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99  Jeremy Jarmon
Jeremy Jarmon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Collierville, Tenn.

High School:
Houston

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 277

Position:
Defensive End

Experience:
2L


10/05/2013

Kentucky-South Carolina Postgame Notes

South Carolina 35, Kentucky 28

09/14/2013

Kentucky-Louisville Postgame Notes

Lousville 27, Kentucky 13

  • All-SEC (first team) by Rivals.com (2007)
  • All-SEC (second team) by SEC coaches (2007)
  • UK Co-Most Outstanding Defensive Player (2007)
  • SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week for theVanderbilt game (2007)

Has made steady progress over the last two seasons, becoming one of the top pass rushers in the Southeastern Conference ... Also has a knack for knocking down the pass at the line of scrimmage ... On the preseason watch list for the Ronnie Lott Trophy as the nation's top defensive player ... Has played in 26 career games, earning 19 starts ... Multi-talented person who had a busy off-season ... In April, he played a lead role in the UK Theater production of the play "Weak/Side/Help," receiving rave reviews for his performance.

2007 (Sophomore): Named first-team All-SEC by Rivals.com ... Second-team All-SEC by league coaches ... Shared team Most Outstanding Defensive Player award with Wesley Woodyard ... Totaled 62 tackles, fourth on the team ... Fourth in the SEC in quarterback sacks with nine ... Tenth in the league in total tackles for loss with 13.5 ... SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week in the win over Vanderbilt ... Matched a career-high with 2.5 sacks against the Commodores, including a critical sack in the final minute to help secure the win ... In the win at Arkansas, he sacked the quarterback and forced two fumbles ... Notched a career-high 2.5 sacks against South Carolina ... Set a career best for tackles with 10 stops in the win over No. 1 and eventual national champion LSU.

2006 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 13 games, starting six ... Made significant improvement as the season progressed ... Had the best performance of his career, recording four tackles, 3.5 for a loss, and his first two collegiate sacks in the win over Vanderbilt ... Had a season-high five tackles vs. UL-Monroe, plus a stop on the two-point conversion that saved UK's win over the Warhawks ... Followed with a sack at Tennessee, causing a fumble in the process, and notched another sack in the Music City Bowl win over Clemson ... Recovered a fumble vs. Georgia, setting up a touchdown drive in UK's upset victory ... Made at least one tackle in every game, totaling 30 for the season ... Tied for second on the team in tackles for loss with 6.5 ... Also had four pass breakups.

2005 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Got a late start on the season after sustaining a shoulder injury in the summer of 2005 ... Returned to practice in mid-season ... Earned the Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week honor in helping the team prepare for the win over Vanderbilt.

High School: Three-year letterman and two-year starter at Houston High School in Germantown, Tenn. ... Came on strong during his senior season, collecting approximately 50 tackles, including 20 tackles for loss, and 10 quarterback sacks while also causing several fumbles ... Helped lead team to a 10-3 record, reaching the quarterfinals of the Class AAAAA (largest classification) playoffs ... All-district, all-region, and honorable-mention all-state ... Played fullback and tight end on offense ... Named to the Shelby County metro area elite team by the Memphis Commercial-Appeal ... Member of the winning team in the Shelby County Metro All-Star Game ... Played in the Kentucky-Tennessee All-Star Game in June, 2005 ... Has a tremendous upside for physical maturity, as he graduated from high school at age 17 ... Has run the 40-yard dash in 4.71 seconds, an excellent clocking for a defensive lineman ... Coached by Tim Haney ... "Jeremy has a great will to win and is a hard worker," Haney said. "Because he's only 17, his best success is ahead of him if he continues to work hard. He has great quickness for a player his size." ... Chose not to play other sports in order to concentrate on football ... A budding actor who portrayed a lead role in two theatrical productions, including Colonel Jessep (the Jack Nicholson role) in "A Few Good Men" ... President of the Pamoja Diversity Club, also member of the Thespian Honor Society and French Club ... Picked Kentucky over Memphis and Ole Miss.

Personal: Born in Fort Knox, Ky., he continues to have relatives in that area ... Son of Donald and Susie Gassett ... Major is political science.

Jarmon Career Statistics

Year	Position	G-GS	Tackles	TFL-Yds.	Sacks-Yds.	FR	FC	PBU
2006	Def. End	13-6	30	6.5-36	4-33	1	1	4
2007	Def. End	13-13	62	13.5-70	9-56	1	2	2
Totals		26-19	92	20-106	13-89	2	3	6

Jarmon Game-by-Game Statistics

2006

Opponent	Tackles	TFL-Yds.	Sacks-Yds.
at Louisville	2	1-1	0
Texas State	2	0	0
Ole Miss	3	0	0
at Florida	1	0	0
Central Michigan	2	0	0
South Carolina	1	0	0
at LSU	3	0	0
at MSU	1	0	0
Georgia	2	0	0
Vanderbilt	4	3.5-16	2-14
UL-Monroe	5	0	0
at Tennessee	2	1-10	1-10
vs. Clemson	2	1-9	1-9
Totals	30	6.5-36	4-33

2007

Opponent	Tackles	TFL-Yds.	Sacks-Yds.
Eastern Kentucky	3	1.5-10	1.0-7
Kent State	3	1.0-4	1.0-4
Louisville	5	1.0-2	1.0-2
at Arkansas	7	1.0-6	1.0-6
Florida Atlantic	4	0.5-1	0
at South Carolina	4	2.5-23	2.5-23
LSU	10	0.5-1	0
Florida	4	0	0
Mississippi State	4	0	0
at Vanderbilt	4	2.5-14	2.5-14
at Georgia	4	2.0-5	0
Tennessee	6	1-4	0
vs. Florida State	4	0	0
Totals	62	13.5-70	9-56
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