88
Jordan Akins

Jordan Akins

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
McDonough, Ga.

High School:
Union Grove

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 237

Position:
Wide Receiver

10/09/2014

Football vs. BYU

NCAA Football: Brigham Young at Central Florida (USATSI)

09/20/2014

Football vs. Bethune Cookman

NCAA Football: Bethune Cookman at Central Florida (USATSI)

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2014):
-In his first year back on the gridiron, notched 12 catches for 135 yards
-On special teams, returned 15 kicks for 363 yards and a 24.2 average
-Had 498 all-purpose yards
-At Croke Park Classic vs. Penn State 8/30: Akins, a former pro baseball player, made his debut on the collegiate field and ran back five kickoffs for 142 yards including a 68-yard burst
-Bethune-Cookman 9/20: Posted a pair of catches for 30 yards
-UConn 11/1: Had two catches and two kickoff returns
-Tulsa 11/14: Returned two kickoffs for 77 yards and also added 32 yards off two catches
-At USF 11/28: Delivered two catches for 15 yards
-Also had a reception against Missouri, Houston, BYU and East Carolina

PRIOR TO UCF
-Selected in the third round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers
-A member of the 2010 UCF football signing class before inking a deal with the Rangers
-Hit .218 as an outfielder in four seasons in the Texas farm system, including a .283 mark in 2011
-Boasted 24 homers and 42 stolen bases in 321 minor-league games played

HIGH SCHOOL
-Coached by Steve Collins at Union Grove High School
-An all-state selection in 2009 as a senior
-Attended Strong Rock Christian as a junior and passed for 823 yards and 12 touchdowns while also rushing for 784 yards and 14 touchdowns to earn all-state honors
-Named all-conference as a sophomore
-Also recruited by Georgia, LSU, Georgia Tech and Tennessee

PERSONAL
-Born in Locust Grove, Ga.

Loading...

Reliable One

OFFICIAL MERCHANDISE OF UCF ATHLETICS