Jake Detmers
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Jake Detmers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Normal, Ill.

High School:
Normal Community

Last College:
Quincy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230

Position:
DL

Experience:
2L

Jake Detmers

Biography and Career Highlights

2010: Played in all 11 games on the defensive line ... recorded five tackles on the season ... tallied a career-high three stops against Southern Illinois ... scooped up a blocked punt by teammate Marcus King and returned it two yards for a touchdown against Youngstown State.

2009: Played in eight games, all as a reserve ... member of the Redbirds special teams units ... recorded lone tackle of the season at Youngstown State.

2008: Did not play due to NCAA residency rules.

At Quincy: Played in all 11 games in 2007 and ranked third on the team with 53 tackles, including 33 solo efforts ... also added a pass breakup and an assisted tackle-for-loss ... coached by Bill Terlisner.

Normal Community HS: Member of the 2006 Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Class 6A State Champions, as the Ironmen posted a perfect 14-0 mark ... as a senior, registered 89 total tackles, eight quarterback sacks and three interceptions ... in 2006, named second-team all-state, first-team all-area, first-team all-conference and first-team all-intercity ... as a junior, posted 72 tackles and six interceptions, while earning second-team all-intercity honors ... coached by Hud Venerable.

Personal: Born October 12, 1988, in Normal, Ill. ... son of Mike and Gina Detmers ... his mother, Gina, graduated from Illinois State ... has an older brother, Joshua ... former prep teammate of fellow Redbirds Billy Dickson, Austin Davis, Marcus King and former Redbird Michael Cross... major: industrial technology.






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