Skilled defensive back who will transfer to Missouri State this fall from Fort Scott (Kan.) Community College ... Will likely push for time at free safety and give the Bears another option at a key defensive spot.
Fort Scott CC: Was a two-year starter for Coach Curtis Horton at Fort Scott (Kan.) Community College, earning honorable mention all-conference distinction as a sophomore ... Tallied 34 tackles, including 6 for loss, in 8 games in 2011.
High School: Was a three-sport standout at Southeast High in Wichita, Kan., where he played basketball, football and track ... Passed for over 1,200 yards as a senior and earned all-city honorable mention laurels ... Also played cornerback for Coach Gary Guzman's Golden Buffalo ... Had career-best efforts of 46 feet in the triple jump and 22 feet in the long jump.
Personal: Jeremiah Plowden was born 11/14/91 in Wichita, Kan. ... Son of Dwight and Racheal Plowden of Wichita ... Has a brother, Joshua, and a sister, Moriah ... Plans to major in Criminology and later attend law school.