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Jared Sparks
Jared  Sparks

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Geismar, La.

High School:
Dutchtown

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
WR

11/17/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

08/04/2017

Position Glance: Quarterbacks

Blough back with 20 career starts

02/27/2017

FB Opened Spring Practice Monday

The Boilermakers had their first official practice under Jeff Brohm

08/20/2016

Offense Beats Defense in Jersey Scrimmage

The offense had 542 total yards and six touchdowns

2017
• 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.

2016
• Did not Play.

HIGH SCHOOL
• 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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