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Alief, Texas
high school


Played in 12 games while making hist first career start against Wake Forest…totaled 20 tackles, 3.0 TFLs and 0.5 sacks…assisted on a tackle-for-loss with Ermon Lane on the game’s first play against the Demon Deacons…had a season-high four stops and added a TFL and a half-sack versus Wake Forest…had three tackles and one TFL against Charleston Southern and three stops against No. 23 North Carolina…added three tackles versus Boston College…had a tackle for loss at No. 10 Miami…contributed on special teams.


Four-star powerful inside linebacker prospect…one of the top inside linebacker prospects in the nation, rated as a consensus Top 5 recruit at the position…played in the 2016 Under Armour All-America Game, where he recorded four tackles and a quarterback hurry as a member of Team Highlight…rated the No. 4 inside linebacker in the nation by Scout and 247Sports…ranked the No. 5 inside linebacker in the country by ESPN and Rivals…named the top inside linebacker from Texas by Scout…consensus Top 25 player from the state of Texas…ranked the No. 19 player from the state by 247Sports…rated the No. 18 player from the state of Texas by ESPN…tabbed No. 21 prospect in Texas by Rivals…ranked as the No. 65 overall prospect in the nation by Scout as well as No. 106 by 247Sports, No. 123 by ESPN and No. 168 by Rivals…collected 6A All-State honorable mention honors in 2015 while leading his prep squad to the playoffs…posted 165 tackles, including 27 tackles for loss and six sacks as a junior at Alief Elsik in 2014…tallied 107 tackles as a sophomore in 2013…chose FSU over Texas, Michigan and Alabama…born on December 2, 1997…majoring in sport management.

#5J Jackson, D.                       
    Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all 
Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp 
Sep 10, 2016  CHARLESTON SOUTHERN 0-0-0 
Sep 17, 2016 at Louisville 0-0-0 
Sep 24, 2016 at USF 0-0-0 
Oct. 1, 2016  NORTH CAROLINA 0-0-0 
Oct 08, 2016 at Miami (FL) 0-0-0 
Oct 15, 2016  WAKE FOREST 0-0-0 
Oct 29, 2016  CLEMSON 0-0-0 
Nov 05, 2016 at NC State 0-0-0 
Nov 11, 2016  BOSTON COLLEGE 0-0-0 
Nov 19, 2016 at Syracuse 0-0-0 
Nov 26, 2016  FLORIDA 0-0-0 
Dec 30, 2016 vs Michigan 0-0-0 
Totals   0-0-0