2020-21 Football Roster
#55 Jarrett Patterson
Height 6-4 1/2
Hometown Laguna Hills, CA
High School Mission Viejo
HONORS & AWARDS
- Rimington Trophy Watch List (2020)
- Outland Trophy Watch List (2020)
- Pro Football Focus Preseason All-ACC First Team (2020)
- Phil Steele Preseason All-Independent Second Team (2020)
- Joe Moore Award Midseason Honor Roll (OL – 2019)
- Rimington Trophy Watch List (2019)
- Offensive Newcomer of the Year (ECHOES 2019)
JUNIOR SEASON (2020)
- DUKE: Started in the season-opening win over Duke (9/12). With the performance in the season opener, the Irish ranked first in the ACC (and 11th among all FBS teams) in tackles for loss allowed. Notre Dame succumbed to just five TFL; The Irish took home Pro Football Focus’ Offensive Line of the Week award after the season-opener vs. Duke, producing the highest-combined pass-block grade of any offensive line that week.
- SOUTH FLORIDA: Started in the 52-0 win vs. South Florida (9/19) for an offensive line that allowed zero sacks on Irish quarterbacks and paved the way for six rushing touchdowns, the ACC’s most in a single game at that point in the season. With its performance, the O-Line was Pro Football Focus’ top-rated offensive line of the week for the second week in a row; Notre Dame’s 281 rushing yards were the most by any ACC team that week, and only one ACC team had posted more rushing yards in a single game previously that season. The 6.2 yards-per-rush by Notre Dame vs. South Florida ranked as the most that week and second-most in a single game that season at that point; Notre Dame posted 16 rushing first downs vs. South Florida, the most in a single game at that point in the season by any ACC team. The Irish converted both fourth-down attempts vs. South Florida.
- FLORIDA STATE: Started for an O-Line that allowed zero sacks, paved the way for 353 yards rushing, four rushing TDs, totaling 554 yards of total offense in the win vs. Florida State (10/10); the Irish rushed for 353 yards total, with two different players reaching the 100-yard mark. Prior to the contest, Florida State had allowed just 141.3 rushing yards per game; the last time Notre Dame had two players with more than 100 yards rushing in a game was in 2017 vs. Southern Cal (Josh Adams and Brandon Wimbush), and the last time the Irish posted more than 300 yards rushing was in 2019, also against Southern Cal; Notre Dame averaged 8.4 yards-per-carry vs. Florida State, the third-highest single-game figure in the ACC this season.
- LOUISVILLE: Entering the game, Louisville had allowed just 156.8 rushing yards per game. Notre Dame rushed for 232 rushing yards, earning Kyren Williams his third 100-yard performance of the season. In the win, the offense held the ball for a whopping 36:15, including an impressive 7:55, 57-yard drive to finish out the fourth quarter and preserve the win. In all, the Irish had seven offensive drives on the day, and four of those drives took five minutes or more off the clock.
- PITTSBURGH: Started for an O-Line that paved the way for 434 yards of total offense and 115 rushing yards (two rushing TDs) in the 45-3 win at Pitt (10/24). Notre Dame’s 115 rushing yards were the second-most Pittsburgh has given up in a game this season. Entering the game, the Panthers allowed just 61.5 yards per game, the ACC’s best rushing defense. Notre Dame’s two rushing touchdowns against Pitt marked the first time the Panthers have allowed multiple rushing touchdowns in a single game since October 5, 2019 vs. Duke.The Irish held control of the ball for 40:59 minutes of possession time, the most by an ACC team in a single game this season, and fifth-most in a single game among all FBS teams this season.
- GEORGIA TECH: Started for an O-Line that helped the Irish post 227 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns in the 31-13 win at Georgia Tech (10/31), climbing to second in the ACC in rushing offense (231.0 yards per game). Notre Dame ties for the lead in the conference in fewest sacks allowed with just 11 total. Entering the game, Notre Dame was averaging 34:11 time of possession, a figure which led the ACC. At Georgia Tech, the Irish posted 36:54 minutes, controlling the ball for 12:13 in the first quarter alone. It marks the third-consecutive game in which the Irish have controlled the ball for more than 36 minutes. At Georgia Tech, Notre Dame was 10-of-15 on third downs. Entering the day, the Irish led the ACC in third-down conversion rate at 52.2.
- CLEMSON: Started for an offensive line that paved way for 518 yards of total offense (208 rushing with three touchdowns, 310 passing with one touchdown) in the 47-40 2OT win over then-No.1 Clemson. Entering the game, Notre Dame was averaging 34:11 time of possession, a figure which led the ACC. The Irish have now won the time of possession battle in six of seven games this season, posting 30:22 minutes that day. The Irish posted 208 rushing yards against Clemson, which, entering the game, had allowed just 99.9 rushing yards per game. Notre Dame’s three rushing touchdowns doubled Clemson’s season total of rushing touchdowns allowed (was three entering the weekend, after totals six). The line made it possible for Ian Book to pass for 310 yards against the ACC’s then-second-ranked passing defense, as Clemson entered the day allowing 174.9 passing yards per game.
- BOSTON COLLEGE: Started for an offensive line that paved the way for 561 yards of total offense (278 rushing with three touchdowns, 283 passing with three touchdowns and zero sacks) and 34:27 time of possession in the 45-31 win at Boston College (11/14). Boston College entered the game allowing 373.0 yards of offense per game. Through the first half alone, the Irish racked up 327 yards, and ended the day with 561 yards. Notre Dame’s 561 yards of offense at Boston College were the most this season for Notre Dame, and the most by an Irish team since their 573 vs. Bowling Green in 2019. The offensive line allowed zero sacks on the day facing a Boston College defense that entered the day averaging 2.75 sacks per game on opposing QBs. Notre Dame continues to lead the ACC in third-down conversions, executing successfully at a 54.1 percent rate.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2019)
- Started all 13 games at center
- Helped the Irish offense rank 13th nationally in scoring offense (36.8 points per game)
- Ranked among the nation’s top-20 centers per Pro Football Focus with an offensive grade of 74.2
- Did not allow a sack and just two QB hits on 854 offensive snaps played this season
- Posted a Pro Football Focus pass-block grade of 75 or better in eight games this season, including a grade of 80 or better in three of the last four games of the season
- Recorded best pass block-grade of the season in the Camping World Bowl victory over Iowa State (84.4)
FRESHMAN SEASON (2018)
- Appeared in three games over the course of the season
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA
- No. 368-ranked overall player nationally, No. 25 offensive tackle nationally and No. 46 player from California by 247Sports.com
- No. 27 offensive tackle nationally and No. 48 player from California by ESPN.com
- No. 29 offensive tackle nationally and No. 49 player from California by Rivals.com
- Named to 2017 USA Today American Family Insurance All-USA California Football Team
- 2017 First Team All-California Interscholastic Federation Division I
- 2017 First Team Cal-Hi Sports All-State
- 2017 Los Angeles Times Football All-Star
- 2017 First Team All-Orange County
- 2017 First Team All-South Coast League
- 2016 First Team All-California Interscholastic Federation Division I
- 2016 Second Team Cal-Hi Sports All-State
- 2016 First Team All-Orange County
- 2016 First Team All-South Coast League
- Mission Viejo registered a 51-4 record over his four-year varsity career
- Helped Mission Viejo to the 2015 California Interscholastic Federation Division 1-AA Championship
- Played for coach Bob Johnson at Mission Viejo