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Jacques Reeves
Jacques Reeves

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lancaster, Texas

High School:
Lancaster

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 194

Position:
Cornerback



2002: Started all 13 games ? shared team lead with three interceptions (also Niko Koutouvides) ? ranked third with seven pass breakups ? had 33 tackles (28 solo, 5 assists) with one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ? recovered fumble vs. Illinois State on Aug. 31 ? had six tackles (5 solo, 1 assist) and career-high two pass breakups vs. Minnesota on Sept. 28 ? came up with five tackles (4 solo, 1 assist) and forced a fumble at Iowa on Oct. 5 ? returned an interception 13 yards before fumbling ball into the end zone (where it was recovered for a touchdown by defensive tackle Brent Grover) at Illinois on Oct. 12 ? had interception vs. Michigan on Oct. 19 and at Northwestern on Oct. 26 ? equaled career high of two pass breakups vs. Indiana on Nov. 23 ... totaled career-high seven tackles (all solo) and a pass breakup vs. Washington in Sun Bowl on Dec. 31.

2001: Appeared in all 12 games, including three starts ? tied for fifth in Big Ten with three fumbles forced ? had 32 tackles (23 solo, 9 assists), including one for loss, with two interceptions, one pass breakup and one fumble recovery ? had four solo tackles at Minnesota on Sept. 29 ... forced fumble at Michigan on Oct. 13 ? made first collegiate start vs. Northwestern on Oct. 27 and had 25-yard fumble return for a touchdown on game?s second play from scrimmage ? came up with first career interception and forced fumble vs. Illinois on Nov. 3 ? recorded season-high five tackles (3 solo, 2 assists) at Ohio State on Nov. 10 ? forced fumble vs. Michigan State on Nov. 17 ... had vs. Washington State in Sun Bowl on Dec. 31.

2000: Appeared in 11 games as reserve and on special teams ? had 11 tackles (7 solo, 4 assists) ? recorded three tackles vs. Central Michigan on Sept. 2 and vs. Kent State on Sept. 9.

High School: Finished with four interceptions, including two for touchdowns, and five fumble recoveries as senior en route to being named to Dallas Morning News top 100 all-area team ? coach was Doug Black ? also participated in track and field.

Personal: Given name is Jacques Dimitri Reeves ? born Oct. 8, 1982 ? law and society major ? enjoys playing video games ... wore uniform No. 28 his first three seasons before switching to No. 8 his senior year ... member of Purdue track and field team ... finished second at 2003 Big Ten Indoor Championships in 200 meters (21.47) and third in 60 meters (6.78) ... won 100 meters at 2002 Big Ten Outdoor Championships (10.41) and finished second in 200 meters (20.83) ... finished second at 2001 Big Ten Indoor Championships in both 60 meters (6.80) and 200 meters (21.04) and named Big Ten Freshman of the Year.