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2009 Football Roster


Jeremy Kellem

Class: Jr.
Position: S
Height: 5-10
Weight: 188 pounds
Previous School: Deerfield Beach HS
Hometown: North Lauderdale, FL

Honors: 2009 - Voted 1st team All-Sun Belt by the league's coaches and media ... Named 1st team All-Sun Belt by Rivals.com ... Named Preseason First Team All-Sun Belt by the leagues coaches and media ... Earned the Donald Craig sophomore academic award at the conclusion of spring drills ... Voted the Sun Belt Conference Special Teams Player of the Week on Nov. 9 ... Nominated for the Rudy Award ... 2008 - Named Second Team All-Sun Belt Conference by the leagues coaches and media.

2009: Played and started all 13 games ... Led all defensive players with 1,019 total snaps including a season-high 101 against FAU ... Had 80 or more snaps eight times ... Earned 11 winning grades from the coaching staff ... Was fourth on the team with 64 tackles while also adding a personal-best 7.5 TFLs, a career-high 3.0 sacks, three interceptions, two forced fumbles, two blocked punts, and a fumble recovery ... Shared the team lead with seven tackles at Clemson ... Turned in five tackles, a fumble recovery, and an interception at North Texas ... Had six tackles and a TFL against Troy ... Collected five tackles including a sack and 1.5 tackles for loss against Mississippi State ... Had a forced fumble in win over WKU ... Turned in 10 tackles, a pass breakup and a blocked punt at FAU ... Registered an interception and a blocked punt in win over FIU ... Had seven tackles, including a career-best two sacks, 2.5 tackles for loss, and a forced fumble against Louisiana ... Scored his second career touchdown when he took a lateral from Jamari Lattimore on a fumble recovery and went 11 yards for the score against ASU ... Had four tackles at ULM and returned an interception 58 yards for a touchdown ... Added seven stops in New Orleans Bowl win over USM.

2008: Started all 12 games ... Finished third on the team with 72 tackles (coaches had him with 120) to go along with 3.5 tackles for loss and a sack ... Also added two interceptions, two fumble recoveries, three forced fumbles, and a blocked kick ... Led all safeties with 899 snaps played, including a season-best 94 at Kentucky ... Earned 15 winning grades from the coaches ... Voted the most improved safety during the spring ... Equaled his career-high with a team-leading seven solo stops against Troy ... Added four tackles and a tackle for loss in win over Maryland ... Set a new personal-best by leading the Blue Raiders with 12 stops at Kentucky ... Had six tackles at Arkansas State ... Turned in a typical Jeremy Kellem game in win over FAU with five stops, an interception, a fumble recovery, and a forced fumble ... Registered 11 tackles, a fumble recovery, and a forced fumble at FIU in 80 plays ... Had four tackles and an interception he returned 14 yards for a touchdown at Louisville ... Collected five tackles at Mississippi State ... Came up with his second career blocked punt against ULM that set up a Blue Raider touchdown ... Had two tackles for loss and a sack at WKU ... Forced a fumble against UNT.

2007: Played in all 12 games and had five starts ... Was eighth on the team in tackles with 42 to go along with 3.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, three interceptions, five pass breakups, two forced fumbles, and a blocked punt ... Played 528 total snaps including a high of 70 against Louisville ... Had an impressive collegiate debut at FAU by recording four tackles and blocking a punt ... Registered four tackles, a fumble recovery and a tackle for loss at Louisville ... Made his first collegiate start against LSU at safety and responded with six tackles and a pass breakup ... Enjoyed a solid all-around game against WKU with seven tackles, a forced fumble, his first career interception, and a pass breakup ... Had four tackles, a forced fumble, and a pass breakup in win over FIU ... Collected four tackles and two pass breakups in home game against Virginia ... Added five stops at Memphis ... Registered two interceptions in the win over Arkansas State ... Had his first career quarterback sack against North Texas ... Credited with three tackles and a sack at Troy.

High School: Earned all-state and all-county honors for Deerfield Beach High School following an 8-3 season ... Named the Defensive MVP at the North-South All-Star game ... Had 85 tackles, four sacks, eight caused fumbles, five fumble recoveries, and three blocked field goals during his career ... Also scored four touchdowns ... Lettered in football and basketball ... Played for Coach Art Taylor.

Full Name: Jeremy Rashad Kellem ... Parents: Robert Perry and Angela Kellem-Perry ... Born: 6/6/89 ... Major: Organizational Communication.



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