Jacksonville, Ala. – Jacksonville State’s Jermaine Hough has been named to the College Sports Journal Freshman All-American Football Team.
Hough played in all 11 games as a true freshman and finished seventh on the team with 42 tackles, including 29 solo stops.
The Lovejoy, Ga., native was second on the team with six tackles for 34 yards loss. He also led the team with three interceptions, while recording 11 passes defended, eight pass breakups and one quarterback hurry.
Hough was the National Freshman of the Week by The Sports Network on Oct. 22, 2012, after recording two interceptions to help Jax State claim a 31-28 overtime win over No. 17 Tennessee State and snap the Tigers’ seven-game winning streak. He also claimed OVC Newcomer of the Week honors that same week
Hough was also named to the Ohio Valley Conference All-Newcomer squad after the Gamecocks posted their 10th straight winning season with a 6-5 mark in 2012.
Courtesy JSU Media Relations