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Jervonte Jackson

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 300 | College: Florida Atlantic
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2007 Season

Second team All-Sun Belt. Injuries forced him into a leadership position … often the only starter from the opening game on the line … began the year as an anchor on the most athletic defensive line in the program's seven-year history … line held MTSU rushing attack to 18 yards on the ground … saw limited action at North Texas due to illness … served as a game captain versus USF.

2006 Season

Played in every game, starting each … led the lineman with 46 total tackles, including six for a loss of 28 yards … had three sacks for a loss of 28 … forced two fumbles … was part of a defensive line that doubled the team sack total from 2005 … had 10 tackles against Troy, including one for a loss of three yards … also had strong games against Louisiana-Lafayette with seven and Middle Tennessee with six … credited with two forced fumbles, one at Clemson, the other at South Carolina … broke up three passes on the year … true student of the game.

2005 Season

Began developing into a defensive lineman of the future … played in every game … tallied 38 total tackles, including 18 solo tackles … recorded his first tackle for a loss against Louisiana-Lafayette … one game later recorded 10 total tackles and a season-high two tackles for a loss, including his first sack for a loss of two yards against Middle Tennessee … ended the year with four tackles for a loss of three yards … credited with one forced fumble, three hurries and a blocked pass and kick.

2004 Season

Redshirted … gained valuable experience and size.

High School

Outstanding athlete with tremendous physical tools and leadership qualities … played for Coach Bertani at North Miami High School, where he contributed on both sides of the ball throughout high school … as a senior, recorded 11.5 sacks and 45 total tackles … offensively, he had 43 pancakes … earned second-team All-Dade honors for his efforts … three-sport athlete (football, basketball and track & field).


Health administration major … son of Avonda Dowling and grandson of Beatrice Reed … born Sept. 20, 1986, in Miami, FL … his brother, Jamall Jackson, plays for the Philadelphia Eagles.


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