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    Taman Jordan
    21 Taman Jordan
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Tempe, Ariz.

    High School:
    Marcos De Niza

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 195

    Position:
    DB

    Experience:
    2-1

    2003: Started the first three games of the season and played in nine games ... Totaled seven tackles and three PBU's ... Had four tackles and one PBU vs. Missouri ... Added one tackle and one PBU at UCLA.

    2002: Started the first seven games at strong safety ... Finished the season with 30 tackles, including two TFL's and a sack ... Had four tackles, a sack and a 35-yard fumble return at Southern Miss. ... Had a career high nine tackles and a TFL vs. San Jose State.

    2001: Played in 11 games as a true freshman at safety and on nearly every special teams unit ... Recorded tackles against Northern Illinois and Louisville.

    High School: Earned three varsity football letters under Coach Tom Joseph at Marcos De Niza High School ... Three-year starter ... Registered 18 solo tackles, three interceptions and caused one fumble ... Named Offensive Player of the Year for 5A central region ... Recorded 27 receptions for 564 yards and 15 touchdowns as well as 77 carries for 344 yards ... Earned All-State, first-team All-Region and All-City honors as a senior ... Averaged over 25 yards per kickoff return and 10 yards per punt return ... Helped lead team to state quarterfinals as a junior ... Played in the Arizona All-Star game ... Also lettered in basketball and track.

    Personal: Full name is Taman Rey Jordan ... Born on June 17, 1983 in Louisville, Ky. ... The son of Schmell Moore ... Uncle, Jim Moore, played at Ohio State and for the Baltimore Colts ... Biggest thrill in sports was defeating arch-rival Corona Del Sol in 2000 ... Member of the Arizona Interscholastic Association and a scholar-athlete for three consecutive years ... Majoring in rhetoric ... Would like to pursue a career in sports broadcasting after graduation ... Favorite athlete is Randy Moss.

    CAREER HIGHS
    Tackles: 9 vs. San Jose State, 9/21/02
    Solos: 6 vs. San Jose State, 9/21/02
    TFL: 1 at Southern Miss, 9/7/02 & vs. San Jose St., 9/21/02
    PBU: 1, five times (last time vs.  Michigan State, 10/11/03)
    Fum. Recovered: 1 at Southern Miss, 9/7/02
    

    DEFENSIVE STATISTICS YEAR G ST AT TOT TFL-YDS INT-YDS PBU 2001 10 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 0 2002 9 23 7 30 2-13 0-0 2 2003 9 5 2 7 0-0 0-0 3 Total 28 30 9 39 2-13 0-0 5

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