AFTER CAL: Participated in Cal's Pro Day on March 9, 2011.
CAL CAREER: Played in 11 games during his two seasons at Cal from 2009-10 but missed his last 11 collegiate contests with an injury ... totaled five career tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss (-1 yard) ... wore No. 55 in his first season at Cal in 2009 but changed to No. 41 for his 2010 senior campaign.
2010 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played off the bench in the first game of the season vs. UC Davis and recorded a tackle before suffering an injury that ended his collegiate career.
2009 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in 10 games off the bench primarily on special teams but also as a reserve linebacker, missing only three consecutive contests in the first half of the year at Minnesota, vs. Oregon and vs. USC ... recorded four tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss (-1 yard) ... had a career-high three tackles and his half tackle for loss (-1 yard) in the season opener vs. Maryland ... picked up his other tackle in the Poinsettia Bowl vs. Utah ... named the nation's No. 49 incoming junior college player prior to the season by Phil Steele.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Earned a three-star rating from Rivals and Scout ... named as the nation's No. 75 junior college player by SuperPrep ... posted 105 tackles, 15.5 sacks, three interceptions including one that he returned 59 yards for a touchdown, and four forced fumbles as a 2008 sophomore at nearby San Jose City College ... served as president of the Black Student Union.
HIGH SCHOOL: Helped lead his team to the South Carolina state title as a junior and the Region AA championship in his senior campaign ... squad won 19 straight games during his junior and senior seasons, capturing its final seven contests as a junior and first 12 in his senior season before losing in the second round of the playoffs.
PERSONAL: Full name is Jerome Michael Meadows ... born September 14, 1988 ... parents are Clifford Jr. and Wendy Meadows ... father is former United States Air Force sergeant ... spent much of his childhood growing up at the Lakenheath Air Force Base near Suffolk, England ... originally signed to attend Wingate before eventually landing at San Jose City College and Cal ... on track to receive his bachelor's degree from Cal in Sociology in the summer of 2011.
MEADOWS' CAREER GAME HIGHS
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