Josh Jackson

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  • Jackson

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  • Height
    6' 1
  • Weight
    216 lbs.
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Ann Arbor, Mich.
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Updated: May 21, 2018

2017-18: ACC Freshman of the Week (9/5) … CBS Freshman of the Week (9/5) … ACC Freshman of the Week (9/18) … Started all 13 games for the Hokies … Threw for 2,991yards and 20 touchdowns … Ran for 324 yards and six touchdowns on the season … Led all Power Five freshmen QBs with 2,991 passing yards, 236 completions and ranked second with 20 TD passes … Set Virginia Tech freshmen records in TD passes (20), passing yards (2,991) and 200+ yard passing games (9) ... First Tech QB to win first four career starts since Logan Thomas (2011) ... Ran 11 times for 101 yards and a touchdown to go along with 235 yards and a passing touchdown against West Virginia (9/3) … First QB to throw for 200+ yards and rush for 100+ yards in a game since Logan Thomas vs. Duke (10/26/13) ... Rushing total vs. WVU was the most for a Tech QB in their first game since 1987 and the most in their first career start since 1997 (Al Clark vs. Rutgers, 119) ... The first true or redshirt freshman QB to start a game for the Hokies since Tyrod Taylor vs. Ohio (9/15/07) … The first true or redshirt freshman QB to start a season opener for the Hokies since Michael Vick vs. James Madison (9/4/99) ... Completed 16 passes including two scores against Delaware (9/9) … Threw for 372 yards and five touchdowns against East Carolina (9/16) … His five TD passes at ECU tied Bryan Randall (vs. Syracuse, 11/9/02) and Jerod Evans (vs. Boston College, 9/17/16) for the most in a single game in program history ... Threw for three touchdowns for 298 yards against Old Dominion (9/23) … Completed 29 passes for 251 yards and one touchdown against Clemson (9/30) … Threw for 322 and one touchdown against Boston College (10/7) … Tossed three touchdowns passes against North Carolina (10/21) … Recorded 200 yards and one touchdown, ran the ball seven times for one touchdown against Duke (10/28) … Completed 20 passes for 197 yards and ran 15 times for 12 yards and a touchdown against Miami (11/4) … Connected on 14 passes for 153 yards against Georgia Tech (11/11) … Ran 10 times for 32 yards and one touchdown and threw for 218 and one score against Pitt (11/18) … Completed 14 passes for 143 yards and one touchdown against Virginia (11/24) ... Ran 16 times for two touchdowns to go along with 22 completions for 248 yards and one touchdown against Oklahoma State in the Camping World Bowl (12/28) ... Selected for the 2018 Manning Passing Academy.

2016-17: Spent the season redshirting

High School: Coached by Joe Palka at Saline … Rated as a 4-star recruit by ESPN Football Recruiting and the 184th player in the 2016 ESPN Top 300 … Also, ranked as the No. 9 dual-threat quarterback and the No. 4 player in the state by ESPN … Rivals lists him No. 22 by position and No. 12 overall in the state … Scout ranks him the best dual-threat quarterback in the state and No. 37 in the country, while 247Sports lists him at No. 20 overall by position and the 20th-best player in the state … Was a finalist for Michigan Player of the Year Award … Threw for 1,780 yards with 20 touchdowns as a senior and rushed for 470 yards and eight more touchdowns.

Personal: Joshua Anthony Jackson … Born January 20, 1998 in Ann Arbor, Mich. … Son of Fred and Teresa Jackson … Father has been a football coach for more than 40 years, including 23 seasons at Michigan … Has two older brothers, Jeremy and Fred, and an older sister, Tonya … Jeremy played wide receiver at Michigan ... Majoring in psychology.