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Jake

Funk

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#34

Running Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 202
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Gaithersburg, Md.
High School: Damascus HS

Bio

As a Freshman (2016): Appeared in all 13 games, totaling 136 rush yards (4.7 yards/carry) and a touchdown ... Also had seven catches for 42 yards and a touchdown ... Had two carries for 11 yards against Rutgers (11/26) ... Carried four times for 13 yards vs. #6 Ohio State (11/12) ... Rushed five times for 20 yards at #2 Michigan (11/5) ... Made three special teams tackles at Indiana (10/29) ... Rushed six times for 33 yards vs. Purdue (10/1), and caught first career touchdown - a 9-yard pass from Tyrrell Pigrome ... Rushed twice for four yards at FIU (9/9) ... Made collegiate debut against Howard (9/3), rushing eight times for 59 yards and a touchdown.

At Damascus High School: 2015 Gatorade Maryland Player of the Year … Washington Post All-Metro Offensive Player of the Year … co-winner of the 2016 Herman Boone High School Player of the Year award ... a two-time consensus all-state selection … rushed for 2,866 yards and a Maryland record 52 touchdowns on 249 carries … led Damascus to an perfect 14-0 season as a senior, capturing the Maryland 3A State Championship … scored a record seven touchdowns in the state championship win over Dundalk, in addition to gaining 270 yards on the ground … rated a 3-star prospect by 247sports.com and Scout … coached by Eric Wallich.

Personal: Son of Jim and A'Lisa Funk ... father played football at Penn State ... mother was a phenomenal swimmer at Clarion, earning the following achievements: 3-time Division II National Team Title winner, 22-time All-American and  5-time individual NCAA Relay National Champion ... mother is a member of the Clarion Athletics Hall of Fame ... grandfather, Walter, played on the men's basketball team at Penn State ... grandmother, Jean, was one of the first female athletes at Penn State, competing for the men's rifle team ... older brother, Josh, was captain of the men's lacrosse at Ohio State (2005-08) and played two professional lacrosse seasons for the Minnesota Swarm ... also has a younger brother, Jordan.

Career Highs (through 2016):
Rushes - 8 (vs. Howard, 9/3/16)
Rushing Yards - 59 (vs. Howard, 9/3/16)
Rushing Touchdowns - 1 (vs. Howard, 9/3/16)
Long Rush - 29 yards (vs. Howard, 9/3/16)
Receptions - 3 (vs. #6 Ohio State, 11/12/16)
Receiving Yards - 19 (vs. #6 Ohio State, 11/12/16)
Receiving Touchdowns - 1 (vs. Purdue, 10/1/16)
Long Recption - 13 yards (at #2 Michigan, 11/5/16)

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