Players

Andrew Jackson
ILB #54
Height:
6-1
Weight:
254
Age:
22
College:
Western Kentucky
Hometown:
Lakeland, FL
Experience:
R

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

TCKL
6
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Signed to the Colts practice squad on September 1, 2014.
  • Waived by the Colts on August 30, 2014.
  • Became the 10th player in school history to record at least 300 career tackles, finishing with 326.
  • Among active NCAA Football Subdivision players, his 326 tackles rank 14th and his 24.0 assisted tackles for loss is fourth best in the group.
  • Earned All-Sun Belt Conference first-team honors in two consecutive seasons (2011 and 2012).
  • Competed in the 2014 East-West Shrine Game.
  • Appeared in 37 games (33 starts) and recorded 326 tackles (174 solo), 6.5 sacks, 43.0 tackles for loss, one interception, five forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and four passes defensed.
  • In 2012, tallied 78 solo tackles, which ranks first for a WKU player during the FBS era.

 

2013:

  • Competed in 11 games (nine starts) and ranked second on the team with 95 tackles, 1.0 sack, 8.5 tackles for loss and two passes defensed.
  • Was an All-Sun Belt Conference second-team choice.
  • Produced 17 tackles inside the red zone, including nine on goal line stands.
  • Totaled eight tackles, one tackle for loss and one pass defensed in the season opener against Kentucky.
  • Collared 10 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss against Louisiana-Lafayette.
  • Delievered a season-high 15 tackles (nine solo) against Army.
  • Finished with 10 tackles, 1.0 sack, two tackles for loss and one pass defensed against Texas State.

 

2012:

  • Started 12-of-13 games and compiled 122 tackles, 2.0 sacks, 17.5 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles and one pass defensed.
  • Was an All-Sun Belt Conference first-team choice.
  • His tackle total was the most by a Hilltopper since the team joined the FBS ranks in 2009.
  • Recorded 18 tackles on goal line stands.
  • In the season opener against Austin Peay, produced six tackles, 1.0 sack, 2.5 tackles for loss and one forced fumble.
  • Generated a team-high seven tackles at No. 1 Alabama, including 1.5 tackles for loss.
  • Tallied 12 tackles against Arkansas State and against Troy in a nationally televised win.
  • Notched 13 tackles and one forced fumble against Middle Tennessee State.
  • Racked up career highs in tackles (19) and tackles for loss (4.5) against Florida Atlantic.
  • Finished with six tackles in WKU’s first FBS bowl appearance against Central Michigan in the Little Caesars Bowl.

 

2011:

  • Started all 12 games and registered 109 tackles, 3.5 sacks, 17.0 tackles for loss, one interception, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass defensed.
  • Was an All-Sun Belt Conference first-team choice.
  • Led the team in tackles in eight different games and tallied double-digit tackle totals in five different games.
  • Led the team with 12 tackles in the season opener against Kentucky, including two tackles for loss.
  • Posted 13 tackles and one tackle for loss against Arkansas State.
  • Intercepted his first career pass in the team’s first win of the season against Middle Tennessee. Also made a tackle for loss, which resulted in a safety.
  • Made 11 tackles and recovered a fumble that eventually led to a WKU touchdown in its first home win of the season.

 

2010:

  • Saw action in one game against Middle Tennessee, but did not record a tackle.

 

2009:

  • Redshirted as a freshman.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Kathleen High School in Lakeland, Fla. where he recorded 100 tackles (65 solo) as an inside linebacker.
  • Also collected 3.0 sacks and three interceptions while adding one touchdown.
  • Was the team’s Defensive Player of the Year and the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Earned all-county and all-state first-team honors.
  • A native of Lakeland, Fla.

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Signed to the Colts practice squad on September 1, 2014.
  • Waived by the Colts on August 30, 2014.
  • Became the 10th player in school history to record at least 300 career tackles, finishing with 326.
  • Among active NCAA Football Subdivision players, his 326 tackles rank 14th and his 24.0 assisted tackles for loss is fourth best in the group.
  • Earned All-Sun Belt Conference first-team honors in two consecutive seasons (2011 and 2012).
  • Competed in the 2014 East-West Shrine Game.
  • Appeared in 37 games (33 starts) and recorded 326 tackles (174 solo), 6.5 sacks, 43.0 tackles for loss, one interception, five forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and four passes defensed.
  • In 2012, tallied 78 solo tackles, which ranks first for a WKU player during the FBS era.

 

2013:

  • Competed in 11 games (nine starts) and ranked second on the team with 95 tackles, 1.0 sack, 8.5 tackles for loss and two passes defensed.
  • Was an All-Sun Belt Conference second-team choice.
  • Produced 17 tackles inside the red zone, including nine on goal line stands.
  • Totaled eight tackles, one tackle for loss and one pass defensed in the season opener against Kentucky.
  • Collared 10 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss against Louisiana-Lafayette.
  • Delievered a season-high 15 tackles (nine solo) against Army.
  • Finished with 10 tackles, 1.0 sack, two tackles for loss and one pass defensed against Texas State.

 

2012:

  • Started 12-of-13 games and compiled 122 tackles, 2.0 sacks, 17.5 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles and one pass defensed.
  • Was an All-Sun Belt Conference first-team choice.
  • His tackle total was the most by a Hilltopper since the team joined the FBS ranks in 2009.
  • Recorded 18 tackles on goal line stands.
  • In the season opener against Austin Peay, produced six tackles, 1.0 sack, 2.5 tackles for loss and one forced fumble.
  • Generated a team-high seven tackles at No. 1 Alabama, including 1.5 tackles for loss.
  • Tallied 12 tackles against Arkansas State and against Troy in a nationally televised win.
  • Notched 13 tackles and one forced fumble against Middle Tennessee State.
  • Racked up career highs in tackles (19) and tackles for loss (4.5) against Florida Atlantic.
  • Finished with six tackles in WKU’s first FBS bowl appearance against Central Michigan in the Little Caesars Bowl.

 

2011:

  • Started all 12 games and registered 109 tackles, 3.5 sacks, 17.0 tackles for loss, one interception, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass defensed.
  • Was an All-Sun Belt Conference first-team choice.
  • Led the team in tackles in eight different games and tallied double-digit tackle totals in five different games.
  • Led the team with 12 tackles in the season opener against Kentucky, including two tackles for loss.
  • Posted 13 tackles and one tackle for loss against Arkansas State.
  • Intercepted his first career pass in the team’s first win of the season against Middle Tennessee. Also made a tackle for loss, which resulted in a safety.
  • Made 11 tackles and recovered a fumble that eventually led to a WKU touchdown in its first home win of the season.

 

2010:

  • Saw action in one game against Middle Tennessee, but did not record a tackle.

 

2009:

  • Redshirted as a freshman.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Kathleen High School in Lakeland, Fla. where he recorded 100 tackles (65 solo) as an inside linebacker.
  • Also collected 3.0 sacks and three interceptions while adding one touchdown.
  • Was the team’s Defensive Player of the Year and the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Earned all-county and all-state first-team honors.
  • A native of Lakeland, Fla.
 

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