13  Tank Jakes
Tank Jakes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Phenix City, Ala.

High School:
Central HS

Last College:
Holmes CC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 225

Position:
LB

Experience:
2L


11/28/2013

Tigers Take on Temple in Home Finale

Memphis will honor 15 seniors on Saturday

11/23/2013

Memphis Football Postgame Notes at No. 21 Louisville

Game 10 - at Louisville - November 23, 2013 - Papa John's Cardinal Stadium - Louisville, Ky.

11/23/2013

Memphis Rally Falls Short to No. 21 Louisville

Tigers score 14 unanswered points in 24-17 loss to Louisville

11/09/2013

Memphis Postgame Notes vs UT Martin

Game 8 - vs UT Martin - November 9, 2013 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.

11/09/2013

Memphis Pulls Away From UT Martin For 21-6 Win

Tigers score 14 unanswered points in victory over Skyhawks

08/21/2013

Memphis Football Completes Final Two-A-Day Practice

The University of Memphis football team wrapped-up its final day of two-a-day practices on Wednesday. Head coach Justin Fuente talks about the final two-a-day practice.

08/13/2013

Memphis Football Preseason Camp - First Day in Full Pads

The Tigers suited up in full pads for the first time today in preparation for two-a-days starting tomorrow.

Memphis opens up the 2013 season hosting Duke on September 7.

08/09/2013

Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day Two

Day two of preseason camp is in the books for the Memphis Tigers football team and it was another scorcher. Watch highlights and interviews from day two right here on the Memphis Tiger Network.

08/08/2013

Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day One

The Memphis football team opened up their preseason camp today. Check out some highlights from the first day and hear from junior DB Bobby McCain and head coach Justin Fuente.

10/30/2013

Memphis Football vs Cincinnati

Memphis Football vs Cincinnati at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. Photos by Joe Murphy.

09/07/2013

Memphis Football vs Duke

Memphis vs Duke at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2013

08/12/2013

Memphis Tigers Preseason Practice 4

Images from the Tigers' fourth preseason practice.

08/23/2012

2012 Memphis Football Photo Shoot

Preseason Photo Shoot. Photos by Joe Murphy.

Career


Transferred to Memphis from Holmes Community College after playing only one season for the Bulldogs ... Enrolled at Memphis in January of 2012 ... Played in all 12 games his first year as a Tiger and made a major contribution in the program building a solid foundation in Justin Fuente's first season as head coach.

2012


Received the John Bramlett Defensive Player of the Year Award following his initial season at Memphis ... Also named All-Conference USA Honorable Mention ... Tallied 48 total tackles including 8.5 for lost yardage (32 yards) and two quarterback sacks ... ranked third on the team in tackles for loss and sixth on the squad in total tackles ... First collegiate tackle came in the opener against UT Martin and established a career high for tackles for loss with two (-5 yards) against Middle Tennessee ... Middle Tennessee game was the first of three straight in which he registered a tackle for loss ... Equaled an early, career high with six tackles against Rice ... Among his tackles against the Owls in the opener were back-to-back tackles including a third-down quarterback sack which forced Rice to punt on first play of the fourth quarter ... Reset a career high with seven tackles including one for loss while breaking up a pass against UCF ... Followed up the UCF game with a six-tackle performance at SMU which including a quarterback sack (-8 yards) and 1.5 tackles for loss (-10 yards) ... Returned an interception 32 yards for a touchdown against Tulane ... The score gave Memphis a 37-16 lead late in the fourth quarter en route to a victory which began a three-game winning streak to end the season ... Established a career high with eight tackles including 1.5 for loss (-4 yards) in the Tigers' "Battle for the Bones" victory against UAB.

2011 (Freshman - Holmes CC)


Played one season (2011) at Holmes Community College after originally signing with Arkansas State in February of 2011 ... Logged 65 tackles, including 40 solo stops ... Also registered one sack, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and three pass breakups.

Prep


Four-year varsity letterman at Central High School for Coach Woodrowe Lowe ... Career numbers include 280 tackles, 16 TFL, three interceptions, nine forced fumbles and 10 pass breakups ... Named to the Opelika-Auburn News All-Area (large school) first team ... A 2010 all-state first team selection ... Finished his senior campaign with 110 tackles (65 solo), six sacks, three TFL, three pass breakups and two forced fumbles ... Had a stellar game against Shaw, registering 18 tackles in the 2010 contest ... Helped lead the Red Devils to the Alabama Class 6A state playoffs and a 9-2 record in 2010 ... Named all-bi city second team as a junior ... Rated as a Rivals.com three-star prospect for the class of 2011 ... Rated as the No. 39-ranked player in the state of Alabama by Rivals ... Also lettered two seasons in basketball.

Personal


Born July 31, 1993 in Phenix City, Ala. ... Son of Terry and Zorana Mayo and Theresa Willis ... Majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies.

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