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Jared Bernhardt


Experience: 1 year

Height: 6-1

Weight: 195 lbs

College: Ferris State




  • Played one season (2021) at Ferris State University after spending five years (2017-21) at the University of Maryland where he played lacrosse. 
  • Led the Bulldogs to a 14-0 record and a Division II National Championship in his lone season at Ferris State. 
  • Rushed for three touchdowns in a 58-17 win in the national championship over Valdosta State.
  • Passed for 1,322 yards and 11 touchdowns and ran for 1,273 yards and 23 touchdowns in 2021.
  • Played lacross at Maryland for four seasons, where he ended his career as the Terrapins' all-time record holder in career points (290), goals (202), single-season points (99), single-season goals (71), goals in a single NCAA tournament (18) and point sin a single NCAAS tournament (24). 
  • Won the 2021 Tewaaraton Award, given to the nation's best lacrosse player, equivalent to the Heisman Trophy in college football.
  • Named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and was named first-team all-Big Ten for a third time in 2021.
  • Earned first-team All-America twice (2019; 2021).
  • Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors four times from 2018-21.
  • Won a national championship at Maryland as a freshman.


  • Native of Longwood, Fla., where he attended Lake Brantley High School.
  • Ran the triple option as a quarterback and compiled more than 4,000 all-purpose yards and more than 30 touchdowns over his final two seasons.
  • Also lettered in lacrosse, totaling 434 career points on 236 goals and 198 assists.
  • Was the third-overall recrui in the Class of 2016 for lacrosse.
  • Son of Jim and Catherine Bernhardt.