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Jonathan Nance
Jonathan Nance

#7 Jonathan Nance

Wide Receiver | Senior | 6-0 | 166 | Gulfport, Miss. | Gulfport HS / Mississippi Gulf Coast CC

2017 (JUNIOR): Played 11 games with six starts … Led the team in receptions (37), receiving yards (539) and receiving touchdowns (5) … Also rushed five times for 62 yards, including a season-long 40-yard sun … Longest reception was 54 yards … Had touchdown receptions of 49, 44, 34 and 31 yards … Average length of his five touchdowns was a stunning 32.2 yards … Had a catch in all 11 games and at least five receptions twice … Led the team in 20-plus yard catches (9) … Tied for 10th in the SEC in receptions of 40 or more yards (4) … Converted 19 receptions into first downs … Led the team in receiving yards in four games … Posted two 100-yard receiving games … Five receiving touchdowns came in a four-game span from No. 23 TCU (Sept. 9) through South Carolina … Had one multi-touchdown reception game … Became the first Razorback with five TD receptions after the first five games of a season since Jarius Wright in 2011 (5) … vs. No. 23 TCU (Sept. 9): Caught his first touchdown as a Hog, a 49-yard grab in the first quarter … vs. Texas A&M (Sept. 23): Totaled 100 yards on three catches, including a 44-yard TD late in the fourth quarter … vs. New Mexico State (Sept. 30): Caught six passes on eight targets for 58 yards and two scores … Longest reception of the day was 31 yards … at South Carolina (Oct. 7): Recorded game and season highs in receptions (8) and receiving yards (116) … Was targeted nine times … Four receptions resulted in either a first down or touchdown … vs. Coastal Carolina (Nov. 4): Turned a pair of catches into 61 yards, behind a 54-yard grab right before halftime.

2015-16 (JUNIOR COLLEGE) AT MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST: Enrolled in January 2017 and participated in spring practice … Ranked as the No. 13 junior college wide receiver and the No. 117 overall prospect by 247Sports … Battled through a shoulder injury and finished with 13 receptions for 153 yards. Chose Arkansas over Colorado State, Troy and Louisiana-Monroe … Hauled in 31 receptions for 400 yards and three touchdowns as a freshman … Grabbed eight receptions at Southwest Mississippi … Over the final two games of the 2015 season, hauled in receptions of 47 and 62 yards while putting together a 109-yard performance with a score against Itawamba.

HIGH SCHOOL: Sun Herald All-South Mississippi Football Team honoree and also played in the Bernard Blackwell All-Star Classic … Named first-team All-Area and first-team All-Region as a junior and senior, while earning second-team All-State accolades as a senior … Two-time All-Region 4-6A selection … Totaled 63 receptions for 743 yards and six touchdowns as a senior … Over 30 games at Gulfport High School, he scored 16 touchdowns, including 14 through the air, while totaling over 1,500 yards receiving … Recorded 60 tackles, including six tackles for loss and a pair of interceptions … Boomed a 55-yard punt with under two minutes to play after starting punter got hurt … Signed with Southern Mississippi out of high school and enrolled early in January of 2015 before transferring to Mississippi Gulf Coast.

PERSONAL: Born on August 19, 1997 … Son of Melissa and James Nance Jr. … Has two brothers: James and Joel, and one younger sister, Sara … Sociology major.

2017 Game-By-Game

 GP/GSRECREC YDSAVGREC TDLNGRUSH ATTRUSH YDSAVGRUSH TDLNG
TOTAL11/63753914.655456212.4040
FLORIDA A&M1/03258.301211212.0012
TCU1/037525.0149000.000
vs. Texas A&M1/0310033.3145000.000
NEW MEXICO STATE1/16589.7231000.000
at South Carolina1/1811614.5134144.004
at Alabama1/1133.003000.000
AUBURN1/13258.3018000.000
at Ole Miss1/14348.501924522.5040
COASTAL CAROLINA1/026130.5054000.000
at LSU1/13206.7011000.000
MISSISSIPPI STATE1/012222.0022111.001
MISSOURI-----------
 GP/GSRECREC YDSAVGREC TDLNGRUSH ATTRUSH YDSAVGRUSH TDLNG
TOTAL11/63753914.655456212.4040
201711/63753914.655456212.4040