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Gary Jennings

#12 Gary Jennings

WR | Jr. | 6-1 | 204 | Stafford, Va. | Colonial Forge HS

  • Has played in 26 career games and started one
  • One of three football student-athletes in the nation to be on the NCAA Football Oversight Committee

2016 (So.)

  • Played in 13 games and started one
  • Added depth at wide receiver, was one the kickoff returners and the team’s punt returner
  • Finished with 10 catches for 165 yards, two touchdowns and a long of 58 yards
  • Earned the first start of his career against Miami in the Russell Athletic Bowl
  • Had a season-best three catches for a career-high 69 yards with a touchdown against Baylor
  • Scored first touchdown of season with an 11-yard catch against TCU
  • Season-long 47-yard reception at Texas Tech

2015 (Fr.

  • Played in 13 games in 2015
  • Added depth at wide receiver and was a punt returner
  • Had seven catches for 116 yards, a touchdown with a long reception of 64 yards
  • Finished with a team-leading 13 punt returns for 69 yards, an average of 5.3 yards per return with a long of 21 yards
  • Turned in the team's longest punt return of the season in the Catcus Bowl against Arizona State with a 21-yard return
  • Had a season-high 68 receiving yards on two catches against Arizona State in the Cactus Bowl
  • Registered his first career touchdown and season-long catch (64) against ASU
  • WVU Special Teams Champion against Arizona State
  • One kickoff return at Kansas State for his season-long of 35 yards
  • Had a then season-long 20-yard reception at Kansas
  • Three kickoff returns at Baylor
  • Then his season-high 28 yard kickoff return at Baylor
  • Three punt returns against Oklahoma State
  • Caught a career-high four receptions against Liberty
  • Finished with a 15-yard punt return against Liberty

High School

  • Coached by Bill Brown at Colonial Forge High
  • Played quarterback, wide receiver and safety and returned kicks
  • Saw limited action as a senior due to injury
  • Named to the 2014 Virginia All-6A First-Team Defense
  • Also earned All-State second-team honors as an all-purpose offensive player
  • Helped Colonial Forge to a 10-4 season in 2014 and the state quarterfinals
  • Guided Colonial Forge to a No. 17 ranking in the state of Virginia
  • Had two rushing touchdowns, two interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown in a 31-0 win over North Stafford
  • Named All-Conference 4 first team offensive all-purpose player and first team on defense as a defensive back No. 4 ranked player in the area by the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star
  • An all-area first-team selection at defensive back
  • Helped lead Colonial Forge to a 10-4 record in 2013, advanced to the Virginia 6A State semifinals and finished as the No. 9 ranked team in the state
  • Earned All-Group 6A South Region as utility player on defense
  • Named All-Conference 4 All-Purpose on defense
  • Also played basketball at Colonial Forge High

Personal

  • Birthday is March 7
  • Son of Gary and Youlande’ Jennings
  • One of four children
  • Majoring in sport management
Offense
SeasonClassGPRecYardsTDsLong
Totals 2617281364
2015Fr137116164
2016So1310165258
Defense
SeasonClassGPSoloAstTklTFL
Totals 261120
2015Fr13    
2016So131120.0
Special Teams
SeasonClassGPPRYardsLongKORYardsLong
Totals 263410821714535
2015Fr13136921511735
2016So1321391822821
Scoring
SeasonClassGPTDspts
Totals 26318
2015Fr1316
2016So13212

Jennings Named to NCAA Sport Oversight Committee

By Mike Montoro | November 22, 2016

West Virginia University sophomore wide receiver Gary Jennings has been named as one of two Big 12 Conference student-athletes to represent the league on their sports respective oversight committees.

Jennings, White Add Physicality to WR Corps

By John Antonik | August 10, 2016

There is just something about having some big, physical pass catchers on your football team.

Campus Connection: Three of a Kind

By John Antonik | August 14, 2015

From the looks of things, it appears the Mountaineers got themselves a pretty good set of wide receivers last February.