1984 - - A play messenger at wingback . . . caught 13 passes for 180 yards (13.8-yard average) and one TD . . . grabbed two passes vs. Ohio State (33 yards, one a 27-yard touchdown), Indiana (18), Wisconsin (30), Michigan State (46) and Texas in the Freedom Bowl (15) . . . got hurt vs. the Spartans . . . 1983 - - reserve wingback and kickoff return specialist . . . played in every game and caught one pass for 23 yards against Northwestern . . . returned a kickoff 17 yards vs. the Wildcats and two for 16 yards against Purdue . . . played on the special teams and had one tackle vs. Minnesota . . . 1982 - - played wingback and caught 16 passes for a 9.6-yard average and one TD . . . also returned 10 kickoffs (16.6 average) and ran the ball once for six yards . . . 1981 - - no. 1 tailback heading into spring practice but an injury forced him to redshirt . . . 1980 - - rushed for 93 yards and was the top tailback heading into the 1981 season . . . ranked second in Big Ten kickoff returns with a 26.8 average as a freshman.
High school honors - - Earned varsity letters in football, basketball and track . . . MVP in football once and track twice . . . all-state in football and three-time all-SICA performer in track . . . captained track one season . . . rushed for 331 yards and three touchdowns in 38 carries in one game.
Personal - - Name is John Christopher Love Jordan . . . born 2/22/62 in Greenville, MS . . . communications major.