Jabari Howard
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Valencia, Calif.

High School:
Valencia HS '10

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
CB

Major:
Communication

2012:Appeared in seven games, starting one... Only start came in the final game of the year against Sacramento State... Earned one assisted tackle on the year.

2011: Played in all 11 games as the primary backup at right corner... Tallied seven tackles (6 solos, 1 assists), including 2.0 tackles for 4 yards lost... Added one pass breakup... Had back-to-back games with tackles for losses to start the season... Had a season-best two tackles in the season opener at Arizona State.

2010:
Redshirted... Earned Scout Defense Player of the Week after South Alabama weekend.

VALENCIA HS '10: Named to All-Foothill League and All-Santa Clarita Valley first teams in 2009... Tallied 37 tackles, 7 interceptions, 2 pass breakups and a fumble recovery as a senior... Helped Vikings post 12-1 record and advance to Southern Section semifinals... Previously posted 52 tackles with 4 picks to earn all-valley distinction as a junior... Added team MVP honors in track & field.

PERSONAL: Born in Bellflower, Calif.... Majoring in communication... Parents are Tyrone & Malsah Howard... Oldest of four children, all similarly named: Jameelah, Jaleel and Jahlani.