Jay Upthegrove
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    Jay Upthegrove

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Youngstown, Ohio

    High School:
    Boardman

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 195

    Position:
    WR

    Birthdate:
    11/06/1983


    Once a highly prized recruit, injuries have hindered his development...Appears poised for a breakout season and is a front-runner for a starting job...Has reliable hands, a good burst and natural instincts...A team leader, who has put in extra work during the off-season.

    2005: Played in all but one game, mainly on special teams...Made his first, career catch against Union College.

    2004: Played in one game.

    2003: Redshirted.

    2002: Played in eight games and recorded 14 tackles.

    High School: Honorable mention all-state and first team All-Northeast Ohio as both a junior and senior... Recorded 25 catches and five interceptions his senior year...Also lettered in basketball and track...Participated in student council and French club.

    Worth Knowing: As a youth, his Little League team won the state championship...Earned his undergrad in speech communication and is pursing master's in workforce education...Son of John and Luella Upthegrove...Born November 6, 1983.

    SIU