Jay Rome
87 Jay Rome
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Valdosta, Ga.

High School:
Valdosta

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 254

Position:
TE

Birthdate:
12/12/1992

Experience:
1VL

Career Highs: 3 receptions vs. App. State in 2013
*Long reception of 27 yards vs. North Texas in 2013
*1 TD reception (2x), last vs. No. 2 Alabama in 2012
*Long TD reception of 24 yards vs. Georgia Tech in 2012.
*29 receiving yards vs. Georgia Southern in 2012

2013: Appeared in eight games ... Missed the final four games of the season with an injury ... Finished the season with nine catches for 99 yards ... Caught a career-high three passes for 24 yards vs. App. State ... Tied his then-career-high with two catches for 24 yards vs. Florida ... Caught a career-long pass of 27 yards vs. North Texas ... Recipient of the Joseph S. Espy Football Scholarship.

2012: Appeared in 14 games making one start, and had 11 catches for 152 yards and two touchdowns ... Had a 19-yard touchdown reception vs. No. 2 Alabama ... Caught first career touchdown pass in first career start vs. Georgia Tech ... Grabbed two catches for 29 yards vs. Georgia Southern ... Caught a carer-high two passes for 17 yards at Auburn ... Grabbed a 21-yard reception vs. Tennessee ... Hauled in first career catch for 15 yards at Missouri ... Caught two passes for 73 yards in the G-Day game ... Recipient of the Joseph F. Espy Football Scholarship.

2011: Redshirted ... Recipient of the Joseph F. Espy Football Scholarship.

High School: Valdosta, coached by Rance Gillespie ... Under Armour All-American, voted captain of the Black squad ... Sporting News Top 100 ... SuperPrep All-America and All-Dixie teams ... PrepStar Dream Team 150 ... Played in the Georgia State High School All-Star Game ... 2010 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11, #3 in Top 50, Class AAAA All-State ... 2010 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAA All-State team ... #26 in MaxPreps.com top 100, #1 TE ... ESPN.com Four-Star player, #18 overall prospect, #1 TE in the country ... Rivals.com Four-Star player #56 overall and #4 TE in the country, #4 overall in Georgia ... Scout.com Four-Star player, #68 overall prospect, #4 TE overall in the country, #4 player in Georgia ... During his senior season he caught 45 passes, 555 yards, and 7 TDs ... Also started on Valdosta's basketball team.

Personal: JAY ROME ... Born Dec. 12, 1992 ... History.

Receiving
Year G/GS Rec. Yards Per/Rec. Per/Gm. TD LG
2012 14/1 11 152 13.8 10.9 2 24 GT
2013 8/1 9 99 11.0 12.4 0 27 CLEM
Total 22/2 20 251 12.6 11.4 2 27 CLEM
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