The UMass Football Team had special tributes to the victims of the Boston Marathon Attacks on Saturday, April 20, including special jerseys dedicated to those who died. Additionally, at halftime, runners who were unable to finish the Marathon were invited to 'Cross The Finish Line' as the Minutemen and fans cheered them on.
As a redshirt sophomore in 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics Started at cornerback and recorded six tackles while tying a single-game personal-best of two pass breakups at No. 23 Wisconsin (8/31) ... Tallied one stop against Maine (9/7) ... Earned another solo tackle at Kansas State (9/14), recovered a fumble and blocked a PAT attempt ... Made five stops, including a pair of solo takedowns, and picked off Austyn Carta-Samuels first pass attempt when the Minutemen faced SEC opponent Vanderbilt (9/21) ... Tied a single-game career-high with seven stops (1-6) at Bowling Green while adding a pass breakup in the secondary ... Helped out on a pair of stops and broke up a pass against Miami (Ohio) during UMass' 17-10 victory on Oct. 12 ... Provided six solo tackles, including a TFL for a five-yard loss, and a pair of pass breakups at Buffalo (10/19) ... Assisted on a trio of takedowns and broke up one pass against Western Michigan (10/26) ... Made two solo stops, including a TFL, recovered a fumble and broke up two passes against #17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2) ... Made six tackles, forced a pair of fumbles, broke up two passes and recovered a fumble against Akron (11/16).
As a redshirt freshman in 2012:Game-By-Game Statistics Started all 12 games ... Finished fourth on the squad with 3 tackles (30-23) while recording two interceptions, four pass breakups and a TFL ... Earned at least five tackles in six games on the year, including four of the last five ... Had five takedowns (4-1) and deflected two passes in his collegiate debut at Connecticut (8/30) ... Had four stops against Indiana (9/8) and #17 Michigan (9/15), recording a pair of solo tackles and two assisted takedowns in each contest ... Made his first career interception at Akron (11/10) to go with five tackles (4-1) ... Set a season-high of seven stops (1-6), to go with an assisted TFL and a pick, vs. Buffalo (11/17) ... Ended the season with four tackles (2-2) and a pass break up against Central Michigan (11/23).
As a freshman in 2011: Redshirted the year and entered 2012 with four seasons of eligibility remaining.
Before UMass: Named to the Boston Globe First-Team All-Defense ... ESPN Boston MIAA All-State Defensive Back ... Honored as an Old Spice Player of the Year in Massachusetts ... Eastern Athletic Conference All-Star as a junior and senior ... Four-time Air Force National Player of the Week ... Named Great American Rivalry Series MVP for games vs. Nantucket in 2010 ... As a tailback, rushed for school single-game record 247 yards ... Holds school record for high jump with a mark of 6-feet, 2-inches.
Personal: Randall Jamal Jette ... Born on March 27, 1993 ... Son of Albert and Grace ... Brother of Keisha and Kendall.