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- Jordan Petty
Jordan Petty

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Florence, Ala.

High School:
Florence HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
Cornerback

Birthdate:
07/28/1995

Experience:
1L



Saw first collegiate action in 2013 last season and playing time was extensive in secondary as he made early impact.

2013: First collegiate season ... played in 10 games for the Blazers and started seven ... started last five games of the season ... did not play in season's first two games ... ranked second on the team in tackles with 55 stops, including 36 solos ... also had 3.5 tackles for loss (-5 yards) with one sack ... registered on interception (vs. Middle Tennessee) and three pass breakups ... forced one fumble vs. Rice and returned one for 27 yards, also against the Owls ... recorded season-high nine tackles against Rice and had eight stops vs. Florida Atlantic and East Carolina ... notched seven tackles against Southern Miss ... member of Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School:Attended Florence High School ... three-year letterwinner under head coach Jamey DuBose at Florence High School ... named First-Team Defense by The Times Daily ... named team captain his Senior season ... high school teammate of UAB teammate JJ Green ... was one of four Florence players to have committed to NCAA DI schools ... recorded 24 solo tackles, 16 assists, three interceptions, and had eight pass breakups his senior season ... awarded the Joe Grant Award at team banquet for leadership both on and off the field.

Personal: Born July 28, 1995 at Florence, Ala. ... son of Dianne and Ollie Petty... major is undecided.