One of the best linebackers in the nation, earning First-Team All-Big 12 honors (AP; Coaches) and Pete Taylor Team Most Valuable Player Award accolades ? co-captain ? led the Big 12 and ranked fourth nationally in tackles per game (11.1) ? one of three Cyclones to lead the Big 12 in tackles (Alvin Bowen, 2006; Jesse Smith, 2009) ? also led the league and ranked sixth nationally in solo stops (6.9) ? ISU?s team leader in tackles (133), tackles for loss (12.0), forced fumbles (3), sacks (3.5) and interceptions (2) ? in league games only, ranked in the Big 12?s top-10 in tackles (1st- 11.8), forced fumbles (T4th- 3), tackles for loss (5th- 12.0) and sacks (T10th- 3.5) ? all of his 12.0 tackles for loss occurred in Big 12 play ? registered double digits in tackles in nine of 12 games ? recorded a career-high 18 tackles at Baylor ? posted 13 tackles, 2.5 TFL and a pass breakup vs. Texas ? had 12 tackles, including 3.0 for loss, at Kansas State ? had seven tackles and a pair of forced fumbles to aid ISU?s come-from-behind win at West Virginia ? ended career with 17 starts, 225 tackles and 16.0 TFL.
Third on the team with 87 tackles with four tackles for loss and three PBUs ? made nine starts ? made a season high 17 tackles, including 13 solo stops against Oklahoma ? had 11 tackles vs. West Virginia ? made 10 tackles at Texas.
Played in all 13 games ? made one tackle, coming against Texas.
Played in nine games ? finished season with four tackles.
Three-star recruit ... ranked 57th among outside linebackers nationally according to Rivals.com ... three-time Clearwater Defensive MVP and overall team MVP in 2009 ... team captain as a senior ... registered over 150 tackles as a senior ... team?s leading rusher as a senior with 512 yards and five touchdowns ... returned an interception and punt for a touchdown against Dixie Hollins ... 2009 St. Petersburg Times? Pinellas County Defensive Player of the Year ... 2009 St. Petersburg Times all-Suncoast team ... recorded 94 tackles, 12 for loss, four sacks and an interception as a junior for the Tornadoes ... coached at Clearwater by Tom Bostic.
Born Jan. 24, 1992 ... son of Ike George and Shannon Sebek ... pre-liberal studies major.
05/12/2014 - A closer look at the Jets' picks: Round 5/154 -- Jeremiah George, ILB, 5-11, 234, Iowa State...The Jets needed to get younger at inside linebacker, where David Harris is 30 and entering his eighth NFL season. George likely dropped because of his size, but he was productive as a collegian -- he led the Big 12 with 133 tackles last year -- and will get the chance to apprentice behind Harris, who is a free agent after 2014. - The Sports Xchange