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Jake Schlager
 Jake Schlager

McCook, Neb.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195



Career Division I games played/started: 13/0(13/0 in 2013)

2013 (Freshman): Has started all 11 games for the Rams on special teams, compiling 22 total tackles, 14 of which are unassisted

  • As a true-freshman has started all 13 games on special teams
  • Got his first action as safety for the Rams in a win over Nevada on Nov. 9, registering six tackles

High School:

  • Rated a two-star prospect by and
  • Earned three letters in football and four in track at McCook (Neb.) High School.
  • Set several school records as a member of the Bison football team. Holds the single-season record for blocked kicks (6) and tackles for loss (20). Set records for career numbers in blocked kicks (8) and tackles for loss (42).
  • Accumulated 239 career tackles from 2010-2012.
  • Team captain for the Bison as a senior, helped McCook to a 7-3 season and became B District 7 champions for the second consecutive year.
  • Averaged almost 19 tackles in the nine games he played in 2012 as he finished with career-best 169 tackles (66 solo), 20 tackles for loss, and seven sacks.
  • Sprained ankle kept him out of McCook's first-round loss in the Nebraska state playoffs to Norris High School 26-21, the eventual runners up in the state championship game.
  • Omaha World-Herald named him first-team All-Nebraska.
  • As a junior, registered just over 100 tackles while rushing for 800 yards and 16 TDs.
  • The Bison went 10-1 in 2011 and won B District 7 before being upset 28-24 by Adams Central in the second round of the state playoffs.
  • Head football coach was Jeff Gross.
  • Academic All-Nebraska as a junior and senior with a 3.73 grade-point average

Personal: Given name Jakob Lee Schlager...Born on Feb. 10, 1995, in Denver, Colo. ...Son of Russell and Beverly Schlager...His father played football at Fort Lewis College...Has three brothers, one older and two younger...Interested in engineering at CSU...Hometown: McCook, Neb.


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