Jason Link
Jason Link


Galesburg, Ill.

High School:
Cactus Shadows (Ariz.)

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 235



Jason Link

Biography and Career Highlights

Cactus Shadows HS (Ariz.): Competed in both football and track and field at Galesburg High School and Cactus Shadows High School (Ariz.) ... started for the Cactus Shadows High School team that won the Arizona Class 4A Division II State Championship ... a two-time winner of the Cactus Shadows High School defensive line award ... team captain senior year ... recorded 62 tackles and eight sacks as a senior ... had 59 tackles as a junior, along with six sacks ... coached by Chad DeGrenier, who was named the 2006 MaxPreps High School Coach of the Year.

Personal: Born Oct. 29, 1990, in Ames, Iowa ... son of Greg and Miriam Link ... one of four children ... his mother, Miriam, ran cross country and track and field at Truman State ... his grandfather, Bob Boatright, played football at Missouri Valley College ... his aunt, Dr. Marlene Dixon, coaches at the University of Texas, where she is also an assistant professor of kinesiology ... intended major is agricultural business or horticulture.


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