Cal Football BIO
Jacob Wark
Player Profile:
Jacob Wark 1250277
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 250
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tualatin, OR
High School: Jesuit HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Wark played in 37 games with eight starts during four seasons with the program from 2010-13 before leaving the team prior to 2014 spring practices with one season of eligibility remaining. He finished his career with 10 catches for 87 yards and a touchdown and was also a member of the school’s baseball team for four seasons (2011-14) before graduating from Cal in May of 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in American studies.

Career Stats
Game Logs: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
Cal Career (2010-13)
► Left the team before the beginning of 2014 spring football with one season of collegiate eligibility remaining
► Played in 37 games with seven starts over four campaigns with the program, including 36 of 37 possible games over his last three seasons
► Contributed 10 catches for 87 yards and one touchdown with the score coming at Oregon State as a 2013 junior, six kick returns for 80 yards and one rush for three yards for a total of 170 all-purpose yards
► Had the longest catch of his career with a 20-yarder in the season opener of his 2012 sophomore campaign against Nevada, while his longest kick return was a 17-yarder vs. Washington and longest rush a three-yarder at UCLA both as a 2013 junior
► Granted a medical redshirt as a true freshman in 2010 at Washington
► A two-sport student-athlete who was also a member of Cal’s baseball team
Senior (2014)
► Left the team prior to the start of spring practices

Junior (2013)
► Played in all 12 games with one start and recorded two receptions for eight yards and one touchdown, one rush for three yards and two kick returns for 30 yards for a total of 41 all-purpose yards
► Had a seven-yard catch in his final collegiate game at Stanford and his lone touchdown on a one-yard reception vs. Oregon State, while his three-yard run came at UCLA and his kickoff returns at Washington (career-long 17 yards) and vs. Oregon State (13 yards)
► Spent the spring shuttling between baseball’s regular season and spring football practices
► Listed as the No. 2 player at the ‘BONE’ position on the preseason depth chart
Sophomore (2012)
► Played in all 12 games with seven starts including each of the team’s last four games, contributing seven catches for 74 yards and four kick returns for 50 yards (team’s third-leading kick returner) for a total of 124 all-purpose yards
► Had a career-high-tying two receptions both at USC (career-high 26 yards receiving) and at Ohio State (12 yards) in back-to-back games
► Had the longest catch of his career when he registered a 20-yard reception in the season opener vs. Nevada
► Also had single catches at Oregon State (nine yards) and at Washington State (seven yards)
► Had a career-high-tying two kick returns both vs. Nevada (career-high 27 kick return yards) and vs. Oregon (23 yards)
► Had a career-high 47 all-purpose yards against Nevada (20 receiving, 27 kick return)
► Caught two passes for 11 yards in the spring game

Freshman (2011)
► Played in 12 of 13 possible games off the bench, missing only the team’s contest vs. USC
Freshman (2010)
► Granted a medical redshirt
► Made one catch for five yards playing off the bench in his collegiate debut in the season opener vs. UC Davis before suffering a season-ending injury
Cal Baseball
► A member of the Cal baseball team for four seasons from 2011-14 in addition to his football endeavors, registering a career .230 batting average (52-226) with six doubles, two triples, one home run, 24 RBI, 25 runs scored, 15 bases on balls and two stolen bases in 89 career games played
► Played in 27 games with six starts as a 2014 senior, batting .237 (9-38) with one double, one home run, three RBI, three walks and four runs scored
► A full-time starter for the first time as a junior in 2013 and started the campaign with a seven-game hit streak while also tying a single-game school record with two triples at UC Irvine before finishing with a batting average of .228 (38-167), five doubles, two triples and 18 RBI in 48 games played and 46 starts
► Played in 12 games with two starts as a sophomore in 2012, contributing a .278 batting average, going 5-for-18 with three RBI and a walk
► Played in a pair of games off the bench as a 2011 freshman and was 0-for-3

Jesuit HS (Class of 2010)
► Recorded 32 catches for 421 yards and three touchdowns as a 2009 senior to lead his squad to a 12-2 overall record, an appearance in the state title game and a second straight Metro League title
► Played primarily on defense for most of his prep career and earned first-team All-State honors as a senior defensive end, but also blossomed as a tight end in his final two seasons and picked up second-team All-State honors at the position in his final prep campaign
► Added an Oregon School Activities Association Award of Excellence for Exemplary Display of Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity as a senior
► Earned second-team All-State honors as a 2008 junior on offense as well as honorable mention recognition on defense when his squad was a state semifinalist
► Picked up first-team All-Metro League honors on both offense and defense as a junior
► A three-year varsity starter in both football and baseball
► A first-team All-Metro selection as a first baseman in his final prep campaign in 2010
► Selected by the Atlanta Braves in the 38th round of the 2010 MLB Draft

Recruiting Rankings (Class of 2010)
► Ranked as the nation’s No. 38 tight end by Scout, No. 40 according to Rivals and No. 41 by ESPN
► Listed by Rivals as the No. 6 overall player from Oregon, while Scout had him at No. 8
► Full name is Daniel Jacob Wark
► Born February 7, 1992
► Parents are Craig and Pam Wark
► Has two sisters, Alisha and Megan
► Graduated from Cal in May of 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in American studies

Wark's Career Game Highs
Rushes: 1 (at UCLA, 2013)
Rushing Yards: 3 (at UCLA, 2013)
Long Rush: 3 (at UCLA, 2013)
Receptions: 2 (twice, last at USC, 2012)
Receiving Yards: 26 (at USC, 2012)
Receiving TDs: 1 (vs. Oregon State, 2013)
Long Reception: 20 (vs. Nevada, 2012)
Kick Returns: 2 (twice, last vs. Oregon, 2012)
Kick Return Yards: 27 (vs. Nevada, 2012)
Long Kick Return: 17 (at Washington, 2013)
All-Purpose Yards: 47 (vs. Nevada, 2012) 

Last Updated
August 25, 2014

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