36 Jesse Jenkins
36 Jesse Jenkins
Height: 6-0
Weight: 220
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Roanoke, Va.
High School: William Fleming
Position: ILB

2011: Two-year letterwinner ... expected to be a starting linebacker again this fall.

2010: Started all 11 games at inside linebacker as a sophomore ... earned Second Team All-ODAC honors after leading the team and ranking fourth in the ODAC with 84 tackles ... also had three tackles for a loss (-14), one sack (-8), one interception, one pass breakup and one fumble recovery ... tallied 10 tackles in a 48-17 win over Sewanee (9/11) ... posted a career-high 13 tackles, including two stops for a loss in a 20-10 loss to Averett (9/25) ... notched seven tackles (6 solo) and intercepted a pass in a 45-24 win over Emory & Henry (10/9) ... logged six tackles and a sack in a 38-27 win over Hampden-Sydney (11/6).

2009: Played in a majority of the team's games as a reserve linebacker and special teams ace ... totaled seven tackles during the season ... had two tackles in a 31-13 win over Sewanee (9/12).

High School: Lettered in football, wrestling, track & field and cross country at William Fleming High School … helped lead the football and track & field teams to a pair of conference titles … earned all-conference honors as a linebacker during his senior campaign … was the district wrestling champion and a state qualifier … class valedictorian. 

Personal: Economics major.