CAREER: One of the top long snappers in the nation who is a model of consistency and accuracy ... since taking over as long snapper midway through the 2005 season, has been flawless on all 186 snaps for punts, extra points and field goals ... has played in 20 games the last two years for Notre Dame.
2006 (JUNIOR): Performed flawlessly on 115 long snaps as the team's only long snapper ... snapped for all of Carl Gioia's field goal and extra-point attempts, as well as all of Geoff Price's punts ... logged 61:00 of playing time.
2005 (SOPHOMORE): Played in seven games, starting the season's last seven games as the deep snapper on punts and field goals ... was flawless on 71 snaps ... assumed the starting role on all long snaps against USC ... made 11 special teams appearances against the Trojans ... made 12 special teams appearances versus BYU ... made 12 special teams appearances against Tennessee ... made seven special teams appearances in the win over Navy ... made 11 special teams appearances in the win over Syracuse ... made 10 special teams appearances versus Stanford ... made nine special teams appearances against Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl ... made 71 special teams appearances.
2004 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action as a reserve long snapper.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Brophy College Preparatory Academy in Phoenix, Ariz. ... was a two-sport athlete (baseball and football) at Brophy Prep ... played as a center and long snapper in football ... successfully executed all 113 long snap attempts during his career ... started at center as a senior and allowed only one quarterback sack during the season ... in two seasons of varsity baseball, posted a career batting average of .372 with six home runs and 61 runs batted in for a team ranked in the top 25 nationally prior to his senior season ... as a senior, he hit .353 with three home runs and 32 RBI ... went three-for-three including a grand slam home run and a double with five RBI in a first-round state playoff game during his senior season ... hit a game-tying three-run home run as Brophy won its first regional title in 10 years ... a member of the National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... full name is Jeffrey Richard Jansen ... born Jan. 20, 1986, in Phoenix, Ariz. ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in accounting ... earned 3.917 grade-point average in `06 spring semester, a 3.833 grade-point average in `07 spring semester and boasts 3.708 cumulative average as Dean's List honoree.