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Jamaal Jackson
Jamaal Jackson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chesapeake, Va.

High School:
Deep Creek H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 212

Position:
S

Experience:
2L



AT VIRGINIA: 2006-Played in all 12 games as a reserve safety ... finished the year with 10 tackles ... also had two quarterback hurries ... posted season-high three tackles in season opener at Pittsburgh ... notched two tackles in Maryland and NC State games ... earned his second letter. 2005--Good sized safety who was a valuable reserve at the position ... played in every game and started against Minnesota in the Music City Bowl ...made 43 tackles, including 35 in non-starts ... made at least four tackles on five occasions ...was in on seven tackles against Western Michigan in the season opener ...four stops vs. Maryland ...made four tackles and caused a fumble in a win over Georgia Tech ... career-high eight tackles against Virginia Tech ...equaled his career high of eight tackles in the bowl win over Minnesota ...six of his tackles were solos ...lettered for the first time. 2004--Played in nine of 12 contests, primarily on special teams ...saw limited action at safety ...played on the punt return, kickoff and kickoff return units ...made two tackles, both on the kick coverage squad.

HIGH SCHOOL: Impressive athlete on both sides of the ball for coach David Cox at Deep Creek HS ... All-Atlantic Region by PrepStar ... listed as the No. 79 safety in the country by TheInsiders.com ... rated the 26th-best player in Virginia by the Charlottesville Daily Progress "Silver List" and the No. 29 player by SuperPrep ... 2-star recruit by Rivals.com and TheInsiders.com ... first-team All-Tidewater defensive back by the Virginian Pilot ... first-team All-Southeastern District and second-team All-Eastern Region in 2003 ... had 57 tackles and two interceptions as a senior ... also caught 13 passes for 210 yards and three touchdowns for a Wing-T offense ... played quarterback late in the season and threw for 370 yards and three touchdowns ... earned All-District honors in basketball ... All-State, All-Region and All-District as a sprinter on the track team ... National Honor Society member.

PERSONAL: Jamaal Keith Jackson ... born 9-16-86 in Pensacola, Fla. ... son of Clarinda and Keith Jackson ... has an older brother, Ramon ...sociology major.

Jackson Defensively

Year G Plays S A Tot. TFL QBS FR FC PBU Int QBH BIK
2004 9 39 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 12 462 28 15 43 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
2006 12 180 5 5 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0
Career 33 681 33 22 55 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0