Earned valuable experience as a true freshman last year Missed the final four games of the year with an ankle sprain, but showed the ability to be a solid run stopper.
2010 - Freshman Season
Played in nine games and started five as a true freshman Suffered a high ankle sprain in the win at Florida State and missed the final four games of the year Started against Clemson, Virginia, Miami, William & Mary and Florida State Posted 15 tackles and had 1.5 sacks Also had one interception, one pass breakup and two quarterback hurries Posted two tackles against William & Mary Had a season-high four tackles at Miami Intercepted a pass, had three tackles and assisted on a sack at Virginia Recorded three tackles in his first career start vs. Clemson, including a sack Had one tackle against ECU, Rutgers and Georgia Tech One of five true freshman to play against LSU.
Gibbs High School
Ranked the No. 7 defensive end in Florida by the Orlando Sun-Sentinel Considered one of the top 100 players in Florida by SuperPrep Named all-county by the St. Petersburg Times Three-year starter on the defensive line at Gibbs High School Played in the North-South Pinellas County High School All-Star Game Helped lead Gibbs to its first district championship in school history Posted 56 tackles, 12 sacks, and 3 forced fumbles as a senior Coached by Donnie Abraham.
Son of Al and Cassandra Jackson Born Oct. 24, 1991 Exercise and sport science major.