6-3, 250, Fr-HS
Collierville, Tenn. (Houston)
Three-year letterman and two-year starter at Houston High School in Germantown, Tenn. … Came on strong during his senior season, collecting approximately 50 tackles, including 20 tackles for loss, and 10 quarterback sacks … Helped lead team to a 10-3 record, reaching the quarterfinals of the Class AAAAA (largest classification) playoffs … All-district, all-region, and honorable-mention all-state … Played fullback and tight end on offense … Named to the Shelby County metro area elite team by the Memphis Commercial-Appeal … Member of the winning team in the Shelby County Metro All-Star Game … Will play in the Kentucky-Tennessee All-Star Game in June … Has a tremendous upside for physical maturity, as he turned only 17 years old in November … Has run the 40-yard dash in 4.85 seconds, an excellent clocking for a defensive lineman … Coached by Tim Haney … "Jeremy has a great will to win and is a hard worker," Haney said. "Because he's only 17, his best success is ahead of him if he continues to work hard. He has great quickness for a player his size." … Chose not to play other sports in order to concentrate on football … A budding actor who has portrayed a lead role in two theatrical productions, including Colonel Jessup (the Jack Nicholson role) in "A Few Good Men" … President of the Pamoja Diversity Club, also member of the Thespian Honor Society and French Club … Born in Fort Knox, Ky., he continues to have relatives in that area … Picked Kentucky over Memphis and Ole Miss.