Jordan Ta'amu

Jordan  Ta'amu


Pearl City, Hawaii

High School:
Pearl City

Last College:
New Mexico Military

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 212




Jordan Ta’amu Named to Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List

Prestigious Award Presented Annually to Nation’s Top College QB


Ole Miss Football: Day 7 Practice Report

Nix, Swinney, Donelly and Corral Talk 2018 Fall Camp


Ta’amu Named to Polynesian Player of the Year Watch List

Senior QB Threw for 1,682 Yards and 11 TDs Last Season


Combination of Veteran Players, Fresh Faces Ready to Ring in a New Era

Ole Miss Kicks Off the Season Sept. 1 vs. Texas Tech


Matt Luke Officially Named Head Coach of the Rebels

Luke Becomes the 38th Head Coach in Program History

2017 (JUNIOR): Played in eight games, starting at QB in the final five games of the season ... Ended the year 115-of-173 for 1,682 yards and 11 TD ... Threw for 365 yards or more in his first three career starts ... Became the only Ole Miss QB to ever throw for 350 yards or more in back-to-back SEC games ... Rushed for 165 yards and four TDs on 57 attempts ... Made his Rebel debut vs. UT Martin (9/9/17) ... Entered late vs. Vanderbilt (10/14/17), rushing three times for 32 yards ... Entered at QB in place of the injured Shea Patterson vs. LSU (10/21/17) and went 7-of-11 for 78 yards and 20 rushing yards ... Orchestrated a 9-play, 66-yard drive in the fourth quarter ... vs. Arkansas (10/28/17): Completed 20-of-30 passes for 368 yards, all career highs and the most passing yards ever by an Ole Miss QB making his first career start ... Also ran for 76 yards on nine carries and two scores ... His 444 yards of total offense were the fifth-most in a single game in Ole Miss history ... Hauled in a litany of awards at Kentucky (11/4/17): Manning Award Star of the Week, CFPA Honorable Mention National Performer of the Week, SEC Offensive Player fo the Week and Pro Football Focus SEC Team of the Week ... Became the only QB in Ole Miss history to throw for at least 750 yards over back-to-back SEC games after going 31-of-40 for 382 yards ... Set a single-game record by an Ole Miss QB with a minimum of 40 attempts with a completion percentage of 77.5 ... Connected on a career-long pass of 58 yards, and found the endzone four times, including the game-winning TD with five seconds to D.K. Metcalf ... vs. Louisiana (11/11/17): Threw for a career-high 418 yards and three TDs off 28 completions ... Also found the endzone twice on the ground, accounting for five total TDs ... Became only the second-ever QB in program history to throw for 350 or more yards in three straight games ... His 418 yards against the Ragin' Cajuns marked the sixth-best passing performance in school history ... Named a Manning Award Star of the Week following his performance ... Went 19-of-34 for 189 yards and two TDs against Texas A&M ... Also ran a career-high 14 times ... Led Ole Miss to an Egg Bowl victory at No. 14 Mississippi State (11/23/17) with 247 yards and two TDs, including two TD passes of 63 yards or longer in third quarter.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Rated a 3-star prospect by Scout and ESPN ... Tabbed the No. 4 junior college dual-threat QB in the nation by ESPN ... Member of the Scout JUCO Top 100, listed as the No. 99 overall JUCO prospect in the country ... As a sophomore at NMMI, threw for 3,014 yards and 32 touchdowns while also rushing for 328 yards and seven touchdowns ... Ranked third in the NJCAA with 334.9 passing ypg and second nationally with his 32 passing TDs ... 2016 Southwest Junior College Football Conference Player of the Year, All-Region and All-SWJCFC.

HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior at Pearl City High School in Hawaii, named All-State and Division 2 Offensive Player of the Year while throwing for 1,779 yards with 29 TDs and only four interceptions ... Also rushed for 392 yards with two TDs ... Led Pearl City to the Hawaii D2 title games in 2013 and 2014 ... Coached in high school by Rob Kami.

PERSONAL: Son of Billy and Luisa Ta'amu-Perifanos ... Full name is Jordan Taalolo Ta'amu-Perifanos ... Born: Dec. 10, 1997 ... Criminal justice major.





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