2012 (SENIOR):Emerged for his finest season as a senior, starting seven games among all 14 played...totaled 16 catches for 271 yards and two touchdowns for the season, in addition to 59 rushing yards on four carries...Had a big 34-yard reception on a wide receiver option to extend a scoring drive against Wisconsin in a Rose Bowl victory...hauled in two receptions for 71 yards in overtime win vs. Arizona, including a 54-yarder to the seven-yard line that set up a touchdown...recorded a career-high 71-yard reception for a catch-and-run touchdown in the victory over Washington State, in addition to a 12-yard double reverse...caught a 27-yard touchdown for his first career receiving score vs. Duke...raced 42 yards on a reverse at Colorado and dove for the end zone, ruled out of bounds shy of the goal line.
2011 (JUNIOR): Appeared in nine games...caught three passes for 38 yards...caught one pass for seven yards in the season opener against San Jose State...had one reception for nine yards the following week at Duke...other reception came against Colorado, a season-long 22-yarder from Brett Nottingham in the fourth quarter.
2010 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in nine games...caught five passes for 67 yards...caught one pass for 13 yards in the opener against Sacramento State...also had one reception for a four-yard gain against Wake Forest...was on the receiving end of a 41-yard pass from Andrew Luck at Oregon, his longest reception of his career...caught one pass for 10 yards against Washington State.
2009 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in 11 games...caught one pass on the year against San Jose State...scored his first career touchdown on a 22-yard reverse against Arizona State.
TRACK AND FIELD: Participated in track and field last spring...ran a season best in the 100-meter hurdles of 14.88 at the Payton Jordan Invitational ... a member of the 4x100-meter relay at that placed eighth at the Pac-10 Championships with a time of 41.47.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Henry County High School in McDonough, Ga. ...high school coach was Mike Rozier...four-star recruit by both Rivals.com and Scout.com...listed as eighth-best wide receiver prospect and 73rd overall recruit in the nation by CSTV and Tom Lemming...rated as the 27th-best wide receiver prospect in the country by Scout.com and 28th by Rivals.com...listed as the 12th-best recruit in Georgia by Rivals.com...finished with 56 catches for 1,150 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior...had 44 catches for 944 yards and 14 TDs as a junior...caught 144 passes for 3,100 yards and 41 touchdowns during his four-year varsity career...one of the most-decorated prep players in the state of Georgia...earned first team all-state honors as a senior...selected to the AJC Super 11 honoring the top-11 prep players in the state...Chick-Fil-A, Coca Cola and Cast Sports Player of the Year...Watkins Award finalist honoring the top African-American scholar athlete...earned all-state honorable mention honors as a junior...outstanding track athlete participating in hurdles and relay events...holds school records in the 4x100 relay, 300m hurdles and 4x400m relay...three-time Henry County track MVP...member of the National Beta Club Senior Division...United States Achievement Academy All-American Scholar...University of Georgia 2008 Certificate of Merit recipient as one of the top five percent of scholars in the state of Georgia...Henry County Scholar Athlete Award winner...mentor speaker for youth groups...U.S. Army Academic All-American first team selection...considering pursuing a degree in political science... parents are George and Shirley Patterson...youngest of two children...born in Savannah, Ga. ...full name is Jamal-Rashad Dondirick Patterson...majoring in science, technology & society (science, technology & social change).
Career Highs Receptions: 1, six times; last at Arizona State, 2010 Receiving Yards: 41 at Oregon, 2010 Longest Reception: 41 at Oregon, 2010 Receiving Touchdowns: None