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Northwest Bearcats

Jake Soy

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Jake Soy

Wide Receiver

Height6-3
ClassJunior
HometownDurant, Iowa
High SchoolDurant
MajorsBusiness Management, Marketing

2009

National Wide Receiver of the Year as selected by Don Hansen's Football Gazette ... selected as an All-American by four publications including three that placed him on the first team ... led the nation in receiving yards (1,556) and touchdown receptions (27) ... became the second player in Division II history to catch 27 touchdowns in a single season ... produced the 13th-best receiving yardage in Division II history ... was a unanimous first-team All-MIAA choice ... 92 receptions are the second-most in program history ... played in all 15 games and earned 14 starts ... had nine 100-yard receiving efforts ... caught a touchdown pass in 12 games ... caught a program-record four touchdown passes vs. Missouri Southern (10/10) and at Fort Hays State (10/31) ... had three touchdown receptions in four other games including the national semifinal contest vs. California (Pa.) (12/5) ... had a season-best 157 yards on six catches and scored three touchdowns vs. Central Missouri (11/7) ... had 156 yards on eight catches and four scores at Fort Hays State ... caught a season-best 11 passes for 136 yards and a score in a national quarterfinal contest at top-ranked Central Washington (11/28) ... had an 89-yard touchdown reception at Southwest Baptist (9/3) ... caught a 46-yard touchdown pass as the first-half clock expired in a home win against Nebraska-Omaha (9/19) ... caught a 26-yard touchdown pass on 4th-and-4 with 10 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter of the national championship game against Grand Valley State that gave Northwest a 30-20 lead (12/12) ... MIAA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll member

2008

Played in 11 games and earned his first collegiate start vs. Emporia State (11/1) ... caught 10 passes for 140 yards and a touchdown on the year ... had a 23-yard touchdown catch vs. Fort Hays State for his first collegiate score (10/18) ... caught season-best three passes for 41 yards at Missouri Southern (11/8) ... had two catches for a season-best 42 yards at Abilene Christian (11/29)

2007

Redshirt season ... Kermie Schneider Award Winner (Northwest Redshirt Freshman of the Year)

Durant High School

2006 Des Moines Sunday Register Class 2A First Team on defense ... two-time all-district first team and all-state first team selection ... Iowa Newspaper Association All-State Third Team running back ... third player in school history to rush over 1,000 yards in a season (1,032), averaging more than 10 yards a carry ... team advanced to first-ever playoff apperance in senior season ... 2005 Quad City Times All-Eastern Player at defensive back ... 2006 Class 2A All-Southwest District Second Team baseball pick as an outfielder ... 2006 Eastern Iowa Hawkeye Basketball All-Conference First Team ... ran 100-meter and 200-meter dashes in track and field

Personal

Son of Chris Soy and Holly Cherveny ... born June 23, 1989

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Receiving

G

REC

YARDS

TD

LONG

REC/G

AVG/C

AVG/G

2008

11

10

140

1

23

0.9

14.0

12.7

2009

15

92

1559

27

89

6.1

16.9

103.9

2010

14

83

1311

12

75

5.9

15.8

93.6

Total

40

185

3010

40

89

4.6

16.3

75.2