucky at Tennessee Tech, 7:00 p.m.

Friday, December 7/Saturday, December 8 FCS Playoffs Quarterfinals (campus sites)

Saturday, October 27 *Eastern Illinois at Eastern Kentucky, 12:00 p.m. *Tennessee Tech at Tennessee State, 1:00 p.m. *Murray State at Jacksonville State, 3:00 p.m. *Southeast Missouri at Austin Peay, 4:00 p.m.

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Saturday, November 17 *Tennessee Tech at Austin Peay, 1:00 p.m. *Southeast Missouri at Murray State, 1:00 p.m. *Tennessee State at UT Martin, 2:00 p.m. Eastern Illinois at Central Arkansas, 3:00 p.m. Jacksonville State at Florida, TBA

Saturday, October 13 *Jacksonville State at Eastern Illinois, 1:30 p.m. *Austin Peay at Eastern Kentucky, 2:00 p.m. *UT Martin at Murray State, 3:00 p.m. *Tennessee State at Southeast Missouri, 6:00 p.m.

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Thursday, August 30 Southeast Missouri at Central Michigan, 6:00 p.m. Southern Illinois at Eastern Illinois, 6:30 p.m. Hampton at Tennessee Tech, 7:00 p.m.

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Saturday, December 1 FCS Playoffs Second Round (campus sites)

Friday, December 14/Saturday, December 15 FCS Playoffs Semifinals (campus sites) Saturday, January 5 FCS National Championship, 12:00 p.m. (Frisco, Texas)


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Arkansas

Chattanooga

Sept. 1 at 6:00 p.m. Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium (72,000) Fayetteville, Arkansas

Sep. 08 at 6:00 p.m. (Band Day) Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium (24,000) Jacksonville, Alabama

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Location:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fayetteville, Ark. Founded: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1871 Enrollment: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23,199 Chancellor:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt Athletics Director:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeff Long Affiliation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA/FBS Conference: . . . . . . . . . . . Southeastern Conference Nickname: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Razorbacks Colors:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cardinal and White

Media Information Football SID: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zack Higbee Office Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (479) 575-2751 Cell Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A Email:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A SID Mailing Address: Media Relations P.O. Box 7777 Fayetville, Arkansas 72702 SID Fax Number:. . . . . . . . . . . . . (479) 575-7481

General Information Stadium:. Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium Capacity:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72,000 Press Box Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (479) 575-6622 Playing Surface: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Artificial Turf Series vs. Jax State:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . First Meeting First Meeting: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A Last Meeting:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A

Location:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chattanooga, Tenn. Founded: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1886 Enrollment:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11,438 President:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Lee T. Todd, Jr. Athletics Director:. . . . . . . . . . . . . Mitch Barnhart Affiliation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA/FCS Conference:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Southern Nickname: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mocs Colors:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Navy, Old Gold and Silver

Stadium:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Finley Stadium Capacity:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20,668 Press Box Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . (423) 757-9332 Playing Surface:. . . . . . Polyetheylene Field Turf Series vs. Jax State:. . . . . . . . . . . UTC leads 25-11 First Meeting: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1904 L, 0-5 Last Meeting:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011 L, 17-38

HEAD COACH Head Coach:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John L. Smith Alma Mater:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Montana, 1974 Record at School: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . First Year Career Record:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132-86 (19th year)

Media Information Football SID: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jay Blackman Office Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (423) 425-5292 Cell Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (423) 598-6953 Email: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . jay-blackman@utc.edu SID Mailing Address: UTC Sports Information Office 615 McCallie Ave Chattanooga, TN 37403 SID Fax Number: . . . . . . . . . . . . . (423) 425-4610

HEAD COACH Head Coach:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Russ Huesman Alma Mater:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chattanooga, 1983 Record at School:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17-16 (4th year) Career Record:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Same Football Office Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . (423) 425-4494

Assistant Coaches, Position: Paul Petrino – Offensive Coordiniator/Quarterbacks Paul Haynes – Defensive Coordinator/Secondary Steve Caldwell – Special Teams/Defensive Ends Taver Johnson – Linebackers Bobby Allen – Secondary Kris Cinkovich – Wide Receivers Tim Horton – Running Backs Chris Klenakis – Offensive Line Kevin Peoples – Defensive Tackles Mark Robinson – Director of Football Operations Jason Shumaker – Director of High School Relations Jason Veltkamp – Strength and Conditioning

2012 Outlook Basic Offense: Basic Defense: 2011 Record: Lettermen Returning: Lettermen Lost: Starters Returning: Starters Lost:

2012 Schedule Sep. 01 Sep. 08 Sep. 15 Sep. 22 Sep. 29 Oct. 06 Oct. 13 Oct. 27 Nov. 03 Nov. 10 Nov. 17 Nov. 23

Jacksonville State Louisiana-Monroe Alabama Rutgers at Texas A&M at Auburn Kentucky Ole Miss Tulsa at South Carolina at Mississippi State LSU

Assistant Coaches, Position: Marcus Satterfield – Offensive Coordinator Adam Fuller – Defensive Coordinator Marcus West – Defensive Line Will Healy – Wide Receivers/Recruiting Tony Coode – Linebackers B.J. Hogan – Cornerbacks Alex Atkins – Offensive Line Adam Braithwaite – Safeties Thomas Brown – Running Backs Wesley Satterfield – Tight Ends

2012 Outlook

Multiple 4-3 11-2 49 20 16 9

Basic Offense: Basic Defense: 2011 Record: Lettermen Returning: Lettermen Lost: Starters Returning: Starters Lost:

2011 Results

Sep. 03 Sep. 10 Sep. 17 Sep. 24 Oct. 01 Oct. 08 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 05 Nov. 12 Nov. 19 Nov. 25

Missouri State New Mexico Troy at Alabama Texas A&M (Cowboy Stadium) Auburn at Ole Miss at Vanderbilt South Carolina Tennessee Mississippi State at LSU

51-7 (W) 52-3 (W) 38-28 (W) 14-38 (L) 42-38 (W) 38-14 (W) 29-24 (W) 31-28 (W) 44-28 (W) 49-7 (W) 44-17 (W) 17-41 (L)

2012 Schedule Sep. 01 Sep. 08 Sep. 13 Sep. 22 Sep. 29 Oct. 13 Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Nov. 03 Nov. 10 Nov. 17

at South Florida at Jacksonville State Glenville State Appalachian State at The Citadel at Furman Samford Georgia Southern at Western Carolina at Wofford Elon

2012 Gamecocks Football

Multiple Multiple 5-6 45 20 17 8

2011 Results Sep. 03 Sep. 10 Sep. 17 Sep. 24 Oct. 01 Oct. 08 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 05 Nov. 19

at Nebraska Jacksonville State at Eastern Kentucky at Appalachian State The Citadel at Georgia Southern Western Carolina at Elon Furman at Samford Wofford

7-40 (L) 38-17 (W) 23-14 (W) 12-14 (L) 27-28 (L) 27-28 (L) 51-7 (W) 42-18 (W) 7-14 (L) 24-9 (W) 27-28 (L)


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Southeast Missouri State

Eastern Kentucky

Sep. 29 at 3:00 p.m. (Fall Preview Day) Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium (24,000) Jacksonville, Alabama

Sep. 22 at 5:00 p.m. Roy Kidd Stadium (20,000) Richmond, Kentucky

General Information

General Information

2011 Results

at Kansas State Missouri State Chattanooga at Austin Peay at Eastern Illinois Southeast Missouri Tennessee State at Murray State at Jacksonville State Tennessee Tech UT Martin James Madison

7-10 (L) 28-24 (W) 14-23 (L) 17-23 (L) 48-16 (W) 41-17 (W) 33-22 (W) 34-33 (W) 52-48 (W) 21-28 (L) 23-16 (W) 17-20 (L)

2012 Schedule Aug. 30 Sep. 08 Sep. 15 Sep. 22 Sep. 29 Oct. 13 Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Nov. 03 Nov. 10 Nov. 17

at Central Michigan Mars Hill College at Southern Illinois Tennessee Tech at Jacksonville State Tennessee State UT Martin at Austin Peay Eastern Kentucky at Eastern Illinois at Murray State

www.JSUGamecockSports.com

2011 Results

Sep. 03 Sep. 17 Sep. 24 Oct. 1 Oct. 8 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 05 Nov. 12 Nov. 19

Southern Illinois at Purdue at Tennessee Tech Eastern Illinois at Tennessee State at Eastern Kentucky Austin Peay at UT Martin Central Methodist Jacksonville State Murray State

10-38 (L) 0-59 (L) 31-38 (L) 37-30 (W) 3-55 (L) 17-41 (L) 17-13 (W) 30-38 (L) 55-44 (W) 21-22 (L) 34-35 (L)

OVC

Sep. 03 Sep. 10 Sep. 17 Sep. 24 Oct. 08 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 5 Nov. 12 Nov. 19 Nov. 26

HISTORY

at Purdue Morehead State at Coastal Carolina Jacksonville State at UT Martin at Tennessee State Austin Peay at Tennessee Tech Eastern Illinois at Southeast Missouri Murray State

Multiple 4-3 3-8 46 16 16 6

RECORDS

Sep. 01 Sep. 08 Sep. 15 Sep. 22 Sep. 29 Oct. 06 Oct. 13 Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Nov. 03 Nov. 10

REVIEW

2012 Schedule

Basic Offense: Basic Defense: 2011 Record: Lettermen Returning: Lettermen Lost: Starters Returning: Starters Lost:

OPPONENTS

2012 Outlook

Pro 4-3 7-5 39 17 17 5

ABOUT JSU

Basic Offense: Basic Defense: 2011 Record: Lettermen Returning: Lettermen Lost: Starters Returning: Starters Lost:

HEAD COACH Head Coach:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tony Samuel Alma Mater:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nebraska Record at School:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25-43 (7th year) Career Record:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59-100 (15th year) Football Office Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . (573) 651-2110

Assistant Coaches, Position: Tim McGuire – Offensive Coordinator/Asst. Head Coach Brian Mohnsen – Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Chris Norris – Running Backs/Special Teams Brian Boerboom – Offensive Line Joel Beard – Wide Receivers Justin Kramer – Tight Ends/Offensive Tackles/Recruiting TBA – Cornerbacks Nick Stauffer – Safeties Salim Powell – Defense/Special Teams Assistant Tyler Hennes – GA/Quarterbacks

Assistant Coaches, Position: Dane Damron – Offensive Coordinator/ Quarterbacks Garry Fisher – Linebackers Tony Hatmaker – Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs Ben Hodges – Tight Ends Carson Jeffers – Offensive Line Jake Johnson – Defensive Line Klay Koester – Wide Receivers John Revere – Running Backs Jon-Michael Davis – Strength and Conditioning Tim Pike – Athletic Trainer

2012 Outlook

Media Information Football SID: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeff Honza Home Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A Cell Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (618) 593-7281 Email:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . jhonza@semo.edu SID Mailing Address: Southeast Missouri State One University Plaza Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 SID Fax Number: . . . . . . . . . . . . . (573) 651-2810

COACHES

HEAD COACH Head Coach:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dean Hood Alma Mater:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ohio Wesleyan ‘ 86 Record at School: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-20 (5th year) Career Record: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Same

Stadium:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Houck Stadium Capacity:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10,000 Press Box Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (573) 651-2191 Playing Surface: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Field Turf Series vs. Jax State:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . JSU leads 12-4 First Meeting: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1961: L, 13-12 Last Meeting:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011: W, 22-21

GAMECOCKS

Media Information Football SID: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Clark Office Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (859) 622-6170 Cell Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (859) 358-8360 Email: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . michael.clark@eku.edu SID Mailing Address: Eastern Kentucky University 521 Lancaster Ave. Alumni Coliseum 115 Richmond, KY 40475 SID Fax Number: . . . . . . . . . . . . . (859) 622-5108

Location:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cape Girardeau, Mo. Founded: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1873 Enrollment: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11,510 President:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Kenneth W. Dobbins Athletics Director:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Alnutt Affiliation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA/FCS Conference: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ohio Valley Nickname: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Redhawks Colors:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Red and Black

OUTLOOK

Stadium:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Roy Kidd Stadium Capacity:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20,000 Press Box Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (859) 622-2226 Playing Surface: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Natural Grass Series vs. Jax State:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EKU leads 5-4 First Meeting: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003: W, 49-14 Last Meeting:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010: L, 27-49

INTRO

Location:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richmond, Ky. Founded: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1906 Enrollment:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16,515 President:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Doug Whitlock Athletics Director: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Sandy Affiliation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA/FCS Conference:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ohio Valley Nickname: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Colonels Colors:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Maroon and White

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Tennessee Tech

EASTERN ILLINOIS

Oct. 06 at 7:00 p.m. Tucker Stadium (16,500) Cookeville, Tennessee

Oct. 13 at 1:30 p.m. O’Brien Field (10,000) Charleston, Illinois

General Information

Media Information Football SID: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rob Schabert Office Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (931) 372-3088 Home Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (931) 526-2576 Cell Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (931) 267-1065 Email: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . rschabert@tntech.edu SID Mailing Address: Tennessee Tech Athletics P.O. Box 5057 Cookeville, TN 38505 SID Fax Number: . . . . . . . . . . . . (931) 372-6139

Stadium:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tucker Stadium Capacity:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16,500 Press Box Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (931) 372-6030 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . or 372-6031 Playing Surface: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Turf 24/7 Series vs. Jax State:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . JSU leads 9-6 First Meeting: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1936: L, 33-0 Last Meeting:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010: L, 24-35

Location:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Charleston, Ill. Founded: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1895 Enrollment:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11,178 President:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. William L. Perry Athletics Director:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barbara Burke Affiliation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA/FCS Conference:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ohio Valley Nickname: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Panthers Colors:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Blue, Grey and White

Stadium:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . O’Brien Field Capacity:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10,000 Press Box Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (217) 581-7770 Playing Surface:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Matrix Turf Series vs. Jax State:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . JSU leads 5-4 First Meeting: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003: W, 36-24 Last Meeting:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011: W, 28-21

HEAD COACH Head Coach:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Watson Brown Alma Mater:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vanderbilt, 1973 Record at School: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25-31 (6th Year) Career Record:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119-182 (28th year) Football Office Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . (931) 372-3930

Media Information Football SID: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rich Moser Office Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (217) 581-7480 Cell Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (217) 508-8317 Email:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . rlmoser@eiu.edu SID Mailing Address: 600 Lincoln Avenue Lantz Arena Charleston, IL 61920 SID Fax Number:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (217) 581-6434

HEAD COACH Head Coach:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dino Babers Alma Mater:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hawaii, 1984 Record at School:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .First year Career Record:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Same Football Office Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . (217) 581-5031

Assistant Coaches, Position: Sterlin Gilbert – Offensive Coordinator Kim McCloud – Defensive Coordinaor Brian Callahan –Offensive Line Mike Lynch – Running Backs Andrew Sowder – Outside Receivers Sean Lewis – Inside Receivers George Ricumstrict – Defensive Ends Dino Kaklis – Defensive Tackles Tom Kaufman – Linebackers Nick Caley – Secondary Roy Wittke – Football Operations

Assistant Coaches, Position: Billy Taylor – Associate Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Tyler Wolf – Interim Special Teams Coordinator Steven Brown – Runningbacks/Quarterbacks Thomas Cox – Offensive Line/Tight Ends Sidney Powell - Secondary Brandon Barnes– (GA) Defensive Line Sam Williamson – Defensive Line Chris Grimes – (GA) Nickels/Bandits Lee Sweeney – Receivers

OVC

HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

General Information Location:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cookeville, Tenn. Founded: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1915 Enrollment:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11,385 President:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Philip Oldham Athletics Director: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Wilson Affiliation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA/FCS Conference:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ohio Valley Nickname: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Golden Eagles Colors:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Purple and Gold

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2012 Outlook Basic Offense: Basic Defense: 2011 Record: Lettermen Returning: Lettermen Lost: Starters Returning: Starters Lost:

2012 Schedule Aug. 30 Sep. 06 Sep. 15 Sep. 22 Sep. 29 Oct. 06 Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Nov. 03 Nov. 10 Nov. 17

Hampton North Greenville at Oregon at Southeast Missouri at Murray State Jacksonville State Eastern Kentucky at Tennessee State Eastern Illinois UT Martin at Austin Peay

2012 Outlook

Multiple Spread Multiple 4-2 7-4 39 18 14 09

Basic Offense: Basic Defense: 2011 Record: Lettermen Returning: Lettermen Lost: Starters Returning: Starters Lost:

2011 Results

Sep. 3 Sep. 8 Sep. 17 Sep. 24 Oct. 1 Oct. 15 Oct. 29 Nov. 5 Nov. 12 Nov. 19 Nov. 26

at Iowa Maryville (Tenn.) at Eastern Ill. Southeast Mo. St. at Tenn.-Martin Tennessee St. at Jacksonville St. Murray St. at Eastern Ky. Austin Peay Central Arkansas

2012 Schedule 7-34 (L) 56-7 (W) 31-20 (W) 38-31 (W) 34-31 (L) 40-42 (L) 21-14 (W) 37-38 (L) 28-21 (W) 49-7 (W) 14-34 (L)

Aug. 30 Sep. 08 Sep. 15 Sep. 22 Sep. 29 Oct. 06 Oct. 13 Oct. 27 Nov. 03 Nov. 10 Nov. 17

Southern Illinois at Western Michigan at Illinois State Murray State Austin Peay at UT Martin Jacksonville State at Eastern Kentucky at Tennessee Tech Southeast Missouri at Central Arkansas

2012 Gamecocks Football

Spread Multiple 2-9 42 11 19 08

2011 Results Sep. 01 Sep. 10 Sep. 17 Sep. 24 Oct. 01 Oct. 08 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 05 Nov. 12

Illinois State at Northwestern Tennessee Tech at Jacksonville State at Southeast Missouri Eastern Kentucky at Murray State UT Martin at Austin Peay Tennessee State at Southern Illinois

33-26 (W) 21-42 (L) 20-31 (L) 21-28 (L) 30-37 (L) 16-48 (L) 27-36 (L) 23-24 (L) 19-10 (W) 17-18 (L) 28-45 (L)


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TENNESSEE STATE

Murray State

Oct. 20 at 3:00 p.m. Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium (24,000) Jacksonville, Alabama

Oct. 27 at 3:00 p.m. (Homecoming) Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium (24,000) Jacksonville, Alabama

Location:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nashville, Tenn. Founded: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1912 Enrollment:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9,024 President:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Melvin Johnson Athletics Director:. . . . . . . . . . . . . Teresa L. Phillips Affiliation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA/FCS Conference:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ohio Valley Nickname: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tigers Colors:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Royal Blue and White

Stadium:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LP Field Capacity:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67,800 Press Box Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (615) 565-4450 Playing Surface: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Natural Grass Series vs. Jax State:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . JSU leads 6-1 First Meeting: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003: W, 34-7 Last Meeting:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011: W, 38-16

Stadium:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Roy Stewart Stadium Capacity:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16,800 Press Box Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . (270) 809-6811 Playing Surface:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Field Turf Series vs. Jax State:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . JSU leads 8-1 First Meeting: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003: L, OT 17-23 Last Meeting:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011: W, 38-30

Media Information Football SID: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Russell Luna Office Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (615) 963-5922 Cell Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (615) 308-6245 Email: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . rluna@tnstate.edu SID Mailing Address: 3500 John Merritt Blvd. Nashville, TN 37209 SID Fax Number: . . . . . . . . . . . . (615) 963-7589

HEAD COACH Head Coach:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rod Reed Alma Mater:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tennessee State, 1988 Record at School:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-14 (3rd Year) Career Record:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Same

Media Information Football SID: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Brush Office Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (270) 809-7044 Email: . . . . . . . . . . . . . john.brush@murraystate.edu SID: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dave Winder SID Mailing Address: Murray State Sports Information 217 Roy Stewart Stadium Murray, KY 42071 SID Fax Number: . . . . . . . . . . . . . (270) 762-6814

HEAD COACH Head Coach:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chris Hatcher Alma Mater:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Valdosta State, 1995 Record at School:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-5 (2nd season) Career Record:. . . . . . . . . . . . . 100-32 (11th season) Football Office Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . (270) 809-6181

GAMECOCKS COACHES

Assistant Coaches, Position: Mike Jones – Offensive Coordinator Jeff Parker – QBs/Pass Game Coordinator Kevin Mashack – Running Backs Russ Ehrenfeld – Offensive Line Osita Alaribe – Co-Defensive Coordinator Justin Roberts – Co-Defensive Coordinator Jerrell Cogmon – Linebackers Ed Sanders – Safeties Mikhal Kornegay – Corners Tom Opdenbrouw – Director of Operations

OUTLOOK

General Information Location:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Murray, Ky. Founded: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1922 Enrollment:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10,500 President:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Randy J. Dunn Athletics Director:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Allen Ward Affiliation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA/FCS Conference:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ohio Valley Nickname: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Racers Colors:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Navy and Gold

INTRO

General Information

ABOUT JSU

Assistant Coaches, Position: Shawn Bostick – Assistant Head Coach/ Offensive Line Ashley Anders – Defensive Coordinator/ Linebackers Mitch Stewart – Offensive Coordinator/ Quarterbacks Keith Hatcher – Secondary/ Recruiting Coordinator Kenny Parker – Defensive Line/ Director of Player Development Sean Dawkins – Running Backs/ Run-Game Coordinator Mike Polly – Offensive Tackles/ Special Teams Coordinator Ross Jenkins – Wide Receivers Freddie Roach – Defensive Line Steve Adams – Defensive Quality Control/ Asst. Recruiting Coordinator Matt Forrest – Offensive Quality Control/ Director of Football Operations

OPPONENTS REVIEW

2012 Outlook Basic Offense: Basic Defense: 2011 Record: Lettermen Returning: Lettermen Lost: Starters Returning: Starters Lost:

Spread/Pro-Style 4-3 5-6 56 22 14 8

Multiple 4-3 7-4 34 17 16 06

HISTORY

Basic Offense: Basic Defense: 2011 Record: Lettermen Returning: Lettermen Lost: Starters Returning: Starters Lost:

RECORDS

2012 Outlook

Sep. 01 Sep. 08 Sep. 15 Sep. 22 Sep. 29 Oct. 06 Oct. 13 Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Nov. 03 Nov. 17

Florida A&M Jackson State Austin Peay at Bethune-Cookman Arkansas-Pine Bluff Eastern Kentucky at Southeast Missouri at Jacksonville State Tennessee Tech at Murray State at UT Martin

2010 Results

Sep. 03   Sep.10   Sep. 17   Sep. 24 Oct. 01   Oct. 08   Oct. 15   Oct. 22   Nov. 05   Nov.12   Nov. 19  

2012 Schedule

Southern Jackson State at Murray State at Air Force at Austin Peay Southeast Missouri State at Tennessee Tech at Eastern Kentucky at Eastern Illinois Tennessee Martin Jacksonville State

33-7 (W) 29-35 (L) 27-58 (L) 24-63 (L) 34-37 (L) 55-3 (W) 42-40 (W) 22-33 (L) 18-17 (W) 35-30 (W) 16-38 (L)

Sep. 01 Sep. 08 Sep. 15 Sep. 22 Sep. 29 Oct. 06 Oct. 13 Oct. 27 Nov. 03 Nov. 10 Nov. 17

at Florida State Central Arkansas at Missouri State at Eastern Illinois Tennessee Tech at Austin Peay UT Martin at Jacksonville State Tennessee State at Eastern Kentucky Southeast Missouri

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2011 Results Sep. 01 Sep. 10 Sep. 17 Sep. 22 Oct. 1 Oct. 8 Oct. 15 Oct. 29 Nov. 5 Nov. 12 Nov. 19

at Louisville at Mississippi Valley State Tennessee State at UT Martin Jacksonville State at Georgia State Eastern Illinois Eastern Kentucky at Tennessee Tech Austin Peay at Southeast Missouri

9-21 (L) 39-0 (W) 58-27 (W) 26-48 (L) 30-38 (L) 48-24 (W) 36-27 (W) 33-34 (L) 38-37 (W) 56-24 (W) 35-34 (W)

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Tennessee-MARTIN

Austin Peay

Nov. 10 at 3:00 p.m. (Marching Southerners Reunion) Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium (24,000) Jacksonville, Alabama

General Information

General Information

Location:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Martin, Tenn. Founded: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1900 Enrollment:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8,400 Chancellor:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Thomas Rakes Athletics Director:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Phil Dane Affiliation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA/FCS Conference:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ohio Valley Nickname: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Skyhawks Colors:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Navy Blue and Orange

Stadium:.Hardy M. Graham (H.K. Grantham Field) Capacity:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7,500 Press Box Phone:. . . . . . . (731) 881-7694 or 7632 Playing Surface:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Field Turf Series vs. Jax State:. . . . . . . . . . . . . JSU leads 27-6 First Meeting: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1967: L, 38-0 Last Meeting:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011: W, 24-23

Location:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clarksville, Tenn. Founded: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1927 Enrollment: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10,723 President:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Timothy Hall Athletics Director:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dave Loos Affiliation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA/FCS Conference: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ohio Valley Nickname: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Governors Colors:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Red and White

Media Information Football SID: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Lofaro Office Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (731) 881-7632 Home Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (731) 588-0483 Email: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . jlofaro@utm.edu SID Mailing Address: UT Martin Sports Information 15 Mount Pelia Road Martin, TN 38238 SID Fax Number:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (731) 881-7624

HEAD COACH Head Coach: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jason Simpson Alma Mater: . . . . . . . . . . Southern Mississippi, 1995 Record at School: . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37-31 (6th season) Career Record:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Same Football Office Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A

Media Information Football SID: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brad Kirtley Office Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (931) 221-7561 Home Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (931) 553-2845 Email:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . kirtleyb@apsu.edu SID Mailing Address: P.O. Box 4515 Clarksville, TN 37044 SID Fax Number: . . . . . . . . . . . . . (931) 221-7562

Stadium:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Governors Stadium Capacity:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10,000 Press Box Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (931) 221-7191 Playing Surface: . . . . . . . . . . . . Polytan Mega Grass Series vs. Jax State:. . . . . . . . . . . . JSU leads 13-6-3 First Meeting: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1947: W, 7-6 Last Meeting:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011: W, 44-14

HEAD COACH Head Coach:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rick Christophel Alma Mater:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Austin Peay, 1975 Record at School: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-37 (6th year) Career Record:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Same Football Office Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . (931) 221-7905

Assistant Coaches, Position: Jason Palermo – Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line Granville Eastman – Def. Coordinator/ Safeties Pat Donohoe – Def. Line Paul Derrick – Secondary Marcus Gildersleeve – Wide Receivers/ Special Teams Gary Shephard – Linebackers J.D. Sellers – Running Backs Seth Billings – Athletic Trainer

Assistant Coaches, Position: Mac Bryan – Co-Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Jeff Byrd – Defensive Coordinator Eric Stuedemann – Quarterbacks Nathan Burton – Secondary/Defensive Backs Nick Glenn – Defensive Assistant/Recruiting Coordinator Carmen Felus – Co-Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers Jordon Hankins – Associate Head Coach/Running Backs Coach/ Strength and Conditioning Bernard Riley – Defensive Line Darrin Fizer – Offensive Graduate Assistant Nick Newsome – Defensive Graduate Assistant

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INTRO

Nov. 03 at 12 Noon Hardy M. Graham Stadium (7,500) Martin, Tennessee

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2012 Outlook Basic Offense: Basic Defense: 2011 Record: Lettermen Returning: Lettermen Lost: Starters Returning: Starters Lost:

2012 Schedule Sep. 01 Sep. 08 Sep. 13 Sep. 22 Sep. 29 Oct. 06 Oct. 13 Oct. 20 Nov. 03 Nov. 10 Nov. 17

at Memphis at Northern Illinois Southeast Louisiana at Austin Peay Eastern Kentucky Eastern Illinois at Murray State at Southeast Missouri Jacksonville State at Tennessee Tech Tennessee State

2012 Outlook

Multiple 4-3 5-6 41 15 18 7

Basic Offense: Basic Defense: 2010 Record: Lettermen Returning: Lettermen Lost: Starters Returning: Starters Lost:

2011 Results

Sep. 01 Sep. 15 Sep. 22 Oct. 01 Oct. 08 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 05 Nov. 12 Nov. 19

at Jacksonville State Union College Murray State Tennessee Tech Austin Peay at South Alabama at Eastern Illinois Southeast Missouri State at Mississippi State at Tennessee State at Eastern Kentucky

2012 Schedule 23-24 (L) 63-0 (W) 48-26 (W) 31-34 (L) 61-23 (W) 30-33 (L) 24-23 (W) 38-30 (W) 17-55 (L) 30-35 (L) 16-23 (L)

Sep. 01 Sep. 08 Sep. 15 Sep. 22 Sep. 29 Oct. 06 Oct. 13 Oct. 27 Nov. 3 Nov. 10 Nov. 17

at Western Kentucky at Virginia Tech at Tennessee State UT Martin at Eastern Illinois Murray State at Eastern Kentucky Southeast Missouri Culver-Stockton at Jacksonville State Tennessee Tech

2012 Gamecocks Football

Pro Spread 4-3 1-7 60 14 18 7

2011 Results Sep. 03 Sep. 17 Sep. 24 Oct. 01 Oct. 08 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 05 Nov. 12 Nov. 19

at Cincinnati at Memphis EKU Tennessee State at UT Martin Jacksonville State at Southeast Missouri Eastern Illinois Central State (Ohio) at Murray State at Tennessee Tech

L, 10-72 L, 6-27 W, 23-17 W, 37-34 L, 23-61 L, 14-44 L, 13-17 L, 10-19 W, 40-0 L, 24-56 L, 7-49


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Florida

Travel Headquarters

Nov. 17 at TBA Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (88,548) Gainesville, Florida General Information

HISTORY

2011 Results

Sep. 03 Sep. 10 Sep. 17 Sep. 24 Oct. 01 Oct. 08 Oct. 15 Oct. 29 Nov. 05 Nov. 12 Nov. 19 Nov. 26 Jan. 02

Florida Atlantic UAB Tennessee at Kentucky Alabama at LSU at Auburn Georgia Vanderbilt at South Carolina Furman Florida State Ohio State

41-3 (W) 39-0 (W) 33-23 (W) 48-10 (W) 10-38 (L) 11-41 (L) 6-17 (L) 20-24 (L) 26-21 (W) 12-17 (L) 54-32 (W) 7-21 (L) 24-17 (W)

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Bowling Green at Texas A&M at Tennessee Kentucky LSU at Vanderbilt South Carolina Georgia (Jacksonville, FL) Missouri Louisiana Jacksonville State at Florida State

RECORDS

Sep. 01 Sep. 08 Sep. 15 Sep. 22 Oct. 06 Oct. 13 Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Nov. 03 Nov. 10 Nov. 17 Nov. 24

Multiple Multiple 7-6 54 11 19 05

REVIEW

2012 Schedule

Florida Hilton – Ocala 3600 SW 36th Avenue Ocala, FL 34474 Phone: 352.854.1400; Fax: 352.854.4010

OPPONENTS

Basic Offense: Basic Defense: 2011 Record: Lettermen Returning: Lettermen Lost: Starters Returning: Starters Lost:

UT-Martin DoubleTree by Hilton 1770 Highway 45 Bypass Jackson, TN 38305 Phone: (731) 664-6900; Fax (731) 668-0474

ABOUT JSU

Eastern Illinois The Keller Convention Center The Hilton Garden Inn 1202 N. Keller Drive/P.O. Box 747 Effingham, IL 62401 Phone: (217) 347-5115; Fax (217) 347-8757

Assistant Coaches, Position: Brent Pease – Offensive Coordinator Dan Quinn – Defensive Coordinator D.J. Durkin – Linebackers/Special Teams Coordinator Aubrey Hill – Wide Receivers/Recruiting Coordinator Derek Lewis – Tight Ends Travaris Robinson – Defensive Backs Tim Davis – Offensive Line/Running Game Coordinator Brian White – Running Backs Bryant Young – Defensive Line

2012 Outlook

Tennessee Tech Radisson Hotel Nashville Airport 1112 Airport Center Drive Nashville, TN 37214 Phone: (615) 885-0626; Fax (615) 885-1564

COACHES

HEAD COACH Head Coach:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Will Muschamp Alma Mater:. . . . . . . . . . . University of Georgia, 1994 Record at School:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-6 (2nd season) Career Record:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Same (2nd season) Football Office Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A

GAMECOCKS

Media Information Football SID: . . . . . . Steve McClain, Zack Higbee and John Hines Office Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (352)-375-4683 ext. 6100, 6135, or 6130 Home Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A Email:.Steven@gators.uaa.ufl.edu, Zackh@gators. uaa.ufl.edu, and Johnh@gators.uaa.ufl.edu SID:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Steve McClain SID Mailing Address: University Athletic Association PO Box 14485 Gainesville, Fla. 32604 SID Fax Number:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A

Eastern Kentucky Hyatt Regency 401 West High Street Lexington, KY 40507 Phone: (859) 253-1234; Fax (859) 254-7430

OUTLOOK

Stadium:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Capacity:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88,548 Press Box Phone:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A Playing Surface:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Bermuda Grass Series vs. Jax State:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A First Meeting: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A Last Meeting:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N/A

INTRO

Location:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gainesville, Fla. Founded: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1853 Enrollment:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49,589 President:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . J. Bernard Machen Athletics Director:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeremy Foley Affiliation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Division 1 Conference:. . . . . . . . . . Southeastern Conference Nickname: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gators Colors:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Orange and Blue

Arkansas DoubleTree Suites 301 Southeast Walton Boulevard Bentonville, AR 72712 Phone: 479.845.7770; Fax: 479.845.7771

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SERIES SCORES FOR 2012 OPPONENTS

Arkansas

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

First Meeting

Chattanooga

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RECORDS

REVIEW

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ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

UTC leads 25-11-0 Year Site 1904 1924 1925 1926 1953 1954 A 1955 A 1956 A 1957 H 1958 A 1959 A 1960 H 1961 A 1963 A 1964 A 1965 A 1966 A 1967 A 1968 H 1970 A 1974 A 1975 H 1976 A 1977 H 1978 A 1980 H 1981 A 1982 H 1983 A 2004 A 2005 H 2006 A 2007 H 2008 A 2010 H 2011 A

Score 0-5 14-13 0-40 3-72 0-39 0-24 12-0 0-26 7-15 0-55 0-19 0-35 7-13 0-14 0-21 6-14 19-10 0-51 14-3 40-6 9-13 24-6 7-14 14-18 21-28 13-16 3-10 0-28 6-13 65-20 18-21 13-10 33-19 31-3 21-17 17-38

Eastern Kentucky EKU leads 5-4-0 Year 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Site H A H A H A H A H

Result W W L W L L W L L

Score 49-14 30-23 14-31 28-0 20-31 38-35 34-26 37-49 48-52

Southeast Missouri JSU leads 12-4-0

Year 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1969 1971 2003 2004 2005

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Result L W L L L L W L L L L L L L L L W L W W L W L L L L L L L W L W W W W L

Site Result A W H W A L H L A W A L H W A W H W A W

Score 12-13 6-0 7-10 0-24 24-13 13-19 57-0 22-17 47-9 24-10

H A H A H A

W L W W W W

38-7 25-32 38-17 24-3 29-27 22-21

Tennessee Tech JSU leads 9-6-0

Year Site Result 1936 L 1977 A L 1979 H W 1980 A W 2001 H L 2002 A W 2003 H W 2004 A L 2005 H W 2006 A W-OT 2007 H W 2008 A W 2009 H W 2010 A L 2011 H L

Score 0-33 20-27 23-7 7-3 27-35 35-29 37-20 13-16 43-17 17-10 38-10 41-17 55-28 24-35 21-14

Eastern Illinois JSU leads at 5-4-0 Year 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Site H A H A H A H A H

Result W W L L L W L W W

Score 36-24 31-21 6-10 24-28 23-37 23-10 20-28 28-23 28-21

Tennessee State Site A H A H H H A

Result W W W L W W W

Score 34-7 49-35 33-3 31-38 26-21 24-0 38-16

Murray State JSU leads 8-1-0 Year 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Site Result A L (OT) H W A W H W A W H W A W H W A W

JSU leads 27-6-0 Year 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Site Result H L A W H W A W H W A W H W A W H W A W H W A W H L A W H W A W H W A W H W A W H L A L H W A W H W A W H W A L H W A L H W A W H W

Score 0-38 16-12 22-20 16-14 30-10 20-6 50-7 17-0 11-3 24-3 36-13 44-15 14-15 19-14 44-7 41-13 34-19 23-16 19-13 30-20 17-28 24-31 63-0 21-7 34-24 59-12 37-17 14-24 27-24 30-31 52-7 30-20 24-23

Austin Peay JSU leads 13-6-3

JSU leads 6-1-0 Year 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2010 2011

Tennessee-Martin

Score 17-23 35-14 28-23 49-17 40-24 31-21 41-7 40-34 38-30

Year Site 1947 H 1948 A 1949 H 1950 A 1951 H 1952 A 1953 H 1954 A 1955 H 1956 H 1957 H 1958 A 1959 H 1960 A 1961 H 1962 A 1979 H 2007 A 2008 H 2009 A 2010 H 2011 A

Florida

First Meeting

2012 Gamecocks Football

Result W L W T T L L T W L W W W L W W L W W W W W

Score 7-6 13-14 19-7 13-13 6-6 19-20 16-47 14-14 20-0 0-7 20-0 8-6 15-14 8-14 21-6 23-13 13-21 42-9 35-22 28-10 40-34 44-14


2011 Final Results Date

Opponent

*Sep 1

UT MARTIN

W

Score Overall Conference

Time

Attend

24-23

1-0-0

1-0-0

3:12

17919

Sep 10

at Chattanooga

17-38

L

1-1-0

1-0-0

3:11

12185

Sep 17

GEORGIA STATE

W

37-21

2-1-0

1-0-0

3:03

17618

*Sep 24

EASTERN ILLINOIS

W

28-21

3-1-0

2-0-0

3:02

14813

*Oct 1

at Murray State

W

38-30

4-1-0

3-0-0

3:16

3838

*Oct 15

at Austin Peay

W

44-14

5-1-0

4-0-0

3:01

5186

Oct 22

at Kentucky

14-38

L

5-2-0

4-0-0

3:18

54098

*Oct 29

#19 TENNESSEE TECH

14-21

L

5-3-0

4-1-0

2:35

18933

EASTERN KENTUCKY

48-52

L

5-4-0

4-2-0

3:10

16845

*Nov 12

*Nov 5

at Southeast Missouri

W

22-21

6-4-0

5-2-0

2:42

1984

*Nov 19

at Tennessee State

W

38-16

7-4-0

6-2-0

2:51

6137

* indicates Ohio Valley Conference game


2011 Game Summaries

#9 JACKSONVILLE STATE• • • • • • • • 24 UT MARTIN• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 23

September 1, 2011 Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium – Jacksonville, Ala. JACKSONVILLE – It won’t generate the same national headlines or ESPN highlights as Jacksonville State’s stunning upset of Ole Miss to kick off the 2010 football season.

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It was, however, every bit as dramatic. Senior Calvin Middleton scored on a 4-yard touchdown run with 38 seconds left and James Esco kicked the go-ahead extra point as the Gamecocks rallied from a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to knock off Ohio Valley Conference rival Tennessee-Martin 24-23 at Burgess-Snow Field Thursday night. “It was left at the end to just make plays,” Jacksonville State head coach Jack Crowe said. ““The only thing you can really say came out of that is we played with a lot of heart. We lost our poise, but we never lost our composure. “I really thought at the end … it was just a bunch of guys who refused to lose. Because we certainly did everything to lose.” Jacksonville State (1-0), the preseason OVC favorite, appeared on the verge of suffering its first home loss to UT-Martin in 24 years. The Skyhawks (0-1) had taken a 23-10 lead with 14:11 remaining when Cody Sandlin kicked a 45-yard field goal to give UT-Martin its biggest lead of the night. But Gabriel Chambers returned the ensuing kickoff 38 yards to midfield and the Gamecocks didn’t wasting any time finding the end zone. After a 7-yard Washaun Ealey run, backup quarterback Coty Blanchard and the junior transfer from Georgia hooked up on a 43-yard scoring pass with 13:06 to go. Esco’s extra point trimmed JSU’s deficit to 23-17. The Gamecocks defense, which surrendered 475 yards, rose to the occasion on UT-Martin’s next two possessions. The final scoring drive began at the 50 and JSU covered the distance in 3:53, with Blanchard running for 20 and 8 yards on consecutive plays to move the team deep into Skyhawks territory. Middleton capped off the nine-play drive with his 4-yard run, setting off a celebration from the crowd of 17,919. But the high-powered UT-Martin offense wasn’t finished. Starting at their own 15 with 34 seconds left, the Skyhawks moved to the JSU 42 in five plays. Facing a second-and-10 with six seconds remaining, quarterback Derek Carr hooked up with Stephen Shiver on a 27-yard completion, but Shiver was forced out of bounds at the JSU 15 as time expired. “I was proud that some of the things got better as we played on,” Crowe said. “Not all of them did. “What does this say about the future? It says we’ve got a lot to get done. It doesn’t say that we can’t accomplish anything, it just says we’re a LONG way away from it.” That future isn’t likely to include starting quarterback Marques Ivory. The senior from Warner Robins, Ga., sustained a fractured right fibula during the first half and is scheduled to undergo surgery on Friday. Blanchard, the hero of last year’s win at Ole Miss, completed 9-of-17 passes for a JSU careerhigh 133 yards and one touchdown. He also ran nine times for 32 yards. Jacksonville State trailed 17-7 at halftime after surrendering 285 total yards. The Gamecocks’ only first-half points came on Ivory’s 22-yard pass to tight end Justin Howard with 9:54 left in the second quarter. Esco’s field goal early in the third quarter drew Jacksonville State to within 17-10. But the visitors got field goals of 25 and 45 yards from Sandlin to stretch their lead to 23-10 early in the fourth.

Scoring Summary: 1st 12:40 UTM 2nd 14:08 UTM 09:54 JSU

05:52

UTM

3rd 4th

11:15 07:05 14:11 13:06

JSU UTM UTM JSU

00:38

JSU

BARKSDALE, Tevi 4 yd run (SANDLIN, Cody kick), 5-72 2:20, UTM 7 - JSU 0 SANDLIN, Cody 43 yd field goal, 5-21 1:08, UTM 10 - JSU 0 Justin Howard 22 yd pass from Marques Ivory (James Esco kick), 10-74 4:09, UTM 10 - JSU 7 PERRY, Jarvis 13 yd pass from CARR, Derek (SANDLIN, Cody kick), 12-80 4:02, UTM 17 - JSU 7 James Esco 27 yd field goal, 9-38 3:36, UTM 17 - JSU 10 SANDLIN, Cody 25 yd field goal, 4--5 1:25, UTM 20 - JSU 10 SANDLIN, Cody 45 yd field goal, 10-52 0:00, UTM 23 - JSU 10 Washaun Ealey 43 yd pass from Coty Blanchard (James Esco kick), 2-50 0:50, UTM 23 - JSU 17 Calvin Middleton 4 yd run (James Esco kick), 9-50 3:49, UTM 23 - JSU 24

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

JSU UM 23 19 34-150 39-111 325 189 36-23-1 27-14-0 70-475 66-300 0-0 0-0 3-8 1--4 4-85 6-161 0-0 1-0 5-38.0 7-37.7 1-1 2-1 7-65 4-40 23:38 32:30 5 of 13 3 of 14 0 of 0 2 of 2 3-3 2-2 1-11 0-0

RUSHING: UT Martin-McNAIR, Jason 10-85; BARKSDALE, Tevi 10-48; WILLIAMS, AJ 7-11; McNEIL, DJ 5-6; PERRY, Jarvis 1-2; CARR, Derek 1-minus 2. Jacksonville State-Washaun Ealey 13-41; Coty Blanchard 9-32; Calvin Middleton 10-28; Marques Ivory 5-9; DaMarcus James 1-2; TEAM 1-minus 1. PASSING: UT Martin-CARR, Derek 23-36-1-325. Jacksonville State-Coty Blanchard 9-17-0-133; Marques Ivory 5-10-0-56. RECEIVING: UT Martin-McNAIR, Jason 7-85; SHIVER, Stephen 5-90; SIMS, Quentin 3-60; JONES, Kenny 2-33; BARKSDALE, Tevi 2-11; EVERETT, Ben 1-21; PERRY, Jarvis 1-13; BARFIELD, Kevin 1-6; McNEIL, DJ 1-6. Jacksonville StateCalvin Middleton 4-40; James Shaw 3-31; Kevyn Cooper 2-35; Trey Smith 2-16; Washaun Ealey 1-43; Justin Howard 1-22; DaMarcus James 1-2. INTERCEPTIONS: UT Martin-None. Jacksonville State-Robert Gray 1-0. FUMBLES: UT Martin-ESTELLE, CJ 1-1. Jacksonville State-James Powell 1-1; Coty Blanchard 1-0. Stadium: Burgess-Snow Field Attendance: 17919 Kickoff time: 6 p.m. End of Game: 9:10 Total elapsed time: 3:12 Officials: Referee: Matt Young; Umpire: John Graham; Linesman: Steve Swift; Line judge: Craig Dunn; Back judge: Drew Myers; Field judge: Pat Pownall; Side judge: Greg Coerner; Temperature: 89 Wind: calm Weather: Party Cloudy.

#23 CHATTANOOGA• • • • • • • • • • 38 #10 JACKSONVILLE STATE• • • • • • • 17 September 10, 2011 Finley Stadium – Chattanooga, Tenn.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – This time, unlike the season-opening victory over Tennessee-Martin, Jacksonville State dug itself too deep of a hole to climb out of.

Ealey ran for 41 yards on 13 carries in his Gamecock debut, while Middleton finished with 28 yards on 10 attempts.

The No. 10 Gamecocks (1-1) surrendered 508 yards of total offense and fell to No. 23 Chattanooga 38-17 before a crowd of 12,195 at Finley Stadium, snapping their four-game win streak in a series that dates back to 1904.

Score by Quarters UT Martin Jacksonville State

It was a night of unwanted milestones for Jacksonville State.

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Record: (0-1,0-1) Record: (1-0,1-0)

The Gamecocks finished with only 224 yards of total offense, their fewest since a 2006 loss at Mississippi State. They managed only 17 yards and one first down after halftime. The 508 yards gained by Chattanooga (296 passing, 212 rushing) was the most a Jacksonville

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2011 Game Summaries State defense has allowed since a 2004 loss to Furman in the first round of the Division I-AA playoffs. The first regular-season meeting at Finley Stadium between two ranked opponents was a backand-forth affair through the first 30 minutes. Chattanooga led 23-17 at intermission as the teams combined to roll up 536 total yards. The Mocs (1-1) struck first, traveling 43 yards in four plays on their second possession. Chris Awuah ran 15 yards for a touchdown and Nick Pollard added the extra point to give Chattanooga a 7-0 lead with 7:25 left in the first quarter. But Jacksonville State wasted little time in responding.

Washaun Ealey capped the drive with a 4-yard run – his first rushing touchdown in a Gamecock uniform – and James Esco’s extra point made it 7-7 at the 4:28 mark.

Middleton’s TD was his eighth in his last eight games.

Chattanooga’s Coleman hit Joel Bradford on a 47-yard touchdown pass moments later, giving the Mocs a lead it wouldn’t relinquish. Jacksonville State’s Monte Lewis blocked the extra point attempt, making it 23-17 Chattanooga with 3:01 left in the second quarter.

Wes Dothard’s 30-yard interception return for a touchdown made it 38-17 and ended Jacksonville State’s hopes of comeback.

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Score 17 38

Record: (1-1,1-0) Record: (1-1)

Chris Awuah 15 yd run (Nick Pollard kick), 4-43 1:32, JSU 0 - UTC 7 Washaun Ealey 4 yd run (James Esco kick), 8-70 2:52, JSU 7 - UTC 7 Calvin Middleton 8 yd run (James Esco kick), 6-58 2:08, JSU 14 - UTC 7 Marlon Anthony 24 yd pass from B.J. Coleman (Nick Pollard kick), 7-82 2:34, JSU 14 UTC 14 Nick Pollard 25 yd field goal, 11-53 5:06, JSU 14 - UTC 17 James Esco 28 yd field goal, 5-49 1:56, JSU 17 - UTC 17 Joel Bradford 47 yd pass from B.J. Coleman (Nick Pollard kick blockd), 4-73 1:40, JSU 17 - UTC 23 Chris Awuah 1 yd run (B.J. Coleman rush), 7-78 2:48, JSU 17 - UTC 31 Wes Dothard 30 yd interception return (Nick Pollard kick), , JSU 17 - UTC 38 JSU UM 8 25 28-55 44-212 169 296 25-14-1 33-23-0 53-224 77-508 0-0 0-0 3-27 0-0 6-102 3-62 0-0 1-30 8-34.6 5-35.2 3-0 2-0 10-92 5-35

Clarence Jackson, who was just cleared to play for the Gamecocks on Tuesday, made an immediate impact after he returned a blocked punt 34 yards for a touchdown to give JSU a 14-7 lead with 11:09 left in the second quarter. Georgia State tied the game at 14-14 after Donald Russell scored on a one-yard run with 7:47 left in the second quarter to knot the game at the half. The Gamecocks had their best half of the season during the final 30 minutes as JSU scored on all five possessions and had the ball for 22:31 in the second half. James Esco kicked a 23-yard field goal to give JSU a 17-14 lead with 10:33 left in the third quarter, then Blanchard scored his second touchdown of the night after racing 17 yards as the Gamecocks built a 24-14 lead with 4:16 left in the third. Georgia State scored its final touchdown of the game after Travis Evans scored on a three-yard run to cut the lead to 24-21 at the end of the third quarter. Jax State took the kickoff and went 74 yards in 13 plays and Washaun Ealey scored on a fouryard run as the Gamecocks built a 30-21 lead with 8:02 left in the game.

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Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards

The Panthers answered and tied the game with 3:10 left in the first after Albert Wilson caught an 11-yard pass from Bo Schlechter to make the score 7-7, but JSU would answer.

HISTORY

06:45 04:49 03:01

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RECORDS

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The Gamecocks improve to 2-1 on the season and has now won 15 of their last 16 regularseason home games after rolling up 401 yards of total offense. Georgia State falls to 1-2 on the season.

REVIEW

Scoring Summary: 1st 07:25 UTC 04:28 JSU 00:52 JSU 2nd 13:09 UTC

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JACKSONVILLE – Coty Blanchard scored three touchdowns after rushing for two and passing for another to lead No. 16 Jacksonville State to a 37-21 win over Georgia State on Saturday.

Jax State took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter after Blanchard connected with Kevyn Cooper on a 28-yard strike and James Esco kicked the point after with 9:56 left in the first quarter.

Jacksonville State was 1-of-13 in third-down efficiency. Score by Quarters 1 Jacksonville State 14 Chattanooga 7

September 17, 2011 Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium – Jacksonville, Ala.

OPPONENTS

Blanchard finished with a career-high 164 yards passing, completing 13-of-23 passes.

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ABOUT JSU

Awuah scored his second touchdown, a 1-yard run, with 2:48 to go in the third quarter extended the Mocs’ lead. Coleman ran in the conversion to make it 31-17.

Stadium: Finley Stadium Attendance: 12185 Kickoff time: 6:00 pm End of Game: 09:11 Total elapsed time: 3:11 Officials: Referee: E. Rhodes; Umpire: T. Pitts; Linesman: J. Wilson; Line judge: T. Mock; Back judge: J. Neal; Field judge: G. Brock; Side judge: K. Johnson; Temperature: 83 Wind: NW 7 Weather: Partly Cloudy

COACHES

A time-consuming 11-play drive, finished off by Pollard’s 25-yard field goal, gave Chattanooga a 17-14 lead midway through the second quarter. But Jacksonville State again answered by quickly moving 49 yards, with Esco kicking a 28-yard field goal with 4:49 left in the half.

RUSHING: Jacksonville State-Washaun Ealey 10-49; Calvin Middleton 8-8; Rashod Byers 1-6; TEAM 1-0; James Shaw 1-minus 1; Coty Blanchard 7-minus 7. Chattanooga-Chris Awuah 17-77; Marquis Green 11-59; B.J. Coleman 7-40; Taharin Tyson 5-22; Joel Bradford 1-7; Jeff Veres 1-7; TEAM 1-0; Thomas Green 1-0. PASSING: Jacksonville State-Coty Blanchard 13-23-1-164; Thomas Darrah 1-2-0-5. Chattanooga-B.J. Coleman 23-33-0-296. RECEIVING: Jacksonville State-Alan Bonner 4-61; James Shaw 3-33; Calvin Middleton 3-12; Washaun Ealey 2-9; Justin Howard 1-43; Kevyn Cooper 1-11. Chattanooga-Joel Bradford 15-162; Chris Awuah 3-57; Sloan Allison 3-35; Marlon Anthony 2-42. INTERCEPTIONS: Jacksonville State-None. Chattanooga-Wes Dothard 1-30. FUMBLES: Jacksonville State-Coty Blanchard 1-0; Washaun Ealey 1-0; Calvin Middleton 1-0. Chattanooga-Chris Awuah 1-0; B.J. Coleman 1-0. .

GAMECOCKS

Chattanooga needed only seven plays to drive for the tying touchdown on the ensuing possession. Quarterback B.J. Coleman connected with Marion Anthony for a 24-yard touchdown and the extra point made it 14-14 with 13:09 left.

36:30 6 of 13 0 of 1 3-4 3-20

OUTLOOK

After a short Mocs punt, JSU took its only lead of the game when Calvin Middleton ran eight yards for a touchdown to finish off a 58-yard drive. Esco’s kick put the Gamecocks ahead 14-7 with 52 seconds left in the opening quarter.

23:30 1 of 13 0 of 1 3-3 2-6

INTRO

Sophomore Coty Blanchard, making his first career start at quarterback, moved JSU 70 yards in eight plays, completing 3-of-3 passes for 59 yards.

Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

Blanchard then scored his third touchdown of the game on an 11-yard run with just 1:39 left for the final margin. Jax State finished with 246 rushing yards, as Calvin Middleton had 89 yards on 20 carries, while Ealey had 82 yards on 21 carries. Blanchard added 77 yards on 12 carries for the Gamecocks. Kevyn Cooper led six Gamecock receivers with a career-high 75 yards on three catches. Jackson also led the team with seven tackles as JSU limited Georgia State to 116 rushing yards. Nick Johnson and Rodney Garrott each added five tackles and the Gamecocks had six tackles for loss. Schlechter led Georgia State with 145 passing yards, while Wilson had 146 receiving yards on six catches.

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2011 Game Summaries Score by Quarters Georgia State Jacksonville State

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HISTORY

RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

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OUTLOOK

INTRO

Scoring Summary: 1st 09:56 JSU

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11:09 07:47 10:33 04:16 00:34 08:02 01:39

JSU GSU JSU JSU GSU JSU JSU

1 7 7

2 7 7

3 7 10

4 0 13

Score 21 37

Record: (1-2) Record: (2-1)

Kevyn Cooper 28 yd pass from Coty Blanchard (James Esco kick), 5-57 1:48, GSU 0 - JSU 7 Williams, A. 11 yd pass from Schlechter, Bo (Benvenuto, C. kick), 10-66 4:06, GSU 7 - JSU 7 Clarence Jackson 34 yd blocked punt return (James Esco kick), , GSU 7 - JSU 14 Russell, Donald 1 yd run (Benvenuto, C. kick), 7-24 3:12, GSU 14 - JSU 14 James Esco 23 yd field goal, 10-55 4:27, GSU 14 - JSU 17 Coty Blanchard 17 yd run (James Esco kick), 9-75 4:46, GSU 14 - JSU 24 Evans, Travis 3 yd run (Benvenuto, C. kick), 8-80 3:42, GSU 21 - JSU 24 Washaun Ealey 4 yd run (James Esco kick failed), 13-74 7:24, GSU 21 - JSU 30 Coty Blanchard 11 yd run (James Esco kick), 10-50 4:56, GSU 21 - JSU 37

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

JSU UM 15 21 28-116 58-246 209 155 30-17-1 11-9-0 58-325 69-401 0-0 0-0 0-0 5-70 6-138 4-75 0-0 1-0 6-34.2 4-33.5 0-0 2-1 7-77 5-45 24:05 35:55 6 of 13 7 of 15 0 of 0 2 of 2 3-3 4-4 1-11 0-0

RUSHING: Georgia State-Russell, Donald 13-47; Evans, Travis 10-41; Schlechter Bo 4-29; Team 1-minus 1. Jacksonville State-Calvin Middleton 20-89; Washaun Ealey 21-82; Coty Blanchard 12-77; Rashod Byers 4-0; TEAM 1-minus 2. PASSING: Georgia State-Schlechter, Bo 15-26-0-145; Little, Drew 2-4-1-64. Jacksonville State-Coty Blanchard 9-11-0-155. RECEIVING: Georgia State-Wilson, Albert 6-146; Evans, Travis 5-27; Russell, Donald 2-13; Williams, Danny 2-10; Williams, A. 1-11; Giles, Jordan 1-2. Jacksonville State-Kevyn Cooper 3-75; Washaun Ealey 2-45; Trey Smith 1-18; James Shaw 1-12; Denzel Cheeks 1-7; Gabriel Chambers 1-minus 2. INTERCEPTIONS: Georgia State-None. Jacksonville State-Keginald Harris 1-0. FUMBLES: Georgia State-None. Jacksonville State-Rashod Byers 1-1; Coty Blanchard 1-0. Stadium: Burgess-Snow Field Attendance: 17618 Kickoff time: 2:37 pm End of Game: 5:40 Total elapsed time: 3:03 Officials: Referee: Jason McArthur; Umpire: Brian Davis; Linesman: Tom Danner; Line judge: Jeff Irwin; Back judge: Gregory Brey; Field judge: Burney Jenkins; Side judge: Chip Shields; Temperature: 78 Wind: NNE 5mph Weather: Mostly Cloudy

Eastern Illinois fell to 1-3 and 0-2 in OVC play. Jacksonville State pounded out a season-high 294 yards on the ground, led by junior Washaun Ealey’s career-best 155 yards. Senior Calvin Middleton finished with 96 yards and scored both of JSU’s second-half touchdowns on 1-yard runs. “I thought the offensive line came out very physical tonight,” Ealey said. “It was something that we needed in the running game. “They came out and basically did what the coaches asked them to do all week. I feel like if we run straight at anybody, I don’t think anybody can stop us. The offensive line is young but they’re playing great ball right now, and hopefully we’ll keep that up.” “They’re weapons when the offensive line blocks like it did tonight,” Blanchard said. “We definitely established the run. We threw in some passes here and there to keep them guessing on the defensive side.” Jacksonville State head coach Jack Crowe is now 7-0 in games in which the Gamecocks were tied at halftime. Blanchard’s 10-yard touchdown pass to Trey Smith with 1:22 left in the second quarter pulled JSU into a 14-14 deadlock heading to intermission. Smith’s score was his first touchdown as a Gamecock. The Gamecocks scored on their first drive for the second straight week, taking the opening kickoff and covering 70 yards in 10 plays. Ealey’s 16-yard burst moved JSU deep into EIU territory. Blanchard finished off the drive with a scoring pass to Howard, the senior tight end’s second TD of the season. The first of James Esco’s four extra points made it 7-0 with 10:09 left in the first quarter. Eastern responded with an 80-yard, 10-play drive capped by quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo’s 18-yard TD pass to Chris Wright at the 4:53 mark of the first quarter. JSU backup quarterback Thomas Darrah’s fumble gave EIU the ball at its 41 early in the second quarter. The Panthers drove to the JSU 10 in 12 plays, but came away empty-handed when kicker Cameron Berra missed a 27-yard field goal attempt. Another fumble - this one by James Shaw - and a personal foul penalty gave Eastern Illinois possession at the JSU 13 moments later. The Panthers needed only two plays to score, with Jake Walker running in from the 2 with 4:26 left in the first half. Jacksonville State regained the lead late in the third quarter on Middleton’s first 1-yard touchdown run. His second touchdown run, with 12:22 left in the game, marked the Acworth, Ga., native’s fourth career two-touchdown game. Score by Quarters Eastern Illinois Jacksonville State Scoring Summary: 1st 10:09 JSU

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2 7 7

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04:53 04:26 01:22

EIU EIU JSU

September 24, 2011 Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium – Jacksonville, Ala.

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01:14 00:21 12:22

JSU EIU JSU

JACKSONVILLE - Jacksonville State got “Back in Black” for Saturday night’s Ohio Valley Conference game against Eastern Illinois University.

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards

#15 JACKSONVILLE STATE• • • • • • • 28 EASTERN ILLINOIS• • • • • • • • • • • 21

Jacksonville State - wearing black for the first time since last year’s Murray State game improved to 3-1, 2-0 in the OVC. It was the Gamecocks’ first home win over Eastern Illinois since 2003.

2012 Gamecocks Football

4 0 7

Score 21 28

Record: (1-3,0-2) Record: (3-1,2-0)

Justin Howard 9 yd pass from Coty Blanchard (James Esco kick), 10-70 4:51, EIU 0 - JSU 7 WISE 18 yd pass from GAROPPOLO (BERRA kick), 10-80 5:16, EIU 7 - JSU 7 WALKER 2 yd run (BERRA kick), 2-13 0:31, EIU 14 - JSU 7 Trey Smith 10 yd pass from Coty Blanchard (James Esco kick), 7-66 2:56, EIU 14 JSU 14 Calvin Middleton 1 yd run (James Esco kick), 9-47 4:13, EIU 14 - JSU 21 WRIGHT 47 yd pass from GAROPPOLO (BERRA kick), 3-50 0:53, EIU 21 - JSU 21 Calvin Middleton 1 yd run (James Esco kick), 7-60 2:59, EIU 21 - JSU 28

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Exchanging their traditional red jerseys for black, the Gamecocks overcame a pair of costly first-half turnovers and used a punishing running attack to knock off the Panthers 28-21 before a crowd of 14,813 at Burgess-Snow Field.

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JSU’s victory wasn’t secured until the final seconds. After quarterback/punter Coty Blanchard pinned EIU at its 1 with 27 seconds left, Jacksonville State senior defensive back A.J. Davis recovered a fumble by the Panthers’ Kenny Whittaker after a completed pass and the Gamecocks ran one more play to burn the remaining time off the clock.

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0-0 5-38.8 1-1 6-40 26:04 5 of 14 0 of 0 2-3 0-0

2-37 6-34.5 3-2 11-105 33:56 6 of 13 0 of 0 4-4 1-6

Blanchard then hooked up with Justin Howard for a 5-yard touchdown pass on JSU’s next drive and Esco added the PAT to make it 14-10 with 13:58 in the second quarter, a lead the Gamecocks never relinquished. Ealey’s second rushing TD, a 12-yarder with 13:08 to go in the third quarter, put JSU in front 21-10. The teams then swapped touchdowns over the next 16 ½  minutes, with Jerry Slota scoring on a 1-yard run from the Wildcat formation and Blanchard tossing a 40-yard scoring pass to Trey Smith. Blanchard’s second TD pass of the game extended Jax State’s lead to 35-24 with 11:38 remaining. Score by Quarters 1 Jacksonville State 7 Murray State 10

MURRAY, Ky. – Another uniform variation, another Jacksonville State victory.

JSU spotted the Racers an early 10-point lead before rallying to claim a heart-pounding 38-30 Ohio Valley Conference victory before crowd of 3,838 at Roy Stewart Stadium, extending the Gamecocks’ win streak over Murray State to eight. Murray State, which was picked second behind JSU in the OVC preseason poll, fell to 2-3 and 1-2.

Murray State recovered the ensuing onside kick and drove to the JSU 45 in the waning seconds. But the Racers were penalized for a false start on fourth down, which by NCAA rule ended the game. The Gamecocks rolled up a season-high 486 yards, including 329 on the ground. It was the third straight game – all victories –the Jacksonville State offense had eclipsed the 400-yard mark. Junior Washaun Ealey ran 28 times, his most this season, for 143 yards and two touchdowns. Blanchard added 79 yards and Calvin Middleton had 66. Murray State was limited to 11 yards on 26 running plays, but finished with 421 yards through the air. It was the fewest rushing yards Jax State has allowed an OVC opponent since joining the league in 2003.

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11:38

JSU

05:15 00:53

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Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

JSU UM 26 21 57-329 26-11 157 421 25-13-0 53-30-1 82-486 79-432 0-0 0-0 2-17 2-54 6-91 7-113 1-2 0-0 6-32.5 4-37.0 3-2 2-2 7-64 3-25 35:17 24:43 7 of 16 9 of 17 1 of 1 0 of 1 5-6 3-4 4-34 1-15

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His kick was fielded at the Racers’ 45 by Dontre Johnson, who returned it 54 yards to the JSU 1. Murray quarterback Casey Brockman then ran in from the 2 with 53 seconds remaining, but the Gamecocks’ Rodney Garrott broke through to block the extra point try – Jax State’s second blocked kick of the game.

JSU MUR

HISTORY

But three running plays failed to net a first down and Coty Blanchard was forced to punt from deep in his own territory.

01:13 00:11

RECORDS

The Gamecocks appeared to have the game under control when junior James Esco kicked a 28-yard field goal with 5:15 to go in the fourth quarter to make it 38-24. The outcome seemed even more secure when Robert Gray intercepted a Murray State pass with only 3:39 left.

LAVEA, Tyler 8 yd run (CULLEN, Kienan kick), 10-70 3:03, JSU 0 - MUR 7 CULLEN, Kienan 44 yd field goal, 6-23 2:06, JSU 0 - MUR 10 Washaun Ealey 13 yd run (James Esco kick), 5-47 1:47, JSU 7 - MUR 10 Justin Howard 5 yd pass from Coty Blanchard (James Esco kick), 7-95 2:28, JSU 14 - MUR 10 Washaun Ealey 12 yd run (James Esco kick), 2-31 0:46, JSU 21 - MUR 10 BRACKETT, Arthu 19 yd pass from BROCKMAN, Casey (CULLEN, Kienan kick), 9-98 3:12, JSU 21 - MUR 17 Jerry Slota 1 yd run (James Esco kick), 12-70 5:47, JSU 28 - MUR 17 POWELL, Walter 35 yd pass from BROCKMAN, Casey (CULLEN, Kienan kick), 4-78 0:57, JSU 28 - MUR 24 Trey Smith 40 yd pass from Coty Blanchard (James Esco kick), 9-80 3:27, JSU 35 MUR 24 James Esco 28 yd field goal, 4-0 1:55, JSU 38 - MUR 24 BROCKMAN, Casey 2 yd run (CULLEN, Kienan kick blockd), 3-1 0:45, JSU 38 - MUR 30

REVIEW

Jacksonville State improved 4-1 overall and 3-0 in the OVC.

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Record: (4-1,3-0) Record: (2-3,1-2)

OPPONENTS

A week after donning black jerseys in a home win over Eastern Illinois, the Gamecocks broke out red pants with their road white jerseys for the first time in two years Saturday night against Murray State.

13:02 07:08

Score 38 30

ABOUT JSU

October 1, 2011 Roy Stewart Stadium – Murray, Ky.

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COACHES

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GAMECOCKS

Scoring Summary: 1st 10:07 MUR 04:29 MUR 02:37 JSU 2nd 13:58 JSU

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OUTLOOK

Stadium: Burgess-Snow Field Attendance: 14813 Kickoff time: 6:05 pm End of Game: 9:07 Total elapsed time: 3:02 Officials: Referee: Ken Stovall; Umpire: John Short; Linesman: David Seewer; Line judge: John Smoot; Back judge: Paul Schardein; Field judge: Jacques Hopper; Side judge: Al Studstill; Temperature: 73 Wind: Light Weather: Sunny

Ealey’s 13-yard run late in the first quarter trimmed Murray’s lead to 10-7.

INTRO

RUSHING: Eastern Illinois-WALKER 19-88; WHITTAKER 2-18; GAROPPOLO 4-1. Jacksonville State-Washaun Ealey 24-155; Calvin Middleton 21-96; Coty Blanchard 6-38; Thomas Darrah 1-5. PASSING: Eastern Illinois-GAROPPOLO 20-32-2-214. Jacksonville State-Coty Blanchard 13-18-0-121; Thomas Darrah 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING: Eastern Illinois-WHITTAKER 9-53; WISE 4-66; WRIGHT 3-71; HENDRICKS 2-9; WATKINS 1-9; RYKARD 1-6. Jacksonville State-Trey Smith 4-42; Calvin Middleton 3-23; James Shaw 3-7; Justin Howard 2-30; Alan Bonner 1-19. INTERCEPTIONS: Eastern Illinois-None. Jacksonville State-Clarence Jackson 1-26; Jason Horton 1-11. FUMBLES: Eastern Illinois-WHITTAKER 1-1. Jacksonville State-James Shaw 2-1; Thomas Darrah 1-1.

Madison, Ala., native Arthur Brackett, a sophomore receiver, caught eight passes for a careerhigh 181 yards for the Racers.

RUSHING: Jacksonville State-Washaun Ealey 28-143; Coty Blanchard 10-79; Calvin Middleton 13-66; James Shaw 3-32; Jerry Slota 3-9. Murray State-LAVEA, Tyler 3-20; HARRIS, Mike 9-12; TROTTER, Ja-Von 1-7; BRADY, Duane 2-2; BRACKETT, Arthu 2-minus 4; BROCKMAN, Casey 9-minus 26. PASSING: Jacksonville State-Coty Blanchard 13-24-0-157; TEAM 0-1-0-0. Murray State-BROCKMAN, Casey 30-53-1-421. RECEIVING: Jacksonville State-Trey Smith 4-82; Alan Bonner 3-46; Kevyn Cooper 2-14; James Shaw 2-8; Justin Howard 1-5; Calvin Middleton 1-2. Murray State-BRACKETT, Arthu 8-181; TROTTER, Ja-Von 5-49; HARRIS, Mike 5-12; BEAUFORD, Hanni 4-92; BRADY, Duane 4-21; POWELL, Walter 3-62; GRIFFIN, Nevar 1-4. INTERCEPTIONS: Jacksonville State-Robert Gray 1-2. Murray State-None. FUMBLES: Jacksonville State-Washaun Ealey 2-1; TEAM 1-1. Murray State-JOHNSON, Dontre 1-1; BROCKMAN, Casey 1-1.

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Stadium: Stewart Stadium Attendance: 3838 Kickoff time: 6 p.m. End of Game: 9:16 Total elapsed time: 3:16 Officials: Referee: Jason McArthur; Umpire: Brian Davis; Linesman: Tom Danner; Line judge: Jeff Irwin; Back judge: Gregory Brey; Field judge: Judson Mitchell; Side judge: Chip Shields; Temperature: 61 Wind: N-10-15 Weather: Clear

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October 15, 2011 Governors Stadium – Clarksville, Tenn.

Then the floodgates opened and Austin Peay couldn’t keep the Gamecocks out.

The Gamecocks improved to 5-1 overall and 4-0 in conference play with their fourth straight victory.

No. 10 Jacksonville State scored 28 points in a 10-minute span in the second quarter – its most in a quarter in seven years – and crushed Austin Peay 44-14 before a crowd of 5,186 at Governors Stadium.

It was JSU’s fifth consecutive win over Austin Peay since the Govs rejoined the OVC in 2007 and has outscored the Govs 205-58 in those five meetings. Jacksonville State gave its next opponent, Southeastern Conference member Kentucky, plenty to study on film ahead of next Saturday’s game in Lexington, Ky. The Gamecocks’ opportunistic defense forced six turnovers and returned two interceptions for touchdowns – the first time that’s happened in a game since 2009. Brooks Robinson also returned a fumble 32 yards for a Jacksonville State score. Pierre Warren had an apparent interception return for a TD, but the play was blown dead by an official’s inadvertent whistle. Two freshmen reserves, linebacker Ben Endress of Ashland and defensive back Jamaal Johnson of Piedmont, added to Govs’ quarterback Jake Ryan’s misery in the fourth quarter. Endress scored on a 10-yard interception return with 3:37 left. Johnson duplicated the feat just over a minute later, picking off Ryan and racing 45 yards to the end zone for the Gamecocks’ final touchdown. Ryan completed just 16-of-31 passes for 172 yards and was intercepted five times before mercifully being replaced on Austin Peay’s final possession. It was a turnover by Jax State that led to the game’s first points.

The game took a decided turn in JSU’s favor after Warren’s interception.

Coty Blanchard ran in from the 3 on JSU’s next possession to cap a nine-play, 51-yard drive. Esco’s kick made it 14-7 at the 5:56 mark, a lead the Gamecocks never relinquished.

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Alan Bonner muffed a punt late in the first quarter that was recovered by Austin Peay’s Devan Stark at the JSU 30. Two plays later, Ryan connected with Stark on a 15-yard touchdown pass and the extra point gave the Govs a 7-0 lead with two minutes left.

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Starting at the APSU 35, the Gamecocks covered the distance in just four plays, with Washaun Ealey scoring on a 27-yard run, his longest of 2011. James Esco’s extra point pulled JSU even at 7-7 with 10:34 left in the second quarter.

Ealey’s 17-yard run set up the next Jax State score. Fullback Jerry Slota finished off the eightplay drive by taking a direct snap from center and diving in from the 2 to make it 21-7 with 52 seconds left before halftime. Then disaster struck for Austin Peay (2-4, 2-2) when Monte Lewis forced a fumble that was snatched up by Robinson, who ran 32 yards to the end zone to give JSU a 28-7 halftime lead. The 28-point quarter was the most Jax State had scored in one period since 2004 against UT-Martin. Esco’s  19-yard field goal early in the third quarter extended the lead to 31-7. Ealey eclipsed the 100-yard barrier for the third straight contest, carrying 18 times for 124 yards. Jax State outgained the Governors 360-266.

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STARK, Devin 15 yd pass from RYAN, Jake (STANSELL, Steph kick), 1-30 0:12, JSU 0 - APSU 7 Washaun Ealey 27 yd run (James Esco kick), 4-35 1:51, JSU 7 - APSU 7 Coty Blanchard 3 yd run (James Esco kick), 9-51 3:32, JSU 14 - APSU 7 Jerry Slota 2 yd run (James Esco kick), 8-60 2:56, JSU 21 - APSU 7 Brooks Robinson 32 yd fumble recovery (James Esco kick), , JSU 28 - APSU 7 James Esco 19 yd field goal, 4-3 0:39, JSU 31 - APSU 7 RYAN, Jake 1 yd run (STANSELL, Steph kick), 8-85 3:21, JSU 31 - APSU 14 Ben Endress 10 yd interception return (Brooks Robinson pass failed), , JSU 37 APSU 14 Jamaal Johnson 45 yd interception return (James Esco kick), , JSU 44 - APSU 14

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

JSU UM 20 14 51-223 30-94 137 172 20-11-1 31-16-5 71-360 61-266 1-32 0-0 4-27 2-7 2-17 6-161 5-119 1-0 4-41.5 7-39.0 5-3 2-1 7-49 6-44 31:40 28:20 5 of 12 2 of 12 1 of 2 0 of 0 3-4 2-2 0-0 1-10

RUSHING: Jacksonville State-Washaun Ealey 18-124; DaMarcus James 9-48; Coty Blanchard 12-25; Calvin Middleton 6-15; Steven Coates 3-10; Jerry Slota 2-3; TEAM 1-minus 2. Austin Peay-WHITE, Ryan 17-68; KITTS, Wesley 5-16; PEMBERTON, Ean 4-16; CURTIS, Landon 1-minus 1; RYAN, Jake 3-minus 5. PASSING: Jacksonville State-Coty Blanchard 10-19-1-130; Steven Coates 1-1-0-7. Austin Peay-RYAN, Jake 16-31-5-172. RECEIVING: Jacksonville State-Kevyn Cooper 4-34; Trey Smith 3-30; Alan Bonner 2-50; James Shaw 1-16; Gabriel Chambers 1-7. Austin Peay-THOMAS, Scott 4-54; STARK, Devin 4-39; WHITE, Ryan 3-23; ADAMS, Ashlon 2-28; LEMON, Robert 1-15; EMBRY, Jamaar 1-12; OLIVER, Terrenc 1-1. INTERCEPTIONS: Jacksonville State-Jamaal Johnson 1-45; Jawaan Booker 1-34; Rashad Smith 1-22; Ben Endress 1-10; Pierre Warren 1-8. Austin Peay-CLARK, Tyreon 1-0. FUMBLES: Jacksonville State-Alan Bonner 2-2; Coty Blanchard 2-0; DaMarcus James 1-1. Austin Peay-KITTS, Wesley 1-1; RYAN, Jake 1-0. Stadium: Governors Stadium Attendance: 5186 Kickoff time: 6:01 PM End of Game: 9:02 Total elapsed time: 3:01 Officials: Referee: Ken Stovall; Umpire: Jason Short; Linesman: David Seewer; Line judge: John Smoot; Back judge: Paul Schardein; Field judge: Jacques Hooper; Side judge: Al Studstill; Temperature: 66 Wind: W 6 Weather: Clear

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LEXINGTON, Ky. – Jacksonville State’s attempt to knock off its second Southeastern Conference foe in as many seasons fell short with a 38-14 loss at Kentucky. JSU had its four-game winning streak snapped and moves to 5-2 overall on the season, but remains undefeataed with a 3-0 OVC mark.  UK (3-4) returned to the win column after dropping its last four games. The Wildcats’ defense scored the game’s first points on Martavius Neloms’ 40-yard fumble return with 3:33 in the opening period to take the early lead.  The UK offense took note and

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2011 Game Summaries scored on its next three possessions to post a 24-7 halftime lead en route to the win. The Wildcats took advantage of three Jax State turnovers as all three turnovers accounted for 21 points for UK. UK’s La’Rod King caught his first of two touchdowns early in the second quarter with a 29-yard catch to extend the Wildcats’ lead to 14-0.  UK added to its lead after quarterback Morgan Newton took it in from one-yard out with 6:05 left in the half.  JSU got on the board after putting together a nine-play, 79 yard drive as quarterback Coty Blanchard connected with Alan Bonner for a 22-yard TD strike with 2:22 left before halftime.  The scoring play was Bonner’s first receiving touchdown of the season at the 10th of his career.

UK added its final points of the contest with a nine-yard run with 6:40 remaining.  The Wildcat offense finished with 445 yards of total offense, while JSU was limited to just 270 yards of production.

October 29, 2011 Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium – Jacksonville, Ala. JACKSONVILLE - Most of the Homecoming crowd at Burgess-Snow Field Saturday came expecting to see Jacksonville State knock off one of its pursuers for the Ohio Valley Conference championship. What the 18,933 on hand witnessed instead was the league race get tighter entering November.

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The loss, Jax State’s second straight, dropped the No. 13 Gamecocks to 5-3 overall and into a three-way tie for first place in the OVC at 4-1.

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Martav. Neloms 40 yd fumble recovery (Craig McIntosh kick), , JSU 0 - UK 7 La’Rod King 29 yd pass from Morgan Newton (Craig McIntosh kick), 7-76 2:52, JSU 0 - UK 14 Morgan Newton 1 yd run (Craig McIntosh kick), 9-85 4:22, JSU 0 - UK 21 Alan Bonner 22 yd pass from Coty Blanchard (James Esco kick), 9-79 3:32, JSU 7 - UK 21 Craig McIntosh 27 yd field goal, 9-51 2:28, JSU 7 - UK 24 La’Rod King 6 yd pass from Morgan Newton (Craig McIntosh kick), 1-6 0:05, JSU 7 - UK 31 Gabriel Chambers 99 yd kickoff return (James Esco kick), , JSU 14 - UK 31 Jonathan George 9 yd run (Craig McIntosh kick), 2-17 0:26, JSU 14 - UK 38

“We’ve got a team that’s got a habit of making some critical mistakes. It’s a relative term in this game, mistakes, but they made a lot fewer than we did. We played a team that had two penalties and no turnovers.” Tennessee Tech limited the Gamecocks to 40 yards below its season average of 202 yards per game. JSU’s 14 points tied a season-low set a week earlier against FBS foe Kentucky. The Golden Eagles went ahead 21-14 early in the fourth quarter, driving 78 yards in nine plays. TTU quarterback Tre Lamb connected with a Ryan Tilghman on a 43-yard pass to the JSU 10 on the sixth play of the drive.  Gray then ran in from the 1 on third down and Zach Sharp added the extra point to put the Golden Eagles ahead 21-14 with 13:06 remaining. After an exchange of punts, JSU took over at its 13 with 3:28 left. Coty Blanchard - who finished with a career-high 175 passing yards - completed two straight passes as the Gamecocks swiftly moved to the Tennessee Tech 30. But on second-and-1, Calvin Middleton caught a short pass from Blanchard and was hit hard by Tennessee Tech safety Corey Watson. The ball popped loose and was recovered by Tech’s Jamere Hogue, ending JSU’s comeback hopes.

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“My compliments to Watson (Brown) and Tennessee Tech,” JSU head coach Jack Crowe said. “They came in here with a plan and we had a chance to do something about it, but we didn’t.

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Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

No. 19 Tennessee Tech improved to 5-2 and 4-1 by beating Jacksonville State for the second year in a row.

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Dontey Gay ran for the go-ahead touchdown early in the fourth quarter and Tennessee Tech’s defense forced a key turnover late as the Golden Eagles claimed a 21-14 victory.

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Defensively for JSU, freshman Pierre Warren was credited with a pair of fumble recoveries in the contest.  The last time a Gamecock recovered a pair of fumbles was Jawaan Booker in 2009 against Florida State.  Rashad Smith led JSU in tackles with nine on the day, including a pair of stops for a loss.

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Junior Washaun Ealey turned in his fourth-straight game with 100-plus rushing yards.  The last Gamecock to rush for over 100 yards in four straight games was Clay Green in 2005.  Blanchard finished with 112 yards through the air, marking his seventh-consecutive game with 100 or more yards passing. 

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Freshman Gabriel Chambers put the final points of the game for Jax State, returning the ensuing kick off with a 99-yard return.  The return ranks fourth all-time in JSU history and also ties for the fourth longest return in FCS this season.

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After a scoreless third period, the Wildcat defense set up another scoring opportunity after UK’s Danny Trevathan pick off a Blanchard pass and returned it to the Gamecock six yard line.  UK opened the final period with King’s catch in the endzone. 

Stadium: Commonwealth Stadium Attendance: 54098 Kickoff time: 12:01 pm End of Game: 3:19 pm Total elapsed time: 3:18 Officials: Referee: Tom Ritter; Umpire: Casey Moreland; Linesman: Jay Vines; Line judge: Jim Kelley; Back judge: Michael Watson; Field judge: Brad Freeman; Side judge: Chuck Russ; Temperature: 53 Wind: SW 6mph Weather: Sunny

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UK tacked on a 27-yard field goal as the opening half came to a close to build a 24-7 lead at the intermission.

RUSHING: Jacksonville State-Washaun Ealey 16-120; Coty Blanchard 7-18; Calvin Middleton 9-18; Thomas Darrah 1-2. Kentucky-CoShik Williams 22-148; Morgan Newton 12-75; Jonathan George 10-66; Brandon Gainer 7-33; Raymond Sanders 2-10; Cody Jones 2-8. PASSING: Jacksonville State-Coty Blanchard 11-23-2-112; Thomas Darrah 0-2-0-0. Kentucky-Morgan Newton 10-16-0-105. RECEIVING: Jacksonville State-Kevyn Cooper 2-31; Calvin Middleton 2-17; James Shaw 2-14; Washaun Ealey 2-10; Alan Bonner 1-22; Justin Howard 1-9; Trey Smith 1-9. Kentucky-La’Rod King 5-84; Matt Roark 2-12; D.J. Warren 2-1; CoShik Williams 1-8. INTERCEPTIONS: Jacksonville State-None. Kentucky-Danny Trevathan 1-23; Luke McDermott 1-14. FUMBLES: Jacksonville State-Alan Bonner 2-0; Coty Blanchard 1-1. Kentucky-Morgan Newton 1-1; Jonathan George 1-1.

“I thought we were on our way to scoring when we turned it over and lost it,” Crowe said. “Nobody hates it worse than Calvin does.” Jacksonville State looked unstoppable on its first possession, receiving the opening kickoff and piercing together a time-consuming 15-play, 77-yard march for a touchdown. The lengthy drive culminated with Blanchard tossing a 4-yard touchdown pass to Jerry Slota in the back of the end zone. James Esco’s extra point made it 7-0 with 7:56 left in the first. Tennessee Tech, which had zero total yards through the game’s 22 minutes, took advantage of a gamble by the Gamecocks for its first points.

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2011 Game Summaries After stopping JSU on fourth-and-2, Tech drove 65 yards for a tying touchdown as Lamb completed four passes. Gay finished off the drive with a 1-yard run and Sharp’s kick made it 7-7 with 1:05 left in the first half. Both teams had long scoring drives in the third quarter.

November 5, 2011 Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium – Jacksonville, Ala.

Tennessee Tech received the second-half kickoff and went 72 yards in 11 plays to take its first lead. Adam Urbano’s 5-yard TD run made it 14-7 at the 9:04 mark in the third.

JACKSONVILLE - Points were easy to come by for Jacksonville State on Saturday night.

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The Gamecocks answered with a 13-play, 70-yard scoring drive on the ensuing possession to pull even. Middleton ran six times on the drive and Blanchard finished it off with a 13-yard TD run of his own. Esco’s extra point made it 14-14 with 2:55 left in the third quarter. JSU’s offense only had possession two more times the rest of the game. “We got the ball three times in the second half and I don’t think I have ever been around a team that only got the ball three times in a half,” Crowe said. The Gamecocks host Eastern Kentucky (5-3, 4-1) next Saturday at 3 p.m. The Colonels held off Murray State 34-33 on Saturday to tie Jax State and Tennessee Tech atop the OVC standings. “All we can do is win out and not worry about anyone but ourselves,” Blanchard said. “For all I know, I think we still control our destiny.” Score by Quarters Tennessee Tech Jacksonville State Scoring Summary: 1st 07:56 JSU 2nd 3rd 4th

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Jerry Slota 4 yd pass from Coty Blanchard (James Esco kick), 15-77 7:04, TTU 0 JSU 7 GAY, Dontey 1 yd run (SHARP, Zach kick), 7-65 2:08, TTU 7 - JSU 7 URBANO, Adam 5 yd run (SHARP, Zach kick), 11-72 5:49, TTU 14 - JSU 7 Coty Blanchard 13 yd run (James Esco kick), 13-70 6:03, TTU 14 - JSU 14 GAY, Dontey 1 yd run (SHARP, Zach kick), 9-78 4:44, TTU 21 - JSU 14

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

JSU UM 15 19 38-117 48-162 168 175 18-15-0 22-17-0 56-285 70-337 0-0 0-0 1-14 0-0 3-54 4-64 0-0 0-0 5-37.2 5-37.8 1-0 1-1 2-30 5-31 28:24 31:36 5 of 11 12 of 18 1 of 1 0 of 1 3-3 2-2 2-16 3-25

RUSHING: Tennessee Tech-URBANO, Adam 13-95; GAY, Dontey 11-36; ZIEGLER, Zack 2-21; TEAM 3-minus 7; LAMB, Tre 9-minus 28. Jacksonville State-Calvin Middleton 16-69; Washaun Ealey 16-68; Coty Blanchard 14-31; Alan Bonner 1-2; James Shaw 1-minus 8. PASSING: Tennessee Tech-LAMB, Tre 15-18-0-168. Jacksonville State-Coty Blanchard 17-22-0-175. RECEIVING: Tennessee Tech-ZIEGLER, Zack 4-48; BENFORD, Tim 4-37; TILGHMAN, Ryan 3-51; MATTHEWS, Cody 1-13; RODGERS, Henry 1-11; STEVENS, Charli 1-5; PAGE, Doug 1-3. Jacksonville State-Alan Bonner 4-64; James Shaw 4-52; Kevyn Cooper 3-25; Washaun Ealey 2-19; Calvin Middleton 2-1; Justin Howard 1-10; Jerry Slota 1-4. INTERCEPTIONS: Tennessee Tech-None. Jacksonville State-None. FUMBLES: Tennessee Tech-LAMB, Tre 1-0. Jacksonville State-Calvin Middleton 1-1. Stadium: Burgess-Snow Field Attendance: 18933 Kickoff time: 3:05 pm End of Game: 5:40 Total elapsed time: 2:35 Officials: Referee: Matt Young; Umpire: John Graham; Linesman: Steve Swift; Line judge: Craig Dunn; Back judge: Drew Myers; Field judge: Pat Pownall; Side judge: Greg Koerner;

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Words to describe what happened in the final seven minutes against Eastern Kentucky, however, were much tougher to come by. The host Gamecocks built a 24-point lead on the strength of Washaun Ealey’s 83-yard touchdown run with 7:25 to play, then watched the Colonels respond with a comeback that won’t soon be forgotten anytime soon in the Ohio Valley Conference. EKU scored four touchdowns in a six-minute span, then stuffed a last-gasp JSU drive a yard short of the goal line, as it rallied for a 52-48 victory in front of 16,845 stunned fans at Burgess-Snow Field. “A disaster,” Gamecocks wide receiver Alan Bonner said. “A total disaster.” Head coach Jack Crowe added: “I have never seen anything like it.” In the immediate aftermath of Ealey’s run, which put him over 200 yards for the game, it looked as though JSU (5-4, 4-2 in the OVC) had positioned itself as the team to beat over the next two weeks. The Gamecocks entered the day in a three-way tie for the OVC lead along with EKU (6-3, 5-1) and Tennessee Tech, but the latter lost at home to Murray State, leaving the door ajar. Cameron Bailey’s 60-yard touchdown reception from T.J. Pryor with 6:42 remaining seemed inconsequential at the time, especially after JSU’s Rodney Garrott recovered and returned the ensuing onside kick to the Colonels’ 28-yard line. Crowe, in fact, took out several starters, including Ealey and quarterback Coty Blanchard. But on fourth down, reserve running back Jordan Allen fumbled, EKU’s Anthony Brown picked up the ball and 71 yards later it was 48-38. “That was a major coaching error, to be honest with you,” Crowe said in reference to his substitutions. “(The) fumble recovery was a momentum shift.” The Colonels recovered their next onside kick and needed only four plays to score, this time on an 18-yard Pryor-to-Justin Williams TD pass with 4:14 to go. “It just kept snowballing on us,” Blanchard said. “Everybody on the sideline started to get a little antsy.” The feeling intensified after the Gamecocks went three-and-out and EKU’s Jeremy Caldwell returned a punt 17 yards into their territory. Two plays later, Pryor -- who had five TD passes -- hit Tyrone Goard for his third score from 37 yards out at the 1:24 mark. “Twenty-eight points (in that span) is almost an impossible scenario,” Crowe said. “As a coach, this will be the closest to you thinking you have a game won.” JSU still gave itself a good chance to do just that, driving 60 yards in a hurry behind the arm of Blanchard (19-of-28, 300 yards, two TDs) and the legs of Bonner (nine receptions, 205 yards, two TDs). It had a first-and-goal at the Colonels’ 4-yard line with 17 seconds left, but a Blanchard scramble and a spiked pass left it with a final play from the 2. On the game’s final play, senior tailback Calvin Middleton got stopped a yard short of the goal line. “When it came time for us to knock (them) off the ball, we didn’t do it,” Crowe said. “Give credit to EKU.” Score by Quarters 1 Eastern Kentucky 10 Jacksonville State 10 Scoring Summary: 1st 11:05 EKU 10:22 JSU 03:34 EKU 2nd

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PRAY, Luke 32 yd field goal, 9-45 3:55, EKU 3 - JSU 0 Washaun Ealey 61 yd run (James Esco kick), 2-63 0:37, EKU 3 - JSU 7 GOARD, Tyrone 29 yd pass from PRYOR, T.J. (PRAY, Luke kick), 4-44 2:09, EKU 10 JSU 7 James Esco 42 yd field goal, 7-46 2:56, EKU 10 - JSU 10 Coty Blanchard 19 yd run (James Esco kick), 6-84 2:59, EKU 10 - JSU 17 BANJOMAN, H.B. 1 yd run (PRAY, Luke kick), 13-62 7:17, EKU 17 - JSU 17 GOARD, Tyrone 42 yd pass from PRYOR, T.J. (PRAY, Luke kick), 4-80 0:30, EKU 24 JSU 17


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James Esco 34 yd field goal, 14-62 6:35, EKU 24 - JSU 20 Calvin Middleton 1 yd run (James Esco kick), 6-16 2:33, EKU 24 - JSU 27 Alan Bonner 31 yd pass from Coty Blanchard (James Esco kick), 2-60 0:23, EKU 24 - JSU 34 Alan Bonner 74 yd pass from Coty Blanchard (James Esco kick), 4-67 1:59, EKU 24 - JSU 41 Washaun Ealey 83 yd run (James Esco kick), 2-86 0:54, EKU 24 - JSU 48 BAILEY, Cameron 60 yd pass from PRYOR, T.J. (PRAY, Luke kick), 3-64 0:35, EKU 31 - JSU 48 BROWN, Anthony 71 yd fumble recovery (PRAY, Luke kick), , EKU 38 - JSU 48 WILLIAMS, Ju. 18 yd pass from PRYOR, T.J. (PRAY, Luke kick), 4-58 1:05, EKU 45 JSU 48 GOARD, Tyrone 37 yd pass from PRYOR, T.J. (PRAY, Luke kick), 2-37 0:13, EKU 52 JSU 48

“This was a tough, hard fought football game,” said JSU head coach Jack Crowe. “We chal-

Jax State then marched 87 yards in 13 plays midway through the second quarter and cut the lead to 14-9 after Calvin Middleton broke free for a 17-yard touchdown run with 3:10 remaining in the second quarter. The Redhawks then went 62 yards in three plays and Matt Scheible raced 38 yards to give Southeast a 21-9 lead at the half. Scheible led the Redhawks rushing attack with 209 yards on 27 carries, while going 5-for-13 with two interceptions for 26 yards through the air. The OVC leading tackler Blake Peiffer finished with 19 tackles, including nine solo stops. Score by Quarters 1 Jacksonville State 3 Southeast Missouri 14 Scoring Summary: 1st 13:00 SEMO 04:55 JSU 01:06 SEMO 2nd 03:10 JSU 01:58 SEMO 3rd 08:27 JSU 00:17 JSU

2 6 7

3 13 0

4 0 0

Score 22 21

Record: (6-4,5-2) Record: (3-7,2-5)

DAVIS, Spencer 39 yd run (GELDBACH, Drew kick), 4-70 2:00, JSU 0 - SEMO 7 James Esco 41 yd field goal, 8-50 3:18, JSU 3 - SEMO 7 COLEMAN, Ron 1 yd run (GELDBACH, Drew kick), 10-65 3:49, JSU 3 - SEMO 14 Calvin Middleton 17 yd run (James Esco kick failed), 13-87 6:07, JSU 9 - SEMO 14 SCHEIBLE, Matt 38 yd run (GELDBACH, Drew kick), 3-62 1:12, JSU 9 - SEMO 21 Calvin Middleton 1 yd run (James Esco kick), 13-75 6:33, JSU 16 - SEMO 21 Calvin Middleton 11 yd run (James Esco kick failed), 10-91 4:30, JSU 22 - SEMO 21

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

JSU UM 25 17 59-342 46-344 76 26 14-10-0 14-5-2 73-418 60-370 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-8 4-57 5-94 2-34 0-0 2-47.5 3-51.0 4-4 0-0 4-23 6-45 33:14 26:46 8 of 14 2 of 10 1 of 1 1 of 2 3-5 1-2 1-7 0-0

OVC

Jax State rallied from a 21-9 deficit to post its sixth come-from-behind win of the year. As a matter of fact, the Gamecocks have 13 come-from-behind wins since the start of the 2010 season.

Southeast then extended the lead to 14-3 with 1:06 left in the first quarter after Ron Coleman scored on a one-yard run to cap a 65-yard, 10-play drive for the Redhawks.

HISTORY

The Gamecocks snapped a three-game losing skid and improved to 6-4 on the season to post their ninth straight winning seasons under Jack Crowe. It also marks the 43rd winning season for JSU and the 5-2 OVC record is also tied with Eastern Kentucky and Tennessee Tech.

The Gamecocks got on the scoreboard after James Esco connected on a 41-yard field goal with 4:55 left in the first quarter to cut the lead to 7-3.

RECORDS

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Calvin Middleton rushed for 191 yards and three touchdowns to lead Jacksonville State to a 22-21 come-from-behind win over Southeast Missouri State as the Gamecocks bounced back to tie for the lead in the Ohio Valley Conference .

The Redhawks took the early lead after going 70 yards in just four plays and Spencer Davis scored on a 39-yard run to give SEMO a 7-0 lead with 13:00 left.

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Coty Blanchard, who missed the first 14 minutes of the game due to spasms in his back, came off the bench to finish 7-for-9 for 52 yards, while rushing 10 times for 83 yards on the ground. JSU also finished with 410 yards of total offense for the second straight game and for the fifth time this season.

OPPONENTS

JACKSONVILLE STATE • • • • • • • • • • • • 22 SOUTHEAST MISSOURI • • • • • • • • • • • 21

The JSU defense held Southeast Missouri to just 98 yards on 25 plays as the Redhawks had just four drives in the second half.

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Stadium: Burgess-Snow Field Attendance: 16845 Kickoff time: 3:05 pm End of Game: 6:15 Total elapsed time: 3:10 Officials: Referee: Jason McArthur; Umpire: Brian Davis; Linesman: Tom Danner; Line judge: Jeff Irwin; Back judge: Gregory Brey; Field judge: Burney Jenkins; Side judge: Chip Shields;

Middleton scored on an 11-yard run with just :17 left in the third quarter to give Jax State a 22-21 lead headed into the final quarter.

COACHES

RUSHING: Eastern Kentucky-DENHAM, Matt 35-209; PRYOR, T.J. 8-20; BANJOMAN, H.B. 5-12; LUMPKIN, Kyle 1-8. Jacksonville State-Washaun Ealey 17-217; Calvin Middleton 11-73; Coty Blanchard 8-13; DaMarcus James 3-9; James Shaw 1-4; TEAM 1-minus 2; Jordan Allen 1-minus 5. PASSING: Eastern Kentucky-PRYOR, T.J. 16-26-2-282. Jacksonville State-Coty Blanchard 19-27-1-300; TEAM 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING: Eastern Kentucky-GOARD, Tyrone 5-123; BAILEY, Cameron 5-106; WILLIAMS, Ju. 2-31; BANJOMAN, H.B. 2-4; WATTS, Nathan 1-14; RUTLEDGE, J. 1-4. Jacksonville State-Alan Bonner 9-205; Trey Smith 5-39; James Shaw 3-23; Kevyn Cooper 1-19; Justin Howard 1-14. INTERCEPTIONS: Eastern Kentucky-CALDWELL, J. 1-0. Jacksonville State-A.J. Davis 1-39; Pierre Warren 1-0. FUMBLES: Eastern Kentucky-DENHAM, Matt 1-1; PRYOR, T.J. 1-0. Jacksonville State-Jordan Allen 1-1; TEAM 1-1; Coty Blanchard 1-0.

The Gamecock defense held to force a SEMO punt, and Jax State then marched 91 yards in 10 plays to take the lead for good.

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JSU UM 26 20 49-249 42-309 282 300 26-16-2 28-19-1 75-531 70-609 1-71 0-0 1-17 1-20 7-137 8-72 1-0 2-39 3-40.0 3-33.7 2-1 3-2 2-25 5-35 31:55 28:05 4 of 12 7 of 15 2 of 3 0 of 1 3-4 4-6 1-8 1-7

Trailing 21-9 at the half, the Gamecocks came out and took the second half kickoff and went 75 yards in 13 plays to cut the lead to 21-16 after Middleton scored his second touchdown of the day on a one-yard run on fourth down.

OUTLOOK

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lenged the defense at the half and they responded by shutting them out in the second half. I thought they really played well over the final two quarters.”

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3rd

RUSHING: Jacksonville State-Calvin Middleton 38-191; Coty Blanchard 10-83; Rashod Byers 7-46; Alan Bonner 2-10; Kevyn Cooper 1-6; Thomas Darrah 1-6. Southeast Missouri-SCHEIBLE, Matt 27-209; McFERREN, L. 13-59; DAVIS, Spencer 1-45; COBB, AJ 3-24; COLEMAN, Ron 2-7.

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PASSING: Jacksonville State-Coty Blanchard 7-9-0-52; Thomas Darrah 3-5-0-24. Southeast Missouri-SCHEIBLE, Matt 5-13-2-26; TEAM 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING: Jacksonville State-Alan Bonner 4-26; Calvin Middleton 3-23; Trey Smith 2-21; Justin Howard 1-6. Southeast Missouri-McFERREN, L. 2-7; COLEMAN, Ron 1-11; DAVIS, Spencer 1-6; AHAMEFULE, C. 1-2. INTERCEPTIONS: Jacksonville State-Jawaan Booker 1-25; DiMetrio Tyson 1-9. Southeast Missouri-None. FUMBLES: Jacksonville State-Rashod Byers 1-1; Calvin Middleton 1-1; Justin Howard 1-1; Alan Bonner 1-1. Southeast Missouri-None Stadium: Houck Stadium Attendance: 1984 Kickoff time: 1:00 pm End of Game: 3:42 pm Total elapsed time: 2:42 Officials: Referee: Ken Stovall; Umpire: Steve Joest; Linesman: David Seewer; Line judge: John Smoot; Back judge: Paul Schardein; Field judge: Jaques Hooper; Side judge: Al Studstill; Temperature: 58 Wind: S 23 Weather: Mostly Cloudy

JACKSONVILLE STATE • • • • • • • • • • • • 38 TENNESSEE STATE• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 16 November 19, 2011 LP Field – Nashville, Tenn.

NASHVILLE – Sophomore quarterback Coty Blanchard was 15-fof-19 for 213 yards and passed for two touchdowns and rushed for another to lead Jacksonville State to its 18th Conference Championship with a 38-16 win over Tennessee State. The Gamecocks, 7-4 overall and 6-2 in the Ohio Valley Conference, will share the OVC Championship with Eastern Kentucky and Tennessee Tech after all three finished with identical 6-2 conference records. It marks the third OVC title for JSU and first since the 2004 season. The Gamecock senior class became the school’s Division I winningest class with a four-year record of 32-13. It’s the most wins and is also tops in winning percentage, just ahead of the 2010 senior class’s record of 31-14. Senior Calvin Middleton finished with 72 yards on 15 carries, while  Washaun Ealey became just the 10th player in JSU’s 108-year football history to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season after having 70 yards on 15 carries. Ealey now has 1,069 yards on the season and is the first Gamecock to top 1,000 yards since Clay Green in 2006. The Gamecocks took an early lead after Ealey raced 14 yards on his first carry of the game to give JSU a 7-0 lead with 8:41 left in the first quarter. Tennessee State got on the scoreboard after Jamin Godrey kicked a 28-yard field goal to cut the lead to 7-3 with 5:16 left, and the Tigers took the lead two plays later. The Gamecocks fumbled the ensuing kickoff and Tennessee State recovered. Dante’ Thomas raced 24 yards on the second play of the drive to give the Tigers a 10-7 lead with 4:32 left in the first quarter. Jax State answered early in the second quarter after Blanchard raced down the right sidelines 27 yards for a touchdown to give the Gamecocks a 14-10 lead with 11:04 left. Jacksonville State extended the lead to 17-10 after Esco kicked a 42-yard field goal with 1:23 left in the second quarter to give the Gamecocks the lead at the intermission. Jax State extended the lead in the third quarter after Blanchard connected on a two-yard touchdown pass to Middleton to give the Gamecocks extended the lead to 24-10 with 6:49 remaining.

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08:41 05:16 04:32 11:04 01:23 06:49

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Stadium: LP Field Attendance: 6137 Kickoff time: 2:00p End of Game: 4:51p Total elapsed time: 2:51 Officials: Referee: Thomas Floyd; Umpire: Ken Switzer; Linesman: Rod Whittier; Line judge: Phillip DeWitt; Back judge: Tim Fetsch; Field judge: Tom Danner; Side judge: Tim Fetsch; Scorer: Jerome Dooley; Temperature: 64 deg Wind: S 21mph Weather: partly cloudy

The Gamecocks then scored two late touchdowns, thanks to a Blanchard to Middleton 16-yard touchdown pass with 2:30 left in the game to make the score 31-16. Pierre Warren then returned an interception 98 yards, the third longest in JSU history, with just 1:01 left in the game for the final margin. Blanchard tied his career-high with two touchdown passes, while Alan Bonner led seven Gamecock receivers with 127 yards on seven receptions. Tennessee State was led by German, who was 26-of-43 for 262 yards, but had three interceptions. 2 10 0

3 7 6

4 14 0

Score 38 16

Record: (7-4,6-2) Record: (5-6,4-4)

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JSU UM 19 19 42-190 25-87 204 262 18-14-0 43-26-3 60-394 68-349 0-0 0-0 2-43 1-16 3-82 7-129 3-98 0-0 3-43.7 5-39.8 1-1 0-0 5-40 3-12 32:38 27:15 4 of 11 2 of 13 2 of 2 3 of 4 2-2 2-5 0-0 2-10

RUSHING: Jacksonville State-Washaun Ealey 15-83; Calvin Middleton 15-70; Coty Blanchard 11-38; TEAM 1-minus 1. Tennessee State-WARD,Trabis 18-37; THOMAS,Dante’ 2-27; GERMAN,Mike 4-22; GLEAVES,Johntae 1-1. PASSING: Jacksonville State-Coty Blanchard 14-18-0-204. Tennessee State-GERMAN,Mike 25-42-3-254; MOSELEY,Matt 1-1-0-8. RECEIVING: Jacksonville State-Alan Bonner 5-89; James Shaw 3-22; Trey Smith 2-43; Calvin Middleton 2-17; Kevyn Cooper 1-21; Justin Howard 1-12. Tennessee State-McNAIRL,Calvin 5-80; WILSON,Devin 4-36; PRYOR,Jeremy 4-22; WARD,Trabis 4-16; SAMUELS,Wesley 2-41; JAMES,Travis 2-23; SEARS,JeMarc 2-10; GARLINGTON,Weld 1-26; HANNA,Darrien 1-8; PARKER,Hakeem 1-0. INTERCEPTIONS: Jacksonville State-Pierre Warren 1-98; Francis Duncan 1-0; A.J. Davis 1-0. Tennessee StateNone. FUMBLES: Jacksonville State-James Shaw 1-1. Tennessee State-None.

Tennessee State then went 74 yards and scored on the final play of the quarter when JeMarcus Sears caught a six-yard touchdown pass from Mike German to cut the lead to 24-16.

Score by Quarters 1 Jacksonville State 7 Tennessee State 10

Washaun Ealey 35 yd run (James Esco kick), 5-77 2:16, JSU 7 - TSU 0 GODFREY,Jamin 28 yd field goal, 8-45 3:32, JSU 7 - TSU 3 THOMAS,Dante’ 24 yd run (GODFREY,Jamin kick), 2-38 0:29, JSU 7 - TSU 10 Coty Blanchard 27 yd run (James Esco kick), 7-80 3:56, JSU 14 - TSU 10 James Esco 42 yd field goal, 14-49 7:34, JSU 17 - TSU 10 Calvin Middleton 2 yd pass from Coty Blanchard (James Esco kick), 5-49 2:11, JSU 24 - TSU 10 SEARS,JeMarc 6 yd pass from GERMAN,Mike (GODFREY,Jamin kick failed), 16-74 6:43, JSU 24 - TSU 16 Calvin Middleton 15 yd pass from Coty Blanchard (James Esco kick), 4-39 1:44, JSU 31 - TSU 16 Pierre Warren 98 yd interception return (James Esco kick), , JSU 38 - TSU 16

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2480 201-332-17 7.5 12.3 225.5 17

TOTAL OFFENSE Total Plays Average Per Play Average Per Game

4214 743 5.7 383.1

4307 732 5.9 391.5

KICK RETURNS: #-Yards

49-945

53-1107

PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards

23-256

17-134

INT RETURNS: #-Yards

17-329

5-67

KICK RETURN AVERAGE

19.3

20.9 7.9

INT RETURN AVERAGE

19.4

13.4

30-18

13-8

PENALTIES-Yards Average Per Game

70-589 53.5

50-433 39.4

PUNTS-Yards Average Per Punt

56-2046 36.5

53-2069 39.0

FUMBLES-LOST

52/141 37%

4TH-DOWN Conversions 4th-Down Pct

9/14 64%

8/13 62%

12-85

13-109

0

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TOUCHDOWNS SCORED

43

39

FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS

9-10

8-14

0-0

2-3

RED-ZONE SCORES

(32-38) 84%

(29-39) 74%

RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS

(25-38) 66%

(24-39) 62%

PAT-ATTEMPTS

(39-42) 93%

(35-38) 92%

ATTENDANCE 86128 Games/Avg Per Game 5/17226 Neutral Site Games

83428 6/13905 0/0

SACKS BY-Yards MISC YARDS

ON-SIDE KICKS

SCORE BY QUARTERS 1st Jacksonville State 62 Opponents 86

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3rd 81 52

4th 92 72

Total 324 295

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11.1

62/152 41%

HISTORY

PUNT RETURN AVERAGE

3RD-DOWN Conversions 3rd-Down Pct

RECORDS

1795 145-234-5 7.7 12.4 163.2 13

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PASSING YARDAGE Comp-Att-Int Average Per Pass Average Per Catch Average Per Game TDs Passing

31:18

TIME OF POSSESSION/Game

OPPONENTS

1827 2036 209 400 4.6 166.1 19

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ABOUT JSU

2419 2667 248 509 4.8 219.9 24

32.7

COACHES

RUSHING YARDAGE Yards gained rushing Yards lost rushing Rushing Attempts Average Per Rush Average Per Game TDs Rushing

Net punt average

GAMECOCKS

OPP 295 26.8 212 95 108 9

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JSU 324 29.5 213 125 76 12

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2011 REVIEW: Final Individual Statistics RUSHING Washaun Ealey Calvin Middleton Coty Blanchard DaMarcus James Rashod Byers James Shaw Thomas Darrah Jerry Slota Alan Bonner Steven Coates Marques Ivory Kevyn Cooper Jordan Allen TEAM Total.......... Opponents......

G 10 11 11 8 9 11 6 11 11 2 1 11 1 8 11 11

PASSING Coty Blanchard Marques Ivory Thomas Darrah TEAM Steven Coates Total.......... Opponents......

G 11 1 6 8 2 11 11

PUNT RETURNS Alan Bonner Barry Stafford James Powell Clarence Jackson Total.......... Opponents......

Att 178 167 106 13 12 6 3 5 3 3 5 1 1 6 509 400

Gain 1119 753 582 59 56 36 13 12 12 10 9 6 0 0 2667 2036

Loss 37 30 155 0 4 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 8 248 209

Net 1082 723 427 59 52 27 13 12 12 10 9 6 -5 -8 2419 1827

Avg 6.1 4.3 4.0 4.5 4.3 4.5 4.3 2.4 4.0 3.3 1.8 6.0 -5.0 -1.3 4.8 4.6

TD 8 8 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 19

Long 83 50 43 14 18 16 6 4 10 4 5 6 0 0 83 60

Avg/G 108.2 65.7 38.8 7.4 5.8 2.5 2.2 1.1 1.1 5.0 9.0 0.5 -5.0 -1.0 219.9 166.1

Effic Att-Cmp-Int 145.81 135-211-5 64.0 130.04 5-10-0 50.0 64.36 4-10-0 40.0 0.00 0-2-0 0.0 158.80 1-1-0 100.0 140.46 145-234-5 62.0 129.95 201-332-17 60.5

Pct 1703 56 29 0 7 1795 2480

Yds 12 1 0 0 0 13 17

TD 74 22 18 0 7 74 70

Lng 154.8 56.0 4.8 0.0 3.5 163.2 225.5

Avg/G

No. 21 1 1 0 23 17

Yds 208 18 -4 34 256 134

Avg 9.9 18.0 -4.0 0.0 11.1 7.9

TD 0 0 0 1 1 0

Long 24 0 0 34 34 54

KICK RETURNS No. Alan Bonner 19 Gabriel Chambers 18 James Shaw 5 TEAM 2 Rodney Garrott 1 Washaun Ealey 1 Rashod Byers 1 Denzel Cheeks 1 Cole Doolittle 1 Total.......... 49 Opponents...... 53

Yds 333 439 101 0 11 19 17 19 6 945 1107

Avg 17.5 24.4 20.2 0.0 11.0 19.0 17.0 19.0 6.0 19.3 20.9

TD 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Long 31 99 25 0 11 19 17 19 6 99 67

Yds 32 2 34 111

Avg 32.0 2.0 17.0 55.5

TD 1 0 1 2

Long 32 2 32 71

FUMBLE RETURNS Brooks Robinson A.J. Davis Total.......... Opponents......

No. 1 1 2 2

|——— PATs ———| SCORING TD FGs Kick Rush James Esco 0 9-10 39-42 0-0 Calvin Middleton 10 0-0 0-0 0-0 Washaun Ealey 9 0-0 0-0 0-0 Coty Blanchard 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 Justin Howard 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 Jerry Slota 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 Alan Bonner 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 Trey Smith 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 Kevyn Cooper 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 Jamaal Johnson 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 Clarence Jackson 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 Ben Endress 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 Pierre Warren 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 Gabriel Chambers 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 Brooks Robinson 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 Total.......... 43 9-10 39-42 0-0 Opponents...... 39 8-14 35-38 1-1

Rcv 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Pass 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-0

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RECEIVING Alan Bonner James Shaw Trey Smith Calvin Middleton Kevyn Cooper Justin Howard Washaun Ealey Gabriel Chambers Denzel Cheeks Jerry Slota DaMarcus James Total.......... Opponents......

G 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 11 9 11 8 11 11

No. 33 25 24 20 19 10 9 2 1 1 1 145 201

Yds 582 218 300 135 265 151 126 5 7 4 2 1795 2480

Avg 17.6 8.7 12.5 6.8 13.9 15.1 14.0 2.5 7.0 4.0 2.0 12.4 12.3

TD 3 0 2 2 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 13 17

INTERCEPTIONS Pierre Warren A.J. Davis Robert Gray Jawaan Booker Keginald Harris Ben Endress Francis Duncan Clarence Jackson Jamaal Johnson Rashad Smith DiMetrio Tyson Jason Horton Total.......... Opponents......

No. 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17 5

Yds 106 39 2 59 0 10 0 26 45 22 9 11 329 67

Avg 35.3 19.5 1.0 29.5 0.0 10.0 0.0 26.0 45.0 22.0 9.0 11.0 19.4 13.4

TD 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1

Long 98 39 2 34 0 10 0 26 45 22 9 11 98 30

DXP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Saf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Points 66 60 54 36 18 18 18 12 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 324 295

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Long 74 43 40 19 30 43 43 7 7 4 2 74 70

Avg/G 52.9 19.8 27.3 12.3 24.1 13.7 12.6 0.5 0.8 0.4 0.2 163.2 225.5


2011 REVIEW: Final Individual Statistics Plays 317 178 167 15 13 12 13 6 4 5 3 1 1 8 743 732

Rush 427 1082 723 9 59 52 13 27 10 12 12 6 -5 -8 2419 1827

Pass 1703 0 0 56 0 0 29 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 1795 2480

Total Avg/G 2130 193.6 1082 108.2 723 65.7 65 65.0 59 7.4 52 5.8 42 7.0 27 2.5 17 8.5 12 1.1 12 1.1 6 0.5 -5 -5.0 -8 -1.0 4214 383.1 4307 391.5

Yds 2827 972 3799 3142

Avg 62.8 54.0 60.3 58.2

TB 4 0 4 3

PUNTING Coty Blanchard Jake Scott Total.......... Opponents......

No. 53 3 56 53

Yds 1961 85 2046 2069

Avg 37.0 28.3 36.5 39.0

Long 57 43 57 72

01-19 20-29 30-39 1-1 4-4 1-2 KOR 19 333 0 439 0 101 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 945 1107

IR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 106 0 0 26 59 45 39 0 22 0 0 0 0 11 10 0 0 9 0 2 0 0 0 329 67

Lg 42

Tot 1227 1135 858 444 427 346 300 271 151 106 69 61 60 59 45 39 26 22 18 16 13 11 11 10 10 9 9 6 2 -4 -5 -8 5744 5615

Blk 0 Avg/G 122.7 103.2 78.0 40.4 38.8 31.5 27.3 24.6 13.7 9.6 7.7 7.6 8.6 5.4 4.1 3.5 2.9 2.0 1.6 1.5 2.2 1.0 1.0 1.0 5.0 9.0 0.8 0.5 0.2 -0.6 -5.0 -1.0 522.2 510.5

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PR 0 208 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -4 0 0 256 134

50-99 0-0

HISTORY

Rec 126 582 135 5 0 218 300 265 151 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1795 2480

40-49 3-3

I20 20 0 20 20

FG SEQUENCE JSU OPPONENTS UT Martin (27) (43),(25),(45) Chattanooga (28) (25),41 Georgia State (23) 46 Eastern Illinois - 27 Murray State (28) (44),26 Austin Peay (19) Kentucky - (27) Tennessee Tech - Eastern Kentucky (42),(34) (32) Southeast Missouri (41) 43,32 Tennessee State (42),39 (28) Numbers in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

RECORDS

Rush 1082 12 723 0 427 27 0 6 0 0 52 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 13 0 0 0 10 9 0 0 0 0 -5 -8 2419 1827

Blkd 0 0 0 1

FC 6 0 6 13

Long 98 39 2 34 0 10 0 26 45 22 9 11 98 30

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G 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 9 8 7 11 11 11 9 11 11 11 6 11 11 10 2 1 11 11 11 7 1 8 11 11

TB 4 0 4 3

28 30

TD 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1

OPPONENTS

ALL PURPOSE Washaun Ealey Alan Bonner Calvin Middleton Gabriel Chambers Coty Blanchard James Shaw Trey Smith Kevyn Cooper Justin Howard Pierre Warren Rashod Byers DaMarcus James Clarence Jackson Jawaan Booker Jamaal Johnson A.J. Davis Denzel Cheeks Rashad Smith Barry Stafford Jerry Slota Thomas Darrah Rodney Garrott Jason Horton Ben Endress Steven Coates Marques Ivory DiMetrio Tyson Cole Doolittle Robert Gray James Powell Jordan Allen TEAM Total.......... Opponents......

FGM-A Pct 9-10 90.0

YdLn

Avg 35.3 19.5 1.0 29.5 0.0 10.0 0.0 26.0 45.0 22.0 9.0 11.0 19.4 13.4

ABOUT JSU

FIELD GOALS James Esco

OB Retn Net 6 0 6 1107 41.5 3 945 39.6

Yds 106 39 2 59 0 10 0 26 45 22 9 11 329 67

COACHES

No. 45 18 63 54

No. 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17 5

GAMECOCKS

KICKOFFS Griffin Thomas James Esco Total.......... Opponents......

INTERCEPTIONS Pierre Warren A.J. Davis Robert Gray Jawaan Booker Keginald Harris Ben Endress Francis Duncan Clarence Jackson Jamaal Johnson Rashad Smith DiMetrio Tyson Jason Horton Total.......... Opponents......

OUTLOOK

G 11 10 11 1 8 9 6 11 2 11 11 11 1 8 11 11

INTRO

TOTAL OFFENSE Coty Blanchard Washaun Ealey Calvin Middleton Marques Ivory DaMarcus James Rashod Byers Thomas Darrah James Shaw Steven Coates Jerry Slota Alan Bonner Kevyn Cooper Jordan Allen TEAM Total.......... Opponents......

Pierre Warren

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RECORDS

REVIEW

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

51 Rashad Smith 11 10 Clarence Jackson 7 49 Rodney Garrott 11 93 Jamison Wadley 11 45 Brannon Byrd 11 9 Jason Horton 11 15 Pierre Warren 11 38 Francis Duncan 11 90 Monte Lewis 11 24 Nick Johnson 10 14 Brooks Robinson 11 2 Jawaan Booker 11 53 Marquis George 11 20 A.J. Davis 11 96 DiMetrio Tyson 11 48 Ben Endress 10 28 Keginald Harris 11 18 Robert Gray 11 47 James Powell 7 36 Brenton Tolson 11 26 Jamaal Johnson 11 92 Barry Stafford 11 8 Rashod Byers 9 21 Denzel Bynum 8 55 Dustin Gayton 3 4 James Shaw 11 78 Caleb Lawrence 9 83 Brandon Rodgers 11 TM TEAM 8 34 Mikel Whittier 3 40 Lequintez Reynolds 8 43 Tanner Robertson 2 88 Griffin Thomas 10 13 Steven Coates 2 6 Kevyn Cooper 11 11 Coty Blanchard 11 3 Calvin Middleton 11 16 Alan Bonner 11 7 Washaun Ealey 10 Total.......... Opponents......

130

65 38 39 37 27 27 34 30 28 25 27 24 22 28 19 15 14 12 10 9 9 7 8 8 5 4 4 4 3 1 1 2 1 1 . 1 1 1 1

12 11 10 10 12 10 3 3 4 5 2 5 6 . 6 2 2 3 4 5 1 2 . . 1 1 1 . . 2 1 . . . 1 . . . .

77 49 49 47 39 37 37 33 32 30 29 29 28 28 25 17 16 15 14 14 10 9 8 8 6 5 5 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

11 592 125 717 11 - - -

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4.0-6 4.0-19 8.0-25 10.0-36 2.0-6 . 3.0-14 3.0-6 7.0-27 4.0-6 2.0-2 . 5.0-12 . 4.0-11 . . . 1.0-1 1.0-3 . 1.0-1 . . . . 1.0-2 . . . . 1.0-1 . . . . . . .

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1-22 1-26 . . . 1-11 3-106 1-0 . . . 2-59 . 2-39 1-9 1-10 1-0 2-2 . . 1-45 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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1 1 6 1 . . 1 . 2 1 . . 1 . 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . .

. 1-0 . . 1-0 . 2-0 . . 1-0 1-32 . . 1-2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . .

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2011 OPPONENT TEAM GAME HIGHS

HISTORY OVC

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at Kentucky (Oct 22, 2011) at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) vs Tennessee Tech (Oct 29, 2011) at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) at Chattanooga (Sep 10, 2011) vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) vs UT Martin (Sep 01, 2011) vs Georgia State (Sep 17, 2011) vs Georgia State (Sep 17, 2011) at Austin Peay (Oct 15, 2011) at Kentucky (Oct 22, 2011) at Austin Peay (Oct 15, 2011) at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) vs UT Martin (Sep 01, 2011) vs Tennessee Tech (Oct 29, 2011) at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011)

RECORDS

Rushes 55 Yards Rushing 344 Yards Per Rush 7.5 TD Rushes 3 Pass attempts 53 Pass completions 30 Yards Passing 421 Yards Per Pass 10.8 TD Passes 5 Total Plays 79 Total Offense 531 Yards Per Play 7.1 Points 52 Sacks By 3 First Downs 26 Penalties 7 Penalty Yards 77 Turnovers 6 Interceptions By 2 Punts 7 Punting Avg 51.0 Long Punt 72 Punts inside 20 4 Long Punt Return 54

REVIEW

at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) vs Georgia State (Sep 17, 2011) vs UT Martin (Sep 01, 2011) vs Eastern Illinois (Sep 24, 2011) at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) at Tennessee State (Nov 19, 2011) at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) vs Eastern Illinois (Sep 24, 2011) vs Eastern Illinois (Sep 24, 2011) at Austin Peay (Oct 15, 2011) at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) at Austin Peay (Oct 15, 2011) at Chattanooga (Sep 10, 2011) at Kentucky (Oct 22, 2011) at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) at Tennessee State (Nov 19, 2011) vs UT Martin (Sep 01, 2011) at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) at Austin Peay (Oct 15, 2011) at Kentucky (Oct 22, 2011) vs Georgia State (Sep 17, 2011)

OPPONENTS

Rushes 59 Yards Rushing 342 Yards Per Rush 7.4 TD Rushes 4 Pass attempts 28 Pass completions 19 Yards Passing 300 Yards Per Pass 14.1 TD Passes 2 Total Plays 82 Total Offense 609 Yards Per Play 8.7 Points 48 Sacks By 4 First Downs 26 Penalties 11 Penalty Yards 105 Turnovers 4 Interceptions By 5 Punts 8 Punting Avg 47.5 Long Punt 57 Punts inside 20 3 Long Punt Return 34

2011 Jacksonville State Football Jacksonville State Game Superlatives (as of Jun 28, 2012) All games

ABOUT JSU

2011 JSU Team Game Highs

DENHAM, Matt, vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) DENHAM, Matt, vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) SCHEIBLE, Matt, at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) Chris Awuah, at Chattanooga (Sep 10, 2011) GAY, Dontey, vs Tennessee Tech (Oct 29, 2011) McNAIR, Jason, vs UT Martin (Sep 01, 2011) BROCKMAN, Casey, at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) BROCKMAN, Casey, at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) BROCKMAN, Casey, at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) PRYOR, T.J., vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) BROCKMAN, Casey, at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) Joel Bradford, at Chattanooga (Sep 10, 2011) BRACKETT, Arthu, at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) GOARD, Tyrone, vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) BRACKETT, Arthu, at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) SANDLIN, Cody, vs UT Martin (Sep 01, 2011) SANDLIN, Cody, vs UT Martin (Sep 01, 2011) CAMPBELL, Ben, at Austin Peay (Oct 15, 2011) VUCIC, Joe, at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) VUCIC, Joe, at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) CAMPBELL, Nick, vs Tennessee Tech (Oct 29, 2011) JOHNSON, Dontre, at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) Matthews, D., vs Georgia State (Sep 17, 2011) PEIFFER, Blake, at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) Joshua Williams, at Chattanooga (Sep 10, 2011) DRAKEFORD, TJ, vs UT Martin (Sep 01, 2011) D.J. Key, at Chattanooga (Sep 10, 2011) Joshua Williams, at Chattanooga (Sep 10, 2011) DOWDELL, vs Eastern Illinois (Sep 24, 2011) HUZZIE, Qua, at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) JONES,John, at Tennessee State (Nov 19, 2011) FITZPATRICK,Dan, at Tennessee State (Nov 19, 2011) PETERSON,Lawren, at Tennessee State (Nov 19, 2011) Wes Dothard, at Chattanooga (Sep 10, 2011) CLARK, Tyreon, at Austin Peay (Oct 15, 2011) Danny Trevathan, at Kentucky (Oct 22, 2011) Luke McDermott, at Kentucky (Oct 22, 2011) CALDWELL, J., vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011)

COACHES

Rushes 35 Yards Rushing 209 TD Rushes 2 Long Rush 60 Pass attempts 53 Pass completions 30 Yards Passing 421 TD Passes 5 Long Pass 70 Receptions 15 Yards Receiving 181 TD Receptions 3 Long Reception 70 Field Goals 3 Long Field Goal 45 Punts 7 Punting Avg 51.0 Long Punt 72 Punts inside 20 4 Long Punt Return 54 Long Kickoff Return 67 Tackles 19 Sacks 2.0 Tackles For Loss 2.0 Interceptions 1

Calvin Middleton at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) Washaun Ealey vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) Calvin Middleton at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) Washaun Ealey vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) Coty Blanchard vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) Coty Blanchard vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) Coty Blanchard vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) Coty Blanchard vs Eastern Illinois (Sep 24, 2011) Coty Blanchard at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) Coty Blanchard vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) Coty Blanchard at Tennessee State (Nov 19, 2011) Coty Blanchard vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) Alan Bonner vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) Alan Bonner vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) Alan Bonner vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) Calvin Middleton at Tennessee State (Nov 19, 2011) Alan Bonner vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) James Esco vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) James Esco vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) James Esco at Tennessee State (Nov 19, 2011) Coty Blanchard vs UT Martin (Sep 01, 2011) Coty Blanchard at Chattanooga (Sep 10, 2011) Coty Blanchard at Kentucky (Oct 22, 2011) Coty Blanchard at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) Coty Blanchard at Tennessee State (Nov 19, 2011) Coty Blanchard vs UT Martin (Sep 01, 2011) Coty Blanchard at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) Coty Blanchard at Austin Peay (Oct 15, 2011) Coty Blanchard at Kentucky (Oct 22, 2011) Clarence Jackson vs Georgia State (Sep 17, 2011) Gabriel Chambers at Kentucky (Oct 22, 2011) Clarence Jackson vs Tennessee Tech (Oct 29, 2011) Many times (last, DiMetrio Tyson at Southeast Missouri (Nov 12, 2011) Rodney Garrott vs UT Martin (Sep 01, 2011) Jamison Wadley vs UT Martin (Sep 01, 2011) Rodney Garrott at Chattanooga (Sep 10, 2011) Clarence Jackson at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) Pierre Warren at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) Monte Lewis at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) Jamison Wadley at Murray State (Oct 01, 2011) Monte Lewis at Austin Peay (Oct 15, 2011) Rashad Smith at Kentucky (Oct 22, 2011) DiMetrio Tyson vs Eastern Kentucky (Nov 05, 2011) Many times

GAMECOCKS

Rushes 38 Yards Rushing 217 TD Rushes 3 Long Rush 83 Pass attempts 27 Pass completions 19 Yards Passing 300 TD Passes 2 Long Pass 74 Receptions 9 Yards Receiving 205 TD Receptions 2 Long Reception 74 Field Goals 2 Long Field Goal 42 Punts 7 Punting Avg 52.0 Long Punt 57 Punts inside 20 3 Long Punt Return 34 Long Kickoff Return 99 Tackles 13 Sacks 1.0 Tackles For Loss 2.0 Interceptions 1

OUTLOOK

2011 OPPONENT INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS

INTRO

2011 Individual Game Highs

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Date/Opponent Sep 01, 2011/UT MARTIN Sep 10, 2011/at Chattanooga Sep 17, 2011/GEORGIA STATE Sep 24, 2011/EASTERN ILLINOIS Oct 01, 2011/at Murray State Oct 15, 2011/at Austin Peay Oct 22, 2011/at Kentucky Oct 29, 2011/TENNESSEE TECH Nov 05, 2011/EASTERN KENTUCKY Nov 12, 2011/at Southeast Missouri Nov 19, 2011/at Tennessee State

400 1827 19 509 2419 24

Games played: 11 Kick ret avg: 20.9

Avg per rush: 4.6 Punt ret avg: 7.9

REVIEW HISTORY

Date/Opponent Sep 01, 2011/UT MARTIN Sep 10, 2011/at Chattanooga Sep 17, 2011/GEORGIA STATE Sep 24, 2011/EASTERN ILLINOIS Oct 01, 2011/at Murray State Oct 15, 2011/at Austin Peay Oct 22, 2011/at Kentucky Oct 29, 2011/TENNESSEE TECH Nov 05, 2011/EASTERN KENTUCKY Nov 12, 2011/at Southeast Missouri Nov 19, 2011/at Tennessee State

OVC

|-----RECEIVING------| Lg No. Yds TD 60 23 325 1 19 23 296 2 19 17 209 1 32 20 214 2 8 30 421 2 13 16 172 1 37 10 105 2 34 15 168 0 24 16 282 5 39 5 26 0 24 26 262 1 60 201 2480 17 83 145 1795 13

|-----------PASSING-----------| Lg Att-Cmp-Int Yds TD 36 23-36-1 325 1 47 23-33-0 296 2 54 17-30-1 209 1 47 20-32-2 214 2 70 30-53-1 421 2 32 16-31-5 172 1 29 10-16-0 105 2 43 15-18-0 168 0 60 16-26-2 282 5 11 5-14-2 26 0 38 26-43-3 262 1

|-----KICK RET-------| Lg No Yds TD 36 4 85 0 47 3 62 0 54 6 138 0 47 4 104 0 70 7 113 0 32 6 161 0 29 1 30 0 43 3 54 0 60 7 137 0 11 5 94 0 38 7 129 0

|-----PUNT RET-----| Lg No Yds TD 26 3 8 0 26 0 0 0 67 0 0 0 29 2 0 0 23 2 54 0 66 2 7 0 30 3 10 0 23 1 14 0 27 1 17 0 21 2 8 0 38 1 16 0

70 201-332-17 74 145-234-5

70 53 1107 74 49 945

67 17 134 99 23 256

2480 17 1795 13

Avg per catch: 12.3 All purpose avg/game: 510.5

Opponent totals Jacksonville State

644 126 592 125

770 49.0-218 717 61.0-178

13-99 14-85

|----------------PUNTING---------------| No Yds Avg Long Blkd 5 190 38.0 44 0 5 176 35.2 41 0 6 205 34.2 45 1 5 194 38.8 46 0 4 148 37.0 47 0 7 273 39.0 48 0 5 225 45.0 55 0 5 186 37.2 42 0 3 120 40.0 44 0 3 153 51.0 72 0 5 199 39.8 51 0 53 56

2069 2046

39.0 36.5

72 57

1 0

17 16-111 6 8-34

0 1

QBH 1 6 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 0

5-67 17-329

13 6

4 3

0 1

54 4307 34 4214

12 18

|-Pass-| |-Blkd-| |-Kicks-XPTS-| Brk Kick Att-Made Run Rcv Saf Pts 1 0 2-2 0 0 0 23 4 0 4-3 1 0 0 38 1 0 3-3 0 0 0 21 0 0 3-3 0 0 0 21 3 0 4-3 0 0 0 30 3 0 2-2 0 0 0 14 5 0 5-5 0 0 0 38 1 0 3-3 0 0 0 21 2 0 7-7 0 0 0 52 2 0 3-3 0 0 0 21 0 0 2-1 0 0 0 16 22 28

0 5

38-35 42-39

|--------------------FIELD GOALS--------------------| TB FC 50+ I20 Att-Made Lg Blkd 0 2 0 4 3-3 45 0 1 0 0 1 2-1 25 0 0 1 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2-1 44 1 0 2 0 1 0-0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1-1 27 0 0 4 0 4 0-0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1-1 32 0 1 0 1 2 2-0 0 1 0 2 1 0 1-1 28 0 3 4

|----All----| Lg Purp 5 475 0 508 0 325 0 321 54 432 6 266 9 445 14 285 17 531 7 370 16 349

Pass efficiency: 129.95 Total offense avg/gm: 391.5

|----------TACKLES----------| |-SACKS-| |-FUMBLE-| Date/Opponent Solo Ast Total TFL-Yds No-Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds Sep 01, 2011/UT MARTIN 52 10 62 7.0-27 1-11 0 1-0 0-0 Sep 10, 2011/at Chattanooga 44 5 49 7.0-28 4-20 3 0-0 1-30 Sep 17, 2011/GEORGIA STATE 69 3 72 6.0-18 1-11 1 1-0 0-0 Sep 24, 2011/EASTERN ILLINOIS 68 10 78 4.0-9 0-0 3 2-0 0-0 Oct 01, 2011/at Murray State 72 27 99 4.0-24 1-15 1 1-0 0-0 Oct 15, 2011/at Austin Peay 60 18 78 5.0-19 0-0 1 3-0 1-0 Oct 22, 2011/at Kentucky 46 10 56 2.0-9 1-8 2 1-40 2-37 Oct 29, 2011/TENNESSEE TECH 63 11 74 3.0-24 2-16 1 1-0 0-0 Nov 05, 2011/EASTERN KENTUCKY 59 6 65 3.0-10 1-8 0 1-71 1-0 Nov 12, 2011/at Southeast Missouri 68 20 88 1.0-1 0-0 4 4-0 0-0 Nov 19, 2011/at Tennessee State 43 6 49 7.0-49 2-10 1 1-0 0-0 Opponent totals Jacksonville State

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|---RUSHING---| No. Yds TD 34 150 1 44 212 2 28 116 2 25 107 1 26 11 2 30 94 1 55 340 2 38 117 3 49 249 1 46 344 3 25 87 1

Opponent totals J acksonville State

RECORDS

OPPONENTS

ABOUT JSU

COACHES

GAMECOCKS

OUTLOOK

INTRO

2011 REVIEW: GAME-BY-GAME STATS

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0 0

0 295 0 324

|----------KICKOFFS----------| No Yds Avg TB OB 6 358 59.7 0 0 7 361 51.6 0 1 4 233 58.2 0 0 4 241 60.2 0 1 5 282 56.4 0 0 3 191 63.7 1 0 6 402 67.0 2 1 4 248 62.0 0 0 7 359 51.3 0 0 4 243 60.8 0 0 4 224 56.0 0 0 54 3142 58.2 63 3799 60.3

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RECORDS

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ABOUT JSU

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OUTLOOK

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TEAM GAME

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MOST CARRIES 1. 66 at Arkansas State 2. 65 at Eastern Illinois 3. 64 Knoxville College 4. 63 Eastern Kentucky 5. 62 North Carolina A&T 6. 60 Emporia State 60 West Georgia 60 at Eastern Kentucky 9. 59 at Southeast Missouri 10. 58 at Samford 58 Georgia State

Sep 22, 2001 Nov 13, 2004 Sep 30, 1995 Sep 27, 2003 Sep 23, 1995 Sep 04, 2004 Sep 09, 1995 Sep 25, 2004 Nov 12, 2011 Nov 08, 2003 Sep 17, 2011

MOST NET YARDS RUSHING 1. 453 Samford 2. 451 Knoxville College 3. 444 UT-Martin 4. 358 Tennessee State 5. 353 Cumberland Univ. 6. 351 Tennessee Tech 7. 347 at Samford 8. 346 North Carolina A&T 9. 342 at Southeast Missouri 10. 332 Northwestern State

Nov 06, 2004 Sep 30, 1995 Oct 11, 2003 Oct 16, 2004 Aug 30, 2001 Nov 14, 2009 Nov 08, 2003 Sep 23, 1995 Nov 12, 2011 Nov 04, 2000

HIGHEST AVERAGE GAIN PER RUSH (20 rushes) 1. 10.1 Cumberland Univ. Aug 30, 2001 2. 8.2 Samford Nov 06, 2004 8.2 UT-Martin Oct 11, 2003 4. 7.8 Tennessee Tech Nov 14, 2009 5. 7.5 Nicholls State Sep 25, 1999 7.5 Union Sep 17, 1999 7. 7.4 Tennessee Tech Oct 27, 2005 7.4 Eastern Kentucky Nov 5, 2011 9. 7.3 Austin Peay Oct 23, 2010 7.3 Tennessee Tech Nov 03, 2001 MOST RUSHING TDS SCORED 1. 8 Cumberland Univ. 2. 6 Samford 6 at Samford 6 at Austin Peay 6 Tennessee State 6 Union 6 at Chattanooga 6 Knoxville College 9. 5 Tennessee Tech 5 Southeast Missouri 5 Murray State 5 at Tennessee-Martin 5 Southeast Missouri 5 Eastern Kentucky

55 carries 64 carries 54 carries 50 carries 35 carries 45 carries 58 carries 62 carries 59 carries 49 carries 35-353 55-453 54-444 45-351 20-150 42-314 32-237 42-309 42-307 34-248

Aug 30, 2001 Nov 06, 2004 Nov 08, 2003 Oct 11, 2007 Oct 16, 2004 Sep 17, 1999 Sep 18, 2004 Sep 30, 1995 Nov 14, 2009 Nov 20, 2004 Oct 05, 2006 Oct 09, 2004 Sep 16, 2006 Sep 27, 2003

1991 1992 1988 1989 1990 2003 1974 2004 1970 1994

RUSHING ATTEMPTS 1. 807 (807-3477) 2. 788 (788-3797) 3. 758 (758-2560) 4. 703 (703-3857) 5. 695 (695-3496) 695 (695-2891) 7. 661 (661-3213) 8. 602 (602-2715) 9. 601 (601-2653) 10. 600 (600-2708)

1989 1992 1977 1991 1988 1974 1990 1970 1995 1994

MOST CARRIES 1. 38 Calvin Middleton 2. 32 Rondy Rogers 32 Rondy Rogers 4. 31 Oscar Bonds 5. 29 Kory Chapman 29 Clay Green 29 Rondy Rogers 8 28 Washaun Ealey 28 Kory Chapman 28 Clay Green 28 Clay Green

at Southeast Missouri at Stephen F. Austin at Arkansas State at Eastern Kentucky UT Martin at Eastern Illinois Northwestern State at Murray State at Murray State Eastern Illinois at Tennessee Tech

Nov 12, 2011 Oct 13, 2001 Sep 22, 2001 Sep 25, 2004 Oct 11, 2003 Nov 18, 2006 Nov 4, 2000 Oct 1, 2011 Oct 4, 2003 Nov 19, 2005 Oct 28, 2006

MOST NET YARDS RUSHING 1. 298 Kory Chapman 2. 224 Rondy Rogers 3 217 Washaun Ealey 4. 199 Rondy Rogers 5. 191 Calvin Middleton 6. 186 Oscar Bonds 7. 179 Rondy Rogers 8. 175 Oscar Bonds 175 Kory Champman 10. 172 Rondy Rogers

UT-Martin Northwestern State Eastern Kentucky Tennessee Tech at Southeast Missouri Samford #22 Southwest Texas Tennessee State Tennessee Tech at Arkansas State

Oct 11, 2003 Nov 04, 2000 Nov 5, 2001 Nov 03, 2001 Nov 12, 2011 Nov 06, 2004 Oct 20, 2001 Oct 16, 2004 Oct 25, 2003 Sep 22, 2001

29 carries 29 carries 17 carries 22 carries 38 carries 14 carries 18 carries 20 carries 23 carries 32 carries

HIGHEST AVERAGE GAIN PER RUSH (10 carries) 1. 16.3 Clay Green Tennessee Tech 2. 13.3 Oscar Bonds Samford 3. 13.2 Rondy Rogers Cumberland Univ. 4. 12.8 Washaun Ealey Eastern Kentucky 12.8 Oscar Bonds Southeast Missouri 6. 11.1 Oscar Bonds at Chattanooga 7. 10.4 Brandon George SE Missouri State 8. 10.3 Kory Chapman UT-Martin 9. 10.1 Daniel Jackson Austin Peay 10. 9.9 Rogers, Rondy #22 Southwest Texas

Oct 27, 2005 Nov 06, 2004 Aug 30, 2001 Nov 5, 2011 Nov 20, 2004 Sep 18, 2004 Oct 04, 2008 Oct 11, 2003 Nov 01, 2008 Oct 20, 2001

10-163 14-186 10-132 17-217 10-128 10-111 11-114 29-298 11-111 18-179

MOST RUSHING TDS SCORED 1. 4 Cedric Johnson 2. 3 Calvin Middleton 3 Alphonso Freeney 3 Jamal Young 3 Oscar Bonds 3 Oscar Bonds 3 Clay Green 3 Clay Green 3 Maurice Mullins 3 Ronald Murray 3 Mitchell, Marcu 3 Rondy Rogers

Oct 11, 2007 Nov 12, 2011 Oct 23, 2010 Sep 25, 2010 Sep 18, 2004 Sep 25, 2004 Oct 05, 2006 Sep 16, 2006 Nov 08, 2003 Nov 08, 2008 Aug 30, 2001 Oct 13, 2001

at Austin Peay at Southeast Missouri Austin Peay at Eastern Kentucky at Chattanooga at Eastern Kentucky Murray State Southeast Missouri at Samford at Tennessee Tech Cumberland Univ. at #23 Stephen F Austin

LONGEST RUSH FROM SCRIMMAGE 1. 83 Washaun Ealey Eastern Kentucky 2 81 Clay Green Tennessee Tech 3. 80 Joey Hamilton Alabama A&M 4. 79 Oscar Bonds Samford 5. 77 Oscar Bonds Southeast Missouri 6. 76 Jamal Young at Eastern Illinois 7. 74 Rondy Rogers #22 Southwest Texas 8. 69 Cedric Johnson at Austin Peay 9. 67 Oscar Bonds Tennessee State 10. 66 Daniel Jackson Eastern Kentucky

TEAM (SEASON) RUSHING YARDS 1. 3857 (703-3857) 2. 3797 (788-3797) 3. 3496 (695-3496) 4. 3477 (807-3477) 5. 3213 (661-3213) 6. 2905 (573-2905) 7. 2891 (695-2891) 8. 2863 (550-2863) 9. 2715 (602-2715) 10. 2708 (600-2708)

INDIVIDUAL (SEASON)

INDIVIDUAL GAME

MOST CONSECUTIVE 100-YARD RUSHING GAMES 1. 7 Clay Green 2. 4 Washaun Ealey 4 Oscar Bonds 4 Rondy Rogers RUSHING TDS 1. 43 2. 41 3. 40 4. 38 5. 37 6. 31 31 8. 29 29 10. 28 28 28

1991 2004 1988 1992 1989 1990 2003 1970 1982 2005 1994 1986

AVERAGE YARDS/RUSH 1. 5.49 (703-3857) 2. 5.35 (466-2491) 3. 5.21 (550-2863) 4. 5.07 (573-2905) 5. 5.03 (695-3496) 6. 4.99 (450-2247) 7. 4.92 (394-1939) 8. 4.86 (661-3213) 9. 4.84 (415-2007) 10. 4.82 (788-3797)

1991 2001 2004 2003 1988 1973 2000 1990 2008 1992

Nov 5, 2011 Oct 27, 2005 Sep 04, 1999 Nov 06, 2004 Nov 20, 2004 Sep 25, 2010 Oct 20, 2001 Oct 11, 2007 Oct 16, 2004 Sep 22, 2007

RUSHING YARDS 1. 1417 Rondy Rogers 2. 1352 Clay Green 3. 1293 Boyce Callahan 4. 1285 Kory Chapman 5. 1263 Oscar Bonds 6. 1087 Boyce Callahan 7. 1083 Clay Green 8. 1082 Washaun Ealey 9. 1081 Terry Thomas 10. 1051 Bill Nichols 11. 1030 Reginald Goodloe

(212-1417) (223-1352) (300-1293) (212-1285) (203-1263) (228-1087) (242-1083) (178-1082) (220-1081) (0-1051) (189-1030)

2001 2005 1970 2003 2004 1972 2006 2011 1988 1958 1982

RUSHING ATTEMPTS 1. 300 Boyce Callahan 2. 242 Clay Green 3. 228 Boyce Callahan 4. 223 Clay Green 5. 220 Terry Thomas 6. 212 Rondy Rogers 212 Kory Chapman 8. 207 Boyce Callahan 9. 203 Oscar Bbonds 10. 199 Doc Lett

(300-1293) (242-1083) (228-1087) (223-1352) (220-1081) (212-1417) (212-1285) (207-905) (203-1263) (199--157)

1970 2006 1972 2005 1988 2001 2003 1971 2004 1969

RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS 1. 19 Oscar Bonds 2. 16 David Gulledge 16 David Gulledge 4. 15 Clay Green 5. 14 Walter Broughton 6. 13 Rondy Rogers 13 Nicki Edmondson 13 Reginald Goodloe 13 David Gulledge 10. 12 Mike Hobson 12 Clay Green

2004 1988 1989 2006 1982 2001 1991 1982 1990 1975 2006

AVERAGE YARDS/RUSH (minimum 20 attempts) 1. 11.35 Shawn Johnson (20-227) 2. 9.69 Derrick Griffie (35-339) 3. 8.41 Ralph Johnson (29-244) 4. 8.28 Shawn Johnson (71-588) 5. 8.15 Danny Lee (72-587) 6. 8.12 Carlow James (42-341) 7. 7.74 Roger Bell (38-294) 8. 7.55 Demetric Thomas (22-166) 9. 7.46 Eric Powell (46-343)

1988 1991 1988 1990 1991 2000 2000 1995 1994

RUSHING YARDS/GAME (minimum 5 games) 1. 128.8 Rondy Rogers (11 games) 2. 122.9 Clay Green (11 games) 3. 114.8 Oscar Bonds (11 games) 4. 108.2 Washaun Ealey (10 games) 5. 107.1 Kory Chapman (12 games) 6. 98.5 Clay Green (11 games) 7. 82.5 Rondy Rogers (10 games) 8. 81.5 Daniel Jackson (10 games) 9. 70.2 Rondy Rogers (11 games) 10. 65.7 Calvin Middleton (11 games)

2001 2005 2004 2011 2003 2006 2000 2008 2002 2011

2005 2011 2004 20 RUSHING YARDS/GAME 1. 260.3 (11 games) 2. 246.2 (11 games) 3. 242.1 (12 games) 4. 241.2 (11 games) 5. 226.5 (11 games) 6. 219.9 (11 games) 7. 215.3 (11 games) 8. 193.9 (10 games) 9. 188.8 (11 games) 10. 182.5 (11 games)

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INDIVIDUAL (CAREER) (900-4237) (599-3143) (576-3034) (532-2628) (539-2389) (497-2334) (498-2109) (462-2070) (458-1941) (427-1941)

(900-4237) (599-3143) (334-1951) (532-2628) (539-2389) (497-2334) (498-2109) (462-2070)

1970-73 1999-02 2003-06 1980-83 1987-90 1985-88 1966-69 1990-93

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2000-YARD CAREER RUSHERS 4237 Boyce Callahan 3143 Rondy Rogers 3034 Clay Green 2628 Reginald Goodloe 2389 David Gulledge 2334 Terry Thomas 2109 Bubba Long 2070 Sean Richardson

Kory Chapman (29 car.) vs UT-Martin on Oct. 11, 2003 Rondy Rogers (29 car.) vs Northwestern State, Nov. 4, 2000 Washaun Ealey (17 car.) vs Eastern Kentucky, Nov. 5, 2011 Rondy Rogers (22 car.) vs Tennessee Tech, Nov. 3, 2001 Calvin Middleton (38 car.) at Southeast Missouri, Nov. 12, 2011 Oscar Bonds (14 car.) vs Samford, Nov. 6, 2004 Rondy Rogers (18 car.) vs Southwest Texas State, Oct. 20, 2001 Oscar Bonds (20 car.) vs Tennessee State, Oct. 16, 2004 Kory Chapman (23 car.) vs Tennessee Tech, Oct. 25, 2003 Rondy Rogers (32 car.) at Stephen F. Austin, Oct. 13, 2001 Montressa Kirby (24 car.) at Northeast Louisiana, Nov. 16, 1996 Clay Green (10 car.) vs Tennessee Tech, Oct. 28, 2005 Clay Green (22 car.) at Chattanooga, Nov. 4, 2006 Jamal Young (18 car.) at Eastern Illinois, Sept. 25, 2010 Kory Chapman (28 car.) at Murray State on Oct. 4, 2003 Washaun Ealey (24 car.) vs Eastern Illinois on Sept. 24, 2011 Oscar Bonds (31 car.) vs Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 25, 2004 Clay Green (21 car.) vs Eastern Kentucky, Oct. 1, 2005 Washaun Ealey (28 car.) at Murray State, Oct. 25, 2011 Clay Green (20 car.) vs UT-Martin, Oct. 15, 2005 Clay Green (28 car.) vs Eastern Illinois, Nov. 19, 2005 Rondy Rogers (19 car.) vs Samford, Sept. 21, 2000 Oscar Bonds (18 car.) vs Eastern Kentucky, Sept. 27, 2003 Clay Green (24 car.) vs Murray State, Oct. 8, 2005 Rondy Rogers (10 car.) vs Cumberland University, Aug. 30, 2001 Tywone Dyson (24 car.) vs Alabama A&M, Sept. 5, 1998 Clay Green (24 car.) at Eastern Kentucky, Sept. 23, 2006 Demetric Thomas (7 car.) vs Knoxville College, Sept. 30, 1995 Oscar Bonds (10 car.) vs Southeast Missouri State, Nov. 20, 2004 Michael Daies (22 car.) vs Samford, Oct. 17, 1998 Clay Green (22 car.) at Southeast Missouri, Sept. 23, 2005 Clay Green (18 car.) at Tennessee State, Oct. 22, 2005 Washaun Ealey (18 car.) at Austin Peay, Oct. 15, 2011 Tremayne Coger (16 car.) at Chattanooga, Sept. 20, 2008 Daniel Jackson (15 car.) vs Alabama A&M, Sept. 6, 2008 Calvin Middleton (13 car.) vs UT Martin, Oct. 3, 2009 Rondy Rogers (21 car.) at Georgia Southern, Nov. 16, 2002 Washaun Ealey (16 car.) at Kentucky, Oct. 22, 2011 Calvin Middleton (26 car.) at Tennessee Tech, Nov. 20, 2010 Clay Green (17 car.) Southeast Missouri State, Sept. 16, 2006 Amel Jackson (20 car.) vs Sam Houston State, Sept. 2, 1995 Herman Bell (30 car.) vs Southwest Texas State, Nov. 14, 1998 Ryan Perrilloux (9 car.) vs Eastern Kentucky, Nov. 21, 2009 Clay Green (24 car.) at Samford, Nov. 12, 2005 Brandon George (11 car.) vs Southeast Missouri, Oct. 4, 2008 Roger Bell (8 car.) vs Stephen F. Austin, Oct. 26, 2000 Carlow James (5 car.) at Southwest Texas State, Oct. 21, 2000 Darius Barksdale (20 car.) vs #7 Southeast Missouri State, Nov. 13, 2010 Rondy Rogers (23 car.) vs Samford, Oct. 5, 2002 Daniel Jackson vs (11 car.) Austin Peay, Nov. 1, 2008 Daniel Jackson (17 car.) at Chattanooga, Sept. 20, 2008 Clay Green (24 car.) vs #2 Furman, Sept. 1, 2005 Oscar Bonds (27 car.) at Eastern Illinois, Nov. 13, 2004 Oscar Bonds (10 car.) at UT-Chattanooga, Sept. 18, 2004 Gabe Walton (18 car.) vs Troy State, Oct. 26, 1996 Clay Green (22 car.) vs Samford, Nov. 11, 2006 Rondy Rogers (24 car.) vs #11 McNeese State, Nov. 24, 2001 Kory Chapman (15 car.) at Alabama A&M, Aug. 30, 2003 Daniel Jackson (16 car.) at Tennessee Tech, Nov. 8, 2008 Jamal Young (8 car.) vs Austin Peay, Oct. 23, 2010 Daniel Jackson (17 car.) vs Tennessee State, Nov. 15, 2008 Clay Green (14 car.) vs Murray State, Oct. 5, 2006 Amel Jackson (19 car.) vs Northeast Louisiana, Nov. 16, 1996 Kory Chapman (17 car.) at Samford, Nov. 8, 2003 Ryan Perrilloux (8 car.) vs Tennessee Tech, Nov. 14, 2009 Daniel Jackson (12 car.) at Samford, Nov. 3, 2007 Marcus Mitchell (7 car.) vs Cumberland University, Aug. 30, 2001 Marcus Mitchell (12 car.) at Samford, Nov. 8, 2003 Maurice Mullins (9 car.) at Tennessee State, Oct. 18, 2003 Kory Chapman (11 car.) vs Eastern Illinois, Nov. 15, 2003 Cedric Johnson (14 car.) vs Eastern Illinois, Nov. 10, 2007

HISTORY

1990-93 2011-A 1990-93 2003-04 1991-94 1999-02 2002-03 2003-06 1990,92-94 1991-94

60 109 107 143 115 133 300 207 228 165 182 137 153 148 111 125 162 151 189 192 113 81 133 117 220 153 169 188 184 130 157 153 120 61 108 129 171 212 183 212 203 223 242 130 128 126 118 178

298 224 217 199 191 184 179 175 175 167 164 163 163 162 162 155 150 144 143 141 135 134 133 132 132 131 131 130 128 128 126 125 124 123 122 121 121 120 120 120 120 119 115 115 114 114 114 113 113 111 111 111 111 111 111 110 108 108 107 105 105 105 104 104 103 103 103 102 101 100 100

RECORDS

RUSHING YARDS/GAME (minimum 5 games) 1. 207.0 Sean Richardson (10 games) 2. 108.2 Washaun Ealey (10 games) 3. 90.0 Derrick Griffie (9 games) 4. 85.3 Oscar Bonds (19 games) 5. 75.8 Chuck Robinson (21 games) 6. 74.8 Rondy Rogers (42 games) 7. 72.5 Kory Chapman (22 games) 8. 70.6 Clay Green (43 games) 9. 62.4 Jermelle Pruitt (21 games) 10. 58.5 Eric Powell (17 games)

100-YARD RUSHERS (FCS)

REVIEW

1983-85 1988-90 1990-92 1999-01 1971 1990-93 1993,95 2000-01 2008

Kory Chapman vs UT-Martin on Oct. 11, 2003 (29 car.) Boyce Callahan vs North Alabama in 1970 Rondy Rogers vs Northwestern State, Nov. 4, 2000 (29 car.) Boyce Callahan vs Florida A&M, Orange Blossom Classic (32 car.) Washaun Ealey vs Eastern Kentucky, Nov. 5, 2011 (17 car.) Boyce Callahan vs UT-Martin, Oct. 10, 1970 (22 car.) Carey Chandler at Livinston, Nov. 30, 1974 (38 car.)

OPPONENTS

AVERAGE YARDS/RUSH (minimum 20 attempts) 1. 18.03 Hank Williams (39-703) 2. 7.53 Shawn Johnson (149-1122) 3. 7.33 Danny Lee (165-1210) 4. 7.00 Roger Bell (93-651) 5. 6.97 Ray Laney (32-223) 6. 6.92 Derrick Griffie (117-810) 7. 6.87 Anton Whitt (68-467) 8. 6.62 Carlow James (79-523) 9. 6.44 Brandon George (32-206)

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ABOUT JSU

1987-90 1970-73 2003-06 1999-02 1980-83 1985-88 2008-11 1980-83 2003-04 1966-69

Yards 971 630 646 541 430 331 329 1024 871 455 436 1051 430 250 656 515 720 226 440 568 559 427 555 1293 905 1087 952 709 501 786 955 524 461 609 811 1030 787 529 427 610 538 1081 666 775 950 753 486 700 657 487 231 444 387 825 1417 772 1285 1263 1352 1083 509 815 635 514 1082

COACHES

RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS 1. 48 David Gulledge 2. 40 Boyce Callahan 3. 33 Clay Green 28 Rondy Rogers 4. 5. 26 Walter Broughton 26 Terry Thomas 7. 24 Calvin Middleton 8. 22 Reginald Goodloe 22 Oscar Bonds 10. 21 Bubba Long

1970-73 1999-02 2003-06 1987-90 1980-83 1968-71 1966-69 1985-88 1990-93 1989-92

298 275 224 224 217 201 207

Player John Williams John Williams Terry Hodges John Krochina John Krochina Virgil Holder Virgil Holder Al Woodham Phillip Smith Billy Hicks Jerry Duke Bill Nichols Wayne Keahey Bill Kinzy Arland Carter Arland Carter Ray Vinson Bill Mills Robert Kelly Bubba Long Bubba Long Bubba Long Bubba Long Boyce Callahan Boyce Callahan Boyce Callahan Boyce Callahan Corey Chandler Mike Hobson Ken Kovacevich Pat Clements Pat Clements Wayne McCoy Cedric Brownlee Reginald Goodloe Reginald Goodloe Reginald Goodloe Hank Williams Monte Coats Terry Thomas Terry Thomas Terry Thomas David Gulledge Terence Bowens Nicki Edmondson Sean Richardson Sean Richardson Jermelle Pruitt Amel Jackson Amel Jackson Michael Daies Tywone Dyson Reggie Stancil Rondy Rogers Rondy Rogers Rondy Rogers Kory Chapman Oscar Bonds Clay Green Clay Green Daniel Jackson Daniel Jackson Calvin Middleton Calvin Middleton Washaun Ealey

GAMECOCKS

(900-4237) (599-3143) (576-3034) (539-2389) (532-2628) (511-255) (498-2109) (497-2334) (462-2070) (458-1941)

Year 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

OUTLOOK

RUSHING ATTEMPTS 1. 900 Boyce Callahan 2. 599 Rondy Rogers 3. 576 Clay Green 4. 539 David Gulledge 5. 532 Reginald Goodloe 6. 511 Doc Lett 7. 498 Bubba Long 8. 497 Terry Thomas 9. 462 Sean Richardson 10. 458 Terence Bowens

1970-73 1999-02 2003-06 1980-83 1987-90 1985-88 1966-69 1990-93 1989-92 2008-11

200-YARD RUSHERS

INTRO

RUSHING YARDS 1. 4237 Boyce Callahan 2. 3143 Rondy Rogers 3. 3034 Clay Green 4. 2628 Reginald Goodloe 5. 2389 David Gulledge 6. 2334 Terry Thomas 7. 2109 Bubba Long 8. 2070 Sean Richardson 9. 1941 Terence Bowens 1941 Calvin Middleton

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MOST PASSES ATTEMPTED 1. 66 Nicholls State 2. 52 at Eastern Kentucky 3. 48 Southwest Missouri 4. 46 Georgia Southern 5. 43 at Memphis 6. 41 at Eastern Kentucky 7. 39 Troy State 39 Eastern Kentucky 9. 38 Southwest Texas 10. 37 at Georgia Tech

Sep 25, 1999 Nov 6, 2010 Sep 06, 1997 Nov 13, 1999 Sep 15, 2007 Oct 11, 2008 Nov 21, 1998 Sep 22, 2007 Nov 15, 1997 Aug 28, 2008

MOST PASSES COMPLETED 1. 33 at Eastern Kentucky 2. 31 Nicholls State 3. 24 at Georgia State 24 at Memphis 5. 23 at Georgia Tech 23 Southwest Texas 23 Troy State 8. 22 at Ole Miss 22 at Georgia Tech 22 at Tennessee Tech 22 Georgia Southern 22 Eastern Kentucky

Nov 6, 2010 Sep 25, 1999 Sep 18, 2010 Sep 15, 2007 Sep 5, 2009 Nov 15, 1997 Nov 21, 1998 Sep 4, 2010 Aug 28, 2008 Nov 08, 2008 Nov 13, 1999 Sep 22, 2007

HIGHEST PERCENTAGE PASSES COMPLETED (10 passes) 1. 90.0 Murray State Oct 18, 2008 2. 86.4 UT Martin Oct 3, 2009 3. 85.0 Austin Peay Oct 23, 2010 4. 81.8 Georgia State Sep 17, 2011 5. 80.0 at Eastern Illinois Sep 27, 2008 6. 77.8 at Tennessee State Nov 19, 2011 Oct 29, 2011 7. 77.3 Tennessee Tech 8. 75.0 at Georgia State Sep 18, 2010 9. 73.7 Samford Nov 11, 2006 10. 73.3 at Eastern Kentucky Sep 30, 2006 11. 72.4 at UAB Sep 17, 2005 12. 70.6 at Tennessee State Oct 18, 2003 70.6 Southeast Missouri Sep 16, 2006 70.6 at Chattanooga Sep 18, 2004 MOST PASSING YARDS 1. 465 at Eastern Kentucky 2. 456 Nicholls State 3. 417 Southwest Missouri 4. 373 Southwest Texas 5. 331 at Murray State 6. 321 Northwestern State 7. 317 at Alabama A&M 317 Tennessee Tech 9. 307 Nicholls State 10. 304 at Eastern Kentucky

18-20 19-22 17-20 9-11 20-25 14-18 17-22 24-32 14-19 11-15 21-29 12-17 12-17 12-17

Nov 6, 2010 Sep 25, 1999 Sep 06, 1997 Nov 15, 1997 Oct 10, 2009 Nov 07, 1998 Sep 19, 2009 Nov 03, 2001 Sep 08, 2001 Oct 11, 2008

MOST PASSING YARDS GAINED PER ATTEMPT (10 attempts) 1. 15.9 at Chattanooga Sep 18, 2004 2. 14.1 Georgia State Sep 17, 2011 3. 13.4 Tennessee State Oct 16, 2004 4. 13.3 Nicholls State Sep 08, 2001 5. 12.2 at Alabama A&M Sep 19, 2009 6. 11.8 Tennessee Tech Oct 27, 2005 7. 11.6 Austin Peay Oct 23, 2010 11.6 at #23 Stephen F Austin Oct 13, 2001 9. 11.5 Samford Nov 11, 2006 10. 11.4 Samford Nov 06, 2004

17-271 11-155 17-227 23-307 26-317 17-201 20-232 22-255 19-218 17-193

MOST PASSING YARDS GAINED PER COMPLETION (5 completions) 1. 34.8 Sam Houston State Oct 24, 1998 2. 26.2 Knoxville College Sep 30, 1995 3. 23.6 Nicholls State Sep 08, 2001 4. 22.9 Murray State Oct 2, 2010 5. 22.6 at Tennessee-Martin Oct 09, 2004 22.6 at Chattanooga Sep 18, 2004 7. 21.1 at Alabama A&M Sep 19, 2009 8. 20.9 Southwest Missouri Sep 06, 1997 9. 20.6 Tennessee State Oct 16, 2004 10. 19.8 Tennessee Tech Nov 03, 2001

5-174 5-131 13-307 10-229 10-226 12-271 15-317 20-417 11-227 16-317

MOST TOUCHDOWN PASSES 1. 5 Austin Peay 5 at Nicholls State 5 Southwest Missouri 5 Nicholls State 5. 4 at Ole Miss 4 UT Martin 4 at Murray State 4 Murray State 4 Union

Oct 23, 2010 Sep 25, 2009 Sep 06, 1997 Sep 25, 1999 Sep 4, 2010 Oct 3, 2009 Oct 10, 2009 Oct 18, 2008 Sep 17, 1999

MOST PASSING YARDS 1. 444 Marques Ivory 2. 417 Montressa Kirby 3. 345 Montressa Kirby 4. 323 Ryan Perrilloux 5. 321 Montressa Kirby 6. 304 Tim Gallahan 304 Ryan Perrilloux 8. 293 Ryan Perrilloux 293 Reggie Stancil 10. 283 Marques Ivory

MOST PASSES HAD INTERCEPTED 1. 6 McNeese State 2. 5 at Eastern Kentucky 3. 4 #11 McNeese State 4 Nicholls State 5. 3 UT Chattanooga 3 Eastern Kentucky 3 at McNeese State 3 Tennessee State 3 Troy State 3 Southwest Missouri 3 Middle Tennessee St.

Sep 27, 1997 Oct 11, 2008 Nov 24, 2001 Sep 25, 1999 Sep 11, 2010 Oct 01, 2005 Oct 19, 2002 Oct 21, 2006 Oct 26, 1996 Sep 06, 1997 Sep 19, 1998

MOST PASSING YARDS GAINED PER ATTEMPT (10 attempts) 1. 15.4 Maurice Mullins at Chattanooga Sep 18, 2004 2. 14.3 Maurice Mullins Southeast Missouri Nov 20, 2004 3. 14.1 Coty Blanchard Georgia State Sep 17, 2011 4. 13.3 Ryan Perrilloux at Alabama A&M Sep 19, 2009 13.3 Reggie Stancil Nicholls State Sep 08, 2001 6. 12.9 Maurice Mullins Southeast Missouri Nov 20, 2004 7. 12.8 Ryan Perrilloux UT Martin Oct 3, 2009 8. 12.1 Marques Ivory Austin Peay Oct 23, 2010 9. 11.9 Maurice Mullins Tennessee State Oct 16, 2004 10. 11.8 Tim Gallahan Union Sep 17, 1999

12-185 14-200 11-155 22-293 22-293 14-180 14-205 12-145 12-143 15-177

MOST PASSING YARDS GAINED PER COMPLETION (5 completions) 1. 34.8 Montressa Kirby Sam Houston State Oct 24, 1998 2. 24.4 Reggie Stancil Nicholls State Sep 08, 2001 3. 23.1 Maurice Mullins at Chattanooga Sep 18, 2004 4. 23.0 Marques Ivory Murray State Oct 2, 2010 5. 22.5 Ryan Perrilloux at Alabama A&M Sep 19, 2009 22.5 Maurice Mullins Samford Nov 06, 2004 7. 20.9 Montressa Kirby Southwest Missouri Sep 06, 1997 8. 20.6 Marques Ivory Alabama A&M Sep 06, 2008 9. 20.4 Maurice Mullins Tennessee State Oct 16, 2004 10. 20.0 Maurice Mullins Southeast Missouri Nov 20, 2004

5-174 12-293 8-185 7-161 13-293 6-135 20-417 5-103 7-143 10-200

HIGHEST PASSING EFFICIENCY RATING (11 attempts) 1. 264.9 Austin Peay Oct 23, 2010 2. 262.7 at Chattanooga Sep 18, 2004 3. 239.5 UT Martin Oct 3, 2009 4. 235.4 Murray State Oct 18, 2008 5. 230.2 Georgia State Sep 17, 2011 6 209.6 at Tennessee State Nov 19, 2011 7. 207.8 at Nicholls State Sep 26, 2009 8. 204.8 Samford Nov 11, 2006 9. 203.0 Nicholls State Sep 08, 2001 10. 198.2 at Alabama A&M Sep 19, 2009

MOST TOUCHDOWN PASSES 1. 5 Montressa Kirby 2. 4 Ryan Perrilloux 4 Ryan Perrilloux 4 Ryan Perrilloux 4 Tim Gallahan 6. 3 Marques Ivory 3 Ryan Perrilloux 3 Ryan Perrilloux 3 Ryan Perrilloux 3 Tim Gallahan 3 Matt Hardin 3 Montressa Kirby 3 Montressa Kirby 3 Montressa Kirby 3 Reggie Stancil

INDIVIDUAL GAME MOST PASSES ATTEMPTED 1. 49 Marques Ivory 2. 48 Montressa Kirby 3. 46 Tim Gallahan 4. 42 Reggie Stancil 5. 41 Ryan Perrilloux 6. 39 Cedric Johnson 7. 38 Marques Ivory 38 Montressa Kirby 9. 37 Cedric Johnson 37 Montressa Kirby 37 Ryan Perrilloux

at Eastern Kentucky Southwest Missouri Nicholls State Georgia Southern at Eastern Kentucky at Memphis at Georgia Tech Troy State Eastern Kentucky Southwest Texas at Georgia Tech

Nov 6, 2010 Sep 06, 1997 Sep 25, 1999 Nov 13, 1999 Oct 11, 2008 Sep 15, 2007 Sep 5, 2009 Nov 21, 1998 Sep 22, 2007 Nov 15, 1997 Aug 28, 2008

MOST PASSES COMPLETED 1. 30 Marques Ivory 2. 23 Marques Ivory 23 Marques Ivory 23 Cedric Johnson 23 Montressa Kirby 6. 22 Montressa Kirby 22 Ryan Perrilloux 8. 21 Tim Gallahan 21 Maurice Mullins 21 Ryan Perrilloux 21 Ryan Perrilloux

at Eastern Kentucky at Georgia State at Georgia Tech at Memphis Troy State Southwest Texas at Georgia Tech Nicholls State at UAB at Tennessee Tech at Eastern Kentucky

Nov 6, 2010 Sep 18, 2010 Sep 5, 2009 Sep 15, 2007 Nov 21, 1998 Nov 15, 1997 Aug 28, 2008 Sep 25, 1999 Sep 17, 2005 Nov 08, 2008 Oct 11, 2008

HIGHEST PERCENTAGE PASSES COMPLETED (10 attempts) 1. 90.0 Ryan Perrilloux Murray State Oct 18, 2008 2. 87.5 Ryan Perrilloux UT Martin Oct 3, 2009 3. 83.3 Marques Ivory Austin Peay Oct 23, 2010 4. 81.8 Coty Blanchard Georgia State Sep 17, 2011 5. 80.0 Ryan Perrilloux at Eastern Illinois Sep 27, 2008 6. 77.8 Coty Blanchard at Tennessee State Nov 19, 2011 7. 77.3 Coty Blanchard Tennessee Tech Oct 29, 2011 8. 76.9 Cedric Johnson at Austin Peay Oct 11, 2007 9. 75.0 Marques Ivory at Georgia State Sep 18, 2010 10. 73.7 Matt Hardin Samford Nov 11, 2006 MOST CONSECUTIVE PASSES COMPLETED 1. 13 Ryan Perrilloux Austin Peay 2. 12 Ryan Perrilloux Murray State 3. 11 Coty Blanchard Tennessee Tech

Nov. 1, 2008 Oct 18, 2008 Oct 29, 2011

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18-20 14-16 17-20 9-11 20-25 14-18 17-22 10-13 24-32 14-19

at Eastern Kentucky Southwest Missouri Southwest Texas at Murray State Northwestern State Nicholls State at Eastern Kentucky at Alabama A&M Nicholls State at Georgia State

Southwest Missouri UT Martin at Nicholls State Murray State Union College at Eastern Kentucky Tennessee Tech at Murray State at Alabama A&M Nicholls State at Chattanooga Northwestern State Western Kentucky Sam Houston State Nicholls State

Nov 6, 2010 Sep 06, 1997 Nov 15, 1997 Oct 10, 2009 Nov 07, 1998 Sep 25, 1999 Oct 11, 2008 Sep 19, 2009 Sep 08, 2001 Sep 18, 2010

Sep 06, 1997 Oct 3, 2009 Sep 26, 2009 Oct 18, 2008 Sep 17, 1999 Nov 6, 2010 Nov 14, 2009 Oct 10, 2009 Sep 19, 2009 Sep 25, 1999 Sep 18, 2004 Nov 07, 1998 Oct 12, 1996 Oct 24, 1998 Sep 08, 2001

MOST PASSES HAD INTERCEPTED 1. 5 Ryan Perrilloux at Eastern Kentucky 2. 4 Tim Gallahan Nicholls State 3. 3 Brooks Barron McNeese State 3 Matt Hardin Tennessee State 3 Montressa Kirby Troy State 3 Montressa Kirby Southwest Missouri 3 Montressa Kirby Middle Tennessee St. 3 Montressa Kirby McNeese State 3 Reggie Stancil #11 McNeese State 3 Reggie Stancil at McNeese State

Oct 11, 2008 Sep 25, 1999 Sep 27, 1997 Oct 21, 2006 Oct 26, 1996 Sep 06, 1997 Sep 19, 1998 Sep 27, 1997 Nov 24, 2001 Oct 19, 2002

HIGHEST PASSING EFFICIENCY RATING (10 attempts) 1. 277.6 Ryan Perrilloux UT Martin 2. 260.5 Tim Gallahan Union 3. 239.8 Marques Ivory Austin Peay 4. 235.4 Ryan Perrilloux Murray State 5. 230.2 Coty Blanchard Georgia State 6. 219.1 Ryan Perrilloux at Nicholls State 7. 216.0 Ryan Perrilloux at Alabama A&M 8. 215.0 Maurice Mullins Southeast Missouri 9. 209.6 Coty Blanchard at Tennessee State 10. 204.8 Matt Hardin Samford

Oct. 3, 2009 Sep 17, 1999 Oct 23, 2010 Oct 18, 2008 Sep 17, 2011 Sep 26, 2009 Sep 19, 2009 Nov 20, 2004 Nov 19, 2011 Nov 11, 2006

LONGEST PASS COMPLETION 1. 93 Montressa Kirby 2. 90 Chuck Robinson 3. 86 Doc Lett 4. 84 Maurice Mullins 84 Chuck Robinson 6. 82 Montressa Kirby

Sep 06, 1997 Dec. 5, 1992 Sep 21, 1968 Nov 20, 2004 Oct. 1, 1994 Sep 19, 1998

Southwest Missouri New Haven Samford Southeast Missouri Knoxville College Middle Tennessee St.


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David Gulledge Bobby Ray Green Montressa Kirby Richard Drawdy Garey Waiters Reggie Stancil

Troy State Delaware Northwestern State Southeast Missouri UT Martin Troy State

TEAM (SEASON)

PASS COMPLETION PERCENTAGE 1. 62.5 (195-312-13) 2008 2. 62.0 (145-234-5) 2011 3 59.9 (178-297-15) 1977 4. 59.6 (211-354-11) 2010 5. 59.2 (177-299-4) 2009 6. 59.0 (49-83-6) 1991 7. 59.0 (217-368-15) 1981 8. 58.6 (187-319-15) 1978

AVERAGE YARDS/COMPLETION 1. 20.9 (49-83-6) 2. 17.2 (129-263-13) 3. 17.0 (69-157-6) 4. 16.4 (57-119-6) 5. 15.9 (67-144-4) 6. 15.9 (125-289-14) 7. 15.8 (98-197-18) 8. 15.7 (128-230-5) 9. 15.6 (58-127-12) 10. 15.2 (88-184-8)

PASS COMPLETIONS 1. 218 Montressa Kirby 2. 201 Ed Lett 3. 187 Ed Lett 187 Ryan Perrilloux 5. 181 Marques Ivory 6. 168 Montressa Kirby 7. 150 David Coffey 8. 141 Ed Lett 9. 138 Ryan Perrilloux 138 Bobby Ray Green 138 Reggie Stancil

(218-418-19) (201-368-14) (187-358-17) (187-297-13) (181-309-9) (168-318-13) (150-261-7) (141-237-9) (138-236-2) (138-238-11) (138-312-12)

1997 1982 1980 2008 2010 1998 1986 1981 2009 1977 1999

1991 2001 1994 1989 1990 1966 1985 2004 1975 1973

PASSING YARDS/GAME 1. 263.4 (11 games) 2. 242.3 (11 games) 3. 236.2 (11 games) 4. 225.6 (11 games) 5. 217.2 (12 games) 6. 209.8 (11 games) 7. 201.3 (11 games) 8. 182.4 (11 games) 9. 172.0 (11 games) 10. 163.2 (11 games)

PASSING YARDS 1. 2817 Montressa Kirby 2. 2484 Ed Lett 3. 2350 Ryan Perrilloux 4. 2318 Ryan Perrilloux 5. 2271 Montressa Kirby 6. 2248 Marques Ivory 7. 2102 Ed Lett 8. 1969 Ed Lett 9. 1937 David Coffey 10. 1915 Reggie Stancil

(218-418-19) (201-368-14) (138-236-2) (187-297-13) (168-318-13) (181-309-9) (187-358-17) (141-237-9) (150-261-7) (138-312-12)

1997 1982 2009 2008 1998 2010 1980 1981 1986 1999

1997 2009 1999 2008 2010 1998 2001 2004 2007 2011

PASSING TDS 1. 23 Ryan Perrilloux 2. 22 Ed Lett 3. 20 Ed Lett 4. 19 Ryan Perrilloux 5. 18 Marques Ivory 18 Ed Lett 7. 17 Ralph Brock 17 Bobby Ray Green 17 Montressa Kirby 10. 15 Richard Drawdy 15 Montressa Kirby

2009 1982 1981 2008 2010 1980 1973 1977 1997 1966 1998

PASSES HAD INTERCEPTED 1. 19 Montressa Kirby 2. 17 Ed Lett 3. 14 Ed Lett 14 Doc Lett 5. 13 Ryan Perrilloux 13 David Coffey 13 Richard Drawdy 13 Montressa Kirby 9. 12 Reggie Stancil 12 Doc Lett 12 Pat White 12 Larry Barnes

(218-418-19) (187-358-17) (201-368-14) (100-194-14) (187-297-13) (116-250-13) (77-156-13) (168-318-13) (138-312-12) (96-218-12) (46-102-12) (54-121-12)

PASS COMPLETION PERCENTAGE (minimum 20 attempts) 1. 65.9 Coty Blanchard (27-41-2) 2. 65.0 Marques Ivory (39-60-1) 3. 64.6 Nicki Edmondson (42-65-3) 4. 64.0 Coty Blancard (135-211-5) 5. 63.0 Ryan Perrilloux (187-297-13) 6. 62.3 Maurice Mullins (94-151-4) 7. 61.5 Bobby Ray Green (123-200-9) 8. 60.0 Mike Watts (39-65-4) 9. 59.5 Ed Lett (141-237-9) 10. 58.6 Marques Ivory (181-309-9) 11. 58.5 Ryan Perrilloux (138-236-2)

1997 1980 1982 1969 2008 1984 1965 1998 1999 1968 1985 1975

OVC

1983 1997 1985 1968 1965 1999 1980 1978 1977 1982 1981

1991 2009 2004 2001 2008 1985 1989 1978 1994 1977

HISTORY

PASSES HAD INTERCEPTED 1. 22 (145-306-22) 22 (221-429-22) 3. 18 (98-197-18) 18 (127-302-18) 18 (90-196-18) 18 (196-424-18) 7. 17 (195-369-17) 8. 15 (187-319-15) 15 (178-297-15) 15 (242-433-15) 15 (217-368-15)

AVERAGE YARDS/PASS 1. 12.3 (49-83-6) 2. 8.9 (177-299-4) 3. 8.7 (128-230-5) 4. 8.4 (129-263-13) 5. 8.0 (195-312-13) 6. 7.9 (98-197-18) 7. 7.9 (57-119-6) 8. 7.5 (187-319-15) 9. 7.5 (69-157-6) 10. 7.5 (178-297-15)

RECORDS

1981 2010 2009 1982 2008 1977 1980 1978 1973 1997 2001 1999

1997 1982 1980 1998 1999 2010 2008 1986 1984 1977

REVIEW

PASSING TDS 1. 28 2. 27 27 4. 25 5. 22 6. 21 7. 20 8. 18 18 18 18 18

(218-418-19) (201-368-14) (187-358-17) (168-318-13) (138-312-12) (181-309-9) (187-297-13) (150-261-7) (116-250-13) (138-238-11)

OPPONENTS

1982 1997 2009 1981 2010 1999 2008 1978 1998 1977

PASS ATTEMPTS 1. 418 Montressa Kirby 2. 368 Ed Lett 3. 358 Ed Lett 4. 318 Montressa Kirby 5. 312 Reggie Stancil 6. 309 Marques Ivory 7. 297 Ryan Perrilloux 8. 261 David Coffey 9. 250 David Coffey 10. 238 Bobby Ray Green

ABOUT JSU

PASSING YARDS 1. 2915 (242-433-15) 2. 2897 (221-429-22) 3. 2665 (177-299-4) 2665 (217-368-15) 5. 2606 (211-354-11) 6. 2598 (196-424-18) 7. 2482 (195-312-13) 8. 2404 (187-319-15) 9. 2308 (169-320-13) 10. 2218 (178-297-15)

1991 2009 2008 2004 2011 2010 1981 1977 1973 2001