It's always exciting when someone from your hometown does something cool. A Quad Cities native playing on an NFL team will have the opportunity of a lifetime as he takes the field in Super Bowl LVI.

Jake Gervase was born in Davenport in 1995 and is currently playing as a Safety for the Los Angeles Rams, wearing #43, and now #39.

Gervase graduated from Assumption High School in 2014.

After graduation, he went on to play for the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. When he finished his college career, Gervase had a total of 153 tackles and seven interceptions over the course of the 44 games he played.

After graduation, he went on to play for the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. When he finished his college career, Gervase had a total of 153 tackles and seven interceptions over the course of the 44 games he played.

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In 2020, Jake came home from being a bigshot NFL player to face-off against other Quad Cities Area celebrities in the 2Dorks Celebrity Pinewood Derby. There's still debate on whether or not he truly won because his car was overweight in the post-race weigh-in.

On January 12th this year, he signed on to the active roster for the Los Angeles Rams, playing in multiple games at the end of the season.

Jake played in the NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers on January 30th, when the team secured their position in Super Bowl LVI.

Super Bowl LVI takes place on February 13th at 5:30 pm (CST). The matchup is now the Los Angeles Rams against the Cincinnati Bengals. Dwyer & Michaels spoke with Jake ahead of the big game. Here's what he had to say:

If you want to get all decked out for your Game Day party, you can get a Jake Gervase jersey over at the Ram's Team Store. 

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