CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 7, vs. Kansas (2012)
Tackles For Loss: None
Fumbles Recovered: None
* Indicates most recent high
2012 Played in 13 games (0 starts) with 19 tackles (17 solo, 2 assisted) with one forced fumble and one pass breakup... had at least one tackle in 10-of-13 games played... notched a solo tackle in the final three games of the season, including games at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17), against Baylor (11/24) and against Minnesota (12/28) in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas at Reliant Stadium... had a season-high seven tackles (all solo) against Kansas (11/10)... collected a solo tackle against No. 23 Texas (11/3)... made two tackles (both solo) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... had two tackles (one solo) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... made one tackle (solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... notched a tackle (solo) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... posted two tackles (one solo) at Texas State (9/8)... made career debut in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).
2011 Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL McKeesport Area High School in McKeesport, Va... four-star prospect by Scout ... three-star by Rivals and ESPN.com ... ranked by Rivals as the No. 29 strongside defensive end nationally ... ranked by Scout as the No. 9 outside linebacker in the nation ... tabbed by ESPN.com as the No. 40 outside linebacker ... PrepStar All-East team ... No. 13 on Superprep Pennsylvania 32 ... No. 51 Superprep All-America Defensive Lineman ... led team to league championship... named first team all-conference... two-sport star at McKeesport High School as he averages 11 points per-game on the hardwood... High School Coaches: Jim Ward and Troy Blackwell.
PERSONAL Branden Maurice Jackson... born November 11, 1992, in McKeesport, Pa... son of Bryant Boyd and Tonya Boma... has two older brothers, Ross and Bryant, and a younger sister, Tiffinique... enjoys going to church and playing basketball... an undeclared major at Texas Tech.