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2019 (True Freshman): Redshirted due to only seeing action in three games – Oct. 12 at Duke, Nov. 16 vs. Virginia Tech, and Nov. 30 vs. then-No. 4 Georgia … Finished the season with 11 carries for 18 yards … Completed 4-of-12 passes for 38 yards … Turned in his best game against Virginia Tech when he ran 10 times for 16 yards and completed four passes for 38 yards … An ACC Honor Roll member.
High School: 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 … Named Georgia 7A Offensive Player of the Year as a senior after leading 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 7A state title game … Also named 2018 Region 5-7A Player of the Year … 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 … 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 … Winningest quarterback in Milton history … Coached by Adam Clack … Versatile athlete earned 10 varsity letters – four in football, four in basketball and two in track … Was also a two-year captain and all-region performer in basketball … Winner of the Mason Tompkins Legacy Award for Leadership.
Personal: 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) … Jordan is majoring in business administration.