Tim Jenkins
Tim Jenkins making a pass during a Fort Lewis College versus Colorado School of Mines Game in the Fall of 2010.
Fort Lewis CollegeNo. 13
Quarterback Senior
Major: Sports Administration - Coaching Minor
Date of birth: (1991-02-06) February 6, 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth: Lompoc, California
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career history
High school: ThunderRidge High School
Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Career highlights and awards

  • Co-Freshman of the Year - Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (2009)
  • Team Captain 2009, 2010 and 2011
  • Second Team All RMAC Quarterback (2010)
  • Two time RMAC Offensive Player of the Week (1-2010, 1-2011)
  • FLC MVP (2010)

Tim Jenkins (born February 6, 1991) in Lompoc California is an American football quarterback for the Fort Lewis College Skyhawk's football team part of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. As a high school football player, Jenkins led his Highlands Ranch Colorado ThunderRidge High School Grizzlies a perfect undefeated season in their first year in 5A high school football [1] . He was named 1st Team All Southern League Quarterback and broke seven quarterback records during his one year as starting quarterback. Jenkins also played baseball [2] and basketball for ThunderRidge earning Southern League Honorable Mention as well as hitting the most home runs on the team during his senior campaign in baseball. Jenkins was recruited by both Division I and II schools before committing to Fort Lewis College in February 2009. [3] [4]

Jenkins is considered to be one of the top two impressive quarterback [5] in Division II per Eric Galko of Optimum Scouting.

At the end of Jenkins 2011 college junior season he is currently ranked in the top 5 in five quarterback statistics categories and in the top 20 in four other quarterback statistics categories for all of NCAA Division II active career leaders:

  • Passing Completions Per Game - 2nd [6]
  • Passing Attempts Per Game - 3rd [7]
  • Total Offense-Plays Per Game - 3rd [8]
  • Passing Completions - 4th [9]
  • Total Offense-Plays - 5th [10]
  • Passing Attempts - 6th [11]
  • Passing Yards Per Game - 14th [12]
  • Total Offense-Yards - 16th [13]
  • Yards Per Game - 18th [14]

High School Career

Jenkins attended ThunderRidge High School of Highlands Ranch, Colorado. In 2008 he was named starting quarterback for the team's first year in Class 5A football. Impressed by his football IQ, his high school coach permitted him to call some of his own plays. In his senior year he passed for 1,819 yards, rushed for 273 yards, rushed for 6 touchdowns and passed for 17 TD's leading his team to an impressive 10-1 record. Jenkins received three Varsity Football Letters, led the Grizzlies to an undefeated season, was team captain, won the coaches award as a freshman quarterback and led the team to their first 5A Southern League Championship. Jenkins was awarded the ThunderRidge High School Senior Leadership Award in 2008 and was named 1st Team All Southern League Quarterback in 2008[15].

Jenkins set and still holds seven ThunderRidge High School Football Records:

Single season passing yards
Single season passing completions
Single season passing attempts
Single game passing yards
Single game passing touchdowns
Single game passing completions
Single game passing attempts

College Career


Jenkins began the Skyhawk's 2009 fall football camp in the number five spot. Before camp was over he was tied for the number one spot with the teams returning sophomore quarterback. Going into the first preseason game against Oklahoma Panhandle State Head Coach Ed Rifilato decided to split the quarterback duties so he could evaluate who gave the team the best chance of winning. In the season opener the Skyhawk's were trailing 13-10 going into the fourth quarter when Jenkins led FLC to a pair of fourth-quarter touchdown drives to win the game 23-13[16] . In a radio interview Coach Rifilato said he would decide who would be the starter based on a simple fact of "whoever is better". [17] In the second game of the season Coach Rifilato turned the quarterback duties over to Jenkins. Jenkins ended the season the with a solid win over Western New Mexico 40-21 going 35 for 59 with 323 yards, throwing for three touchdowns and rushing for one[18] . Jenkins was named team captain and ended his true freshman season with 2,347 yards passing and a passing efficiency rating of 126.09 earning him the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Co-Freshman of the Year Award.[19]

2009 Stats:

11 438 256 16 .582 2,476 15 65 225.1 9.71 109.70


Jenkins started his sophomore year with a close win over Western New Mexico University 30-27. In the game he completed 35 of 49 passes for 425 yards. Jenkins had three touchdown passes and no interceptions. The game earned him and two of his teammates RMAC players of the week awards. Jenkins also led the team to a victory in the "Musket" game against rival Adams State College. Jenkins pulled off the victory with a pass in the 3rd quarter to ensure the win for the Skyhawk's.[20] Jenkins won RMAC Offensive Player of the week with his teammates taking defensive and special teams honors.[21] Jenkins ended the 2010 season by passing for 2,347 yards, 14 TDs and improved his passing yards per game to 293.4 and passing efficiency to 126.09.

2010 Stats:

08 354 223 10 .630 2,347 14 77 293.4 10.52 126.09


Jenkins junior season included games with passing efficiency of 183.74 and 166.09. He won RMAC Offensive Player of the Week [22] for his performance at Western State where he completed 20 of 31 passes, no interceptions, 257 yards passing, three touchdowns and one pass of 77 yards. By season's end Jenkins has passed for 2,217 yards, attempts skyrocketed to 410 and it was his third year in a row of over 2,200 yards passing.

2011 Stats:

10 410 236 10 .572 2,217 10 77 221.7 9.42 106.15



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  2. Farrell, Benn (05/04/2009). "One County Team Advances in districts". Highlands Ranch Herald. Retrieved 05/04/2009. 
  3. Devlin, Neil (04/12/2010). "Prep football recruiting 2008-09". Denver Post. Retrieved 04/12/2010. 
  4. Farrell, Benn (02/05/2009). "Six Grizzlies Sign For College". Highlands Ranch Herald. Retrieved 02/05/2009. 
  5. Galko, Eric. Former Note Dame QB Nate Montan's Next Stop. Division II Scouting. Optimum Scouting. Retrieved on 05/16/2012.
  6. Division II, NCAA. Passing Completions Per Game. Active Career Leaders. NCAA. Retrieved on 12/17/2011.
  7. Division II, NCAA. Passing Attempts Per Game. Active Career Leaders. NCAA. Retrieved on 12/17/2011.
  8. Division II, NCAA. Total Offense-Plays Per Game. Active Career Leaders. NCAA. Retrieved on 12/17/2011.
  9. Division II, NCAA. Passing Completions. Active Career Leaders. NCAA. Retrieved on 12/17/2011.
  10. Division II, NCAA. Total Offense-Plays. Active Career Leaders. NCAA. Retrieved on 12/17/2011.
  11. Division II, NCAA. Passing Attempts. Active Career Leaders. NCAA. Retrieved on 12/17/2011.
  12. Division II, NCAA. Passing Yards. Active Career Leaders. NCAA. Retrieved on 12/17/2011.
  13. Division II, NCAA. Total Offense-Yards. Active Career Leaders. NCAA. Retrieved on 12/17/2011.
  14. Division II, NCAA. Yards Per Game. Active Career Leaders. NCAA. Retrieved on 12/17/2011.
  15. Farrell, Benn (02/05/2009). "Six Grizzlies Sign for College". Highlands Ranch Herald. Retrieved 02/05/2009. 
  16. Strode, Dale (8/30/2009). "Skyhawk's pass Aggies 23-13". Durango Herald. Retrieved 8/30/2009. 
  17. Dannier, Eric. Ed Rifilato Fort Lewis. RMAC Weekly Radio Show. RMAC. Retrieved on 09/02/2009.
  18. Staff, Report (11/28/2009). "Skyhawks Tame Mustangs". Durango Herald. Retrieved 11/28/2009. 
  19. Conference, RMAC. 2009 RMAC All Conference News Release. RMAC Conference News. RMAC. Retrieved on 11/12/2009.
  20. Staff, Reporter (10/24/2010). "'Hawks reclaim Musket at ASC". The Durango Herald.'Hawks-reclaim-Musket-at-ASC. Retrieved 10/24/2010. 
  21. Owens, Ryan (09/22/2010). "Skyhawks sweep RMAC Weekly Honors". The Durango Herald. Retrieved 09/22/2010. 
  22. RMAC, Football Week 8 (10/17/2011). "RMAC/Rawlings Player of the Week". RMAC News. Retrieved 10/17/2011. 
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