|Born:||February 11, 1981|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||215 lb (98 kg)|
|Career Arena statistics|
|Player stats at ArenaFan.com|
Jake Eaton (born 11 February 1981) is a high school athletic director in Proctor, Vermont. Before his executive career, Eaton played in the af2 with the Cape Fear Wildcats in 2004 and the Manchester Wolves in 2005. He went on to the Arena Football League in 2006 and played for the Orlando Predators before retiring in 2009. Eaton was inducted into the University of Maine Sports Hall of Fame in 2016.
Early life and education
Eaton was born on 11 February 1981 in Rutland, Vermont. During his childhood, he competed in athletics and softball before attending Rutland High School. At Rutland, Eaton totaled 1,582 points in basketball while he amassed 5,042 passing yards as a gridiron football player. He continued playing gridiron football while at the University of Maine in 1999 and was the passing yards season leader for Maine between 2000 and 2002. When he left the university in 2002, Easton had 7,145 passing yards and 58 touchdowns with Maine.
After college, Eaton went to the af2 and played in three games with the Cape Fear Wildcats in 2004. Eaton moved to the Manchester Wolves in 2005 and totaled 4,006 yards alongside 88 touchdowns. Eaton moved to the Arena Football League in 2006 to play for the Orlando Predators. During his career with the Predators until 2009, Eaton had a career total of 958 passing yards and 16 touchdowns. After ending his football career in 2009, Eaton became a elementary school gym teacher and high school athletic director in Proctor, Vermont during the 2010s.
Awards and honors
Eaton was inducted into the University of Maine Sports Hall of Fame in 2016.
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