8 Jelani Berassa
8 Jelani Berassa
Height: 6-4
Weight: 210
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Miami Killian
Position: WR
Major: Criminal Justice
gp 12
yds 564
yds/g 47.0
td 6

2013 (Senior) | Game-By-Game Stats

Played in nine games...finished the year with six receptions for 74 yards and a touchdown...averaged 12.3 yards per reception...caught passes in five contests...first reception of the year was for a 12-yard gain against Morehead State...had two receptions for 29 yards and a touchdown in win over Illinois State...caught a 10-yard scoring toss in the second quarter vs. the Redbirds...also had a season-long 19-yard catch vs. Illinois State...hauled in a 15-yard grab at Indiana State...had catches for nine yards against Duquesne and North Dakota State...earned his third letter.

2012 (Junior): Suffered a season-ending knee injury in fall camp...could apply for medical redshirt at the end of his senior season.

2011 (Sophomore) | Game-By-Game Stats

Played in all 11 games and started 10 contests...caught 37 passes for 552 yards and had a team-best eight touchdown receptions...averaged 14.9 yards per reception and 50.2 yards per contest...caught a pass in every game and had multiple catches in eight contests...caught touchdown passes in seven games...excelled in MVFC action with 33 catches for 518 yards and seven touchdowns...had a season-best seven receptions for 91 yards and a touchdown against Missouri State...caught a 12-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter against the Bears...hauled in five passes for a season-best 97 yards in victory over No. 1-ranked North Dakota State...had a 46-yard reception against the Bison and caught a 12-yard scoring pass in the second quarter...finished with six catches for 44 yards and had two touchdowns at Indiana State...had touchdown receptions of four yards in the second and fourth quarter...against South Dakota State had 82 yards on four receptions...scored on a 48-yard strike in the third quarter vs. the Jackrabbits...longest reception of the year was 69-yard touchdown against Western Illinois...caught four passes for 62 yards and had a touchdown at Southern Illinois...had a 15-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter at SIU...caught three passes for 46 yards, including a 35-yard gain on 3rd-and-8 with 2:13 remaining to seal the victory against Illinois State...had three receptions for 27 yards at UNI...caught two passes for eight yards, including a 10-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter...had a 17-yard reception against Valparaiso and a nine-yard catch vs. Saint Francis (Pa.)...did not start against South Dakota State...earned his second letter.

2010 (Sophomore): Redshirted after suffering a season-ending knee injury in fall camp.

2009 (Freshman) | Game-By-Game Stats

Played in all 11 games as a reserve wide receiver...caught four passes for 48 yards...had single receptions in four games...caught passes of 16 yards at Indiana State, 13 at Southern Illinois, 12 against Western Illinois and seven at UNI...credited with 167 snaps played by the coaching staff...played a high of 23 snaps against Indiana State...also saw game action on kickoff returns and on punt returns...one of three true freshmen to see action...earned his first letter.

High School: Honorable-mention All-Dade County 6A-4A selection as a wide receiver by the Miami Herald...selected to play in the Miami-Dade High School Football All-Star Gridiron Classic...team won district championship...Cougars were 10-3...lost in playoffs to power Miami Northwestern...coach was Steve Smith...also played basketball...was a starter at forward and team captain.

Personal: Parents are Vivienne Crawford and Kelvin Berassa...has two brothers and three sisters...Jelani is the youngest of the six...father was born in Trinidad and mother was born in Jamaica...earned his degree in criminal justice from YSU in the spring of 2014.

RECEIVING g rec yards td long rec/g avg/c avg/g
2009 10 4 48 0 16 0.4 12.0 4.8
2011 11 37 552 8 69 3.4 14.9 50.2
2013 9 6 74 1 19 0.7 12.3 8.2
TOTAL 30 47 674 9 69 1.6 14.3 22.5
Recent Games
Oct 18 Southern Illinois W, 26-14
Oct 25 at South Dakota State W, 30-27
Nov 1 South Dakota W, 28-17
Nov 8 at Illinois State L, 35-21
Nov 15 Indiana State L, 27-24
Nov 22 at North Dakota State L, 38-14
Statistics category Overall Conf
Receptions 32 14
Yards 564 224
Yards per game 47.0 28.0
Yards per catch 17.6 16.0
Touchdowns 6 3
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 30 at Illinois L, 28-17 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 Duquesne W, 34-23 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 Butler W, 44-13 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 Saint Francis (Pa.) W, 52-23 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 at Missouri State W, 14-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 Western Illinois L, 30-24 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Southern Illinois W, 26-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at South Dakota State W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 South Dakota W, 28-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 at Illinois State L, 35-21 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Indiana State L, 27-24 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at North Dakota State L, 38-14 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 30 at Illinois L, 28-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 6 Duquesne W, 34-23 - - - - - 1 0
Sep 13 Butler W, 44-13 - - - - - - -
Sep 20 Saint Francis (Pa.) W, 52-23 - - - - - - -
Oct 4 at Missouri State W, 14-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 11 Western Illinois L, 30-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Southern Illinois W, 26-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at South Dakota State W, 30-27 - - - - - - -
Nov 1 South Dakota W, 28-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 8 at Illinois State L, 35-21 - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Indiana State L, 27-24 - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at North Dakota State L, 38-14 - - - - - 1 1
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 30 at Illinois L, 28-17 4 39 9.8 16 0 - -
Sep 6 Duquesne W, 34-23 6 114 19.0 66 0 1 0
Sep 13 Butler W, 44-13 6 167 27.8 72 3 - -
Sep 20 Saint Francis (Pa.) W, 52-23 2 20 10.0 11 0 - -
Oct 4 at Missouri State W, 14-7 3 33 11.0 17 0 - -
Oct 11 Western Illinois L, 30-24 2 45 22.5 30 1 - -
Oct 18 Southern Illinois W, 26-14 4 57 14.3 22 1 - -
Oct 25 at South Dakota State W, 30-27 3 43 14.3 20 1 - -
Nov 1 South Dakota W, 28-17 1 36 36.0 36 0 - -
Nov 8 at Illinois State L, 35-21 - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Indiana State L, 27-24 - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at North Dakota State L, 38-14 1 10 10.0 10 0 1 1
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 30 at Illinois L, 28-17 - - - - - 0
Sep 6 Duquesne W, 34-23 - - - - - 0
Sep 13 Butler W, 44-13 - - - - - 0
Sep 20 Saint Francis (Pa.) W, 52-23 - - - - - 0
Oct 4 at Missouri State W, 14-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 11 Western Illinois L, 30-24 - - - - - 0
Oct 18 Southern Illinois W, 26-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 25 at South Dakota State W, 30-27 - - - - - 0
Nov 1 South Dakota W, 28-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 8 at Illinois State L, 35-21 - - - - - 0
Nov 15 Indiana State L, 27-24 - - - - - 0
Nov 22 at North Dakota State L, 38-14 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 30 at Illinois L, 28-17 - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 Duquesne W, 34-23 - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 Butler W, 44-13 - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 Saint Francis (Pa.) W, 52-23 - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 at Missouri State W, 14-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 Western Illinois L, 30-24 - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Southern Illinois W, 26-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at South Dakota State W, 30-27 - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 South Dakota W, 28-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 at Illinois State L, 35-21 - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Indiana State L, 27-24 - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at North Dakota State L, 38-14 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 30 at Illinois L, 28-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 Duquesne W, 34-23 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 Butler W, 44-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 Saint Francis (Pa.) W, 52-23 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 at Missouri State W, 14-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 Western Illinois L, 30-24 - - - - - 1 34 34.0 34 0
Oct 18 Southern Illinois W, 26-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at South Dakota State W, 30-27 - - - - - 1 7 7.0 7 0
Nov 1 South Dakota W, 28-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 at Illinois State L, 35-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Indiana State L, 27-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at North Dakota State L, 38-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 30 at Illinois L, 28-17 1 - 39 - - 39
Sep 6 Duquesne W, 34-23 1 - 114 - - 114
Sep 13 Butler W, 44-13 1 - 167 - - 167
Sep 20 Saint Francis (Pa.) W, 52-23 1 - 20 - - 20
Oct 4 at Missouri State W, 14-7 1 - 33 - - 33
Oct 11 Western Illinois L, 30-24 1 - 45 34 - 79
Oct 18 Southern Illinois W, 26-14 1 - 57 - - 57
Oct 25 at South Dakota State W, 30-27 1 - 43 7 - 50
Nov 1 South Dakota W, 28-17 1 - 36 - - 36
Nov 8 at Illinois State L, 35-21 1 - - - - 0
Nov 15 Indiana State L, 27-24 1 - - - - 0
Nov 22 at North Dakota State L, 38-14 1 - 10 - - 10
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 30 at Illinois L, 28-17 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 6 Duquesne W, 34-23 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 13 Butler W, 44-13 18 - 3 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 20 Saint Francis (Pa.) W, 52-23 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 4 at Missouri State W, 14-7 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 11 Western Illinois L, 30-24 6 - 1 - 0 - - - - - 0 -
Oct 18 Southern Illinois W, 26-14 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 25 at South Dakota State W, 30-27 6 - 1 - 0 - - - - - 0 -
Nov 1 South Dakota W, 28-17 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 8 at Illinois State L, 35-21 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 15 Indiana State L, 27-24 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 22 at North Dakota State L, 38-14 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 30 at Illinois L, 28-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 Duquesne W, 34-23 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 Butler W, 44-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 Saint Francis (Pa.) W, 52-23 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 at Missouri State W, 14-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 Western Illinois L, 30-24 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Southern Illinois W, 26-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at South Dakota State W, 30-27 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 South Dakota W, 28-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 at Illinois State L, 35-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Indiana State L, 27-24 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at North Dakota State L, 38-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2009-10 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2011-12 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2013-14 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2014-15 12 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 45 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2009-10 11 - - - - - - - -
2011-12 11 - - - - - - 1 1
2013-14 11 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 12 - - - - - - 2 1
Total 45 - - - - - - 3 2
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2009-10 11 4 0.4 48 4.4 12.0 0 16
2011-12 11 37 3.4 552 50.2 14.9 8 69
2013-14 11 6 0.5 74 6.7 12.3 1 19
2014-15 12 32 2.7 564 47.0 17.6 6 72
Total 45 79 1.8 1238 27.5 15.7 15 72
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2009-10 11 - - - - - - - 0
2011-12 11 - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 11 - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 12 - - - - - - - 0
Total 45 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2009-10 11 - - - - - - - -
2011-12 11 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 11 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 12 - - - - - - - -
Total 45 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2009-10 - - - - - - - - - -
2011-12 - - - - - - - - - -
2013-14 - - - - - - - - - -
2014-15 - - - - - 2 41 20.5 0 34
Total - - - - - 2 41 20.5 0 34
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2009-10 11 - 48 - - 48 4.4
2011-12 11 - 552 - - 552 50.2
2013-14 11 - 74 - - 74 6.7
2014-15 12 - 564 41 - 605 50.4
Total 45 - 1238 41 - 1279 28.4
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2009-10 0 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0
2011-12 48 4.4 - 8 - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 6 0.5 - 1 - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 36 3.0 - 6 - 0 - - - - - 0
Total 90 2.0 - 15 - 0 - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2009-10 11 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2011-12 11 2 0 2.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 11 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 12 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 45 2 0 2.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 12 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 12 - - - - - - 2 1
Conference 8 - - - - - - 1 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 - - - - - - 1 0
Away 5 - - - - - - 1 1
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - 1 0
Losses 5 - - - - - - 1 1
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - 1 0
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - 1 1
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 12 32 2.7 564 47.0 17.6 6 72
Conference 8 14 1.8 224 28.0 16.0 3 36
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 21 3.0 439 62.7 20.9 5 72
Away 5 11 2.2 125 25.0 11.4 1 20
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 25 3.6 470 67.1 18.8 5 72
Losses 5 7 1.4 94 18.8 13.4 1 30
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August 1 4 4.0 39 39.0 9.8 0 16
September 3 14 4.7 301 100.3 21.5 3 72
October 4 12 3.0 178 44.5 14.8 3 30
November 4 2 0.5 46 11.5 23.0 0 36
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 12 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 7 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - 0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 4 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 12 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - 2 41 20.5 0 34
Conference - - - - - 2 41 20.5 0 34
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - 1 34 34.0 0 34
Away - - - - - 1 7 7.0 0 7
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - 1 7 7.0 0 7
Losses - - - - - 1 34 34.0 0 34
-
August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - 2 41 20.5 0 34
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 12 - 564 41 - 605 50.4
Conference 8 - 224 41 - 265 33.1
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 7 - 439 34 - 473 67.6
Away 5 - 125 7 - 132 26.4
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 7 - 470 7 - 477 68.1
Losses 5 - 94 34 - 128 25.6
-
August 1 - 39 - - 39 39.0
September 3 - 301 - - 301 100.3
October 4 - 178 41 - 219 54.8
November 4 - 46 - - 46 11.5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 36 3.0 - 6 - 0 - - - - - 0
Conference 18 2.3 - 3 - 0 - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 30 4.3 - 5 - 0 - - - - - 0
Away 6 1.2 - 1 - 0 - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 30 4.3 - 5 - 0 - - - - - 0
Losses 6 1.2 - 1 - 0 - - - - - 0
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August 0 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0
September 18 6.0 - 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 18 4.5 - 3 - 0 - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 12 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
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August 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -