Jets sign undrafted free-agent quarterback Jake Heaps

  The New York Jets have signed quarterback Jake Heaps and fullback J.C. Copeland, both of whom participated in rookie minicamp over the weekend as tryout players. To make room on their 90-man roster Monday, the Jets released cornerback Greg Henderson and safety Demarkus Perkins, undrafted free agents who were signed after the NFL draft. Heaps joins Geno Smith, Ryan Fitzpatrick...
Via Associated Press
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

True freshman Brad Kaaya wins Miami Hurricanes quarterback job

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- True freshman Brad Kaaya has won the Miami Hurricanes' quarterback job. Kaaya was announced as the starter Sunday by Miami coach Al Golden. Kaaya edged out transfer Jake Heaps for the Week 1 nod, in a race that became open in the spring when presumed starter Ryan Williams tore a knee ligament. Kaaya and Heaps were told of the decision before Miami practiced...
Via Associated Press
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Names True Freshman Brad Kaaya Starting Quarterback Against Louisville

The Miami Hurricanes quarterback situation has been one of the most interesting this off-season, and now it appears that a true freshman will open things up in week one, when the Hurricanes travel to new ACC rival Louisville. Official: Al Golden names true freshman Brad Kaaya #Canes starting QB. — Matt Porter (@mattyports) August 24, 2014 Kaaya was a highly-touted recruit for...
Via College Spun
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Freshman QB Brad Kaaya Listed Ahead Of Senior Jake Heaps On Depth Chart, Golden: “I’m Not Very Good On The Alphabet”

Miami’s quarterback race seems to be down to two competitors for the week one start, and interestingly, promising freshman Brad Kaaya is listed at the top of the depth chart for The U ahead of Kansas transfer Jake Heaps. Or is he? .@GoldenAl talking now: “It’s by no means just a two-man [QB] race but those are 1 & 2 right now. That’s probably the best way to say it.”...
Via College Spun
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Jayhawks QB Jake Heaps excited about opportunity with Hurricanes

At 23 years old, Jake Heaps is married. He has 33 collegiate games with two programs to his name. So why has he spent the past month living in the University of Miami's dorms after transferring? When redshirt senior Ryan Williams tore his ACL in the spring, it left the Hurricanes with no experience at the quarterback position. Not the ideal situation for a team hoping to capture...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Heaps Announces That He Will Finish His College Career At Miami

Jake Heaps, the former BYU and Kansas starting quarterback, will transfer to Miami and attempt to start for his third program in five years. On Friday, Heaps sent an Instagram message thanking Jayhawks fans, and that he would be receiving his degree from KU. Now, he’s done the same to confirm the news that he will finish up his career with the Hurricanes. I am excited for the...
Via College Spun
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Kansas QB Jake Heaps transferring to Hurricanes

Losing projected starting quarterback Ryan Williams to an ACL injury this spring left the University of Miami football team with little experience at the position entering the 2014 season. The Hurricanes did their best to rectify that situation by announcing Sunday the transfer of Jake Heaps from the University of Kansas. Heaps, who is set to graduate this month, will be a fifth...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Heaps to transfer to Miami, two others leave KU football

On Friday, Kansas head coach Charlie Weis announced that quarterback Jake Heaps and wideout Andrew Turzilli would transfer from the Kansas football program after graduating. Today, it was announced that Jake Heaps would be joining the Miami Hurricanes. Heaps, who transferred to Kansas from BYU, likely wouldn’t have played much next year as Charlie Weis announced back in April that...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Heaps, Turzilli, Miller leave Kansas football team

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Another highly touted transfer has fizzled out as the Kansas starting quarterback. Former five-star prospect Jake Heaps, who was heralded by coach Charlie Weis after his arrival from BYU, said in a statement issued by the school Friday that he'd be leaving the program when he finishes his degree requirements at the end of the month. Wide receiver Andrew Turzilli...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Jake Heaps Transferring From Kansas, Instagrams Thank You To Jayhawks Fans

Charlie Weis announced today that quarterback Jake Heaps, wide receiver Andrew Turzilli, and running back Darrian Miller will be transferring out of the Kansas program. Heaps and Turzilli are graduating and will be able to play immediately elsewhere.  Heaps, who started for the Jayhawks in 2013, instagrammed a “thank you” to Kansas fans.  Heaps threw for 1414 yards, eight...
Via College Spun
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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