Jonathan Perry completed 31 of 42 passes for 327 yards and two touchdowns
Jonathan Perry passes for 195 yards and adds 44 more on the ground
Blazers and Bulldogs kick off at Legion Field at 11:10 a.m.
Coming off an outstanding first season at UAB as he led the team in rushing yards and receptions ... set a UAB record for receptions by a running back ... ranked No. 3 in the country in all-purpose yards ... was named as candidate for Doak Walker Award in July, an honor that is presented annually to the nation's top running back.
2010: Appeared in all 12 games and started eight of those ... honorable mention All-Conference USA ... led team in rushing with 847 yards for 5.4 yards per attempt average on 157 carries ... also paced the team in receptions with 47 and set a Blazer running back record with that number ... had 471 receiving yards ... combined for seven touchdowns (3 rushing/4 receiving) during season ... his rushing total is sixth-best in UAB history ... ranked fifth in Conference USA in rushing average at 70.6 per game ... also ranked No. 3 in the NCAA in all-purpose yards at 177.1 per contest ... led team in kick return yardage with 738 yards on 33 returns (22.4 average) ... ran for 176 yards against Southern Miss for the sixth-highest single-game mark in Blazer history ... also ran for 125 yards (20 carries) vs. Memphis ... one of two returning running backs in the country (other is BYU's JJ Di Luigi) to rush for more than 800 yards in 2010 and also catch 45 or more passes ... caught season-best nine passes for 84 yards vs. East Carolina ... was on receiving end of 24 passes over the final four games of the season ... registered season-long 54-yard run in win over Troy ... season-high for receiving yards came in season finale at Rice as he had 94 yards on seven receptions ... also had season-long 54-yard reception vs. Memphis ... set a UAB record for all-purpose yards in a season with 2,125 ... shattered Blazer single-game mark for all-purpose yards with 309 vs. East Carolina ... had 235 all-purpose yards in road victory at Southern Miss ... registered a season-long 37-yard kickoff return.
Junior College: Attended East Mississippi Community College ... two-year starter at running back for head coach Buddy Stephens ... rushed for 1,593 career yards and 21 touchdowns on 294 carries in leading the Lions in rushing both seasons ... also had 33 career receptions for 438 yards and three scores ... eclipsed the century mark in rushing yards seven times at EMCC, including a career-high 150 yards (on 15 attempts and 1 TD) at Holmes as a freshman ... ran for 821 yards and 10 touchdowns on 167 carries in 12 games as a sophomore .... also ranked fifth on the club with 27 catches for 383 yards and two scores as a sophomore ... had career bests with seven catches for 146 yards (1 TD), while also rushing for three TDs, in EMCC's 75-71 victory over Mississippi Gulf Coast in the 2009 MACJC state championship game ... rushed for a team-high 772 yards and 11 touchdowns on 127 attempts as a freshman.
High School: Attended Starkville High School ... played for coach Bill Lee ... also participated in basketball.
Personal: Born Nov. 17, 2010 at Starkville, Miss. ... son of Patricia Shed and Douglas Jordan (deceased) ... major is IDM - Sports and Health in Society.