Wide receiver Jahkeen Gilmore caught 30 passes for 383 yards and three touchdowns in 2005. Gilmore caught five passes for a career-high 107 yards against Nicholls State, and he matched his career high in receptions (seven) for 64 yards at Michigan State. His season-long reception was a 43-yard touchdown against Nicholls State, which was the second-longest reception of his career.
Gilmore started two of the 10 games in which he played during the 2004 season and finished second on the team with 23 catches and 308 yards receiving. He also was tied for second on the team with a pair of touchdown catches and was fifth on the squad with 316 yards of total offense.
Gilmore had a career-high seven catches, including one for a touchdown, at Northwestern. He posted a career-high 90 yards receiving at Illinois, including an 80-yard touchdown pass on the first play from scrimmage against the Fighting Illini. Gilmore also totaled four catches at Big Ten foe Ohio State and three against both Michigan and Illinois.
The Brooklyn, N.Y., native came to Indiana as a partial qualifier and started his IU football career as a sophomore in 2003, playing a total of 10 snaps (all against Washington in the second game of the year as a defensive back).
Gilmore caught 47 passes for 1,080 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior at Poly Prep HS in Brooklyn. He also played defense, recording 45 tackles and four interceptions. Gilmore was one of 22 players selected from Connecticut, New Jersey and New York as a Heisman Trophy All-Star. He was tabbed by Super Prep as the 11th-ranked senior from New York. An all-city and all-state selection, Gilmore also ran track.
Born on Aug, 25, 1983, Gilmore is majoring in general studies.
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