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Jake Trump
Player Profile:
Jake Trump 1695167
Position: Offensive Lineman
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 290
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Mechanicsburg, Pa.
High School: Mechanicsburg
Major: MIS
Experience: 3 Letters

Fifth-year member of the squad as a senior offensive lineman • four-year letterwinner • one of 20 seniors on the squad • All-Colonial Athletic Association candidate • will start for the third straight season at offensive tackle • one of three returning starters on line • versatile performer who continues to improve each season • has played in 34 career games with 23 start • one of team's tallest players at 6-6 • earned degree in May, 2016.

Second-year starter at offensive tackle as a junior • started all 11 games on the left side next to senior guard Will Lewis • helped Delaware rank No. 2 in the CAA in rushing offense (227.2 yards per game/No. 14 in NCAA) and lead the CAA in fewest sacks allowed (11 for 75 yards in 11 games/No. 8 in NCAA) • earned Blue Hen Touchdown Club Spring Co-Most Improved Player on Offense Award in spring drills.

First-year starter at right tackle • one of four UD offensive linemen to start all 11 games • anchored a unit that helped Delaware rank No. 2 in the CAA and 17th in the NCAA in rushing offense (219.4 yards per game) and No. 4 in sacks allowed (1.64/44th in NCAA).

Earned second letter as a backup offensive lineman • versatile player who was team's No. 6 lineman • played in all 12 games as a backup and on special teams • earned first career start in win over Elon, taking over at left tackle as lineup was scrambled due to injury to center Brody Kern • helped Delaware rank No. 5 in the CAA in rushing offense (167.2 yard per game) and No. 6 in total offense (353.8).

Did not see game action as an offensive lineman and retained freshman eligibility.

Played at Mechanicsburg High School for head coach and former William & Mary standout Chris Hakel • played both offensive and defensive tackle in high school • team captain as a senior • missed entire senior season with injury suffered in pre-season scrimmage • three-year letterwinner • named a Central Pennsylvania Top 125 Player, Top Lineman at Lauren's First & Goal Camp, and to the Big 33 Hot 50 heading into senior year • team earned berth in district playoffs in 2012 • also played basketball and lacrosse in high school.

Jacob Norman "Jake" Trump • born October 24, 1994 • son of Tom and Cathy Trump • management information systems major at Delaware • team representative to Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) in 2014-15 • not related to U.S. President Donald Trump.

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