Jeremy Kerley
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Jeremy Kerley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hutto, Texas

High School:
Hutto High School

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 192

Position:
WR

Experience:
3L


2010: One of three Paul Hornung Award finalists ... Rivals.com first-team All-American ... SI.com honorable-mention All-American ... played in the Senior Bowl ... invited to the NFL Combine ... Mountain West Conference Special Teams Player of the Year ... second player in MWC history to earn the honor twice ... first-team All-MWC at return specialist, becoming the seventh player in MWC history to be a three-time first-team all-conference selection ... was also a second-team selection at wide receiver ... Midseason All-American by Phil Steele's ... three-time Paul Hornung Award Most Versatile Performance of the Week recognition (vs. Oregon State, Baylor and SMU) ... two-time MWC Special Teams Player of the Week (vs. SMU and BYU) ... one of just two players in the nation to rank in the top 20 in punt returns and kickoff returns ... averaged a career-best 27.7 yards on kickoff returns ... led the Frogs with a career-high 56 receptions to rack up 575 yards ... only the 13th player in TCU history to reach 50 receptions in a season and the first since Jimmy Young totaled 59 in 2008 ... also paced the squad with 10 receiving touchdowns ... tied Mike Renfro's 1977 TCU record with 10 touchdown receptions ... had at least five catches in seven of TCU's 13 games ... with the addition of his two rushing scores, Kerley led the TCU offense with 12 combined touchdowns ... completed both his pass attempts for 37 yards and a touchdown ... connected with Bart Johnson for a 26-yard score in the final seconds of the first quarter at Utah ... his other completion was a 11-yard dart to Johnson at SMU ... paced the Frogs with six catches for 58 yards in TCU's 21-19 win over No. 5 Wisconsin in the 2011 Rose Bowl Game ... also added two rushes and a pair of kickoff returns to tally 114 total yards against the Badgers ... went out in style on Senior Day against San Diego State, hauling in a career-best eight receptions for 85 yards and three touchdowns ... all three receiving scores were in the first half ... was the first TCU player with three touchdown catches in a game since Jimmy Young versus Wyoming in 2008 ... set a career high with 234 all-purpose yards at SMU ... had 172 yards on kickoff returns, 23 on punt returns, 33 yards receiving and six yards rushing against the Mustangs ... led the MWC in all-purpose yards (122.8 avg), while tying for third in the league in receptions (4.2 per game) and seventh in receiving yards (43.1 per game) ... led the Frogs in receptions in seven of his 13 games ... caught four passes for 69 yards and two touchdowns against Baylor ... opened the year with six grabs for 49 yards and a score in the 30-21 win over Oregon State at Cowboys Stadium ... led the team with seven receptions at Utah, totaling 68 yards.

2009: Mountain West Conference Special Teams Player of the Year ... received All-America honors from Rivals.com, CollegeFootballNews.com and Pro Football Weekly ... first-team All-MWC at return specialist for the second straight season ... was also an honorable-mention selection at wide receiver ... returned two punts for touchdowns ... went 71 yards against Colorado State and 69 yards versus SMU ... the return against Colorado State was the Top Play of the Day on ESPN's SportsCenter and the No. 8 play for the month of October ... the 69-yard effort against SMU snapped a TCU streak of 89 consecutive games without a punt return for a touchdown, the seventh-longest stretch in the nation at the time ... topped the MWC in punt return (14.4 yards) and kickoff return (26.6 yards) average, ranking seventh and 22nd, respectively, in the nation ... his 563 punt return yards set a TCU single-season record, breaking Davey O'Brien's 1937 mark of 549 ... had back-to-back games with 52-yard kickoff returns against SMU and Air Force ... had a team-high 44 receptions, more than doubling the 20 he had in his first two seasons combined ... had at least one catch in every game except the season opener at Virginia ... totaled a career-best six receptions for 65 yards, while adding a 39-yard punt return, in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl ... his previous career high for catches was five against Clemson and UNLV ... the first touchdown reception of his career was a 14-yard strike from Andy Dalton against the Rebels ... a career-long 45-yard reception resulted in a touchdown at Wyoming ... posted a career-best 87 yards receiving on his four grabs against the Cowboys in Laramie ... had a 44-yard pass completion to Bart Johnson while adding three receptions for 38 yards in the 38-7 win at BYU ... rushed for three touchdowns on just 14 carries for the season ... ran for scores against Virginia, Air Force and Utah ... topped TCU and the MWC with 1,624 all-purpose yards (124.9 per game) ... had a season-best 224 all-purpose yards (123 punt returns, 52 kickoff returns, 48 receiving, 1 rushing) versus SMU.

2008: First-team All-Mountain West Conference return specialist ... the fourth straight Horned Frog to receive that honor (Cory Rodgers, 2005; Brian Bonner, 2006-07) ... ranked 13th nationally in punt returns with a 13.9 yard average ... slowed four games by injury ... rushed for a season-best 77 yards on nine carries, including a 16-yard touchdown, off direct snaps in the 32-7 win over BYU ... also had 40 yards on four rushes late in the 41-7 win against San Diego State ... added two receptions for 23 yards, including a season-long 15-yard grab, versus the Aztecs ... also had two-catch games versus Oklahoma, Stanford and Colorado State ... placed seventh on the Horned Frogs with 11 receptions for 95 yards ... all his catches came in the opening seven games ... ranked sixth on TCU with 143 rushing yards ... ran for a 6-yard touchdown against Stephen F. Austin and a 3-yard score versus Stanford ... had a season-long punt return of 53 yards, on just his second collegiate attempt, in a 26-3 win at New Mexico ... 10 of his 25 punt returns went at least 17 yards ... had a season-best 83 punt return yards on six attempts versus San Diego State ... returned four punts for 74 yards in the Stephen F. Austin game ... totaled 63 yards on five punt returns in a 13-7 win at Colorado State ... also served as the holder on field goals and PATs ... ran for a 2-point conversion against Stephen F. Austin.

2007: The only true freshman to see action on offense for the Frogs ... had the first multi-catch games of his career in the final two contests ... recorded a season-best three receptions for 15 yards in the Texas Bowl win over Houston ... had season-long catches of 29 and 19 yards in the regular-season finale at San Diego State ... his first collegiate reception went for five yards at Texas ... had a 14-yard reception and an 8-yard rushing attempt at BYU ... recorded a 6-yard carry with a 4-yard catch at Wyoming ... had back-to-back games with 27-yard pass completions ... connected with Andy Dalton against Utah before hooking up with Ervin Dickerson in the New Mexico game ... had a quarterback passer rating of 326.8.

High School: Played quarterback as a senior and was selected as his District's Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive year ... rushed for over 800 yards while adding an interception on defense ... ranked as the No. 31 recruit in Texas by Scout.com ... named Central Texas' athlet of the yearby the Austin American Statesman ... a Rivals 4-star recruit and member of the Fab 55 and Texas 100 ... second-team all-state as a junior and senior ... also named All-Central Texas ... named to the All-Centex team four consecutive seasons ... Hutto's Newcomer of the Year as a freshman in 2003 ... a four-year letterman in football, baseball, basketball and track & field.

Personal: Parents are Charlotte and Donald Kerley ... a criminal justice major.


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