AFCA, 1st team All-American, 1st team All-WVIAC at LT in '12. 1st team All-WVIAC at LT in '11. 1st team All-WVIAC at LT, 1-14-14.0-1 rec in '10. Transferred from Dupage JC for '10: Transferred from Illinois for '09. Redshirted in '08. Originally a rivals 4 star recruit coming out of high school, signing with Illinois in '08.
In 2012 Jackson was a team captain, voted Team MVP, and was a First Team All WVIAC honoree for the third year in a row. In 2012 Jackson was also named First Team All-American by the AFCA Coaches and First Team to the 2012 D2Footabll.com All-American Team.
Transfer from Illinois.
Ranked as the 10th-best center nationally by Scout.com ... Ranked the No. 22 prep school recruit by Rivals.com ... Earned second-team All-State as a senior in high school ... Named first-team All-District (Columbus Public) and All-City ... High school tea
Majoring in sport management ... Chose Illinois over Michigan, Minnesota and Oklahoma.