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26 Jermaine McCollum
  • Cornerback
  • 5-9, 180
  • Senior (RS), 3L
  • Miami (Southridge HS)

A redshirt senior defensive back…

CAREER: Has seen action in all 36 games of his three-year Gator career…Has blocked two punts in his career…

2005: Finished out the season with five tackles, all solo efforts…Recorded a career-high two tackles against Louisiana Tech…Notched one solo tackle in the Gators overtime win against Vanderbilt…Recorded one tackle in the Gators win over Iowa at the Outback Bowl…Added one to his tackle total with a solo effort against LSU…

2004: Participated in all 12 games for 78 plays…Saw time at cornerback, but played a key role on Florida's punt return team…Recorded his first career tackle in the season opener against Eastern Michigan…Added another tackle in the last game of the season against Florida State…Saw action on the defensive side of the ball in the Eastern Michigan and South Carolina games…

2003: Saw time as a backup at corner and has played in 12 games (all but Arkansas) for 117 plays…Played on defense in four games (SJSU, Miami, FAMU and Tennessee)…Also played on the punt return team…Had knee surgery the week of the Arkansas game…Had two tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and two blocked kicks on the season…Partially blocked a punt versus FAMU that set up a Gator TD…Blocked a punt, forced a fumble and had a TFL in his first career game against SJSU…

2002: Worked with the scout team and was redshirted…

PREP: A wide receiver/defensive back who garnered all-region recognition from PrepStar and National Bluechips in 2001…Ranked among the nation's top 30 cornerbacks by National Bluechips…A PrepStar All-Southeast Region selection…A third-team All-State selection (6A) who played in the Broward-Dade County All-Star Game…Also visited Iowa, Rutgers and West Virginia…High school coach was Mike Shapiro…

MAJOR: Recreation Program Delivery.


CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
Year UT-AT TT TBL QBS FF FR PD INT
2003 0-0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
2004 1-1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 5-0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 6-1 7 2 0 2 0 0 0
CAREER PUNT RETURN STATS  
Year No. Yds Avg. TDs Long
2003 2 11 5.5 0 0
Totals: 2 11 5.5 0 0

McCOLLUM'S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 2 (Louisiana Tech, 2005)
QB Sacks: None
Forced Fumbles: 1 (twice, last vs. Florida A&M, 2003)
Interceptions: None

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