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Rentchler Field East Hartford CT
Storrs CT 8/24/11
Shenkman Center Storrs Ct
Another highly-experienced member of the Husky defense with 23 starts over the past two years.
2010: Started the final 11 games of the 2010 season at the safety spot...was tied for fourth on the team with 59 tackles...tied for the team lead with four interceptions...had a pair of interceptions vs. Buffalo (Sept. 25)...returned one of those interceptions against the Bulls for a touchdown...earned the Defensive Game Ball for the Buffalo game...had eight tackles in key win against Pittsburgh (Nov. 11) and added an interception in that game...also received the Defensive Game Ball in that contest...had six tackles in three other games, including the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl against Oklahoma (Jan. 1).
2009: Was in the starting lineup for 12 of 13 games in his first year of collegiate play...made 48 tackles on the season with one interception...had a career-high seven tackles in two different games - vs. North Carolina (Sept. 12) and against Syracuse (Nov. 28)...had his first career interception in win vs. Baylor (Sept. 19).
2008: Redshirted ... was named the Special Teams Scout Team Player of the Week before the Virginia game (Sept. 13).
High School: An honorable mention all-state selection in 2007 ... Named to the Baltimore Sun All-Metro team ... Part of the Baltimore Touchdown Club's "Super 22" ... Registered 153 career tackles with 13 sacks ... Also gained 608 yards rushing on 76 carries with eight touchdowns and blocked three punts on special teams ... Captain of track team that won the 2007 Outdoor state championship.
Personal: Jerome Willie Junior ... Born on September 8, 1990 ... A political sciencemajor.
JEROME JUNIOR'S CAREER HIGHS
Most Tackles, game: 8, vs. Pittsburgh, 11/11/10
Most Interceptions, game: 2, vs. Buffalo, 9/25/10