Jonathan Perkins

Gardena, Calif.

High School:
Gardena HS '09

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185



2012:ALL-BIG SKY CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION... Started all 11 games at cornerback... Led UC Davis in pass breakup (7) and interception return yards (69) with 69... Tied for second on the team with two picks... Tallied 36 tackles (22 solo, 14 assists), including one solo stop for a loss of three yards... Forced a fumble and had a fumble recovery for 22 yards... Led UC Davis in kick return yards (448) on 18 returns... Had one kickoff return for an 81-yard touchdown Sacramento State, the Aggies' only kickoff returned for a touchdown during the year... The return came just before halftime and helped stake UC Davis to a 23-13 intermission lead... Returned an interception for 69 yards and a touchdown against South Dakota State... Had a season-high eight tackles and two pass breakups against Northern Arizona.

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.