2012 (Junior): Was a key member of the Rams backfield in 11 games this season. Levin helped the rushing attack get going in the second half of the season and provided quarterbacks with extra time to throw.
Pulled in one reception at San Diego State (Oct. 13), as we was able to slip out the backfield and provided quarterback Conner Smith with a check-down option.
In the season-finale against New Mexico (Nov. 24) had one catch for three yards. The three-yard reception came on third-and-four and it provided an easy fourth-down conversion for Donnell Alexander.
2011 (Sophomore):Bounced back from a knee injury that truncated his true freshman season to earn a significant role in the CSU backfield; played in all 12 games, with seven starts...Caught nine passes for 110 yards (12.2 avg.), with one touchdown...In season-opening win at New Mexico (Sept. 3), made what coaches voted the special-teams play of the week, launching himself through a wedge during a fourth-quarter kickoff to drop returner Lamaar Thomas...In first quarter of home-opening win vs. Northern Colorado (Sept. 10), caught a play-action pass for his first career touchdown, giving CSU an early 14-0 lead; also made a kickout block on Chris Nwoke's second-quarter TD run, before leaving with a knee injury in the third quarter...Shrugged off the injury to play one week later in Denver loss vs. Colorado (Sept. 17)...In exhilarating, 35-34 win at Utah State (Sept. 24), made several important blocks as the Rams clawed back with touchdowns on their final three possessions, including two in overtime; supplied the lead block on both Chris Nwoke TDs, the game-tying run at the end of regulation and the game-winning points in the extra period...In loss vs. No. 5 Boise State (Oct. 15), made his first career start...In second quarter of loss at UTEP (Oct. 22), set up the Rams' first points by finding a hole in the belly of the Miners defense and taking a short pass for 32 yards...Nearly scored on a 12-yard catch at UNLV (Oct. 29), but stepped out of bounds on the third-quarter reception...In windy, 18-15 loss vs. San Diego State (Nov. 12), helped RB Chris Nwoke to 232 rushing yards, most by an FBS player in Week 11, and then the most by a CSU player ever at Hughes Stadium; the Rams averaged 7.83 yards per carry, sixth-best in program annals; also delivered a key block on Nwoke's 63-yard TD run in the first quarter...In loss vs. Air Force (Nov. 26), caught another 32-yard pass, to the AFA 4-yard line to set up a TD pass on the next play, giving CSU a 7-0 first-quarter lead...Also in Falcons contest, made a lead block to help spring Chris Nwoke on a 62-yard TD run in the third quarter, assisting the RB to a Hughes Stadium record 269 rushing yards, third most in CSU history and third most by an individual at the FBS level in 2011; helped Nwoke become first player in Rams history with multiple 200-yard rushing games in the same season...In season finale vs. Wyoming (Dec. 3), kept the Rams in the game during the fourth quarter by breaking up a would-be interception.
2010 (Freshman): Joined the Rams in fall drills and shared a spot in the two deep, behind Zac Pauga, at the end of camp; had played in six games until sustaining a season-ending knee injury in Week 8...Made his college debut, the eighth true freshman to see the field for CSU, at Miami-Ohio (Sept. 18); on his first play, CSU's first-quarter kickoff, made a special-teams tackle...Late in loss at No. 25 Air Force (Oct. 9), saw his most extensive offensive playing time, all on CSU's fourth-quarter TD drive; registered his first career catch on the march, a 1-yard reception from Pete Thomas...Sustained a season-ending knee injury at No. 9 Utah (Oct. 23).
High School: Lettered twice in basketball and four times for track and football for the Lightning of Legacy High School...Earned first-team all-Front Range League as a junior and senior...Captain of the football team in 2009...Voted football team's offensive player of the year his junior and senior seasons...Most importantly, was the recipient of the Jimmy Griffin Scholarship, in honor of the former Legacy football player tragically killed in 2003...Head coach was Wayne Voorhees.
Personal: Given name Jacob Hunter Levin...Born Jan. 10, 1992, in Denver, Colo. ...Parents are Roger and Suzy Levin...Has an older sister and a younger brother...Father, Roger, played football at Adams State College, and uncle, Rob, played football for Wyoming...In February before 2011 spring practice, spent a day interacting with developmentally disabled kids at Respite Care in Fort Collins...Prior to the 2011 season, helped with Fort Collins kids' summer programs at Before and After School Enrichment (BASE) Camp...Majoring in business administration at CSU...Hometown: Broomfield, Colo.