JaCoby Stevens

JaCoby Stevens

JaCoby Stevens

THE VITALS

Position: Safety

Measurables: 6-foot-1, 200 pounds

High school: Oakland

Hometown: Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Committed: Aug. 8, 2016

247Sports position rank:1

247Sports rating: 5 stars

AT A GLANCE

Stevens, LSU’s highest-rated mid-year enrollee, held firm on his recommitment despite a full-court press from Alabama. An athletic safety with exceptional ball skills, Stevens could make an immediate impact in a secondary losing safeties Jamal Adams and Rickey Jefferson. Stevens is originally from Louisiana and has family member who live in the state.

HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Practicing exclusively at wide receiver, Stevens was invited to the Under Amour All-America Game but did not play after suffering a concussion. … Had nine interceptions and 64 tackles. Caught 38 passes for 690 yards and 12 touchdowns. … Named Tennessee’s Gatorade Player of the Year and the Class 6A Tennessee Titans Mr. Football back award. 

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING

“Stevens is a versatile athlete who looks like a college senior. He is physical with speed and great instincts. He is on the path of being a future NFL safety.” — Scout.com’s Chad Simmons