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Donte Jackson
Player Profile:
Donte Jackson 2068056
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 173 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Metairie, La.
High School: Riverdale HS
Major: General Business
Born: 11/08/1995

A multi-threat playmaker who has lined up at cornerback, nickelback, wide receiver, punt returner and kickoff returner at LSU … Primarily plays in the secondary … Slated to backup Tre'Davious White at one corner position but will battle for the starting nickelback spot … Arguably one of the nation's fastest players, he also ran track at LSU during the 2016 indoor season … Competed the 60 meters race in the spring for the LSU track and field team, clocking a personal-best 6.63 at the SEC Championships.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015)
Played in all 12 games with one start at cornerback in the Texas Bowl against Texas Tech … Accumulated 26 total tackles, two pass breakups, one fumble recovery, one interception and half a tackle for loss … On offense he carried the ball once for 14 yards against Auburn … On special teams he returned eight kickoffs for 164 yards and four punts for six yards … Made his first career interception late in the game against Texas A&M, and he also recovered a fumble against the Aggies … Half tackle for a loss came in the bowl game versus Texas Tech … Posted a season-best four tackles against Syracuse, Ole Miss and Texas Tech.

HIGH SCHOOL
Explosive athlete that brings track speed and tremendous ball skills to the cornerback position ... Rated as a five-star prospect by 247 Sports and Scout and listed as a four-star recruit by Rivals and ESPN ... Ranked as high as the No. 10 overall prospect nationally by 247 Sports and the No. 5 cornerback nationally by Scout ... Recorded 59 tackles and 5 tackles for a loss as a senior ... Accounted for 1,637 yards and 20 touchdowns on the offensive side of the ball in 2014 ... Standout on his high school track and field team as well ... Won the Louisiana Class 4A State Outdoor Championship in the 100-meter dash by posting a time of 10.42 in May 2014 ... Captured the 200-meter state in 2014 as well ... Repeated as 100-meter (10.30 seconds) and 200-meter (21.26 seconds) champion at the 2015 Louisiana Class 4A Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA State Outdoor Track & Field Meet ... Member of the Rivals 250, ESPN 300, 247 Sports Top 247 and Scout 300 ... Selected for the US Army All-American Game ... Attended Nike's The Opening, a camp for the country's top prospects ... Member of the Advocate's 2015 Super Dozen ... Coached by Brett Bonnafons.

PERSONAL
Parents are Yashica Jackson and Aaron Morrison ... Born November 8, 1995 ... Majoring in general business.

CAREER HIGHS
Total tackles: 4, three times (First: at Syracuse, 2015; Last: vs. Texas Tech, 2015)
Tackles for loss: 0.5 vs. Texas Tech, 2015
Interceptions: 1 vs. Texas A&M, 2015

JACKSON'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2015 12-1 21 5 26 0.5-5 0-0 2 0 1-0 0 1-0
2016                      
Totals
12-1
21
5
26
0.5-5
0-0
2
0
1-0
0
1-0

JACKSON'S CAREER KICKOFF RETURN STATISTICS

Year
Att.
Yds.
TD
LG
2015 8 164 0 27
2016        
Totals
8
164
0
27

JACKSON'S  CAREER KICKOFF RETURN STATISTICS

Year
Att.
Yds.
TD
LG
2015 4 6 0 6
2016        
Totals
4
6
0
6
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