Completed his career after the 2012 regular season . . . .
2012 (Jr.): Played in 11 games . . . started at Indiana and at Miami University . . . one catch for six yards vs. Eastern Michigan . . . two catches for 17 yards at Indiana . . . one catch for eight yards vs. Northern Illinois . . . one catch for 18 yards and a touchdown at Miami University . . . earned third letter.
2011 (So.): Made his 11th career start vs. Toledo . . . started seven games in 2011 . . . tallied a career high nine catches in the season finale vs. Toledo . . . recorded his second receiving touchdown of the season and the eighth of his career at Northern Illinois . . . managed a season high 109 receiving yards vs. Central Michigan . . . it marked his first 100-yard plus receiving game of the year and the third of his career . . . managed four catches for 40 yards and his first receiving touchdown of the season at Western Michigan . . . tallied a season high 46-yard reception vs. Central Michigan . . . managed four catches for 15 yards with a long catch of nine yards vs. Indiana . . . led the Cardinals with five catches for 39 yards at South Florida . . . tallied two catches for three yards vs. Buffalo . . . managed three catches for 23 yards vs. Temple . . . two catches for 23 yards at Eastern Michigan . . . earned second letter.
2010 (Fr.): Played in the final 10 games . . . earned first letter . . . made first career start at Central Michigan . . . started four games . . . caught a career long 80-yard pass that went for a touchdown with 6:59 left in the third quarter vs Northern Illinois . . . wIth the touchdown reception improved his career touchdown total to six . . . caught a career best three touchdowns vs. Akron, which ties for the third best single game total in Ball State history . . . named the Mid-American Conference West Division Offensive Player of the Week for his performance vs. Akron . . . season high seven catches for a career best 175 receiving yards vs. Buffalo . . . the 175 receiving yards tied for the 12th best single game effort in Ball State history . . . caught his first career touchdown pass with 4:44 remaining in the first quarter at Toledo . . . three minutes later against the Rockets, he tallied his second career TD catch with 1:43 left in the first quarter . . . five catches for 89 receiving yards at Toledo.
High School: Earned three letters in football for Coach Rocky Pentello . . . helped Westerville South to a 9-3 mark as a senior . . . all-conference, all-district and all-metro as a senior . . . all-state second team as a senior . . . selected to play in the Big 33 All-Star Game after senior season . . . managed 70 receptions for 1,072 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior . . . also competed in track . . . owns a personal best time of :10.9 in the 100-meter dash.
Personal: Son of Melvin and Deborah Tomlinson . . . three sisters and one brother . . . grandfather, Elbert Dubenion, played football at Bluffton College and for the Cleveland Browns and Buffalo Bills in the National Football League . . . born March 12, 1992, in Westerville, Ohio . . . full name is Jack Elbert Tomlinson.
Points scored: 18, Akron, 11/6/10
Touchdowns: 3, Akron, 11/6/10
Receptions: 9, TOLEDO, 11/25/11
Receiving yards: 175, Akron, 11/6/10 (7 receptions)
Receiving TDs: 3, Akron, 11/6/10
Long reception: 80, Northern Illinois, 11/20/10
All-purpose yards: 175, Akron, 11/6/10
Punt returns: 1, 4 times
Punt return yards: 19, Western Michigan, 10/13/12 (1 returns)
Long punt return: 19, Western Michigan, 10/13/12
Tackles: 1, at Toledo, 10/23/10 (1-0); Akron, 11/6/10 (1-0); at Indiana, 9/15/12 (1-0)