2012 (JUNIOR): Appeared in seven games, starting in three ... recorded three receptions for 67 yards against Miami (Sept. 1) ... scored only career touchdown versus Miami on a 15-yard reception ... career-long 36-yard reception against Miami ... registered one reception for two yards against Clemson (Sept. 29) ... earned Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement honors.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in all 12 games ... changed positions from linebacker to fullback ... had two special teams' tackles on the season ... made one vs. Massachusetts (Sept. 24) and had a solo tackle at Maryland (Oct. 29).
2010 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Recorded first career appearance against Weber State in the season opener.
2009 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Class 7A All-State honors from the Illinois High School Coaches Association ... gained Pioneer Press Lake Shore Defensive Player of the Year as a senior safety at Carmel Catholic ... captured 2008 East Suburban Catholic Conference All-Conference honors ... was a 2008 Daily Herald All-Area selection ... made 92 tackles, including 61 solo stops, as a senior; also registered five tackles for loss and four interceptions ... led the Corsairs to a 10-2 mark in 2008 ... was 2008 team co-captain ... a two-year starting safety, he totaled 62 tackles and two interceptions as a junior ... played for head coach Andy Bitto.
PERSONAL: Jacob Ryan Sinkovec, born February 18, 1991 ... enrolled as a marketing major in the Carroll School of Mangement ... Jake is the third of Marjorie and James Sinkovec's four childen; has two older brothers and one younger sister.