Jerome Lewis

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  • Position
    Tight End
  • Class
    r-Freshman
  • Height
    6' 3
  • Weight
    240 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    Bishop Kearney
  • Hometown
    Rochester, N.Y.

A young player with skills who has yet to adjust to the system … Has what you’re looking for physically but has to improve on the mental aspect of the game … His summer preparation will help determine where he fits in when practice resumes in August.

2010: Redshirted while working with the tight ends … Turned in a 380-pound front squat during off-season testing … Caught a 17-yard pass during the Hokies’ first full spring scrimmage.

High School: A member of the SuperPrep Northeast Team for Coach Eddie Long at Bishop Kearney High … Listed as the No. 21 tight end in the country and the No. 3 player in the state of New York by Rivals … Listed as the No. 30 tight end in the country by ESPN/Scouts Inc. … Ranked the No. 53 defensive end in the country and the No. 3 player in the state by Scout.com … Ranked as the No. 5 player on the New York 21 by SuperPrep … Named to PrepStar’s All-Big East/Independent Region Team as a defensive lineman … His final year, had 18 receptions for 425 yards and five touchdowns … Also registered 13 sacks in eight games … A preseason All-American by SuperPrep … Invited to play in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in South Carolina … As a junior, recorded 10 receptions for 348 yards and one touchdown … Also had 56 tackles with seven sacks on the defensive side of the ball.

Personal: Jerome Scott Lewis … Born 12/10/91 in Kingston, Jamaica … Son of Alivia Gaskins … Enrolled in business.