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Jared Verse

Jared Verse - Football - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

Defensive End
Redshirt Sophomore
Dayton, Ohio
high school
Central Columbia (Penn.)
other college


Played in 12 games with nine starts…recorded 48 tackles, including 17.0 for loss with 9.0 sacks, three quarterback hurries, one fumble recovery and one blocked field goal…named first-team All-American by The Athletic…Phil Steele third-team All-American…first-team All-ACC…received most All-ACC votes on defense…FSU Defensive MVP…only player in ACC and one of two Power 5 defenders nationally with four games of 2.5 tackles for loss in 2022…ACC-best average of 0.75 sacks per game ranked 17th nationally…ranked second in ACC and 10th nationally with average of 1.4 tackles for loss per game…had at least 0.5 tackles for loss in every game he finished…registered season-high seven tackles, 2.5 for loss with 1.5 sack, in 35-32 Cheez-It Bowl victory vs. Oklahoma…teamed with Dennis Briggs Jr. for sack on final play of game to secure victory…recorded three tackles, 2.5 for loss with career-high-tying 2.0 sacks, and one blocked field goal in 24-23 win vs. LSU…blocked 30-yard field goal to keep FSU ahead 7-3 in second quarter…made sack on LSU’s final drive of each half…named ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week for his performance vs. Tigers…recorded four tackles, 2.5 for loss with 1.0 sack, vs. No. 22 Wake Forest…played only 23 snaps vs. Demon Deacons while returning from injury…made two solo stops, including 12-yard sack, and one fumble recovery returned 10 yards in 45-3 victory at Miami…fumble recovery ended Hurricanes drive at 6-yard line in UM’s only trip to red zone…registered five tackles, 2.5 for loss with 0.5 sack, in 41-16 win vs. Georgia Tech…recorded five tackles, 0.5 for loss, and two quarterback hurries in 45-38 victory vs. Florida…had five tackles, 1.0 for loss, and one quarterback hurry at No. 14 NC State…made five tackles, 1.0 for loss, vs. No. 4 Clemson…had four tackles, 1.5 for loss with 1.0 sack, in season-opening 47-7 win vs. Duquesne…registered four tackles, 1.0 sack, in 38-3 win at Syracuse…had two tackles, including 1.0 sack, in 49-17 win vs. Louisiana…made two tackles at Louisville before exiting in first half due to injury…missed 44-14 win vs. Boston College due to injury.


Appeared in 15 games over two seasons at Albany, recording 74 tackles, including 21.5 for loss with 14.5 sacks, 15 quarterback hurries, two forced fumbles and one pass breakup…first-team all-conference selection and FCS Freshman All-American in fall 2021 after registering 53 tackles, 11.5 for loss with 10.5 sacks, 13 quarterback hurries, one forced fumble and one pass breakup…earned CAA Defensive Rookie of the Year honors in spring 2021…was second-team all-conference selection and Jerry Rice Award finalist after recording 22 tackles, including 10.0 for loss with 4.0 sacks, and one forced fumble in four games played…led Colonial Athletic Association in tackles for loss and tied for second in sacks…made career-high 10 tackles vs. Stony Brook in first collegiate start…redshirted 2019 season…three-time All-PHAC athlete at Central Columbia…played both sides his senior year, registering 14 tackles with three forced fumbles and 15 receptions for 385 yards at tight end…also played basketball and ran track for Bluejays…won state championship as part of 4×400 relay team.