As A Redshirt Freshman in 2011: Must sit out the 2011 season due to NCAA FBS transfer rules after joining UMass during preseason camp.
As A Freshman At Virginia Tech in 2010: Redshirted while working with the tight ends ... Turned in a 380-pound front squat during off-season testing ... Caught a 17-yard pass during the Hokies' first full spring scrimmage.
Before College: A member of the SuperPrep Northeast Team for Coach Eddie Long at Bishop Kearney High ... Listed as the No. 21 tight end in the country and the No. 3 player in the state of New York by Rivals ... Listed as the No. 30 tight end in the country by ESPN/Scouts Inc. ... Ranked the No. 53 defensive end in the country and the No. 3 player in the state by Scout.com ... Ranked as the No. 5 player on the New York 21 by SuperPrep ... Named to PrepStar's All-Big East/Independent Region Team as a defensive lineman ... His final year, had 18 receptions for 425 yards and five touchdowns ... Also registered 13 sacks in eight games ... A preseason All-American by SuperPrep ... Invited to play in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in South Carolina ... As a junior, recorded 10 receptions for 348 yards and one touchdown ... Also had 56 tackles with seven sacks on the defensive side of the ball.
Personal: Jerome Scott Lewis ... Born 12/10/91 in Kingston, Jamaica ... Son of Alivia Gaskins.
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