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Enters his junior season tied for the school record in
punt return touchdowns with Jeremy Kearson.
2008: Named first team all-PFL as a return specialist…
earned honorable mention All-America recognition as a return
specialist as well…set the JU school record for most
punt returns for touchdowns in a season (3), punt returns
(39), punt return yardage (611) and average …ranked
eighth nationally in punt returns, averaging 15.67 yards
per return...tied for the national lead in punt return touchdowns..
had a season-best 60-yard punt return for a touchdown
at No. 1 Appalachian State...sparked JU’s rally past
Dayton for the PFL title with a 54-yard punt return for a
touchdown…started all 13 games at wide receiver…was
fourth on the team in receptions (19) and third in receiving
yards (306)…finished the season with three receiving
touchdowns and six touchdowns total...had a season-high
five catches for 82 yards against San Diego…had five games
with multiple catches…named PFL Special Teams “Player of
the Week” twice – Sept. 7 and Nov. 23.
Prior to JU: Spent the 2007 season playing at Bethune-
Cookman under head coach Alvin Wyatt…appeared in
game against South Carolina State (9/8).
High School: Two-year starter at Fletcher High School
under head coach Joe Reynolds…helped the Senators to
consecutive double-digit win seasons in two years…as a
senior, he rushed for 450 yards and posted five touchdowns
on 22 carries…also totaled 25 receptions for 500 yards and
nine touchdowns…posted five receiving touchdowns (12
receptions, 150 yards) and three scores on the ground (five
rushes, 75 yards) as a junior…ran back one kick return 80
yards for a score as well.
Personal: Born July 13, 1988, in Neptune Beach, Fla….son
of Elliott and Deloris Finkley…has a brother, Brandon…major