Jordan Yates
QB

Jordan Yates

QB

Class Fr.
Height 6-0
Weight 186
Hometown Alpharetta, Ga.
High School Milton
Jordan Yates

Biography

Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports and Rivals … tabbed as the No. 19-ranked dual-threat quarterback in the nation by Rivals … as a senior, helped lead Milton to the first state championship in the school’s 69-year history with a 14-13 win over nationally ranked Colquitt County in the 2018 Georgia 7A state title game … three-year starter at quarterback and two-year team captain … amassed 6,452 yards of total offense (4,601 passing, 1,851 rushing) and accounted for 65 touchdowns (43 passing, 22 rushing) over his final two prep seasons … is Milton’s all-time leader in career passing yards, career touchdown passes, single-season passing yards and single-season touchdown passes … named first-team all-region and honorable-mention all-state as a junior in 2017 … 2018 Region 5-7A Player of the Year is likely to earn all-state recognition when teams are announced later this month … is the winningest quarterback in Milton history … coached by Adam Clack … versatile athlete has earned 10 varsity letters – four in football, four in basketball and two in track … is also a two-year captain and all-region performer in basketball … winner of the Mason Tompkins Legacy Award for Leadership … intends to major in business administration … uncle, T.J. Yates, was a four-year starter at quarterback at North Carolina from 2007-10, where he remains the Tar Heels’ all-time leader with 9,377 career passing yards, and went on to play seven seasons in the NFL with the Houston Texans (2011-13, 2015, 2017), Atlanta Falcons (2014) and Miami Dolphins (2016).