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    Jaylen Prater
    Jaylen Prater

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Hamden, Ohio

    High School:
    Wellston

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 235

    Position:
    LB



    02/12/2013

    Fitzgerald, Wildcats Announce Members of 2013 Leadership Council

    Northwestern opens spring practice Wednesday, Feb. 27

    08/18/2012

    'Cats Cap Strong Week with Camp Kenosha Scrimmage

    Defense thrives with three interceptions and three pass breakups

    2013:Earned a spot on the two-deep at middle linebacker and on special teams during fall camp and played in the first three games of the year before suffering a season-ending injury ... Made five total tackles before his injury, including a season-high two against Western Michigan.

    2012:Redshirted his true freshman year ... Twice earned Defensive Practice Player of the Week honors and received the award once on Special Teams.

    High School:Ranked No. 85 nationally among linebackers and the No. 79 overall prospect in Ohio by 247Sports ... Ranked No. 128 linebacker in the nation by ESPN.com ... A 2011 first-team all-district and second-team all-Ohio honoree ... Registered a team-high 80 tackles in eight games as a senior ... Four-year letterwinner in football ... Also lettered in basketball and track and field ... Regional finalist in the 100 meter dash ... All-TVC and all-district honors as a sophomore in basketball ... Honor roll student and a member of National Honor Society ... Coached by Jason Mantell.

    Personal: Born Jaylen Tyler Prater ... Son of Michelle and Curt Prater ... Major is undeclared.

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