CAREER: Solid running back who is coming off a number of great spring practices ... played defensive back through first two seasons prior to switching to running back before his junior year ... played primarily on special teams in 2006 and has yet to log a carry for the Irish ... was the leading rusher and named offensive MVP of the 2007 Blue-Gold Game after gaining 87 yards on 13 carries for the victorious Gold team.
2006 (JUNIOR): Saw action on special teams and as a reserve RB in the final five games of the season ... made a solo special teams tackle in each game against North Carolina and Army ... awarded "Show Team" Player of the Week on a number of different occasions ... logged 22:30 of playing time.
2005 (SOPHOMORE): Did not see action as a defensive back in 2005.
2004 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action as a rookie defensive back in 2004.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from The Hun School in Princeton, N.J. ... named an all-prep running back pick by the Trenton Times as a senior ... played tailback and cornerback during his senior season ... finished 2003 with 1,200 all-purpose yards and 18 TDs on a 7-2 team ... played both ways and led his team in rushing and scoring, in addition to making four interceptions ... spent one year at The Hun School after graduating from Sayreville War Memorial High School in Parlin, N.J. ... 2005 Irish linebacker Brandon Hoyte also was a Sayreville War Memorial graduate ... full name is Junior Jabbie ... born Dec. 25, 1984, in Plainfield, N.J. ... youngest of three children ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in management.