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Rashaad Jackson

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 298 | College: Clemson
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2007 Season

One of the leaders of the defense and the entire team … starting defensive tackle in 10 of the 13 games in 2007 … missed one game due to left knee injury (at Duke) … played just five snaps against #19 Florida State in the seasonopener due to injury, but was back in the starting lineup the next week … had one tackle against #19 Florida State, but it was a tackle for loss and it was named the Steadman Hawkins Bone Crushing Hit-of-the-Day by the Clemson radio network … had a seasonhigh five tackles on four occasions, against Furman, Georgia Tech, #14 Virginia Tech, and #21 Auburn … had two tackles for loss at Georgia Tech when he played a careerhigh 50 snaps … had two tackles for loss and two quarterback pressures against Auburn … had four tackles and a season-high three quarterback pressures at N.C. State … had his only sack of the season against #18 Boston College … had four tackles in the win over Wake Forest … played just seven snaps at Maryland due to an injury and then missed the Duke contest … came off the bench against Wake Forest and #18 Boston College, but was back in the starting lineup at South Carolina … had two tackles in the victory over the Gamecocks, the second time he has played in a victory in Columbia … has 102 tackles in 37 career games … started each of the first eight games in 2006 … has had exactly two pass breakups each season … had just one sack, but had 14 quarterback pressures, third-most on the team in 2007.

2006 Season

Reserve defensive tackle who had at least one tackle in 11 of the 13 games … had 26 tackles, including a high of five in just 21 snaps against #13 Georgia Tech … had four tackles in 38 plays in the win over N.C. State … played just four snaps against Florida Atlantic due to a sprained knee, but came back to play 23 snaps at Boston College … had three tackles in 25 plays off the bench at #9 Florida State … played at least 15 snaps in every game but the first game … played 36 snaps against Kentucky in the Music City Bowl when he started.

2005 Season

Co-winner of the defensive rookie-of-the-year award by the Tiger coaches … first-team freshman All-America defensive tackle according to CollegeFootballNews.com … second-team freshman All-America defensive tackle by Rivals.com … honorable mention freshman All-American by Sporting News … first-team All-ACC freshman by Sporting News … fourth among Tiger freshmen in snaps (306), including second among freshman defenders … had 39 tackles, including 8.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks; his 8.5 tackles for loss were fourth-most on the team and most among defensive tackles … had 15 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss over the last three games … his 39 tackles ranked 10th on the team, quite an accomplishment considering he has started just one game and averaged just 25 plays per game … had five tackles against Colorado in the Champs Sports Bowl; added two tackles for loss and a sack … second among non-starters in tackles behind C.J. Gaddis … top tackler among defensive tackles … made many strong plays, but one stands out; had a pass deflection on what proved to be South Carolina's last offensive play; he deflected the ball to Charles Bennett, who made the interception; Clemson ran out the clock and claimed the 13-9 win over the #19 Gamecocks; also had five tackles, a recovered fumble, and a tackle for loss in 29 snaps … had five tackles, including half a sack, against #16 Florida State; therefore he had 10 tackles in the two wins over top-20 teams to close the regular season … had a season-high six tackles against #25 Boston College, including two tackles for loss … made his only start of the year at Georgia Tech … had three tackles in 13 snaps against #17 Texas A&M, so he was a big part of Clemson's three top-20 wins in 2005.

2004 Season


High School

Three-year starter at Union High … three-time all-conference pick … all-state as a senior … played in the 2003 Shrine Bowl … listed in the High School Sports Report top 100 … top-20 player in South Carolina by Rivals.com … from the same high school (Union High) as fomer Tiger Kyle Browning … coached by Mike Anthony.


Born Rashaad D. Jackson on Jan. 25, 1985 … majoring in community recreation management.


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