Will challenge for reps in the MSU defensive secondary, primarily at cornerback ... Coming off a great spring with a pair of interceptions in the Maroon and White Game (4/20/13).
2012: Saw playing time in all 11 games as a first-year transfer junior, primarily on special teams ... Recorded a solo tackle at No. 25 South Dakota State (9/29/12) ... Broke up a pass in home win over Western Illinois (10/27/12).
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 ... As a standout prep QB, Plowden 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 ... Majoring in Criminology.