2015 NFL DRAFT

Jordan Bernstine, SS

School: Iowa  |  Conference: BIG10
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Des Moines, IA
Height/Weight: 5-10 / 210 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
35715-
2011 Season
Saw action in 12 games, with 11 starts, recording 44 solo tackles and 45 assists . . . also had three tackles for loss and one QB sack . . . recorded two pass break-ups, one caused fumble and one recovered fumble . . . led team in KO returns, averaging 23.8 yards on 30 returns . . . saw action in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech . . . had career-best eight tackles in opening game, including four solo stops and a shared tackle for loss . . . also had a 38-yard KO return to start the game . . . did not see action in triple-overtime loss at Iowa State due to illness . . . started at strong safety in 31-27 win over Pittsburgh for first career start . . . matched career-high with eight tackles vs. Pitt, including five solo stops, two tackles for loss, one QB sack and a forced fumble . . . also recorded four KO returns for 74 yards, with a long of 28 yards . . . started at strong safety in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe, recording one solo tackle and one assist as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . also averaged 24 yards on three KO returns vs. ULM, with a long of 28 yards . . . started at strong safety in 13-3 loss at Penn State . . . matched career-high with eight tackles at PSU, along with one pass break-up . . . also had two KO returns for 40 yards . . . started at strong safety in 41-31 win over Northwestern . . . matched career best with eight tackles vs. Northwestern, including four solo stops . . . also had a pass break-up and a QB pressure, along with three KO returns for 75 yards . . . started at strong safety in 45-24 win over Indiana . . . recorded three solo stops and three assists vs. Hoosiers, while averaging 38.3 yards on three KO returns, including a career-long of 62 yards . . . started at strong safety in 22-21 loss at Minnesota . . . recorded five tackles, including two solo stops, at Minnesota, along with first fumble recovery of career, that led to an Iowa touchdowns . . . also had three KO returns for 47 yards . . . started at strong safety in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan as defense allowed just 323 yards total offense . . . career-high 15 tackles in win over Wolverines, including seven solo tackles . . . also had one KO return for 23 yards . . . started at strong safety in 37-21 loss to Michigan State . . . recorded four solo tackles and one assist vs. MSU . . . career-best five KO returns for 132 yards vs. MSU, including a long of 61 yards . . . started at strong safety in 31-21 win at Purdue as defense allowed just 282 yards total offense . . . recorded four solo tackles and one assist at Purdue, along with two KO returns for 42 yards . . . started at strong safety in 20-7 loss at Nebraska . . . recorded 13 tackles at Nebraska, including four solo tackles and a shared tackle for loss . . . started at strong safety in Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma, recording four solo tackles and two assists as defense allowed just 275 yards total offense . . . also had three KO returns for 55 yards.
2010 Season
Saw action in eight games, recording four tackles . . . saw action in 37-7 opening win over Eastern Illinois, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 157 yards total offense . . . saw action in 35-7 win over Iowa State, recording one solo tackle and one assist . . . saw action in 34-27 loss at Arizona, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 45-0 win over Ball State, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 112 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 24-3 win over Penn State due to injury. . . did not see action in 38-28 win at Michigan due to injury . . . did not see action in 31-30 loss to Wisconsin due to injury . . . did not see action in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State due to injury . . . returned to action in 18-13 win at Indiana, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 21-17 loss at Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 20-17 loss to Ohio State, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 27-24 loss at Minnesota . . . saw action in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri, recording one solo tackle. 2009 - - Listed as first team cornerback following spring practice . . . suffered ankle injury during pre-season practice and used season to redshirt.
2008 Season
Listed as second team right cornerback following spring practice . . . did not see action in opening win over Maine due to injury . . . saw first action of the season in 42-0 win over Florida International, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 56 rushing yards and 218 yards total offense . . . saw action in 17-5 win over Iowa State, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 73 rushing yards . . . saw action in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 22-17 loss to Northwestern, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 16-13 loss at Michigan State as defense held second leading rusher in the nation to 91 net rushing yards . . . recorded first career pass interception and nine yard return at MSU, which led to Iowa touchdown . . . saw action in 45-9 win at Indiana, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 95 rushing yards and 286 yards total offense . . . saw action in 38-16 win over Wisconsin, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 27-24 loss at Illinois as defense allowed just 60 net rushing yards . . . recorded one solo tackle, one assist and one QB pressure at Illinois . . . saw action in 24-23 win over third-ranked Penn State, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 289 yards total offense . . . saw action in 22-17 win over Purdue as defense allowed just 86 net rushing yards . . . recorded one solo tackle and one assist vs. Purdue . . . saw action in 55-0 win at Minnesota as defense allowed just seven rushing yards and 134 yards total offense in posting second shutout of the season . . . recorded one solo tackle and one assist at Minnesota . . .saw action in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina, but had no statistics.
High School
Parade all-American . . . played in the East Meets West All-American Game . . . two-time Elite and first team all-state . . . two-time first team all-conference . . . second team all-conference and all-state as a sophomore . . . team captain . . . Career - - amassed 208 career tackles with 11 interceptions (two for TD) and five fumble recoveries . . . had 91 tackles with five interceptions and two fumble recoveries as a senior . . . recorded 75 tackles and four interceptions as a junior . . . also played running back and punter . . . rushed for 1,639 yards on 158 career attempts, with 20 touchdowns . . . held career punting average of 39 yards (14 punts for 546 yards) . . . also recorded 1,579 career kick return yards, with three touchdowns.
Personal
Born 5/31/89 . . . Interdepartmental major . . . mother is Felicia Bernstine . . . one of two players from Des Moines on Iowa roster. . . high school coach was Tom Mihalovich.
 
 
Latest News
04/29/2012 - A closer look at the Redskins' picks: Round 7/217 -- Jordan Bernstine, SS, 5-11, 205, Iowa...Bernstine, who was credited with 89 tackles last year, has also played cornerback. LaRon Landry, the Redskins' strong safety during the past five seasons, signed with the New York Jets. Free safety Oshiomogho Atogwe was released. Washington signed free agents Madieu Williams, Tanard Jackson and Brandon Meriweather to compete with holdovers Reed Doughty and DeJon Gomes. - The Sports Xchange

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