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Jake Schermer - Football - Kansas Jayhawks

Jake Schermer

Position Linebacker
Height 6'2''
Weight 222 lbs.
Class Redshirt Senior
Hometown Nixa, Mo.
High School Ozark HS

Career Honors: 2008: Academic All-Big 12 Second Team. 2007: KU Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Southeastern Louisiana.

2008 (Jr.): Earned Academic All-Big 12 Second Team honors… Saw action as a backup linebacker, as well as on special teams… Recorded eight tackles on the season… Had two tackles vs. both South Florida and Texas.

2007 (So.): Played as a backup linebacker and special teams performer… Recorded seven tackles on the season… All seven tackles came in the first three games of the year as he had two vs. Central Michigan, one vs. Southeastern Louisiana and four vs. Toledo.

2006 (Fr.): Played in all 12 games during the year… Recorded 17 tackles, including 12 stops… Best statistical game was season finale against Missouri when he had six tackles… Had three tackles against both Oklahoma State and at Iowa State… Recovered a fumble at Baylor.

2005 (RS): Redshirted.

High School: Was named all-district and all-state as a senior… Earned all-Central Ozark Conference honors for three years… Earned varsity letters in football and basketball for OHS… Left Ozark as the all-time leading tackler in school history… Led the football team to conference championships in 2003 and 2004… Helped the Tigers to a district title as a senior… Coached in football by Chris Allison.

Personal: Born in Ozark, Mo… Major is marketing… Main hobbies are sports, hunting, fishing and going to the lake… Also plays the guitar… Son of Bob and Deana Schermer… Has one brother who plays football at Missouri Southern… Father played football at Missouri State.

Up Close: Favorite Website – ESPN.com, Favorite Athlete – Troy Aikman, Favorite Activities Other Than Football – Hunting, fishing, going to the lake, Post-College Dream (other than NFL) – Win the lottery and travel the world, Football is… Life.

Defense G UT AT Total FR
2006 12 12 5 17 1
2007 5 3 4 7 0
2008 13 4 4 8 0
Totals 30 19 13 32 1