3 Jovan Bayless
3 Jovan Bayless
Height: 5-11
Weight: 195
Year: RFr.
Hometown: Chula Vista, Calif.
High School: Mater Dei
Position: DB

Redshirted in 2017 as team reached the NCAA Division II National Quarterfinals ... Prior To FSU: Standout athlete who played both in the secondary and at wide receiver … Competed for one of the country's top prep programs at Mater Dei High School … Talented safety … Highly-regarded prospect who received strong interest … Helped lead squad to a 12-2 overall record in 2016 … Coached by John Joyner … Led squad to the Division II Championship … Earned San Diego Area Athlete of the Week recognition … All-conference choice … Was a multi-year starter on the defensive side of the ball … Leader on squad … Named to the 2016 All-San Diego Football Squad … Regarded as one of Southern California's top defensive performers … Received strong recruiting interest from multiple programs … Chosen to participate in the MAKASI All-Star Game … Finished the year with 126 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, four sacks and five forced fumbles … All-State choice.