2017 NFL Draft

Jeff Janis, WR

School: Saginaw Valley  |  Conference: MIFC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Tawas City, MI
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 219 lbs.
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Player News
05/12/2014 - A closer look at the Packers' picks: Round 7/236 - Jeff Janis, WR, 6-3, 219, Saginaw Valley State...GM Ted Thompson touted the Division II product as ranking No. 2 among all receivers in this year's draft class for composite athletic measurables, including a 40-yard dash time of 4.37 seconds and a vertical jump of 37 1/2 inches. The three-year starter had more than 3,200 receiving yards and 31 touchdown catches in just the last two seasons. - The Sports Xchange

01/02/2014 - 2013 ASSOCIATED PRESS LITTLE ALL-AMERICAN FIRST TEAM: WR Jeff Janis, senior, 6-3, 218, Saginaw Valley State,...Janis was named to the AP Little All-America First Team this afternoon (Dec. 19), marking his third all-american honor of 2013. He was recently named to the American Football Coaches' Association Coaches' All-America Team and the Daktronics All-America First Team for the second time. The AP Little All-America Team honors players from Division II, III and NAIA institutions. Janis has accepted an invitation to play in the Reese's Senior Bowl, which will take place on January 25, 2014 in Mobile, Ala. - Saginaw Valley State football

01/01/2014 - 2013 AFCA DIVISION II COACHES' ALL-AMERICA TEAM: WR Jeff Janis, Sr., Saginaw Valley St. (Mich.),...Janis followed a 2012 All-American campaign with one equally as impressive in 2013. The 6-3, 218 pounder capped-off his SVSU career with 83 catches for 1,572 yards and 14 touchdowns, adding a pair of rushing TD's. He led the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) in every major receiving category aside from yards-per-catch, where he was second with a mark of 18.9. He was named the GLIAC "Offensive Back of the Year" for the second-consecutive time and was selected to the Daktronics, Inc. All-Super Region Four First Team. Janis finished his career owning two of the three best seasons regarding receiving yards (league games only) in the history of the GLIAC. He tied the league's single season record with 1,492 yards this season and his 1,468 yard output in 2012 ranks third all-time. He sits second in GLIAC career receiving net yards with a total of 3,879 in league games. - Saginaw Valley State football

12/09/2013 - 2013 GLIAC OFFENSIVE BACK OF THE YEAR (COACHES): Jeff Janis (Sr, WR, Tawas, Mich./Tawas Area, SVSU)...Janis earned his second-consecutive GLIAC "Offensive Back of the Year" award after posting another monster season for the Cardinals. The senior wideout hauled-in 78 catches for 1,541 yards and 14 touchdowns, averaging 140.1 yards per game. Janis was the only GLIAC wide receiver to break the 1,000 yard mark and average over 100 yards per contest.

The 2012 All-American selection tied the GLIAC single season record for receiving yards this season with 1,492 in conference games only. He ranks second in career yards with 3,879 in conference games, spanning from 2010-13. Janis broke his own GLIAC and SVSU record with 331 yards receiving in the team's 47-34 win over Hillsdale earlier this year. In that game, he tied a school record with four TD catches as well. - Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football

10/30/2013 - OCTOBER 29 D2FOOTBALL.COM OFFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Jonathon Jennings, Quarterback, Saginaw Valley & Jeff Janis. Wide Receiver, Saginaw Valley...Jennings threw for a school-record 541 yards and seven touchdowns in a 47-34 win over Hillsdale. He completed 28-of-39 passes. He connected with receiver Jeff Janis 15 times in the game for a school-record 331 yards. Janis caught four touchdown passes. - D2Football.com


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