Career & 2010 Highlights:
Lettered four seasons for the Tigers, seeing action in 41 games during his career...Made 13 career starts, nine of which were in 2008...Redshirted in 2006, but earned the Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year Award...Played nine games in 2007, working as a linebacker and on special teams...Registered his first career tackle on a kickoff against Rice...Missed four games prior to the New Orleans Bowl with an injury...Worked some at running back that spring, but was back on defense during the fall...Played in all 13 games in 2008, and finished the year ranked second on the team in tackles with 80...Led the team in quarterback hurries with three, and in forced fumbles with two...Posted double-digit tackles in two games (vs. Nicholls St. and Louisville)...Logged at least five tackles in 10 contests, and at least one tackle in all but one game...Registered a TFL in the last three-straight games...Was presented one of the True Tiger Awards at the 2009 Blue-Gray Game...Played in 10 of 12 games in 2009, with four starts at outside linebacker...Totaled 18 tackles, including nine solo stops...Posted five tackles on special teams...Posted a season-high five tackles against Tulsa...Saw action in nine games as a senior, working primarily with special teams and posted two tackles...Made the move to running back in the week of practice prior to the Southern Miss game...In his first collegiate appearance at running back, had eight carries for 26 yards and three receptions for 40 yards against Tennessee...Tallied seven carries for 16 yards at Marshall...Completed his career with 42 yards on 15 carries as well as three receptions for 40 yards.
Played in 10 of 12 games, with four starts at outside linebacker...Totaled 18 tackles, including nine solo stops...Posted five tackles on special teams...Started at linebacker in the season opener against Ole Miss and registered three solo tackles, two of which came on Memphis kickoffs...Assisted on one tackle against Marshall...Made one assisted tackle on special teams against UCF...Started against UTEP and had a season-high four assisted tackles...All four tackles held the Miners short of a first down...Made two tackles in a start against Southern Miss...Started against East Carolina and registered two tackles...Did not play against Tennessee due to an injury...Saw limited action against UAB and Houston...Credited with a season-high five tackles against Tulsa, including four solo stops.
Was back at linebacker full time in the fall after giving the running game a try in the spring...Played in all 13 games with nine starts at left outside linebacker...Closed out the season ranked second on the team in tackles with 80...Led the team in quarterback hurries with three, and in forced fumbles with two...Posted double-digit tackles in two games (vs. Nicholls St. and Louisville)...Logged at least five tackles in 10 contests...Registered a TFL in the last three-straight games...Credited with five tackles in the season opener versus Ole Miss, and assisted on a tackle for a loss of one yard...Logged three tackles, including two solo stops, versus Rice...Made his first career start at linebacker against Nicholls State...Led the U of M with 12 tackles in the meeting...Notched six solo stops and six assisted tackles...Also forced and recovered a fumble on a kickoff...Started against Arkansas State, and made five tackles with three solo stops...Tied for second on the team with eight tackles versus UAB, including five assisted stops...Four of the eight tackles were stops of two yards or less...Started at outside linebacker versus Louisville, and had a career-high 13 tackles with seven solo stops...Three of his tackles came on special teams...Six of his 10 tackles on defense were for gains of seven yards or less, including an assisted stop on third down in the third quarter that resulted in a punt...Second on the team with eight tackles against East Carolina...Logged a quarterback hurry in the second quarter on a Rob Kass incompletion...Had five tackles, with one tackle for a loss, against Southern Miss...Stopped Ed Morgan for a loss of five yards in the second quarter deep in Memphis territory...Against SMU, did not start for the first time in seven games in a six DB lineup...Registered one solo tackle on special teams...Started against UCF, and tied for the team lead with nine tackles...Had a career-high two tackles for loss and two quarterback hurries...Assisted on a sack for a loss of six yards on third down in the first quarter to force a punt...Forced a fumble on a kickoff in the fourth quarter...Started in the Tulane game, and made six tackles with one TFL and a quarterback hurry...Assisted on a tackle for a loss of a yard on third down in the second quarter...Also had an assist on a TFL for a loss of three yards on a first and goal situation that later resulted in a blocked field goal...Had a quarterback hurry on third down in the second quarter that resulted in a dropped pass and forced a punt...Posted three tackles on special teams...Started on the outside in the bowl game versus USF...Tallied five tackles, including four solo stops versus the Bulls...Sacked Matt Grothe on 2nd-and-7 for a 10-yard loss in the third quarter...Credited with one tackle on kick coverage...Three of his tackles denied first-down yardage...Was presented one of the True Tiger Awards at the 2009 Blue-Gray Game.
Saw action in nine of the Tigers' 13 games as a member of the special teams unit and at linebacker...Registered his first career tackle, a solo stop, versus Rice on a Tiger kickoff to the Owls...Credited with another solo stop on special teams the following week against Tulane...Strained his quad in the Tulane contest and was forced to miss four games...Returned to the field for the New Orleans Bowl...Made the transition from linebacker to running back during spring practice...Had a productive spring learning the system...Logged 12 carries for 41 yards in the 2008 Blue-Gray Game...Also caught a pass and registered 19 yards on the reception in the scrimmage.
Redshirted as a true freshman in `06...Was one of the recipients of the Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year Award.
Played for coach Jamie Mitchell at Olive Branch High...Led squad to a 12-2 season with a team-high 88 tackles and eight sacks...Led OBHS in solo tackles with 48...Listed as a finalist for 2005 Commercial Appeal Defensive Player of the Year Award...Rushed for 448 yards on 59 carries and six touchdowns as a senior...Scored on a 16-yard run in the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs against Warren Central...Olive Branch advanced to the 5-A North Half Championship game, and lost to eventual state champion South Panola...Tallied 13 tackles and caused a fumble in the game versus South Panola...Also rushed for 81 yards on 13 carries against SPHS...Named second team All-State by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger...Listed as a Fab 40 by MagnoliaPreps.com...Also returned two kickoffs for 49 yards in 2005...Totaled 497 all-purpose yards as a senior...Totaled 800 rushing yards on 132 carries from 2003-05...Also tallied eight rushing scores in his final three seasons at OBHS...Was a Class 5A All-Region 1 selection as a senior.
Jeremy Lonell Longstreet is the son of Alonzo and Gloria Longstreet...Born May 7, 1987, in Memphis, Tenn.