John Jenkins
6 John Jenkins
Hometown:
Meriden, Conn.

High School:
Francis T. Maloney

Last College:
Gulf Coast (Miss.) CC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 351

Position:
N

Birthdate:
07/11/1989

Experience:
1VL

Career Highs:
11 tackles vs. Georgia Tech in 2012
1 blocked FG at No. 6 South Carolina in 2012

2012:
Appeared in 13 games making 13 starts.
Named to Phil Steele All-SEC Second Team.
Tallied 6 tackles and a sack vs. No. 2 Alabama in SEC Championship.
Had a career-high 11 tackles vs. Georgia Tech.
Had eight tackles and a blocked field goal at No. 6 South Carolina.
Had a fumble recovery vs. Tennessee.
Tallied five tackles at Missouri, including four solo stops.
Tied his career-high with six tackles against Buffalo.
Named to SEC Coaches' Preseason All-SEC First Team.
Named to Phil Steele Preseason All-America Second Team, Preseason All-SEC First Team, Bednarik Award Watch List, Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List, Bronko Nagurski Watch List and Outland Trophy Watch List.
Named to Preseason Media Days All-SEC Second Team.
Named Defensive Co-MVP at the conclusion of spring practice.
Recipient of Jeff & Stacey Rothenberger Family Football Scholarship.

2011:
One of team's Newcomer of the Year Award recipients (defense).
Appeared in 14 games making seven starts recording 28 tackles including 6.0 TFL, 3.0 sacks, 10 QBPs and an INT.
Notched an INT in the Outback Bowl vs. No. 12 Michigan State
Recorded three tackles and a QBP in SEC Championship Game vs. No. 1 LSU.
Recorded a career-high six tackles including two TFL at No. 21 Georgia Tech.
Registered a then-career-high five tackles and forced a fumble vs. New Mexico State
Recipient of Jeff & Stacey Rothenberger Family Football Scholarship.
Junior College: Gulf Coast (Miss.) CC, coached by Steven Campbell...Ranked a Scout.com Four-Star player, #11 overall junior college player, #7 overall DT in the country... Rivals.com Four-Star player, ranked 6th best JUCO player in the country...ESPN.com Four-Star player...Recorded 41 tackles and two sacks as a sophomore...Led team to 19-5 record in his two seasons.

High School: Francis T. Maloney, coached by Bob Zito...Played defensive end and also played limited offense...As a senior scored four TDs.

Personal: JONATHAN JENKINS; Born: July 11, 1989; Major: Human Development & Family Science.

Defensive
YearG/GSSoloAsst.TotalSacksTFLFFFRPBUInt. QBP
201114/71414283.0/176.0/21110110
201213/132228501.0/92.0/11011014
Total27/203642784.0/268.0/32121124
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