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#21 Chevis Jackson
Position: Cornerback
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 184 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Mobile, Ala.
High School: St. Paul's HS
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Chevis Jackson Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/28/2008

2007 First-Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches, AP)

JACKSON IN THE LSU RECORD BOOKS
2nd in career passes defended (44)
3rd in season passes defended (21 in 2007)

CAREER
Played in 52 games with 40 starts ... Started 40 straight games to conclude his LSU career ... Tremendous cover corner who was often left in single coverage ... Finished career with 142 tackles, eight tackles for losses and eight interceptions ... Ranks second in LSU history in passes defended with 44 ... Invited to and played in the 2008 Senior Bowl All-Star game in Mobile.

SENIOR SEASON (2007)
Played and started in all 14 games for the Tigers as a senior in 2007 ... Finished year with 44 tackles, five interceptions and 16 PBUs ... Ranked second in the SEC in passes defended with 21 ... Ranked seventh in the league in interceptions ... Against Ohio State in the national title game, had two tackles and returned an interception 34 yards to the Buckeye 24-yard line in the second quarter ... LSU scored five plays later to extend its lead to 24-10 ... Came up big in SEC title game with five tackles, one tackle for a loss and three PBUs ... Other interceptions came against South Carolina, Tulane, Kentucky and Alabama ... Also had six tackles and three broken up passes in the Tigers’ win over the Gamecocks ... Registered a career-high tying seven tackles and two PBU versus Auburn.

JUNIOR SEASON (2006)
Started all 13 games, registering 46 tackles (33 solo) ... Picked off two passes and recorded a team-best 14 PBUs for a Tiger secondary that ranked No. 3 in the nation in pass efficiency defense ... Added one quarterback hurry ... Finished the year tied for second in the SEC with 16 passes defended ... Recorded a career-high seven tackles, all solo stops, in the Tigers’ win over Arkansas ... Led the Tiger defense with six tackles in the Allstate Sugar Bowl win over Notre Dame ... Registered four solo tackles, an interception and a PBU against Florida ... Picked off a pass, broke up three passes and recorded three solo tackles in the Tigers’ win over Alabama ... Also served as a punt returner early in the season ... Averaged 6.7 yards on 15 returns.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2005)
Starting cornerback on a defense that ranked among the top 10 in the nation in five categories ... Played and started in all 12 games ... In first season as a starter, recorded 47 tackles and broke up three passes ... Added 3.5 tackles for loss, one forced fumble and one recovered fumble ... Intercepted a pass and returned it 10 yards in win over Vanderbilt ... Had a career-best seven tackles in win over Florida ... Added six tackles, a tackle for a loss and forced a fumble in win over Appalachian State.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2004)
Played in all 12 games as a true freshman ... Finished rookie season with five tackles and three pass breakups ... Played a key role in LSU's sub-packages on defense ... Played in both nickel and dime situations ... Had a big game against Florida, subbing for an injured Corey Webster ... Had two tackles and a pass breakup in win over the Gators.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the most versatile athletes in the state of Alabama ... Played defensive back, wide receiver and also returned kickoffs and punts ... Recorded 40 tackles and seven interceptions on defense in 2003 ... Caught 31 passes for 660 yards and five touchdowns at wide receiver ... Fielded 16 kickoffs for 415 yards and 13 punts for 80 yards as a junior ... Made 45 catches for 850 yards and nine touchdowns in 2002 ... Coached by Eddie Guth.

PERSONAL
Full name is Chevis Dauro Jackson ... Born Dec. 11, 1985, in Mobile, Ala. ... Parents are Leonard and Betty Jackson ... Has two sisters - Thyra and Renysha ... Majoring in sociology ... Collects football cards.

CAREER HIGHS   
Total tackles: 7, three times
Tackles for loss: 2 vs. Virginia Tech, 2007
Sacks: 0.5 vs. Alabama, 2006
Interceptions: 1, many times

JACKSON’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks

INT

PBU

QBH

FR

FF
2004
12-0
2
3
5
0
0

0

3

0

0

0
2005
13-12
34
13
47
3.5-13
0.5-3

1-10

3

1

1-0

1
2006
13-13
33
13
46
1.5-5
0

2-0

14

1

0

0
2007

14-14

34

10

44

3-7

0

5-52

16

0

0

0

Totals
52-40
103
39
142
8-25
0.5-3

8-62

36

2

1-0

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