11 Jonathan Perkins
2011: Started in all 11 games at corner... Led the team and the conference with 12 total passes defended, registering 10 pass break ups and two interceptions... Recorded 28 tackles (21 solos, 7 assists) and assisted on a tackle for loss... Managed one blocked kick... Served as the team's primary kick returner, tallying 537 total yards on 23 returns for a 23.3 average... Collected interceptions in back-to-back games at Montana State and vs. San Diego... Had four kick returns for a season-best 112 yards at Arizona State... Posted three or more tackles on six separate occasions.
2010: ALL-GREAT WEST CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM... Won team's MIKE WISE AWARD as outstanding freshman... Started 10 games at right corner, tallying 39 total tackles (27 solos, 12 assists)... Tied for 2nd in GWC with 9 passes defensed (7 breakups, 2 picks)... Posted first collegiate INT vs. San Jose State's Jordan La Secia to end 3rd quarter, returning it 24 yards into Aggie territory... Better remembered for his second pick: spoiling Sacramento State's fourth-quarter chance... Intercepted McLeod Bethel-Thompson on a 4th-and-17 pass down the middle to Dylan Lane with 1:54 remaining, effectively clinching the win... Recorded season-high 7 tackles (5-2-7) at Weber State... Selected as team's Defensive Player of the Week after South Dakota (3 pbu) and North Dakota games (5-0-5 tackles chart).
2009: Redshirted... Voted as team's Scout Defense Player of the Week after South Dakota game.
GARDENA HS '09: Three-time All-Marine League honoree, earning first-team accolades in 2008 after being selected to the second team as a sophomore and junior... Posted 46 tackles, 2 touchdowns and three interceptions as a senior... Won Outstanding Defensive Player and Best Defensive Back awards.
PERSONAL: Born in Gardena, Calif.... Psychology major... Parents are Robert & Patty Perkins... Older brother, Joe, plays safety at Arizona... Another brother, Richard, was a receiver at Humboldt State.