Colton  Jumper

53Colton Jumper

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lookout Mountain, Tenn.

High School:
Baylor School

Last College:
The Hun School (NJ)

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 224

Position:
LB

Experience:
1L

CAREER HIGHS

  • Tackles - 11 at Georgia, 10/1/16
  • Tackles for Loss - 1 vs. Oklahoma, 9/12/15, vs. Ohio, 9/17/16, at Texas A&M, 10/8/16
  • Fumbles Forced - 1 at Georgia, 10/1/16
  • Interception - 1 at Texas A&M, 10/8/16
  • Pass Breakup - 1 vs. Florida, 9/24/16

2016 - JUNIOR

  • 2016 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 9/6
  • Had two tackles, 0.5 TFL and one QB hurry against Tennessee Tech (11/5)
  • Started at Will linebacker at South Carolina (10/29), contributing three tackles and one quarterback hurry
  • Recorded three tackles and one QB hurry vs. Alabama (10/15)
  • Started at MLB over five-game stretch (Ohio, Florida, Georgia, Texas A&M, Alabama) in place of injured Darrin Kirkland Jr., racking up 39 tackles, 2.5 TFLs, one forced fumble, one interception and two passes defended in those games
  • Had 10 tackles and one TFL and made first interception of career in the third quarter at Texas A&M (10/8), picking off Trevor Knight on a tipped ball
  • Made career-high 11 tackles, had first forced fumble of career and 0.5 TFL in comeback win at
  • Recorded career-high eight tackles (four solo) and had one pass breakup in win vs. Florida (9/24)
  • Made first start of the season at MLB vs. Ohio (9/17), posting career-high seven tackles (five solo), one TFL
  • Saw action at MLB off of the bench vs. Virginia Tech (9/10), entering after Darrin Kirkland Jr. exited with an injury, and tallied three tackles

2015 - SOPHOMORE

  • Photo Gallery
  • 2015 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 13/3
  • Middle linebacker in second year in program
  • Played all 13 games, started three games in 2015, making 10 tackles
  • Made a tackle in Outback Bowl win vs. Northwestern (1/1)
  • Made a late tackle in regular-season finale vs. Vanderbilt (11/28)
  • Four tackles and TFL vs. #19 Oklahoma (9/12)
  • Made two tackles in 2015 opener vs. Bowling Green (9/5)

2014 - FRESHMAN

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Lettered at Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tenn. for coach Phil Massey
  • Rated two-star by 247Sports
  • Rated two-star by Scout
  • Finished his high school career with 251 tackles, 39 TFL, 22 sacks, 2 interceptions, caused 5 fumbles, recovered 2 fumbles and blocked 1 FG in his high school career.
  • Finished his senior season with 131 tackles, 19 TFL, eight sacks, two interceptions, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and a blocked field goal
  • Earned Tennessee Div. II-AA all-state honors during his junior and senior seasons
  • Selected to the Toyota Tennessee Football All-Star Classic
  • 2012 TNVarsity All-Classification All-State team

PERSONAL

  • Full Name: Jay Colton Jumper, Jr
  • Born: November 26, 1994
  • Son of Dawn and Jay Jumper
  • Majoring in Economics
  • Recipient of Kendall Family Scholarship Endowment
 

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