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#28 R.J. Jackson
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 202 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Houston, Texas
High School: Westside HS
Born: 11/26/1986
R.J. Jackson Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/12/2010

2006 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

CAREER
Played in 39 games with one start during his career at LSU ... Originally signed as a running back but moved to wide receiver as a redshirt freshman in 2006 ... Caught 12 passes for 140 yards during his career ... Also excelled on special teams ... Graduated in August of 2009 with a degree in general studies.

SENIOR SEASON (2009)
Had his best year as a Tiger, playing in 11 games with one start ... Caught 11 passes for 141 yards, both career highs ... Returned for Capital One Bowl game vs. Penn State after missing final two regular season games - Ole Miss and Arkansas - with a broken bone in his foot ... Hauled in a career-long 40-yard pass against Mississippi State ... Caught career-high six passes for 55 yards, including a 30-yarder in win over Vanderbilt in the second week of the season ... Caught a pair of passes against both Alabama and Louisiana Tech ... Had three special teams tackles. 

JUNIOR SEASON (2008)
Played in 11 games mostly on special teams and also saw action as a backup at wide receiver ... Named the recipient of LSU’s Wild Tiger Special Teams Award following the 2008 season ... The award goes to the player who had the most consistent play on LSU’s special teams coverage units ... Recorded his first career reception in the Chick-fil-A Bowl win over Georgia Tech ... Finished with seven tackles on the year as a standout on special teams ... Tallied two tackles in the season-opener against Appalachian State and two tackles at Florida.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007)
Saw action at wide receiver in all 14 games as a backup at the position.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2006)
Split time between running back and wide receiver ... Played in the Tulane and Mississippi State games as well as the Allstate Sugar Bowl ... Recorded a solo tackle against Notre Dame.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2005.

HIGH SCHOOL
Highly-touted running back prospect and arguably the most athletic player in the state of Texas ... A consensus Prep All-American in 2004 ... Saw action at running back, defensive back and return specialist in high school ... ... Produced one of the most prolific careers in Westside High School history and had his jersey retired at the end of his senior season ... As a senior, rushed for 774 yards and hauled in 37 passes for 837 yards with a combined 34 total touchdowns ... Eclipsed the 1,000-yard rushing mark as a junior, racking up 1,034 yards (9.8 per carry) with 19 touchdowns ... Pulled down six interceptions also as a junior ... First-team 5A all-state as a senior ... Rated as the nation’s No. 10 tailback by ESPN in 2004 ... Played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Coached by Bill Wilson.

PERSONAL
Full name is R.J. Jackson ... Mom is Benita Pecore ... Has three siblings – Johnny, Ebony,  and Lakeisha ... Born Nov. 26, 1986 ... Plays the saxophone ... Majoring in general studies.

RECEIVING CAREER HIGHS
Receptions: 6 vs. Vanderbilt, 2009
Yards: 55 vs. Vanderbilt, 2009
Touchdowns: 0
Long: 40 vs. Mississippi State, 2009

JACKSON’S CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS 

 

 

Year

G-GS
No.
Yds.
TD
LG

2005

Redshirt Season

2006

3-0
0
0
0
0

2007

14-0
0
0
0
0

2008

11-0

1

-1

0

-1

2009

11-1
11
141
0
40

TOTALS

38-1
12
140
0
40

JACKSON’S CAREER KICKOFF RETURN STATS

 

 

 

KICKOFF RETURNS

Year

No.
Yds.
Avg.
TD
LG

2005

Redshirt Season

2006

0
0
0
0
0

2007

1
0
0
0
0

2008

0

0

0

0

0

2009

 0

0

0

0

0

TOTALS

1
0
0.0
0
0

 

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