#91 Jake Roark
Redshirt Freshman | 5-11 | 202 lbs. | Blue Springs, Missouri
- Position: Place Kicker
- Previous College: None
- Projection: Second-String (kickoffs); Third-String (place kicks)
- Status: Preferred Walk-On
Jake Daniel Roark (b. March 25, 1999) is a preferred walk-on place kicker who redshirted in 2017. He is competing with Andrew Hicks for the starting kickoff specialist position.
Roark played under head coach Greg Oder at Blue Springs High School South, where he connected on 16 of 22 (72.7 percent) of his field-goal attempts during his junior and senior seasons.
He also was true on 71 of 75 (94.7 percent) of his career extra-point attempts, including a perfect 26-for-26 mark as a senior.
Roark helped the Jaguars to earn a perfect 14-0 record and a state championship as a junior. He picked up both all-district and all-conference honors during his career.
In the 2018 spring game, Roark kicked off once for the Purple team, netting 59 yards, and three times for White, with an average of 55 yards. He also connected on both extra-point attempts, one for each team, but missed his only field-goal attempt of 48 yards for Purple.