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Jordan Akins

Jordan Akins

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
McDonough, Ga.

High School:
Union Grove

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 237

Position:
Wide Reciever

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):
-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

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.

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