2019-20 Football
1 Quay Holmes RB
1 Rodarious Timmons DB
2 Tyler Riddell QB
3 Jared Folks LB
4 Karon Delince DB
5 Trey Mitchell QB
5 Zayquan Gillespie DB
6 Jamal Couch WR
6 Logan Bowers K/P
7 Quinn Smith DB
7 Ford Cooper QB
8 Jacob Saylors RB
9 Tyler Murphy DB
9 Treyvion Houston QB
10 Dashaun McKinney WR
10 O'Neal Anderson DB
11 Cade Weldon QB
11 Zach West DB
12 MJ Woods DB
12 Riley Bryant WR
13 Jeremy Lewis DB
13 Zailes Alexander WR
14 Keith Coffee WR
15 Chance Thrasher QB
16 Tyree Robinson DB
16 Marqui Manns WR
17 Malik McGue RB
17 Di'Andre Davis LB
18 Cameron Lewis QB
19 Dilan Henderson DB
20 Giovanni Dyer WR
21 Dwayne Ruff DB
22 Zack Yancey LB
23 Jaeden McAllister DB
24 Isaiah Wilson WR
24 Malachi Quinn LB
25 Jalyn Williams RB
25 Elijah Walton DB
26 Artevius Smith DB
27 Zeb Petty TE
27 Erek Campbell DB
28 Alijah Huzzie DB
29 DJ Twitty RB
30 Donovan Manuel LB
31 Brett Strother LB
32 Sincere Quinn RB
33 Edward Davis LB
35 Nick Payne DB
36 Trey Middleton LB
37 Dawson Pierson TE
40 Noah West TE
41 Tre Gowen III RB
42 Stephen Scott LB
42 Bryson Sexton TE
43 Rodney Wright DE
44 Nate Adkins TE
45 Nasir Player DL
46 Jordan Anderson TE
47 Dustin Nickle LS
48 Jake Hyer LS
48 Jawan Martin FB
49 Jason Maduafokwa DL
50 Max Howell OL
51 Austin Rowan DL
52 Tre'mond Shorts OL
53 Chandlor Mullins LS
54 Colton Lakes LB
55 Logan Shipley DL
56 Jacob Hensley OL
57 Isaiah Jayne LB
58 Donovan Swinger LB
59 Jalen Porter LB
60 Andrew Kern OL
62 Mason McNutt OL
63 Dakota Finger DL
65 Ben Blackmon OL
66 Dadley Louis DL
67 Myles Smith OL
69 Bryson Casteel OL
70 Ellis Chapman DL
71 Tavon Matthews OL
72 Eddie Gajardo OL
74 Caman Cody DL
75 Cason Setzekorn OL
76 Blake Austin OL
77 Fred Norman Jr. OL
79 Cameron Parker OL
80 Desi Lester Jr. WR
81 Tim Stayskal TE
82 Tyler Keltner K/P
83 Garrett Taylor P/K
84 Jaylen Frierson RB
85 Juliun Price WR
86 Will Huzzie WR
87 Mason Hewitt TE
88 Braxton Richburg WR
89 Anthony Spagnoletti WR
90 Javion Heard DL
92 Dru Bowens LB/DE
93 Max Evans DL
94 Olajuwon Pinkelton DL
96 Landon Kunak K/P
98 Miles Manigault DL
99 Blake Bockrath LB
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Jacob Saylors

#8 Jacob Saylors

HT. 5-11
WT. 190
YR. So.
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.