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8 Jake Metz

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Name
Jake Metz
Position
Defensive Line
Height
6' 6"
Weight
265 lbs
Current Team
Philadelphia Injured Reserve
Seasons
2019
Birthday
March 16, 1991
Age
28

SOUL 2016 SEASON: Metz made 29.5 total tackles, 8 sacks and had 1 reception for 4 yards. He received Defensive Lineman of the Year and First Team All-Arena honors.

AFL EXPERIENCE: During his rookie season with the Soul, Metz made seven tackles and one sack.

COLLEGE: Defensive Player of the Year (2013). 2012- Broke single-season school record for sacks with 11.5. Awarded AP All-America Second Team, Daktronics All-America First Team, D2Football.com Honorable Mention All-American, Daktronics All-Super Region One First Team. Started all 13 games, posted high 3.0 sacks, 19 tackles for loss, 76 total tackles and five forced fumbles. 2011- Started all 11 games. Recorded career-high 7.5 sacks, 10.5 tackles for loss and 30 solo tackles.

PERSONAL: Majored in Sociology at Shippensburg University. Most influenced in life by his father. Goal in life is to fulfill his greatest potential in everything he does.

SOUL FOOD: Nickname: Metzy. Favorite food: Mac and Cheese. Favorite musical group: Rolling Stones. Favorite TV show: NFL Network. Favorite sports team growing up: Philadelphia Eagles. Hobbies: hunting, fishing, snowboarding and going to the beach.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
2015 Philadelphia Soul

2016 Philadelphia Eagles

2017 Qingdao Clipper (China Arena Football League)

2017 Buffalo Bills

2018 Philadelphia Soul

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