** 2013 All-Mid-American Conference Second Team **
2013 (Sr.): Started the 35th game of his career and 13th of the season vs. in the GoDaddy Bowl . . . recovered first career fumble vs. Illinois State and second vs. Miami University . . . tallied four tackles and one interception vs. Army . . . led the Cardinals with season high eight tackles at North Texas . . . forced his first career fumble at North Texas, which led to Ball State's first defensive touchdown since 2011 . . . managed two tackles for loss at North Texas and vs. Miami University . . . intercepted fifth pass of the season vs. Central Michigan . . . seven tackles at Virginia, including two tackles for loss . . six tackles, including one tackle for loss, vs. Kent State . . . three tackles with one interception at Akron . . . five tackles with one interception vs. Central Michigan . . . career long interception return of 39 yards vs. Central Michigan.
2012 (Jr.): Started 11 games this season and 22 in his career . . . played in all 13 games, including the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg . . . tied for second on the team with seven tackles plus added one tackle for loss and one pass breakup vs. Eastern Michigan . . . five tackles vs. Ohio . . . four tackles at Indiana, at Kent State, vs. Western Michigan and at Central Michigan . . . second on the team with a career high 13 tackles vs. South Florida . . . one pass breakup at Indiana and two at Kent State . . . five tackles vs. Northern Illinois . . . tied for fifth on the team in tackles with 57 . . . second for the Cardinals with six pass breakups.
2011 (So.): Started 11 games . . . season high 12 tackles in the season finale vs. Toledo . . . eight tackles at Oklahoma . . . made is first career start in Ball State's season opening 27-20 victory over Indiana at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. . . . tallied seven tackles vs. the Hoosiers . . . blocked his first career kick vs. Buffalo when he blocked an extra point attempt by the Bulls . . . also tallied his first career tackle for loss vs. Buffalo . . . managed five tackles and his second career tackle for loss vs. Army . . . recorded five tackles vs. Temple . . . managed six tackles at Ohio and vs. Central Michigan . . . tallied three tackles at Western Michigan plus tallied his first career pass interception at WMU . . . six tackles at Northern Illinois . . . ranked sixth on the team in total tackles, 19th in the MAC for passes defended, and tied for 36th in the MAC in tackles.
2010: (Fr.): Played in nine games . . . earned first letter . . . recorded a season high four tackles at Purdue.
High School: Earned three letters in football for Coach Mike Kirschner . . . helped Ben Davis to a 22-13 record in his career . . . helped the Giants to a sectional and regional title as a junior . . . all-state, all-county and all-conference as a senior . . . managed 32 tackles, five interceptions, three receptions for 58 yards and 14 punt returns for 265 yards as a senior . . . totalled 68 tackles, 14 interceptions and 22 punt returns for 440 yards and one touchdown in his career . . . Personal: Son of Jeffery Garrett and Antoinette Williams . . . uncles, Jesse and Charles Avant, played football at Ball State . . . Jesse lettered for the Cardinals from 2000-03, while Charles earned letters from 2000-02 . . . born Aug. 17, 1991, in Indianapolis, Ind. . . . full name is Jeffery Lynn Garrett Jr.
All-purpose yards: 39, Central Michigan, 11/06/2013
Interceptions: 1, 6 times
Long interception return: 39, Central Michigan, 11/06/2013
Tackles: 13, South Florida, 9/22/2012 (9-4)
Sacks: 1.0, at Northern Illinois, 11/13/2013 (1-0)
Tackles for loss: 2.0, at Northern Illinois, 11/13/2013 (2-0); Miami, 11/29/2013 (2-0); at North Texas, 9/14/2013 (2-0)
Fumbles forced: 1, at North Texas, 9/14/2013
Fumbles recovered: 1, Miami, 11/29/2013 ; Illinois State, 8/29/2013
Pass breakups: 2, at Akron, 10/26/2013 ; Buffalo, 9/17/2011 ; at Kent State, 9/29/2012
Blocked kicks: 1, at Ohio, 10/15/2011 ; Buffalo, 9/17/2011