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Branden Jackson
Branden Jackson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
McKeesport, Pa.

High School:
McKeesport

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 270

Position:
Defensive Line

Experience:
2L

Major:
Sociology


11/01/2014

Texas Tech Fall to the Longhorns, 34-13

The Red Raiders will return on November 15th against the Oklahoma Sooners.

09/07/2014

Postgame Notes

Texas Tech at UTEP

10/05/2013

Post-Game Notes

No. 20 Texas Tech at Kansas

09/09/2012

Post-Game Notes

Texas Tech at Texas State

07/20/2012

2012 Texas Tech Football Preview

Red Raiders return nine starters on both sides of the football

08/25/2014

Week 1 Press Conference: Davis Webb and Branden Jackson

04/12/2014

2014 Spring Game Highlights

2014 Spring Game Highlights

03/13/2014

Spring Football: Consistency on Defense

11/09/2013

Survivor: Jennie Bailey

Survivor: Jennie Bailey

11/01/2013

Keys to the Game - Oklahoma State

Keys to the Game - Oklahoma State

08/04/2014

2014 Training Camp - Practice No. 1

Photos from the first day of the 2014 training camp

08/03/2014

Texas Tech Football Local Media Day

Texas Tech Football Local Media Day

10/12/2013

No. 20 Texas Tech vs. Iowa State - UTSI

No. 20 Texas Tech vs. Iowa State - UTSI

09/29/2012

Texas Tech vs. Iowa State - AP Photo Gallery

Texas Tech vs. Iowa State - AP Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery
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CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 7 2x, vs. Oklahoma State (2013)*
Tackles For Loss: 2.5, vs. Iowa State (2013)
Sacks: 1 3x, vs. Kansas State (2013)*
Interceptions: None
Fumbles Recovered: None
* Indicates most recent high

2013
Played in all 13 games (13 starts) with 44 tackles (29 solo), 9.0 tackles for loss (43 yards), four sacks, three pass breakups and one quarterback hurry... ranked second on the team in sacks and third in tackles for loss... BIG 12 RANKINGS: 15th in sacks (4.0)... 17th in sacks/game (0.31)... made two tackles (both solo) with one tackle for loss (seven yards) helping the Red Raiders to a 37-23 upset over No. 14 Arizona State (12/30) in the National University Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego... had a streak of 20 consecutive games (2012-13) with at least one tackle snapped while not recording a tackle at Texas (11/28)... had five tackles (four solo) against No. 4 Baylor at AT&T Stadium in Arlington... recorded three tackles (all solo) with a sack for a loss of seven yards and broke up a pass against Kansas State (11/9)... sack was the first by a Red Raider since the West Virginia game... second on the team with seven tackles (six solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss, one quarterback hurry and broke up one pass against No. 12 Oklahoma State (11/2)... tallied five tackles (one solo) with 1.0 tackles for a loss at No. 12 Oklahoma (10/26)... made a season-high six tackles (three solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss at West Virginia (10/19)... collected five tackles (four solo) with 2.5 tackles for a loss and for the second straight game recorded a sack (loss of 7) against Iowa State (10/12)... recorded first career sack, notched a pair of tackles for a loss and broke up a pass at Kansas (10/5)... had one tackle (solo) against Texas State (9/21)... made three tackles (two solo) against No. 24 TCU (9/12)... recorded one tackle (solo) in home opener against Stephen F. Austin (9/7)... made season debut collecting four tackles (1 solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss in season opener at SMU (8/30).

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... a sociology major at Texas Tech.

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