Jared Sparks
Jared  Sparks


Geismar, La.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205



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Position Glance: Quarterbacks

Blough back with 20 career starts


FB Opened Spring Practice Monday

The Boilermakers had their first official practice under Jeff Brohm


Offense Beats Defense in Jersey Scrimmage

The offense had 542 total yards and six touchdowns

• Appeared in all 13 games, making five starts.
• Split time between quarterback and wide receiver.
• Caught 19 passes for 222 yards and rushed 23 times for 123 yards on the season.
• Had four carries for 24 yards vs. Ohio on Sept. 8.
• Rushed for 22 yards on six carries and caught one pass for six yards at Missouri on Sept. 16.
• Had four receptions for 48 yards vs. Minnesota on Oct. 7.
• Had a two-yard rush at No. 7 Wisconsin on Oct. 14.
• Finished with two carries for 22 yards and had one reception for 22 yards at Rutgers on Oct. 21.
• Caught one pass for six yards and had a one-yard rush vs. Nebraska on Oct. 28.
• Rushed for a season-high 40 yards on five carries vs. Illinois on Nov. 4.
• Caught a season-high 11 passes for 130 yards and rushed twice for five times at Northwestern on Nov. 11.
• Had two carries for seven yards at Iowa on Nov. 18.
• Caught one pass for 10 yards vs. Arizona in the Foster Farms Bowl on Dec. 27.

• Did not Play.

• Earned three letters.
• As a senior, was named first team all-district, South LA Eatel Player of the Week, Fan's Choice Player of the Week (WBRZ), and was team co-captain.
• Team won 5-5A District Co-Championships sophomore and senior seasons. 1 HIGH SCHOOL
• Given name is Jared Amon Sparks.
• Born Nov. 11, 1997.
• Is planning to major in marketing.
• Father, Kenyatta, played football and ran track at Southern University A&M.


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