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Jordan Wilkins

Jordan  Wilkins

Hometown:
Cordova, Tenn.

High School:
St. Benedict at Auburndale

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 217

Position:
RB

Experience:
3L

12/20/2017

Football Inks 15 During December Signing Period

Matt Luke Excited About First Recruiting Class as Ole Miss Head Coach

12/13/2017

Five Rebels Earn All-SEC Honors From Phil Steele

A.J. Brown Leads the Way With First Team Accolades

11/27/2017

Wunderlich, Little Named SEC Players of the Week

Senior Kicker and Sophomore OL Earn SEC Weekly Honors Following Egg Bowl

11/26/2017

Matt Luke Officially Named Head Coach of the Rebels

Luke Becomes the 38th Head Coach in Program History

11/23/2017

Ole Miss Reclaims Golden Egg in 31-28 Victory Over MSU

Rebels Win Egg Bowl for Fourth Time in the Last Six Years

2017: Started all 12 games as primary running back ... Earned second team All-SEC honors from Pro Football Focus ... Carried the ball 155 times for 1,011 yards and nine touchdowns ... Became just the fifth Rebel to surpass the 1,000-yard mark ... The 1,011 yards rushing ranks fifth all-time on Ole Miss' single season charts ... Ranked second in the SEC and 13th nationally with 6.5 yards per carry ... vs. South Alabama (9/2/17): Had six carries for 29 yards ... Hauled in three catches for 24 yards ... vs. UT Martin (9/9/17): Leading rusher with 36 yards off nine carries and a TD ... Caught three passes for 40 yards and a TD ... at Cal (9/16/17): Had a career high 11 rush attempts for 38 yards ... Also caught a career high five passes out of the backfield ... at No. 1 Alabama (9/30/17): Tallied the second 100-yard rushing game of his career with 101 yards off a career high 12 carries ... at No. 12 Auburn (10/7/17): Carried 13 times for 65 yards and a TD, and also tied his career high with five receptions and a career best 66 receiving yards ... Rushed 18 times for 113 yards and a score in the win over Vandy (10/14/17), his third-straight game surpassing the 100-yard all-purpose mark ... vs. No. 24 LSU game (10/21/17): Team's leading rusher with 86 yards off 13 carries and a TD ... vs. Arkansas (10/28/17): Recorded his third 100-yard rushing game in SEC play with 118 yards off 16 carries ... Found the endzone once, his fourth-straight game with a rushing TD ... Carried eight times for 44 yards in the win at Kentucky (11/4/17), and also had three receptions for 27 yards ... vs. Louisiana (11/11/17): Tallied a season-high 124 yards off 14 carries and one TD, his fourth 100-yard game of the season ... Also caught one pass for 14 yards ... vs. Texas A&M (11/18/17): Ran a career-high 19 times for 147 yards and a TD ... Broke off a season-long run of 64 yards on the first play of the second drive ... at No. 14 Mississippi State (11/27/18): Rushed 14 times for 110 yards and two touchdowns, including a 46-yard scamper to help seal the Egg Bowl victory ... Was invited to the 2018 NFL Draft Combine.

2016: Did not see action after being ruled ineligible in the preseason.

2015: Played in every game with two starts at running back ... Fourth on team with 379 rushing yards, third with four rushing touchdowns ... Also posted five catches for 75 yards on the year ... Helped the Rebel offense shatter the majority of single-season school records, including most total yards, points, touchdowns and passing yards ... Earned second letter ... vs. UT Martin (9/5/15): Rushed six times for 41 yards ... vs. Fresno State (9/12/15): Rushed seven times for 40 yards and returned a kick for 11 yards ... at #2 Alabama (9/19/15): Compiled a team-high 39 yards and a TD on seven rushes, while making one catch for a 2-yard gain ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/26/15): Rushed seven times for 26 yards ... at #23 Florida (10/3/15): Had 11 rushing yards on six attempts ... vs. New Mexico State (10/10/15): Made first career start in place of the injured Jaylen Walton and rushed nine times for 42 yards and a TD, while catching one pass for 11 yards ... at #22 Memphis (10/17/15): Rushed six times for 5 yards ... vs. #15 Texas A&M (10/24/15): Logged eight carries for 42 yards ... at Auburn (10/31/15): Rushed twice for 4 yards ... vs. Arkansas (11/7/15): Had four carries for 27 yards ... vs. #15 LSU (11/21/15): Caught two passes for 17 yards ... at #21 Mississippi State (11/28/15): Had five carries for 54 yards, including a 38-yard TD ... Sugar Bowl vs. #16 Oklahoma State (1/1/16): Racked up 93 all-purpose yards on five rushes for 48 yards (including a 36-yard TD) and a career-long 45-yard reception.

2014:
Finished second on team with 361 rushing yards on 52 attempts (one touchdown), while adding a 6-yard catch and a 31-yard TD pass ... Played in every game at running back and on special teams ... Earned first letter ... vs. Boise State (8/28/14): Made his college debut and rushed five times for 21 yards ... at Vanderbilt (9/6/14): Ran the ball five times for 27 yards and caught a 6-yard pass ... vs. UL-Lafayette (9/13/14): Rushed four times for -1 yard ... vs. Memphis (9/27/14): Had five carries for 33 yards ... vs. #1 Alabama (10/4/14): Rushed twice for 6 yards ... at #14 Texas A&M (10/11/14): Two carries for 7 yards ... vs. Tennessee (10/18/14): Rushed six times for 45 yards ... at #23 LSU (10/25/14): Tried a halfback pass, but it fell incomplete ... vs. #3 Auburn (11/1/14): Rushed twice for 2 yards ... vs. Presbyterian (11/8/14): Had a career day with 10 carries for a game-high 171 yards, including a 73-yard TD ... at Arkansas (11/22/14): Rushed five times for 5 yards ... vs. #4 Mississippi State (11/29/14): Had two carries for 42 yards and threw a 31-yard touchdown on a halfback pass to Cody Core to help seal the 31-17 victory ... Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl vs. #6 TCU (12/31/14): Rushed four times for a net gain of 3 yards.

2013: Did not see action and was redshirted ... Member of the 2013 signing class.

HIGH SCHOOL: A SuperPrep All-America selection ... A consensus 4-star prospect by all the major recruiting services ... Rated the No. 9 all-purpose back in the nation by 247Sports.com and the nation’s No. 10 big back by Tom Lemming ... Listed as the 20th-best running back by Rivals.com and 21st by ESPN.com ... A member of the ESPN 300 ... Three-time Division 2-AA All-State selection by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association ... Rushed for 1,041 yards and 14 touchdowns in just seven games as a senior before suffering a season-ending knee injury ... An honorary selection to the AutoZone Liberty Bowl All-Star Game and City of Memphis All-Star Game ... Rushed for 1,546 yards and 18 touchdowns as a junior and was one of three finalists for the Division 2-AA Back of the Year ... Coached in high school by Michael Davidson ... Also played basketball.

PERSONAL: Son of Billy and Angie Wilkins ... Full name is Jordan Reed Wilkins ... Born: July 18, 1994 ... His dad played football for UT Martin ... Older brother, Trey, was a wide receiver at Vanderbilt ... Recreation administration major.

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