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2009 Men's Track & Field Roster

Jeff Demps

Winter Garden, Fla.
South Lake


60m – 6.53, 2011 NCAA Indoor Championships (College Station, Texas)



100m – 10.05, 2011 USA Championships (Eugene, Ore.)


NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: 4 (2010 NCAA Indoor 60m Championship, 2010 NCAA Outdoor 100m Championship, 2010 Outdoor 4x100m Championship, 2011 NCAA Indoor 60m Championship).


ALL-AMERICA HONORS: 5 (2010 NCAA Indoor All-American – 60m; 2010 NCAA Outdoor All-American – 100m, 4x100; 2011 NCAA Indoor All-American – 60m; 2011 NCAA Outdoor All-American – 4x100).


SEC CHAMPIONSHIPS: 5 (2009 SEC Outdoor Championships – 4x100m; 2010 SEC Outdoor Championships – 100m, 4x100m; 2011 SEC Indoor Championships – 60m; 2011 SEC Outdoor Championships – 4x100).


HONORS AND AWARDS: Football: 2008 SEC All-Freshman Team; 2008 All-Freshman Honorable Mention; 2009 Phil Steele Third-Team All-SEC.


WATCH LISTS: 2010 The Bowerman Semifinalist, 2011 The Bowerman Watch List, 2012 The Bowerman Watch List


2011 AS A JUNIOR: Won second consecutive NCAA Indoor 60m dash title, setting the school record of 6.53 … SEC Men’s Indoor 60m Champion with a time of 6.55 … Two-time SEC Men’s Runner of the Week … Anchored Florida’s outdoor SEC Championship 4x100-meter relay team.


2010 AS A SOPHOMORE: Part of three NCAA individual championships during the 2010 season … Won the NCAA indoor men’s 60m dash title, setting the school record in that event at 6.56 … Won the NCAA outdoor men’s 100m dash championships in a time of 9.96, which would have been a new school record if not for a +2.5 wind reading … Anchored the school’s NCAA Championship 4x100m relay team … A two-time SEC Male Freshman of the Week selection during the indoor season


2009 AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in four meets (four outdoors) for the Gators in 2009 … Ran the anchor leg of Florida’s SEC Championship 4x100m relay team (38.74), which recorded the third-fastest time in school history … Placed ninth in the 100m at the SEC Championships, following an injury … Helped the Gators win the 4x100-meter relay at the War Eagle Invitational.


HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Considered one of the nation’s fastest recruits…Second-team Class 4A all-state selection at running back as a senior…Gained 1,401 yards on the ground along with 16 touchdowns on 157 carries his senior year…Rushed for 21 scores and 1,761 yards on 170 touches in junior campaign…Second-team all-state Class 3A selection…Plan to be on the UF men’s track team running sprints…Ran the 100-meter dash at the Florida state final, the fastest time recorded at that event at 10.37 seconds…Clocked a 10.25 at the AAU Junior Olympics, the second-fastest time ever in the state and the fastest clocking recorded by a high school senior this year…Finished 13th nationally with a 21.04 time in the 200-meter dash…No. 4 athlete and ranked 53rd in the ESPN 150…Earned four-star billing by and part of the Rivals.com250…Listed as the sixth-best all-purpose back by…Coached by Walter Banks.


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