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Jerome Kemp

Position Safety
Height 5'10''
Weight 200 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Wichita, Kan.
High School Southeast HS

#24 Jerome Kemp Video Headshot As a junior (2005): Saw action in all 12 games and made 11 starts … Ranked fifth on the team with 58 total tackles … Collected four tackles-for-loss including one quarterback sack … Led the team with three fumbles forced. As a sophomore (2003): Played in all 11 games as a safety and on special teams … Got the starting nod in the game against Colorado … Tallied nine total tackles including four solo stops … Posted a career-high three tackles at Nebraska. As a redshirt freshman (2003): Backup safety who played mainly on special teams … Was a reserve running back before making the switch to safety midway through the season. As a freshman (2002): Redshirted … Won the coaches[apos] award for offensive scout team player of the week following the Tulsa game. High School: A consensus Class 6A All-State selection … Earned first-team all-city honors as a running back and defensive back … Ranked as the No. 39 player in the midlands by SuperPrep Magazine … The leading rusher in the city as a senior … Helped his team to the city league championship in 1999 and 2000 and the district championship in 2000 and 2001 … Earned four letters in football and three letters in track … Coached in high school by Dan Johnson. Personal: Born in Wichita, Kan. … A pre-physical therapy and American studies major … Nephew of Donald and Kim Reed.