|Hometown:||Colorado Springs, Colo.|
2004 Great West Football Conference Offensive Player of the Year
2004 Pioneer Press State of Colorado Offensive Player of the Year
2004 AFCA I-AA All-American (1st Team)
2004 Associated Press I-AA All-American (1st Team)
2004 Sports Network I-AA All-American (2nd Team)
2004 I-AA.org All-American
2004 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American (2nd Team)
2003 Don Hansen's Gazette I-AA All-American (1st Team)
2003 Sports Network I-AA All-American (2nd Team)
2003 Associated Press I-AA All-American (2nd Team)
2003 I-AA.org All-American (2nd Team)
2001 D2Football.com Honorable Mention All-American
WALTER PAYTON AWARD WATCH LIST ... highest draft pick in school history as he went in the 2nd round (61st overall pick) to the San Diego Chargers in the 2005 NFL Draft ... first University of Northern Colorado football player to play in the Senior Bowl ... one of the nation's most dangerous receivers ... his size (6-6, 235 lbs.) makes him almost impossible to matchup with 1-on-1 ... always a threat to turn a play into a touchdown either as a receiver or a punt/kick returner ... finished his career tied for the all-time touchdown (39) lead at UNC with former RB Gaynor Blackmon ... the Bears' all-time touchdown receptions leader (37).
2004: Jackson caught four passes for 23 yards in the first two games of the season ... bounced back to his 2003 form against Idaho State with eight catches for 127 yards and his first touchdown of the season ... lived up to the expectations after being featured in USA Today earlier in the week against Montana ... Jackson broke the Bears' single-game pass reception record with 15 grabs ... his 227 yards receiving against the No. 7-ranked Grizzlies was the 2nd-highest total in UNC's history until he upped that total the next week against UC Davis ... also tallied 84 kick return and 38 punt return yards to give him a UNC single-game record 349 all-purpose yards ... put on another show against UC Davis with nine catches for 246 receiving yards and three touchdowns ... Jackson has nine games in which he has scored multiple touchdowns ... also tallied 323 all-purpose yards against the Aggies ... notched a 100+ receiving game against Southeastern Louisiana with his six-catch 138-yard performance ... tallied a 30-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter against the Lions ... stepped up his play against I-A Florida Atlantic with 10 catches for 228 yards and two touchdowns ... caught an 18-yard touchdown in the 2nd quarter and then another 18-yarder n the fourth quarter against the Owls ... tallied yet another 100+ receiving game against nationally-ranked Sam Houston State ... caught eight passes for 132 yards against the Bearkats in Huntsville, Texas ... became the Bears' all-time punt return yardage leader at Sam Houston State with 981 career return yards ... tallied nine catches for 82 yards and a pair of touchdowns (7, 9) in the Bears' 42-7 win over Southern Utah ... has five 200+ receiving games in his UNC career ... became UNC's all-time pass receptions leaders against Cal Poly ... caught 6 passes for 81 yards and a touchdown in his final collegiate game against South Dakota State ... set the Bears' single-season reception record with 80 against the Jackrabbits ... Jackson passed Kim Boerema and has notched 177 pass receptions in his UNC career ... had 14 100+ yard receiving games in his UNC career ... earned Great West & National Football Foundation - Colorado Chapter Player of the Week awards for his effort against Montana ... earned Great West Offensive Player of the Week honors for his game against UC Davis ... first-team All-Great West selection at wide receiver and earned honorable mention all-conference honors as a punt/kick returner.
2003: Tallied the most prolific season ever for a UNC receiver ... started the season in style with a school-record tying four touchdown effort against New Mexico Highlands (Aug. 30) ... began to receive national recognition with his 214-yard, 3-TD game at Idaho State (Sept. 13) ... named the Pioneer Press State of Colorado Player of the Week (Sept. 29) for his eight-catch 123-yard effort in the Bears' 14-10 win over Montana State ... tallied another 200+ receiving effort in a 205-yard, 2-TD game against Western Washington (Oct. 11) ... nabbed nine catches for 166 yards in a 29-25 win over Southern Utah (Nov. 8) ... caught an amazing 41-yard hail mary at the halftime gun of the Southern Utah contest ... nabbed seven catches for 176 yards and two scores in the Bears' season-ending 35-28 win at UC-Davis ... caught the game-winning touchdown pass against UC-Davis on an amazing tipped ball play ... caught at least one TD in each of the Bears' 11 games ... set the Bears' single-season touchdown reception record (21) and career touchdown reception record (26) ... set the Bears' single-season receiving yardage record (1,462) ... set the Bears' single-season all-purpose yardage record (1,949) ... ranks second on the Bears' all-time all-purpose yardage list behind Adam Matthews (4,104) ... tied Matthews with 21 total touchdowns to set the UNC single-season record ... also tied Matthews for the most points scored in a single-season (126 points) for the Bears.
2002: Played in all 14 games and drew one starting assignment ... ranked second on the team in all-purpose yardage (1,080 yds.) ... caught at least one pass in 12 contests ... nabbed a season-high four catches for 96 yards in the NCAA Div. II first round playoff win over Central Missouri State (Nov. 23) ... caught a season-long 63-yard touchdown pass in the Bears' 31-7 win at Augustana (Oct. 26).
2001: Played in 10 of 11 games as a true freshman ... may have single-handedly turned the Bears' season around with his 79-yard punt return for a touchdown in a 17-13 victory over North Dakota State (Oct. 27) ... his 85-yard punt return for a touchdown at Western State (Sept. 1) was the 4th-longest punt return in school history ... caught nine passes to for 259 yards ... tallied four catches for 131 yards and a touchdown in a 31-19 loss at South Dakota (Oct. 13) ... ranked 2nd in the nation in punt return average (18.0/return).
High School: Named honorable mention all-state by the Rocky Mountain News last season ... also earned first team all-conference and first team all-area honors ... ranked third in the state (class 4A) in receptions (52) ... also tallied 697 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns. High school coach: Paul Macrenato.
Personal: Born Jan. 14, 1983 ... majoring in business ... son of Terence and Sherry Jackson ... named UNC Freshman Athlete of the Year in 2001-02 ... named UNC Oustanding Athlete of the Year in both 2003-04 and 2004-05 ... also played on the UNC men's basketball squad in the 2002-03 and 2003-04 seasons.
Jackson's Career Statistics YearRec.Yds.Avg.TDsPRAvgKRAvg. 2001925928.821718.01124.0 20022244520.23279.51525.3 2003661,46222.221198.71324.7 2004801,38217.3112511.81319.1 Totals1773,54820.0378811.65223.8
Jackson's Game-by-Game Statistics