21 Jared Dangerfield
Jared  Dangerfield


West Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
Royal Palm Beach

Last College:
Fort Scott

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200



Eight Hilltoppers See NFL Dreams Fulfilled Over Draft Weekend

WKU had a school-record three draft picks and led Conference USA.


Hilltopper Football Hosts Record Pro Day for NFL Scouts

Thirty of 32 NFL teams were on-hand inside Smith Stadium on Tuesday.


Three Hilltoppers Set to Take Part in Collegiate All-Star Games on Saturday

It is the third consecutive season WKU has put a pair of players in the East-West Shrine Game.


WKU Football vs. South Florida Postgame Notes


WKU Football vs. Marshall Postgame Notes


Western Kentucky vs. North Texas

The Hilltoppers traveled to North Texas to take on the Mean Green on Thursday night.


Western Kentucky vs. Middle Tennessee, 58-28

NCAA Football: Western Kentucky squares off against Middle Tennessee at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.

   Dangerfield In the News

2015 Biletnikoff Award Watch List
2015 Preseason All-Conference USA First Team
2014 Second Team All-Conference USA
2014 Second Team All-Conference USA (Phil Steele)

Career Game Highs:

  • Receptions - 11 vs. Miami (Ohio) (9/26/15)
  • Yards - 148 vs. Miami (Ohio) (9/26/15)
  • Touchdowns - 2 (Twice)

2014 (Jr.): Dangerfield wasted little time making his mark on Hilltopper Football history, becoming the program's single-season receptions leader with 69 in his first season on The Hill. Dangerfield also tied the school record for touchdown receptions in a season with 11. He finished second in C-USA in touchdown receptions and tied for 13th nationally while his receptions per game (5.3) and receiving yards per game (63.5) were both fifth-most in the league. Dangerfield made his Hilltopper debut with 10 catches for 92 yards and a pair of scores in a win over Bowling Green. He started all 13 games and finished the year with a team-high 825 yards, recording at least three receptions in 10 games and 70 yards or more in seven. Dangerfield had a pair of 100-yard games, going for 107 on seven catches at Middle Tennessee and a season-high 117 on eight catches and two touchdowns at Marshall. Dangerfield's final touchdown of that game was the game-tying catch in the back of the endzone in overtime, leading to WKU's successful two-point conversion attempt. Dangerfield tallied six touchdowns over the final four games, including two each against UTSA and Marshall.

Before WKU: In nine games for Fort Scott Community College, Dangerfield caught 43 passes for 690 yards and eight touchdowns for coach Curtis Horton. He was named First-Team All-Jayhawk Conference. He was rated as the No. 85 overall prospect on the ESPN JC100 and the No. 15 JUCO WR and a three-star recruit while 247Sports.com ranked him as a three-star recruit and the No. 21 JUCO WR nationally.

HS/Misc.: Dangerfield caught 34 passes for 543 yards and four touchdowns as a senior at Royal Palm Beach High for coach Darren Studstill.