Named Preseason Second-Team All Southland Conference
2012: Started all 12 games as a junior transfer and earned honorable mention All-Southland Conference honors ... Tied for the conference lead with 107 total tackles and his 8.9 tackles per game ranked second among all conference defensive players ... Forced three fumbles on the year which tied for second most in the Southland and also tied for second in the league with 63 solo tackles ... Finished fourth on the team with 6.5 tackles for loss ... Posted at least 10 tackles in five games with a season-high 16 stops at Stephen F. Austin (11/3) ... Had 13 tackles, including a season-high 10 solos, against Southeastern Louisiana (9/29) and added 13 tackles and a forced fumble the following week at Northwestern State (10/6) ... Finished with 11 tackles and a pair of pass breakups at Central Arkansas (10/20) ... Finished with 10 tackles at Hawai`i (9/15) ... Had two of his five quarterback hurries in 52-21 win over McMurry (10/13) ... Leading tackler six times.
Junior College: Was a first-team pick on the 2011 NJCAA All-America Team and was named the Southwest Junior College Football Conference Defensive Player of the Year ... Helped Trinity Valley CC to an 8-3 record as a sophomore ... Played in 10 games as a sophomore and led Cardinals with 82 total tackles ... Registered 56 solo tackles, two sacks and two forced fumbles for a defense that allowed less than 300 total yards per game ... Had a season-high 12 solo tackles in a 38-20 win over Kilgore College ... Played in 10 games as a freshman, finishing with 47 tackles and a sack ... Had six total tackles in his first game at TVCC, a 63-0 win over Independence CC.
High School: Named First-Team All-District 23-5A as a senior linebacker at Hightower ... Also earned first-team all-district honors as a junior at fullback as Hightower finished as the Texas Class 5A state runner-up.
Personal: Jermaine Longino was born on Sept. 13, 1991 ... Son of Philip Longino and Welthey Twitty ... General studies major.