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- Jake Ganus
Jake Ganus

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chelsea, Ala.

High School:
Chelsea HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
Linebacker

Experience:
2L



10/08/2012

Football Returns To Conference Play At Houston

Blazers, Cougars meet Saturday at 11 a.m. CT at Robertson Stadium on Fox Sports

09/15/2012

Blazers Fall to No. 8 South Carolina

UAB gained 267 yards, but was kept out of the end zone

10/13/2012

UAB vs. Houston

UAB vs. Houston

09/22/2012

UAB vs. Ohio State (9/22/12)

UAB vs. Ohio State (9/22/12)

09/01/2012

UAB vs. Troy

UAB vs. Troy

Entering second season at UAB after outstanding first year with the Blazers ... started 10-of-12 games at safety as a true freshman in 2012 ... hard-nosed competitor who has knack for being around the ball ... moved to linebacker at start of 2013 spring drills.

2012: Made immediate impact on UAB defense ... played in all 12 games last season and started 10 of those ... ranked No. 4 on the team in tackles with 63 stops, including 36 solo hits ... ranked among top freshman tacklers in Conference USA ... recorded a season-high 10 tackles in home game vs. Tulsa ... also registered nine tackles in three different games (Ohio State, East Carolina and Tulane) ... finished season with 3.5 tackles for loss and one forced fumble (vs. Tulane) ... had a pair of tackles for loss against Southeastern Louisiana ... notched his first collegiate interception in road game at South Carolina ... also excelled in the classroom as he was named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and also was a recipient of the C-USA Academic Medal (3.6 GPA or higher).

High School: Attended Chelsea High School ... saw action on both sides of the ball for Chelsea but earned most of his notoriety as an outstanding quarterback for the Hornets ... passed for 1,058 yards and rushed for 1,491 yards as a senior ... averaged more than seven yards per carry as a senior ... passed for nine touchdowns and ran for 22 scores ... ran for 264 yards and two touchdowns against Shelby County as the Hornets posted their first win over the Columbiana school in 13 years ... named the Shelby County Player of the Year by the Shelby County Reporter ... also contributed 44 tackles on the defensive side for Chelsea ... helped team reach Class 5A state playoffs ... earned spot on Birmingham News All-Metro Team as Athlete ...named to 2011 Birmingham News All-Shelby Team as an Athlete as a senior ... listed as No. 49 prospect in state by Scout.com and also was named honorable mention all-state by Scout.com ... as a junior, he was named honorable mention All-Shelby County by Shelby County Reporter ... passed for 1,673 yards and 16 touchdowns his junior year ... also ran for 1,055 yards and 10 touchdowns ... as a sophomore in 2009, he ran for 797 yards as he played running back for six games ... also recorded 13 receptions for 113 yards ... played quarterback last two games of the season and passed for 445 yards and three touchdowns ... played linebacker on defense and registered 92 tackles with an interception ... also a standout on Chelsea basketball team, eclipsing 1,000-point mark for career in January, 2012 ... excellent student as well ... member of National Honor Society in 2010 and 2011.