Davenport Native Jake Gervase Receives Fake Punt Pass For A First Down
This weekend, as the Dallas Cowboys took on the Los Angeles Rams, the 2nd quarter saw the Rams down 16-10.
On a 4th and 5 play from the 20-yard-line, the Rams went for a punt fake, and the Rams' Riley Dixon threw his pass right to the Quad Cities-own Jake Gervase.
Jake Gervase was born in Davenport in 1995 and is currently playing as a defenseman for the Los Angeles Rams. Here is his Twitter if you would like to follow him:
Gervase graduated from Assumption High School in 2014, before going on to play for the University of Iowa. He finished his college career with a total of 153 tackles and seven interceptions over the course of the 44 games he played.
In 2019, after five seasons with the Hawkeyes, Gervase signed on with the Los Angeles Rams as an undrafted free agent. After some time, he moved to the team's practice squad, being raised to the team's active roster when needed.
On January 12th, 2022, he signed on to the active roster, playing in multiple games at the end of the season.
Jake played in the NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers on January 30th, when the team secured their position in Super Bowl LVI.
Super Bowl LVI took place on February 13th, 2022. The matchup ended in a win for the Los Angeles Rams (23) against the Cincinnati Bengals (20).