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9 Amarii Jenkins

Class: R-Junior Position: LB Height: 6-0 Weight: 210 Previous School: West Port HS Hometown: Ocala, Fla.

2019 (R-So.):
• Saw playing time in all 13 games
• Finished the season with 27 tackles (15 solo, 12 assisted), one tackle for loss and one sack
• Started at WILL linebacker against No. 22 Syracuse and Rutgers
• Saw a significant amount of playing time as part of Liberty's special teams units
• Finished the Syracuse game with career-best six tackles, including a two-yard sack and a pass breakup
• Three solo stops to help the Flames to a home win over Buffalo
• Recorded five tackles against Hampton, including three assisted stops
• Finished the Rutgers game with four assisted tackles
• Helped Liberty to a road win over UMass with a pair of assisted tackles

2018 (R-Fr.):
• Saw playing time in all 12 games
• Finished the season with 12 tackles (seven solo, five assisted)
• Recorded his first career tackle during Liberty's season-opening win over Old Dominion, the program's first game at the FBS level
• Recorded solo tackles in road games at New Mexico and New Mexico State
• Finished with a season-high three tackles (one solo, two assisted) in a home win over Idaho State
• Tallied a season-high three solo stops in a home win over New Mexico State
• Finished the season with three assisted tackles in a home win over Norfolk State

2017 (Fr.):
• Redshirted after suffering an injury early in the season

Prep:
• Graduated from West Port High School in Ocala, Fla.
• Two-year letter winner
• Played at quarterback and wide receiver as a junior, but his season was shortened due to an injury
• Played free safety as a senior, finishing the year with 60 tackles, five forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries
• Had four interceptions as a senior, returning three for defensive touchdowns
• Earned first-team all-conference and second-team all-county honors as a senior
• Selected to participate in the 352 Pigskin All-Star game as a senior
• Team MVP and MCIAC first-team honoree as a senior

Personal:
• Son of LaMeshia Jenkins and Alvin Demmings
• Birthday is July 25
• Physical Education: Coaching major