17 - Jake Hoffman
Jake Hoffman
Height: 6-0
Weight: 170
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Spokane, Wash.
High School: North Central HS '13
Position: DB
Experience: HS*

2014: Listed as a starter at cornerback on the preseason depth chart. He had a total of 10 tackles, a fumble recovery and a pass broken up in three spring scrimmages.

2013: Redshirted.

HS: Graduated from North Central HS in 2013. Hoffman helped lead the East to a 38-21 victory in the 4A/3A East-West All-State Game on June 21, 2013. He was selected to the Associated Press 3A All-State team as a first team all-purpose player. Named by the Seattle Times as a “White Chip” selection as one of the top 100 prospects in the state of Washington. WashingtonPreps.com selected him as one of 193 players on its “Best of the Northwest” list of recruits. Hoffman was named for the second straight year on the All-Greater Spokane League first team as an all-purpose player. Hoffman was a jack-of-all-trades player for the Indians, as he was a quarterback, running back, wide receiver, linebacker, cornerback and safety. He also was a long snapper for punts as a junior, the team’s punter as a senior and returned punts and kickoffs. As a senior in 2012, Hoffman completed 80-of-157 passes for 915 yards and rushed 111 times for 529 yards and nine touchdowns. He also caught 27 passes for 393 yards and one TD. Against Lewis and Clark, Hoffman caught a season-high nine passes for 146 yards and a TD, plus he ran for a touchdown and was 3-of-4 passing for 30 yards. He threw for a season-high 257 yards and a touchdown, plus ran for 93 yards and two TDs in a game versus Central Valley. Hoffman accounted for five touchdowns and had his only 100-yard rushing game against Rogers, as he ran for 123 yards and three TDs in a win. He also threw for 55 yards and a TD, and returned an onside kick for a touchdown in that game. Hoffman started at linebacker on defense and ranked second in the GSL as a punter, averaging 40.6 yards on 22 punts. The Indians finished the season 1-9 overall. As a junior in 2011, Hoffman was named first team All-GSL as an all-purpose player. He completed 143-of-252 passes for 1,770 yards with nine touchdowns and 15 interceptions. He carried the football 197 times for 849 yards and nine TDs. Hoffman completed 28-of-47 passes for a career-high 322 yards in the last game of the season versus Pasco. He ran for 174 yards and a score and threw for 95 yards and another TD in a win over Shadle Park. Hoffman threw for 218 yards and a TD while adding 101 yards rushing and four TDs in a win over Rogers. He was also a starter at safety and was the team’s long snapper for punts. North Central finished the season 2-8. As a sophomore in 2010, Hoffman was a first team All-GSL selection as a wide receiver after he led the GSL in receiving with 51 catches for 679 yards and eight touchdowns. North Central finished his sophomore season with a 3-7 record. He also competed on the track and field team at North Central, and as a senior he helped the school finish sixth in the 4x100 relay (43.32) and eighth in the 4x400 (3:25.51) at the WIAA State 3A Championships. As a junior, Hoffman was the GSL 3A district champion in the 400-meter dash and was second in the 100 meters. He finished 4th in the 100 meters and third in the 400 meters in the 3A regionals and went on to compete in the 400 meters at the WIAA State 3A Championships. As a sophomore, he finished second in both the 200 and 400 in the GSL 3A district meet. He had personal bests of 11:07 in the 100, 22.64 in the 200 and 53.68 in the 400. His Eastern teammate Marcus Saugen (‘14) also attended North Central, as did former Eagle and current University of Washington secondary coach Jimmy Lake.

Personal: Major undeclared but considering business or accounting. Born 9/20/94 in Spokane, Wash. Will turn 20 the day Eastern plays Montana State. His parents are David and Jennifer Hoffman.


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