2012 (SENIOR) :Played all 14 games in a backup defensive role, while starting on four special teams units...totaled 36 tackles (23 solo), 3.0 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks this season...tallied season-high 10 tackles (seven solo) vs. Duke...recorded a nine-yard sack as part of platooning defensive units vs. Arizona...made one of two solo stops for a three-yard sack at Colorado...recorded three solo tackles at No. 1 Oregon, including two on kickoff coverage - one at the 10-yard line...made four tackles (two solo) at Cal for the Big Game...recipient of the team's Phil Moffat Special Teams Award, along with Drew Terrell and Daniel Zychlinski.
2011 (JUNIOR): Took over the starting duties at inside linebacker when Shayne Skov was lost for the season due to injury...started the last 10 games and finished the year leading the team in tackles with 70...also registered 3.5 sacks among his 7.0 tackles for loss...credited with three pass breakups and a fumble recovery...had six or more stops in seven games...took team-high honors with back-to-back 10-tackle efforts against Washington and USC...registered sacks in consecutive games against Washington State and Washington...had 2.0 tackles for loss among his team-high 10 stops at USC...shared the team lead (Howell) in tackles with seven stops against Oklahoma State in the Fiesta Bowl.
2010 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in all 13 games, mostly on special teams...finished the year with 15 tackles, including 10 solo efforts...had a season high three tackles against Wake Forest and California...had a pair of stops at Washington and vs. Virginia Tech...credited with solo efforts against Sacramento State, UCLA, USC, Washington State and at Arizona State.
2009 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Sandra Day O'Connor High School in Helotes, Texas. ...high school coach was Daniel Padron...rated as the 53rd-best linebacker prospect in the nation by Scout.com but is expected to play safety at Stanford...played defensive end, linebacker and quarterback in high school...was a three-year starter at linebacker and quarterbacked his team as a senior...completed 60-of-115 passes for 1,087 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior...totaled 157 career tackles, including 51 solo stops, 12 tackles-for-loss and 6.5 sacks on the defensive side of the ball...earned All-District 28-5A second team honors as a quarterback following his senior season...also earned second team all-area and second team all-state academic honors...also lettered in track and field, participating in the hurdles, long jump, triple jump and mile relay...first team all-state academic honoree...member of Mu Alpha Theta (math honors), National Honor Society, nominee for Princeton Book Award, Priest Holmes Foundation Student-Athlete Award finalist, top-50 regional student-athlete finalist...his uncle Sacha Lancaster played for Arkansas (1997-2002) before going on to a professional career with various teams in the Arena Football League, NFL Europe and the Canadian Football League... hobbies include reading, training, drawing and movies...parents are Pat and Linda Lancaster...oldest of two children...born in Moreno Valley, Calif...full name is Jarek Alexander Lancaster...majoring in psychology.
Career Highs Tackles: 10, twice; last at USC, 2011 Tackles for Loss: 2.0 at USC, 2011 Sacks: 1.0, three times; last vs. California, 2011 Interceptions: None