ABOUT JEREMY KERLEY
Born November 8, 1988, Jeremy Dae’shon Kerley took his first breathe towards becoming one of Texas’ and the nation’s most impacting and versatile athletes. The Texas native attended Hutto High School in Hutto, Texas, where he became a promising letterman in a variety of different sports. He played center field and pitcher as a baseball player. In 2005, at quarterback, Kerley led his team to its first state championship against Tatum High School. Regardless of having been defeated 38-34 by Tatum, Kerley performed at a championship caliber, which made his named nationally recognized throughout the duration of college recruitment. Jeremy was also known for being one of the state’s top performers throughout track jumping events. He also participated as a member for Hutto’s 4X100 and 4X400 relay team. His appealing performance as an athlete in high school made him a recognized individual throughout the nation for college recruitment.
Despite having interest to play both college baseball and football, Kerley veered his concentration towards playing college football. Jeremy was faced with a challenging decision of where to go due to having several offers from power house football programs such as Baylor, Oklahoma, Texas A&M, TCU, and Texas Tech. With his mother and father both being prosperous athletes at TCU, Jeremy had decided to keep the tradition alive in Fort Worth, Texas where he would join Texas Christian University’s Horned Frog class. At TCU, Kerley converted from quarterback into a wide receiver and special teams return specialist. His unique athleticism and intense work ethic turned him into one of the nation’s most electrifying players. In 2009, Kerley managed to lead the nation in both punt return yards and punt returns, setting a conference record at 563 punt return yards. Within the same year he also lead the conference in kickoff return per yards return and punt return touchdowns. In 2010, he led the Mountain West Conference in both receiving touchdowns with 10 and punt returns. Kerley was also recognized as one of three finalists for the Paul Hornung Award, which honors the most versatile college football player in the nation. He was acknowledged in 2009 and 2010 as the Mountain West Conference Special Teams Player of the year. Having excelled in the Mountain West Conference made Jeremy Kerley’s draft stock strong for the upcoming 2010 NFL Draft.
Jeremy Dae’shon Kerley was selected as the 153rd pick in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the New York Jets, where he signed a 4 yr(s) / $2,224,250 contract. Over the course of his early career, Kerley has managed 2,073 yards receiving on 166 catches in 58 games, with seven touchdowns through the air. Kerley averaged 35.7 receiving yards per game, with 839 punt return yards and 1 punt return touchdown. Jermey has displayed sufficient results and marked himself as a superior offensive and special team’s threat. Due to his results and pleasant display of teamwork, the New York Jets Organization signed Kerley to a 4 yr(s)/$16 million contract extension in 2014, where he will continue his passion and pride of being a New York Jet.
After signing with the Detroit Lions, Jeremy was traded to the San Francisco 49ers on August 29, 2016.
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