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6-4 / 230
Veteran DL eyeing more pressure in 2017
USATSI Gallery - Kansas State @ Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt vs. Alabama A&M on Sept. 9, 2017 - Photos by Joe Howell and John Russell
Vanderbilt vs. Alabama A&M (USATSI Gallery)
USATSI Gallery - Vanderbilt at Middle Tennessee
High School: Senior captain... Three-year letterwinner... Two-year starter at defensive end for one of top programs in Atlanta vicinity... As senior, registered 13 quarterback sacks and 23 tackles for loss among 71 total stops, helping Norcross to 11-1 overall record, undefeated regular season and second round of 7A state playoffs... Named All-State as senior, and two-time All-Region recipient... Appeared in Elite Classic and Gwinnett All-Star Game... As junior, posted six quarterback sacks among 68 tackles as 7-4 Blue Devils reached 7A playoffs... Helped Norcross to 7A state championship as sophomore in 2014.
Personal: Jalen Theodore Pinkney... Born Nov. 29, 1998... Son of Horace and Anika Pinkney... Older brother, Jared, is a redshirt sophomore tight end for the Commodores... Also has a younger sister, Alayna... Dad is a regional manager; mom is human resources professional... Enjoys singing and cooking.