Second-year starter coming off a breakout junior campaign in which he came just 36 yards shy of MSU season receiving yards record and earned all-conference honors ... Expected to start at X WR spot this fall ... Had team-high 9 receptions for 150 yards and a touchdown in four spring scrimmage games, including a 48-yard reception in Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11).
2010: Started all 11 games at X-Wide Receiver and earned All-MVFC second-team honors after pulling down 53 passes for 869 yards and 5 TDs ... Earned MVFC Offensive Player of the Week honors for Youngstown State game, tallying 9 receptions for 114 yards and a touchdown and 177 all-purpose yards ... Finished 28th nationally and fourth in the MVFC in receiving yards per game (79.00) ... Was also 55th in Division I FCS and seventh in the league in receptions (4.82) ... Ranked 71st nationally and 10th in the MVFC in all-purpose yards (102.45) ... 53 catches tied for sixth in MSU history, while 869 yards was second ... Finished season with four100-yard receiving games, including career-high 176 yards on 9 catches and a TD against Southern Illinois (10/30/10) ... Also had a 66-yard TD reception as part of a 113-yard day at Kansas State (9/11/10) on 8 catches ... Had career-best 257 all-purpose yards at Indiana State (10/16/10), including 141 receiving yards (4 catches), and 116 kickoff return yards, including a 65-yarder ... Had a 59-yard TD catch at Indiana State ... Posted multiple receptions in all 11 games, scored 30 points and finished with 1,127 all-purpose yards ... Returned 11 kickoffs for 254 yards (23.1).
2009: Played in 11 games, earning 5 starts ... Ranked 14th in the MVFC in receiving yards per game (39.9) and tied for 19th in receptions per game (2.3) ... Completed his first MSU season as the team's No. 2 receiver, collecting 25 passes for 439 yards and 3 touchdowns ... Had season-high 5 catches for 65 yards in home win over Indiana State (11/7/09) to earn MSU Offensive Player of the Week honors ... Collected his first 100-yard game against South Dakota State (10/10/09) with 4 catches for 101 yards ... Ended the season with a 77-yard game on 3 catches at Southern Illinois (11/14/09) ... Scored touchdowns in wins over Murray State (9/19/09) and Western Illinois (10/17/09) as well as Illinois State contest (10/31/09) ... Finished season averaging 63.7 yards per game over the last 3 contests and receptions in 9 straight games.
2008: Sat out the 2008 season in residence at Missouri State ... Named MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the South Dakota State game (11/1/08).
2007: Redshirted as a true freshman in his only season at University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg ... The Mules were 7-4 under Cach Willie Fritz.
High School: Was a standout two-sport athlete at Grandview (Mo.) High where he was a starter and all-conference performer for Coach Jason Godfrey ... Helped the Bulldogs to a 7-4 record and state playoff appearance his junior season ... High school teammate of Bears' DB Jarrett Wright ... Finished 10th in the Class 4 state track meet in the 100-meter dash as a senior and also took fourth at the highly competitive KU Relays (10.91).
Personal: Jermaine Onzell Saffold was born 2/5/89 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of Keith and Robbin Adkins of Grandview, Mo. ... Has two brothers, Marvell and Keith ... Majoring in Criminology.