As a true freshman showed that he could be an asset on either side of the ball as he spent time at both wide receiver and in the secondary in 2017 … Goes into 2018 looking to settle in the secondary as he will provide quality depth to a loaded defensive backfield.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
Talented player who split time between wide receiver and safety in his first season ... Saw action in six games and made the start at wide receiver against Troy ... Made his first appearance at safety for the Tigers against Auburn.
The nation's top safety prospect for the Class of 2017 ... Listed as top-rated safety and the No. 2 overall prospect in the state of the Tennessee for 2017 by 247Sports ... Ranked No. 24 overall by 247Sports ... Five-star prospect by 247Sports and Rivals.com ... Rated as a four-star and listed as nation's No. 3 safety and 45th best prospect according to Scout.com ... Under Armour All-America Game participant ... Rated No. 3 overall at his position and No. 26 in the ESPN300 according to ESPN.com ... Racked up 61 tackles, nine interceptions as a senior ... Added 34 receptions for 689 yard and 12 TDs.
Born July 19, 1998 ... Majoring in sport administration.
JACOBY STEVENS' CAREER RECEIVING HIGHS
Receptions: 1, Two times (Last: Syracuse, Sep 23, 2017; First: Chattanooga, Sep 9, 2017)
Receiving yards: 27 vs. Chattanooga, Sep 9, 2017 (1 reception)
Long reception: 27 vs. Chattanooga, Sep 9, 2017