Jourdan Lewis 26
Jourdan  Lewis


Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Cass Technical

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 176




Lewis Named Semifinalist for Bednarik Award

Football's Lewis Named Semifinalist for Bednarik Award


Lewis Named Jim Thorpe Award Semifinalist

Football's Lewis Named Jim Thorpe Award Semifinalist


Trio of Wolverines Added to Bednarik Award Watch List

Football Trio Added to Bednarik Award Watch List


Lewis Named Jim Thorpe Player of the Week

Football's Lewis Named Jim Thorpe Player of the Week


Lewis, Peppers, Chesson Claim Big Ten Weekly Accolades

Lewis, Peppers, Chesson Claim B1G Football Weekly Accolades


Countdown to Kickoff - Day 4

Defensive back Jourdan Lewis talks about prepping for his sophomore season at U-M, competition among a talented secondary, and more on day four of the Countdown to Kickoff series.



• Tackles:
7 - Michigan State, 2015
• TFLs: 1.0 - 2x (Last Maryland, 2015)
• Pass breakups: 6 - Michigan State, 2015
• Interceptions: 1 - (last: Maryland, 2015)

At Michigan

• Two-year letterman
• Has appeared in 36 games, making 18 starts at cornerback.
• Named 2015 Week 6 Jim Thorpe Player of the Week

• Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 10, 2015)

Junior (2015)
• Has appeared in 11 games, making 11starts at cornerback
• at Utah (Sept. 3): Made three tackles and broke up one pass
• Oregon State (Sept. 12): Tallied three tackles and a pass breakup
• UNLV (Sept. 19): Recorded three tackles and a career-best four pass breakups
• at Maryland (Oct. 3): Made three tackles, one for a loss; added a pass breakup and an interception
• Northwestern (Oct. 10): Made four tackles, one for a loss; added an interception for a 37-yard touchdown
• Michigan State (Oct. 17): Recorded a career-best seven tackles and a career-best six pass breakups
• at Minnesota (Oct. 31): Made five tackles and added a pass breakup
• Rutgers (Nov. 7): Had three tackles, two pass breakups and a forced fumbled; his second pass breakup set the single-season record for breakups in a season
• at Indiana (Nov. 14): Recorded seven tackles, five of which were solo, and broke up one pass
• at Penn State (Nov. 21): Tallied four tackles and a pass breakup; Returned four kickoffs for 105 yards, including a long return of 55 yards

Sophomore (2014)
• Earned second varsity letter
• Appeared in 12 games, making seven starts
• Recorded 39 tackles, 28 solos, two interceptions and 1.5 TFLs
• at Ohio State (Nov. 29): posted one tackle and one pass break up
• Maryland (Nov. 22): Tallied four tackles
• at Michigan State (Oct. 25): Posted four tackles, including one TFL
• Penn State (Oct. 11): Recorded five tackles and one interception
• at Rutgers (Oct. 4): Tallied four tackles
• Minnesota (Sept. 27): Posted four tackles
• Utah (Sept. 20): Matched career high with five tackles, including four solo stops
• Registered two pass breakups
• Miami (OH) (Sept. 13): Made first collegiate start, recording three tackles and first career interception
• at Notre Dame (Sept. 6): Tallied three tackles, including first career TFL, posted one pass breakup
• Appalachian State (Aug. 30): Recorded three tackles and one pass breakup.

Freshman (2013)
• Earned first varsity letter
• Appeared in eight games as a reserve defensive back
• Also contributed on special teams
• Tallied 17 tackles and two pass breakups
• Indiana (Oct. 19): Tied career-high with five tackles
• Akron (Sept. 14): Recorded five tackles and a pass breakup.

• Attended Cass Technical High School (2013) coached by Tom Wilcher
• Helped lead his team to back-to-back Michigan Division 1 State titles as a junior and senior
• Ran a 4.34 shuttle

Key Statistics
• Tallied 751 receiving yards and six scores as a senior
• Garnered 742 return yards with three touchdowns on special teams as a senior
• Totaled 11 touchdowns and eight interceptions as a junior

Honors and Rankings
• Was named to the U.S. Under-19 National Team
• Selected to the Detroit News Blue Chip List as a senior
• Named captain of the 2012 Michigan Prep Football All-State Dream Team as a senior
• Selected to the U.S. Army All-American game.

• Jourdan Julian Lewis was born on August 31, 1995
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in sociology.


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