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M.D. Jennings
#26 M.D. Jennings
Position: DB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Calhoun City, Miss.
High School: Calhoun City HS
Experience: 3 Letters
M.D. Jennings bio
Courtesy: ArkansasState
Release: 07/18/2007

2009:  First Team All-Sun Belt Conference by Phil Steele's . . . Started first 11 games at free safety before suffering an injury that held him out of the last game . . . Ranked second on the team and first among defensive backs in tackles (5.8 tpg) and also ranked tied for 23rd in the Sun Belt Conference in tackles on ASU's defense ranked first in the league in yards allowed and scoring defense . . . Six pass break-ups were the second most on the team and he also has one interception returned for 36 yards (fifth interception of his career) . . . Recovered a team-high three fumbles, which also tied the tops in the league . . . Recorded a season-high 11 tackles during the Louisville game and had at least eight tackles in five games . . . Posted at least six tackles in seven games . . . Arkansas State Athletic Director's Honor Roll and Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor roll . . . Lindy's, Phil Steele's and Athlon's preseason All-SBC selection.

2008:  Jennings started every game at his safety position, recording a team-high three interceptions, team-high five pass break-ups (Daylan Walker also had five), a forced fumble, 67 tackles and three tackles for loss . . . 67 tackles were the second most on an ASU defense ranked No. 1 in SBC in rush defense and No. 2 in total defense . . . Ranked tied for fifth in SBC in passes defended, tied for No. 6 in interceptions and No. 25 in tackles . . . Tallied a career-high 13 tackles against Southern Miss and had two games this season with double-figure stops . . . Six games with at least five tackles.

2007:  Played in 12 games, all as a reserve . . . Finished the season with 26 tackles (12 solo, 14 assist) . . . Posted a career-high four tackles in two games (vs. SMU and at Tennessee) . . . Posted one sack for a loss of 14 yards on the year (sack vs. SMU) . . . Recorded three tackles and his first career interception against Troy . . . Interception return of three yards . . . Registered multiple tackles in eight games.

2006:  Redshirted and participated on the scout team.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Played receiver and defensive back at Calhoun City . . . Broke up 15 passes and had five interceptions as a senior . . . Registered 70 tackles as a senior . . . Team went 12-1 during senior season and reached Mississippi's Class 2A third round of the playoffs . . . Also had 16 receptions for 363 yards and four scores . . . Returned two punts for touchdowns . . . Received a grade of 3.0 from ESPN.com's recruiting website . . . Timed at 4.42 seconds in the 40-yard dash . . . Recorded 70 tackles and eight picks as a junior . . . First-team all-state as a senior and second-team all-state as a junior . . . Ended career with 13 interceptions . . . Honor roll student and ranked fifth in his class . . . Recipient of the United States National Minority Leadership Award in 2005.

PERSONAL:  Born July 25, 1988, in Grenada, Miss. . . . Son of Wesley and Nanette Jennings . . . Also recruited by Mississippi, Southern Miss and Mississippi State.

M.D. JENNINGS'S CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR

UT

AT

TOT

TFL

SACK

INT

PBU

2007

12

14

26

1.0-14

1.0-14

1-3

0

2008

42

25

67

3.0-5

0.0

3-13

5

2009

37

27

64

0.5-1

0.0

1-36

6

TOTALS

91

66

157

4.5-20

1-14

5-52

11

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