TITANS `11: Redshirt freshman won regular catching role with consistent offense and improved defense • Started 42 of the 58 games and appeared in all but seven • Went 3-for-3 vs. Washington in the second game on Mar. 19 • Had 11 multi-hit games including all three in the UC Riverside series (May 6-8) • Batted .316 with runners in scoring position.
TITANS `10: Was granted a redshirt season. Did not participate in any games.
ELK GROVE HS: Lettered three seasons for Head Coach Jeff Carlson and the Thundering Herd • Was a teammate of current Titan teammate J.D. Davis in 2008 and 2009 •Participated in the Div. I CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs all 3 varsity seasons, and helped EGHS to the CIF championship in 2007 as a sophomore • Hit a career-best .438 and drove in 29 runs as a senior in 2009 when he earned All-Delta Valley League first team honors • Named to the Sacramento Bee's All-Metro team in 2009 • Earned team defensive most valuable player honors as a sophomore and senior.
PERSONAL: Born on Aug. 25, 1991, in Sacramento, Calif. • Full name is Jared Robert Deacon • Nickname is "Deac" • Parents are Mitchell and Corinne Deacon • Has one older sister (Jenna) and one younger sister (Jamie) • Majoring in communications • Enjoys buying baseball hats • Has a collection of tickets from all the movies he has seen • Models his game after San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey • Has a superstition of swaying during the National Anthem • Favorites include: "Old School" (movie) • Lil Wayne, Drake and Miley Cyrus (musical artists), facebook.com (websites), San Francisco Giants (team), AT&T Park (stadium) and Will Ferrell and Megan Fox (actors).
At Bats: 5, May 29, 2011 at CS Northridge
Runs: 2, 3 times, last on May 29, 2011 at CS Northridge
Hits: 3, 2 times, last on May 29, 2011 at CS Northridge
RBI: 2, 3 times, last on Apr. 30, 2011 vs. Pacific
Home Runs: N/A
Doubles: 1, Apr. 21, 2011 at Cal Poly
Stolen Bases: 1, May 18, 2011 vs. Loyola Marymount