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    Jarred Fayson
    11 Jarred Fayson
    Hometown:
    Tampa, Fla.

    High School:
    Hillsborough

    Last College:
    Univ. of Florida

    Weight:
    215

    Position:
    WR

    Birthdate:
    10/13/1987

    10/23/2010

    Illinois Defeats Indiana, 43-13

    The Fighting Illini improve to 4-3; 2-2 in the Big Ten.

    2010 (Senior): Played in 12 games, starting five ... Second on the team with 38 catches for 355 yards and one touchdown ... Named the team's Most Improved Player at the annual postseason awards banquet ... Tallied four receptions for 31 yards in Texas Bowl win over Baylor ... Led team with five receptions for 79 yards at Michigan ... Did not play against Purdue (injury) ... Tied team high with three receptions for 33 yards, including a 17-yard TD in win over Indiana ... Led team with five receptions for 45 yards at Michigan State ... Secured a career-high eight receptions for a career-best 83 yards against Ohio State and also completed the first pass of his career, a 23-yarder to QB Nathan Scheelhaase, against the Buckeyes ... Athlon Sports preseason third team All-Big Ten.

    2009 (Junior): Played in nine games, starting five ... Had 16 catches for 218 yards and one touchdown on the season ... Totaled a season-best 67 yards on two catches, including a career-long 55-yarder against No. 5 Cincinnati ... Returned from a knee injury and hauled in two catches for 29 yards and returned one punt eight yards against Northwestern ... Missed the Indiana and Purdue games with a quad/knee injury ... Had three punt returns for 6.7 yards per return against Michigan State ... Caught his first touchdown in an Illinois uniform with his 17-yard reception against Penn State ... Led team for second week with four catches and 39 yards against Illinois State ... Led team with four catches for 50 yards in the season opener against Missouri ... Named Athlon's top receiver transfer ... Earned preseason second-team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele Magazine.

    2008: Enrolled at Illinois in January 2008 ... Sat out 2008 season due to NCAA transfer rules.

    At Florida (2006-07): Was a part of the 2006 Florida national championship team ... Lined up at running back, wide receiver and was on both punt and kick return units in 2007 ... Played in 11 of 13 games, recording 12 catches for 148 yards and catching three touchdown passes ... Also rushed for 89 yards on 19 carries ... Was second on the team with eight punt returns for a 7.6 average ... As a freshman, in 2006, had one reception for one yard and carried the ball 14 times for 126 yards (9.0 avg.) in 13 games ... Had career-bests in carries (7) and yards (77) and scored his first career touchdown against Western Carolina with an eight-yard TD scamper ... Also recorded the longest run of his career with a 27-yard run versus the Catamounts ... Had three rushes for 11 yards against LSU ... Carried three times for 28 yards and caught one pass for nine yards against UCF.

    Personal: Full given name is Jarred Michael Fayson ... Born on Oct. 13, 1987 ... Son of Carla Powell ... Had a brother, Arius, who died in a motorcycle accident in the summer of 2008 ... Majored in sport management.



    Illinois Career Highs:

    Receptions: 8 vs. Ohio State, 10/2/10
    Receiving Yards: 83 vs. Ohio State, 10/2/10
    Long Reception: 55 at Cincinnati, 11/27/09
    Touchdowns: 1, twice (last time vs. Indiana, 10/23/10)
    Rushes: 1 vs. Missouri, 9/5/09
    Rushing Yards: 1 vs. Missouri, 9/5/09
    Long Rush: 1 vs. Missouri, 9/5/09v
    Completions: 1 vs. Ohio State, 10/2/10
    Attempts: 1 vs. Ohio State, 10/2/10
    Yards: 23 vs. Ohio State, 10/2/10
    Long Pass: 23 vs. Ohio State, 10/2/10
    Punt Returns: 3 vs. Michigan State, 10/10/09
    Punt Return Yards: 20 vs. Michigan State, 10/10/09
    Long Punt Return: 9 vs. Michigan State, 10/10/09


    Fayson's Statistics:

    Season Totals Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Year no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    2009 1 1 0 1 16 218 1 55 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 41 0 9 260
    2010 1 1 0 1 38 355 1 29 1-1-0 23 0 23 0 0 0 0 3 9 0 6 364
    TOTALS 1 1 0 1 54 573 2 55 1-1-0 23 0 23 0 0 0 0 10 50 0 9 624

    Season Totals Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Year solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    2009 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
    2010 0 3 3 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    TOTALS 1 3 4 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0



    Fayson's Game-By-Game Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

    (updated 5/20/11)

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