JaCoby Stevens
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JaCoby
Stevens
Pos.:S
Ht./Wt.:6-2/225
Year:Jr.
Exp.:2L
Hometown:Murfreesboro, TN
High School:Oakland HS

Summary

A versatile player that can make plays from a variety of positions on the field … Has found a home on the defensive side of the ball after seeing action as a wide receiver during his true freshman season in 2017 … Listed as a safety, but can also play the “quarters” position – which is a hybrid linebacker where the safety plays low with the ability to rush off the edge and play man-to-man against tight ends … Has tremendous knowledge of the Dave Aranda defense … Knows the necessary adjustments and has great pre-snap awareness … Possesses outstanding quickness and is extremely tough and durable … Has proven to be an asset for the Tigers in zone coverage or in blitz situations … Provides a great compliment to All-America Grant Delpit, which allows Delpit more freedom on defense … Called by head coach Ed Orgeron as one of the strongest players on the team pound for pound … For career, has played in 17 games with four starts … Has recorded 35 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and an interception.