Saw a promising sophomore season cut short by an injury and will continue to work his way back this spring.
Valuable contributor at safety who was lost for the year with an injury vs. UTSA... Recorded a career-best four tackles vs. Houston and ended the year with seven stops... Forced a fumble vs. UCLA in the opener.
Saw action in all 12 games on special teams and in the safety rotation... Finished the year with 19 tackles, 14 at safety and five on special teams... Fourth on the team with five special teams tackles... Recovered a fumbled punt return vs. Tulane, his second special teams fumble recovery of the season... Matched his season-high (fourth time) with three total tackles vs. UTEP... Made his debut in the opener at Texas and was credited with one tackle... Matched that with one tackle vs. Purdue in the home opener... Credited with a season-best three tackles and also recovered a fumble at Baylor.
Elkins High School
Two-time All District 23-5A selection for coach Robert Crivellari... Ranked by Rivals.com as the 45th best safety prospect in the nation... Ranked as one of the top 10 safeties in Texas in Dave Campbell's Texas Football postseason edition... Credited with 78 tackles, 5 sacks, 1 interception and 7 pass breakups and a senior and finished his career with 176 tackles and six interceptions... Member of the Houston Chronicle's Greater Houston 100... Also competes in track... Member of the National Honor Society and received Elkin's Academic Excellence Award.
Full name: Jaylon Trevar Finner... Born: May 28, 1993 at Houston.... Parents: Troy Finner and Sheree Anderson, Missouri City. (one brother, one sister). Rice major: Undeclared