2018-19 Football
1 Paul Miller WR
1 Domenique Williams DB
2 Trey Mitchell QB
2 Kaman Cooper LB
3 Dontavius Monroe RB
3 Thomas Henderson DB
4 Logan Marchi QB
5 Keanu James DB
6 Titus Tucker DB
6 Logan Bowers K/P
7 Austin Herink QB
7 Tyler Richardson DB
8 Tyrique Sandusky QB
8 Jacob Saylors RB
9 Karon Delince DB
10 Austin Gatewood LB
11 Quay Holmes RB
12 MJ Woods DB
13 Jay Gavin WR
13 Jeremy Lewis DB
14 Keith Coffee WR
15 Kobe Kelley WR
16 Tyree Robinson DB
17 Quan Harrison WR
18 Cameron Lewis QB
18 Tyrik Stewart DB
19 Dilan Henderson DB
20 Andrew Heyward WR
20 Tommy Rogers DB
21 Jack Shoulders WR
21 Christian Gibson LB
22 Zack Yancey LB
23 Chris Armstrong DB
24 Alonzo Francois LB
25 Jalyn Williams RB
25 Austin Hicks LB
26 Artevius Smith DB
27 Matt Thompson RB
28 Kashif Warren WR
28 Quinn Smith DB
29 DJ Twitty RB
30 Cory Colder RB
31 Jared Folks LB
32 JD Griffin LB
33 Edward Davis LB
35 Nick Payne DB
38 Juliun Price WR
39 Ari Werts WR
40 Dylan Weigel LB
41 Chris Ross LB
42 Evan Wick TE
43 Donovan Manuel LB
44 Nate Adkins TE
45 Nasir Player DL
46 Marion Watson K/P
47 Trejuan Purty DL
48 Haddon Hill FB
49 Jason Maduafokwa DL
51 Austin Rowan DL
52 Tre'mond Shorts OL
53 Chandlor Mullins LS
54 Colton Lakes LB
55 Devon Johnson DL
56 Adam Mullins LS
57 Matt Pyke OL
58 Greg McCloud OL
59 Jalen Porter LB
60 Asley Haynes OL
62 Mason McNutt OL
63 Dakota Finger DL
64 Chris Stine DL
65 Ben Blackmon OL
66 Dadley Louis OL
67 Myles Smith OL
68 Michael Scates OL
69 Bryson Casteel OL
70 Nick Rideout OL
71 Dustin Nickle LS
72 Eddie Gajardo OL
73 Myles Taylor OL
74 Caman Cody DL
75 Cason Setzekorn OL
77 Garrett Curtis OL
78 Kevin McConnell OL
79 Cameron Parker OL
80 Desi Lester Jr. WR
83 Merrick Mullins WR
84 Justin Gilliam TE
85 JJ Jerman K/P
86 Will Huzzie WR
87 Dylan Dockery TE
88 Braxton Richburg WR
89 Anthony Spagnoletti WR
90 Javion Heard DL
91 Chris Bouyer DL
92 Dru Bowens LB/DE
93 Dawson Pierson TE
94 Olajuwon Pinkelton DL
95 Kendell Wright DL
96 Landon Kunak K/P
97 Tremond Ferrell DL
98 Miles Manigault DL
99 Blake Bockrath LB
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Jacob Saylors

#8 Jacob Saylors

HT. 5-11
WT. 190
YR. Fr.
HOMETOWN Jasper, Tenn.

2021 (Junior): Turned in a career year during the fall campaign … Named to the Associated Press Second Team All-American squad and the Stats Perform FCS Third Team All-America team … Tabbed to the First Team Media All-SoCon and the Coaches Second Team All-SoCon … Competed in 13 games with five starts for the Blue & Gold … Posted his first 1,000-yard rushing season with 1,019 yards and a career-high 10 rushing touchdowns … Averaged 78.4 yards per game on the ground and 7.1 yards per carry … Also hauled in 19 passes for 143 yards and one touchdown … Capped off the season with 25 kick returns for 750 yards, averaging 28.8 yards per return and ranking second all-time in a single season … Concluded the year with 1,882 all-purpose yards, ranking second on the team … Set a program record against Western Carolina (Nov. 13) with 266 rushing yards with three touchdowns … Saylor’s 1,019 rushing yards are the eighth-most in a single season in program history and his 10 rushing touchdowns rank sixth in a single season … His 7.1 average per carry ranks fourth all-time in a single season, just falling short of his 7.2 average in 2018 which ranks third … Recorded rushing touchdowns in seven of the 13 games played, including two games with two or more scores … Posted three games with over 100-yards rushing and 10 games with over 100 all-purpose yards, including 337 all-purpose yards in the win over the Catamounts … Earned SoCon Player of the Week honors after the win over UVA Wise (Sept. 11) and the win over Western Carolina (Nov. 13) … Currently ranks fourth all-time in career rushing yards (2,544) and first all-time in best average per carry (6.6).

2020 (Junior)*: Named to the SoCon Honor Roll … Competed in five of the six games this season for ETSU … Concluded the year with 257 yards on the ground in 42 carries … Averaged a team-best 6.1 yards per carry among running backs, while logging 51.4 yards per game … Totaled 12 receptions for 108 yards and one touchdown, his first career receiving touchdown … Rushed for a career-high 136 yards against Western Carolina on 15 carries … Best receiving output came at The Citadel with four receptions for 52 yards and his first collegiate receiving score, a four-yard touchdown strike … Finished the year with one kick return for 15 yards, logging 380 all-purpose yards on the year.

*Season played in Spring 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic

2019 (Sophomore): Named to the SoCon Honor Roll … Played in 11 games on the season, garnering five starts for the Bucs … Finished the season with a career-best 653 rushing yards on 112 attempts … Tied freshman season mark with four rushing touchdowns and averaged a career-high 59.4 yards per game on the ground … Hauled in 16 receptions for 150 yards … Tallied two touchdowns and 90 yards rushing on 12 carries against Shorter in ETSU’s 48-10 triumph over the Hawks … Registered a season-high 112 rushing yards on nine carries against VMI, crossing the pylon once with a career-high 61-yard rush.

2018 (Freshman): Named to the SoCon All-Freshman Team … Played in 11 games on the season with one start (vs. Samford on Nov. 17) … Finished his freshman season with 615 rushing yards in 86 attempts with four touchdowns … Averaged 7.2 yards per carry as a freshman, the third-highest yards per carry in a single season in ETSU history … Also concluded the year with 23 receptions for 219 yards and 17 kickoff returns for 371 yards … Tallied two touchdowns against both Gardner-Webb (Oct. 6) and Western Carolina (Oct. 27) … Registered a season-high 123 yards on the ground against WCU, while racing for a career-high 45-yard rush against Mercer on Nov. 3 … Eclipsed 100 yards on the ground twice (Gardner-Webb and Western Carolina).

High School: Three-sport athlete at Marion County High School (football, basketball, baseball) … Played for head coach Joey Mathis … Four-year starter at Marion County where he racked up over 4,100 yards and 74 touchdowns, while also adding 18 interceptions … Finished with 1,795 yards and 126 carries with 36 touchdowns his senior season … Helped guide Marion County to three straight Class 2A state championship games … Three-time all-state selection.

Personal: Son of Jeanetta Brophy … Majoring in Engineering Technology.