Jourdan Lewis 26
Jourdan  Lewis


Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Cass Technical

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 186




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Kornacki: Lewis, Stribling Help Lock Down Wisconsin


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Kornacki: Lewis Relishes 'Alpha Dogs' Competition with Peppers


Kornacki: Preparation Leads to Success for Lewis, Wolverines

Kornacki: Preparation Leads to Success for Lewis, Football Team


Lewis Collects FWAA All-America Honor

Lewis Collects FWAA All-America Honor


Lewis, Butt Named AP All-Americans

Lewis, Butt Named AP Football All-Americans


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
• Three-year letterman
• Has appeared in 41 games, making 23 starts at cornerback
• Named 2015 Week 6 Jim Thorpe Player of the Week
• Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 12)
• 2015 All-Big Ten first team
• 2015 first team All-America (USA Today); Second Team All-America (SI, Walter Camp, AP, FWAA)
• Jim Thorpe Award Semifinalist; Chuck Bednarik Award Semifinalist

Senior (2016)
• Missed the first three games of the season due to injury
• Returned to action against Penn State (Sept. 24), tallying two tackles, a tackle for loss and a pass breakup
• Posted four solo tackles, four pass breakups and an interception against Wisconsin (Oct. 1), overtaking Marlin Jackson for third on U-M's all-time pass breakup list
• Recorded two stops and one pass breakup at Rutgers (Oct. 8)

Junior (2015)
• Appeared in 13 games, making 13 starts 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
• Ohio State (Nov. 28): Made six tackles, including one sack; Returned 6 kickoffs for 123 yards
• Florida (Jan. 1): Had three tackles, two of which were solo, and a pass breakup

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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