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Jamaal Jackson
Jamaal Jackson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bruce, Miss.

Last College:
Northwest Mississippi CC

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 184

Position:
Cornerback

Experience:
1L

Major:
Human Development and Family Studies


Will backup Antonio Huffman at left cornerback ... gifted athlete with outstanding speed.

2003 - Played in 12 games and finished the season with 18 tackles ... Navy - had one assisted tackle in the bowl win over the Midshipmen ... Texas - turned in best performance of the season with seven tackles, including six solo, and first-career interception ... returned pick 18 yards, setting up first touchdown of fourth quarter ... Baylor - logged a tackle for loss ... Colorado - one tackle in the win over the Buffaloes ... Missouri - had three tackles ... Iowa State - broke up a Cyclone pass ... Mississippi - made two tackles in win at Ole Miss ... N.C. State - made a stop against the Wolfpack ... SMU - opened the season with tackles against the Mustangs.

Junior College - Four-Star recruit (Rivals100.com and Max Emfinger's Blue Chip Recruiting) ... NJCAA National Defensive Player of the Year in 2002 ... NJCAA All-American ... OCSN JC 100 ... played in 29th Annual Mississippi All-Star Game ... two-time All-Region XXIII and First-Team MACJC All-State selection ... Rivals.com Prep Star JUCO Top 125 ... 40 tackles, 15 pass breakups and five interceptions last season at Northwest Mississippi ... logged 38 tackles, 18 pass breakups and eight interceptions in 2001 ... had 21 receptions for 343 yards and six touchdowns on offense and ranked eighth in the MACJC in scoring ... ranked 16th nationally in interceptions ... led the team with 104.3 all-purpose yards per game in 2002 ... versatile athlete, also led in kickoff returns with 17 for 432 yards and a 25.4 yards per return average ... punt return leader as well with 18 returns for 164 yards ... second on the team in scoring in 2002 ... also recruited by Central Florida and Oklahoma State ... second player signed by Leach from Northwest Mississippi (Anton Paige) ... Junior College Coach: Bobby Franklin.

High School - Bruce High School in Bruce, Miss.

Personal - Jamaal Jackson ... born May 26, 1982, in Lafayette, Miss. ... son of Sherry and Johnny Armstrong ... has a 20-month-old son, Jatavian ... has four older brothers; Phillip, Anthony Moore, Jeremy Moore and Brandon Pittman ... also has two younger sisters, Nefrita and Shernice ... related to Fred Thomas, who played for the New Orleans Saints ... majoring in human development and family studies.

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