21 DeJon Packer
DeJon  Packer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Gunderson HS

Last College:
San Jose City College

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 213

Position:
RB

Experience:
1V


08/11/2018

Football Concludes 2nd Week With Crisp 63-Play Scrimmage

The Spartans accomplished a lot in an hour scrimmage.

05/17/2018

2018 SAMMY Awards Honors Best Of San José State University Athletics

The SAMMYS were handed out for academic, athletics and community service excellence.

03/24/2018

Offense Shows Big Play Potential At Spring Football Game

There were five pass plays of 30 or more yards.

03/21/2018

38 Student-Athletes Honored As Academic All-Mountain West

Five Spartans have earned the academic honor each of their four years.

03/17/2018

Highlights On Both Sides Of Ball At Football Scrimmage

The longest play of the day led to the first of two short touchdown runs.

AT SAN JOSE STATE: In his second season with the Spartans... Competing for playing time as a running back... First joined the team for 2017 fall drills... 2017 Academic All-Mountain West award recipient.

2017: Played in 11 of the team's 13 games as a reserve running back... Fourth on the team in rushing yards with 290 and led the team with two rushing touchdowns... Second on the Spartans with a 4.9 yards per carry average... Was the team's most effective rusher the final two games of the season... 10 carries for 51 yards and his first major college touchdown at Colorado State (11/18)... Season-high 75 yards on just eight carries and a game-clinching 44-yard touchdown run with 2:07 remaining in the Wyoming win (11/25)... Touchdown vs. Wyoming was the second longest run of the season by a Spartan... Gave a glimpse of things to come with 60 yards on 10 carries in the Cal Poly victory (9/2)... Caught two passes during the season - one each vs. USF (South Florida - 8/26) and one at Texas (9/9).

COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Played two seasons at San Jose City College... First-team All-Pacific 7 League in 2016... Was the team's leading rusher with 710 yards and six touchdowns on 162 carries... Second on the team in receiving with 43 catches for 496 yards and five scores... 13th in the state for all-purpose running with a 121.5 yards per game average... Rushed 53 times for 201 yards and two touchdowns as a freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football (Coach Steve Papin) and track and field at Gunderson High in San Jose.

MORE ON DeJON: A health science major... He is a San Jose native.

CAREER STATISTICS

Rushing G NO. YDS. Avg. TD LG
2017...JR 11 59 290 4.9 2 44TD
Receiving NO. YDS. Avg. TD LG
2017...JR 2 12 6.0 0 9