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Chris Jordan
Chris  Jordan


Brentwood, Tenn.

High School:
Brentwood Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 240




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2011 (SENIOR): Chris Jordan saw his first action of the season at Mississippi after missing the first six games due to injury. Has played in five games on the season. Mississippi: Assisted on one solo tackle and was credited with half a tackle for a loss of two yards. Tennessee: Assisted on two tackles in the win against the Volunteers.

2010 (JUNIOR): Jordan played in 10 games at will linebacker ... finished with 15 tackles on the season, including eight solo stops ... also tallied a sack, two tackles for loss and recorded an interception. San Jose State: Was named one of the Defensive Players of the Week by the coaching staff ... finished second on the team with six tackles in a 48-3 win over the Spartans ... had three solo stops as the Tide limited SJSU to 175 total yards. Penn State: Played at both linebacker and on special teams but did not have a tackle. Duke: Made one solo stop in the Tide's 62-13 win over the Blue Devils. Arkansas: Came off the bench to record two tackles, including a solo stop. Florida: Played but was forced out of the game in the first half with a strained hamstring. Georgia State: Was named one of the Defensive Players of the Week by the coaching staff ... totaled five tackles, including four solo stops and a sack (-9) ... also intercepted a pass and added a return of 25 yards. Michigan State: Made one assisted tackle in the Tide's 49-7 win in the Capital One Bowl.

2009 (SOPHOMORE): He played in 14 games as a reserve linebacker and was a stalwart on special teams ... finished with 12 tackles, including 10 solo stops ... was fourth on the team with six special teams tackles. Virginia Tech: Saw the field for the first time of the season ... did not record any statistics. Florida International: Tallied one tackle on kickoff coverage. North Texas: Was honored by his coaches by being named the Tide's special teams player of the week ... tallied a career-high six tackles - four of which were solo. Arkansas: Recorded one solo tackle coming off the bench at linebacker. Kentucky: Played but did not have any stats. Mississippi: Saw extensive action on special teams but did not log any tackles. South Carolina: Recorded one solo tackle on special teams. Tennessee: Tallied one solo tackle coming off the bench. LSU: Came off the bench and found time on special teams but did not record any statistics. Mississippi State: Recorded one solo tackle on special teams. Chattanooga: Came off the bench but did not record any statistics. Auburn: Made one tackle on special teams in the Tide's 26-21 win at Auburn. Florida: Played on special teams but did not record any statistics. Texas: Played but did not register any statistics against the Longhorns in the BCS National Championship Game.

2008 (FRESHMAN): Jordan was one of 16 true freshmen to see playing time in 2008 ... listed as the second-team will linebacker behind fellow freshman Dont'a Hightower ... made three special teams tackles on the year ... saw playing time in 10 games (Clemson, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas State, LSU, Mississippi State, Auburn, Florida and Utah in the Sugar Bowl) ... recorded his first career tackle for the Crimson Tide with an assisted special teams stop against Kentucky ... then notched his second special teams stop on kickoff coverage against Auburn ... had an assisted stop in the SEC Championship Game on kickoff coverage.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: He was SuperPrep's No. 17 running back in the country ... The Mobile Press-Register's Super 120 Team (No. 14) ... four-star running back by ... rated as the No. 26 running back in nation by ... has power, size and tackle-breaking ability ... listed on The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Super Southern 100 ... the No. 3 player in Tennessee according to SuperPrep Magazine ... rated No. 5 in the state of Tennessee by ... No. 68 player on the Southeast 150 list ... ran for more than 1,600 yards and 20 TDs in his junior and senior seasons at Brentwood Academy ... led Brentwood to the 2007 Tennessee Division II state championship ... named first-team All-State by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association ... named second-team All-State by The Tennessean ... played 11 games and rushed for 1,258 yards on 197 carries ... averaged 6.3 yards per carry and tallied 18 TDs ... also averaged 112.1 yards per game ... added three receptions for 85 yards, including a 77-yard TD ... best game of the season came against Independence, where he ran 31 times for 211 yards and four TDs ... had a season-high 66-yard run against the Baylor School ... named honorable mention All-State by Tennessee Super Prep Coaches Association as a junior in 2006 ... ran for 487 yards on 68 carries ... averaged 7.2 yards per carry and scored five TDs ... prepped at Norcross High School in suburban Atlanta before transferring to Brentwood Academy in 2006.