2018 NFL Draft

Kameron Jackson, CB

School: California  |  Conference: PAC12
College Experience: Junior  |  Hometown: Long Beach, CA
Height/Weight: 5-9 / 183 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
Career Notes
Played in 30 games with 14 starts during his three campaigns at Cal from 2011-13, posting career totals of 75 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss (-3 yards), four interceptions, nine pass breakups and one fumble recovery...Played in all 24 games possible over his final two seasons in 2012 and 2013 and recorded all of his stats other than six tackles and six games played off the bench during those two campaigns...Through the end of the 2013 season is the most recent Cal player to have three interceptions in a game when he picked off three passes in a 2012 win over Pac-12 South Division champion UCLA.
2013 Season
Played in all 12 games with 11 starts at cornerback and recorded career-highs of 42 tackles (most among Cal's cornerbacks), 2.0 tackles for loss (-3 yards) and six pass breakups (also a team high), while adding one interception to tie for the team lead...Tied for 19th in the Pac-12 at the end of the regular season with an average of 0.58 passes defended per game...Posted 28 of his 42 tackles over the team's final four contests...Named Cal's Defensive Player of the Week in its win over Portland State with an interception.Set a career-high with nine tackles at Colorado while adding a career-high 1.0 tackle for loss (-1 yard), while he also had eight tackles and a career-high-tying two pass breakups against Arizona, seven tackles at Stanford and four stops with 0.5 tackles for loss (-1 yard) against USC in the final third of the season...Also had four tackles and a pass breakup against Oregon State, three both vs. Washington and Ohio State while also adding 0.5 tackles for loss (-1 yard) and a career-high-tying two pass breakups against the Huskies, and two against both Northwestern and UCLA with a pass breakup vs. the Wildcats...Notched a personal-best two pass breakups and his first career tackle for loss (-1 yard) vs. Washington...Listed as a "Cal Player to Watch" by Lindy's in its preseason publication.
2012 Season
Played in all 12 games with three starts coming in the season opener vs. Nevada, as well as at Washington State and vs. Washington...Shared the team lead with three interceptions, while ranking third on the club with six passes defended and tied for third with three pass breakups, while adding 27 tackles and one fumble recovery...Tied for 11th in the Pac-12 and tied for 79th nationally with an average of 0.25 interceptions per game...Played a role in a team-high-tying four turnovers with his three interceptions and one fumble recovery...Posted all three of his interceptions in the same game that tied for the Pac-12 season high and were the most by a Cal player in the Jeff Tedford era (2001-12) to key a win over Pac-12 South Division champion UCLA and earn Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week, MAACO Bowl Las Vegas Pac-12 Player of the Week and one of two nationally selected Defensive Back Performers of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards, all for the first time in his career.Came off bench in the first quarter to replace injured starting quarterback Marc Anthony against the Bruins, adding four tackles and a pass breakup to his three picks...Recorded a season-high six tackles and a season-high-tying one pass breakup vs. Washington...Had five tackles, as well as the lone fumble recovery of his career and his first career pass breakup in the first start of his career vs. Nevada in the season opener...Also recorded tackles in games against Southern Utah (4), Washington State (4), Utah (2), Arizona State (1) and Stanford (1)...Posted three tackles, one pass breakup and one kick return for 23 yards in the spring game.
2011 Season
Played in six games off the bench and totaled six tackles...Tied a season-high with two tackles vs. both Utah and Arizona State, while recording single stops against Fresno State and Presbyterian.
High School
Combined for nine interceptions over his last two prep seasons as a junior and senior in 2009 and 2010...Earned All-Region (Prepstar, SuperPrep), Moore League Defensive Player of the Year and All-CIF Southern Section honors as a senior when he had five interceptions that he returned 115 yards while also recording 45 tackles and a fumble recovery, as well as six kick returns for 109 yards for an 8-3 squad that won a league title with a perfect 6-0 conference mark...Registered four interceptions that he returned seven yards, one fumble recovery, six pass breakups and 25 tackles as a junior...Had a fumble recovery that he returned 21 yards as a 2008 sophomore for a 14-1 squad that also won the conference title at 6-0.
Full name is Kameron Xavier Jackson...Born October 31, 1993...Parents are Kelly and Connie Jackson...Ranked among the nation's top cornerbacks in the 2011 recruiting class by Scout (No. 41), Rivals (No. 44) and ESPN (No. 55), while Rivals also had him at No. 54 for all California players and SuperPrep rated him No. 48 in California/Hawaii/Nevada...Picked up three-and-a-half stars from Tom Lemming, while he was a three-star recruit according to ESPN, Rivals and Scout.