Rudock started playing American football from his high school days at St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. After high school, he started playing for the University of Iowa and he is well known for being the starting quarterback for the Iowa Hawkeyes in 2013 and 2014. He also played for the University of Michigan and was a part of the 2015 Michigan Wolverines.
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Jake was born in Miami on the 21st day of January 1993 as Jacob Michael Rudock. However, he grew up in Weston and attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He played football with the school team and thanks to his contributions Saint Thomas Aquinas declared the semi-finals in 2009 after completing 128 of 197 passes for 1,945 yards.
During his senior years, he led the team in both district, region, state and national competitions setting records as a starting quarterback, then for total yards, completion percentage, completions and attempts, etc. He won the Broward County Player of the Year award.
Before graduating from high school in 2011, Jake Rudock received college offers from the universities of Colorado, Iowa, Memphis, and Illinois, but decided to join the University of Iowa. During his freshman year, he did not play the following year. During his junior year, he played 13 games, starting them all. His first start, however, was in the game against Northern Illinois. He played all offense for the Hawkeyes, but unfortunately lost 30-27 to Northern Illinois University.
His most notable game of his junior year was against LSU in the Outback Bowl. Although the game ended in a 21–14 loss, Rudock recorded nine of twenty-two passes for 102 yards with just one interception. The following season, he played in all thirteen games, setting a record 204-346 pass attempts, 13 interceptions, 18 touchdowns and 2,383 total yards.
The 2014 season wasn’t one of his best years, it was the year he recorded the TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Tennessee, but he still finished the season completing 213 attempts on 345 for 2,436 yards, including five interceptions and sixteen touchdowns. In 2015, he moved to the University of Michigan after the Big Ten conference approved his transfer and he was immediately certified to play that year. In a game against Indiana in November, he set a record six touchdown passes in a single game and won co-Big Ten Player of the Week alongside wide receiver Jehu Chesson. Next week,
In 2016, Jake Rudock was named Citrus Bowl Group MVP. He became the first quarterback in Michigan history to throw for 250 yards in five straight games and the second quarterback for Michigan after John Navarre to throw for 3,000 yards in a single season. He finished the season with a single-season completion percentage of 64 and total passing yards of 3,017.
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In 2016, Rudock was selected by the Detroit Lions in the 6th round (191st overall) of the NFL Draft. In September, he was transferred to the training squad where he remained until November. He hasn’t made any appearances in his rookie season since becoming the third quarterback behind Dan Orlovsky and Matthew Stafford. After the 2016 season, Rudock started serving as Stafford’s replacement as Orlovsky was not re-signed.
Team officials drafted Brad Kaaya from the University of Miami in the 2017 NFL Draft to compete for Rudock’s preseason position. As expected, Jakes won the backup job and attempted his first NFL pass in the game against the Baltimore Ravens.
Rudock is the son of Kathy and Rob Rudock. Her father is a lawyer and her mother is a teacher and holds a master’s degree. He has two siblings – an older brother who graduated from the University of Miami medical school and a sister with a master’s degree from Florida State University.
Her Height, Weight, Body Stats and Other Facts
The quarterback stands at a height of 6 ft 3, or 1.91 m, weighing 94 kg (208 lb). His body stats are not known.
He holds a degree in multidisciplinary science from the University of Iowa and a master’s degree from the University of Michigan. At Iowa, he was part of the school’s football team leadership group.