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Jarvis Givens
Jarvis Givens

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Miami, FL

High School:
Columbus

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 305

Position:
DT

Birthdate:
12/22/1988

Major:
Criminal Justice


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Earned a spot on the Phil Steele's 2011 Preseason All-SBC Team (2nd DT)

Will be key to FAU's defense and the switch to a 3-4 front...expected to fight for the starting nose tackle spot.

2010: Turned in a strong season...with 26 tackles in a steady guard rotation...recorded three in the first game of the season and his first game back following a season-ending injury in 2009...recorded a career-high five versus ULM...recorded a tackle in all but one game, the Michigan State game at Ford Field, hosted by FAU...had a tackle for a loss versus UAB and a career high 1.5 tackles for a loss of 13 yards versus ULM...forced a fumble versus ULM, broke up a pass at UAB and earned a quarterback hurry at Texas.

2009: Played in five games...had worked into a solid rotation among the tackles until an injury sidelined him for the remainder of the season.

Motor City Bowl: Traveled with the squad and was credited for earning on tackle assists...it was for a loss of one...also had two quarterback hurries.

2008: Played in six games...recorded seven tackles on the year, three solo...recorded five in the North Texas game, three solo...had one tackle for a loss of two yards...forced a fumble versus North Texas...recorded a quarterback hurry versus ULL and two versus CMU...broke up a pass against FIU...credited with a pass broken up and three quarterback hurries which tied for the team lead.

2007: Used the year as a redshirt season.

High School: Played for Chris Merritt at Columbus High School, where he recorded 69 tackles, including nine sacks and 11 total for a loss...credited with eight quarterback hurries, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries...as a junior, he recorded 75 tackles, including 12 sacks and 15 for a loss...played in the Dade versus Broward All-Star Game...two-sport athlete (football and baseball).

Personal: Sociology major...son of Mildred and Arthur Givens...born in Miami, FL.

Career Statistics

Year GMS UT AT TT TFL Sack-YDS PBU FF
2008 6 3 4 7 1.0-2 0.0-0 1 1
2009 5 0 0 0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0
2010 12 9 17 26 4.5-23 1.0-2 1 1
Total 23 12 21 33 5.5-25 1.0-2 2 2

Jarvis Givens at ULM 2010

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