Player Profiles



Jarrod                             Harper
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Jarrod
Harper
Class: r-Jr.
Hometown: Frostburg, Md.
Height: 6-1
Weight: 208
Sport: Football
Position: S

Biography

• Has played in 25 career games
 
2014 (r-Jr.)
• Played in 13 games in 2014 and had 13 tackles, including nine unassisted tackles, a sack and blocked a punt
• Used on 368 plays, including 93 on defense and 275 on special teams
• Season-high 45 plays against Towson
• Two tackles at Iowa State
• Tied his season high with two solo tackles vs. Kansas
• Blocked a punt through the end zone for a safety at Maryland
• First career sack against Towson
• Two tackles against Alabama and Towson
 
2013 (r-Fr.)
• Academic All-Big 12 Conference Second Team
• Played in all 12 games
• Added depth at free safety and was used primarily on special teams
• Finished with 10 tackles, including six solo stops and one forced fumble
• Saw season-high action on 35 plays at Kansas and 17 on special teams
• Season-high five tackles at Kansas, including season-high three solo tackles and a forced fumble
• Registered two solo tackles at TCU
 
2012 (Fr.)
• Redshirted
 
High School
• Three-year, two-way starter for coach Roy Devore at Mountain Ridge High
• Recorded 52 tackles, five tackles for loss, three interceptions, five fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles in 2011
• 2011 Maryland small school first team defense
• 2010 Maryland small school second team defense
• 2011 Cumberland Times-News Co-Defensive Player of the Year
• 2010 Cumberland Times-News first team defense and second team offense
• 2010 Mineral Times Daily News-Tribune Player of the Year
• 2009 Cumberland Times-News honorable mention offense
 
Personal
• Birthday is March 28
• Son of Boyd and Jane Harper
• One of six children
• Majoring in criminology
• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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