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#49 - Jake Hutson
2013-14 Football
POS.
RB
HT.
5-7
WT.
170
YR.
Jr./So.
HOMETOWN
Blanchard, Mich.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Montabella
Jake Hutson

2013: Appeared in four games for the Brown and Gold before suffering a season-ending knee injury in Week 4...led the team in rushing touchdowns (4) and rushing yards per game (78.2)...accumulated 100 all-purpose yards (72 rushing, 28 receiving) in the season opener at North Dakota (Aug. 29)...ran for 128 yards on 24 carries, caught five passes for 15 yards, and returned a punt six yards at Saint Joseph's (Sept. 7)...ran for a TD and snagged three passes for 30 yards versus William Jewell (Sept. 14)...recorded three rushing touchdowns, registered 98 yards on the ground on 25 carries, and hauled in five passes for 33 yards in Valpo's 49-42 overtime win over Campbell (Sept. 28) on homecoming...named to PFL Academic Honor Roll.

2012: Appeared in all 11 games for the Crusaders making six starts at running back...compiled 753 yards on 152 carries for a 5.0 yards per rush average in his first season with Valpo...rushed for eight touchdowns in addition to making 35 catches for 266 yards...named to College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) All-Purpose Watch List...earned a spot on the preseason All-Pioneer Football League Second Team...ran for a touchdown and 18 yards on six carries in addition to making two catches versus St. Joseph's on Aug. 30th...rushed five times for 13 yards at Youngstown State (Sept. 8) to go along with a pair of catches...accumulated 52 yards on 11 carries and caught two more passes at home versus Duquesne (Sept. 15)...rushed for nine yards on two attempts at San Diego (Sept. 22)...ran for two touchdowns against Butler on Oct. 6th on a day he recorded 63 yards on 16 carries and caught three passes for 14 yards...registered over 200 all-purpose yards versus Drake (Oct. 13) as he rushed for 98 yards on 25 touches, returned five kicks for a total of 99 yards and returned two punts for an aggregate of nine yards...ran the ball 16 times for 60 yards at Dayton on Oct. 20th...had a season-high eight receptions for 66 yards on Oct. 27th versus Marist in addition to 68 yards on 17 carries on the ground...had a career day at Campbell in a 41-21 Valpo win: 28 carries for 248 yards, three TD's, three receptions for 52 yards, and returned two punts for 23 yards. After the Campbell game, Hutson was named PFL Co-Offensive Player of the Week and was The Sports Network FCS National Co-Freshman of the Week nominee...followed that game with 122 all-purpose yards and a touchdown versus Davidson...finished out a remarkable freshman season by eclipsing the 100-yard mark again with a strong performance against Morehead State where Hutson picked up 107 yards on 18 carries, scored a TD, and also hauled in six passes for 38 yards...earned Pioneer Football League Honorable Mention accolades...named to the Pioneer Football League Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Sat out the season as a redshirt ... named team’s Offensive Prep Team Player of the Week for the Duquesne (Sept. 17) and Butler (Oct. 15) games ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Mustangs ... a three-time First Team All Mid-States Activities Conference selection ... earned Honorable Mention All-State honors as a freshman and sophomore ... twice named to the Daily News All-Area Team ... a two-time member of the Morning Sun All-Area Dream Team ... team’s Offensive Player of the Year as a junior ... team captain as a senior ... set school records for rushing yards in a game (262), season (1,320), and career (3,312) ... set school marks for touchdowns in a season (22) and career (48) ... earned  Michigan Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete Award ... also played basketball, baseball, and golf.

Personal: Jake is the son of Rod and Mary Hutson ... major is mechanical engineering ... born Nov. 28, 1992.