MU Football BIO
83 Jake Powell

2015 (FRESHMAN): Sat out due to NCAA Transfer rules


  • Three-year starter at tight end and defensive end in football for head coach P.J. Mehigan at Cherokee High School
  • Earned second team All-State, first team All-State Group V, first team All-South Jersey, first team all-county, and first team all-conference in 2013
  • Also earned first team all-county and all-conference honors as a junior in 2012 • named a county Academic Scholar-Athlete twice
  • Football team went 32-10 over four years, including a 11-1 mark in 2013 when the team captured the state title
  • Caught 78 passes for 1,143 yards and 12 touchdowns over his final three seasons
  • Fourth all-time leading receiver in Cherokee history and record-holder among tight ends
  • Ranked among the Top 20 receiving leaders in South Jersey in 2012 (35-440-5 TDs) and 2013 (27-496-6 TDs) 
  • Two-time football captain
  • Three year starter in both basketball and baseball, where he captained both teams


  • Son of Todd and Charlene Powell 
  • Father and brother Tyler played baseball at Delaware
  • Grandfather, Thomas J. Powell, Jr., played college football at Colgate
  • Major is business management
  • Currently enrolled in Monmouth's five year combined MBA program
Year GP No. Yards Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2016  9 16 146  9.1  24  16.2 
Totals  9 16 146  9.1  24  16.2
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 240
Year: Junior
Hometown: Marlton, NJ
High School: Cherokee
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