Weight: 190 lbs.
Sports: Football, Track and Field
- 2013/14: Second Team All Catholic, Second Team All City
Football Career Stats
Receiving Yards: 837 yards
Rushing Yards (Attempts-Yards): 332-1,782 yards
Total Touchdowns: 25 (16 Rushing, 8 Receiving, 1 Passing)
Jordan Meachum is really the do it all player the Explorers have always needed. He's the dual threat that keeps opponents on their toes. Meachum is one of the key reasons the Explorer offense is so successful. His quickness and strength allows him to break free at any moment. Example? Jordan broke free on a 72 yard run against one of the best defenses in the state of the country, McDonogh, and ended up finishing with 123 yards on only 13 carries. Currently, Jordan has interest from D-1 FCS teams like Bryant University and NC Central. Keeping Jordan Meachum in check is always a necessity for opposing teams. Unless they want to lose of course.
Meachum was able to break onto the scene arguably during his first game where he was the true starter of the Explorers. In his freshman and sophomore year he ran behind great RBs like Time Wade, Mike Eife, and Jared Herrmann. The developmental process and learning the position benefited Meachum extensively. In his first game as true starter, he racked up 107 rushing yards for a touchdown on 19 carries. Throughout his career, Jordan Meachum has been one of the most consistent Explorers on the team averaging 5.4 yards per carry. With the St. Joe's Prep game coming up this Friday, I had a chance to ask Jordan a couple questions regarding his career and the upcoming game.
What's the importance of the St. Joe's Prep rivalry to La Salle in your opinion?
Jordan Meachum: The rivalry is who we are and that is La Salle.
What's the importance of the rivalry to you?
JM: The rivalry is big. But, the most important thing to me is winning regardless of who we are playing.
How is it playing on such a dynamic offense that you guys have?
JM: It's great. In our offense we spread the ball and keep the defense guessing.
What was the biggest moment of your playing time as an Explorer so far?
JM: My biggest moment here at La Salle was being able to raise the hubcap (PCL title) my sophomore year. We want to not only do that again, but we want a state championship.
If you could sum up this year's rivalry game in one word, what would it be? Why?
JM: A fight because that's what we have to do all game. Play hard and fight.
Stay posted for tomorrow's player profile on another senior, QB Kyle Shurmur!
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