- 5' 9
- 177 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Woodward Academy
- Tyrone, Ga.
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Updated: June 11, 2013
2012: Saw action in one game, playing on special teams against Austin Peay … Dressed for several games … Led the secondary with a 425-pound front squat on the way to Iron Hokie honors in off-season … Broke up a pass and had a tackle for loss during the second spring scrimmage … Led the Orange team with five tackles in the spring game.
2011: Provided extra depth in the secondary … Did not dress for any games, but continued to work with the scout team … His 415-pound front squat was the second-best among the defensive backs during spring testing … Had a pair of tackles twice in Tech’s four spring scrimmages.
2010: Joined the team as a walk-on … Redshirted during the fall while working at field corner … Posted a 350-pound front squat during off-season testing … Moved to free safety for the start of spring practice … Moved back to corner for the last eight practices … Was in on six tackles during the last major scrimmage of the spring.
High School: Was a defensive back for Coach Mark Miller at Woodward Academy … Was in on 77 tackles as a senior … Also had an interception and a pair of fumble recoveries … Earned first-team all-region honors in 2009 … Was a high school All-American in lacrosse and had his high school jersey retired.
Personal: Carl William Jackson, Jr. … Born 2/18/92 in Atlanta, GA … Son of Carl and Roxie Jackson … Majoring in biological systems engineering.