Football

Jalen Banks - 24

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Markham, Ill.

High School:
Thornton Township

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
S

Experience:
HS

Jalen Banks

09/06/2014

Vanderbilt-Ole Miss Postgame Notes

Ole Miss 41, Vanderbilt 3

03/20/2014

Commodores stage final prep for Saturday scrimmage in stadium

First scrimmage will be open to the public, with gates open at 9:15 am

03/18/2014

Commodores get first taste of full contact Tuesday

30-play scrimmage highlight of team's workout

2014
Banks saw action in all 12 games as a first-year contributor... Participated on special teams and as reserve safety... Registered solo tackles against Missouri and Mississippi State.

2013
Banks did not see game action as a true freshman... He served as a valuable defensive back on scout teams, and worked hard to build strength and quickness during the fall.

High School
Senior captain... Four-year starter for large public school located in south Chicago suburb... As senior DB, posted 60 tackles, three INTs and four forced fumbles for 8-3 squad that advanced to state playoffs... Named All-State by both state coaches' and Chicago Tribune... As junior, contributed four INTs, three fumble recoveries to go with 55 tackles... Started at WR as freshman, moving to safety as sophomore... During career, registered 156 tackles, 10 INTs and 23 pass breakups.

Personal
Jalen Aaron Banks... Son of Frederick Banks and Amani Wesley... Born Sept. 10, 1994... Younger brother, Jauan, is starting WR at school, which has produced many stars, including former Steelers' WR Antwaan Randle El... Participates in Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization in hometown.

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