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Justin Jackson
Justin Jackson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Rockingham, NC

High School:
Richmond

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230

Position:
OLB

Birthdate:
08/24/1991

Major:
Communication

05/21/2014

Demon Deacon Earn Their Degrees

A total of 86 Wake Forest student-athletes received their degrees on Monday

05/12/2014

Whitlock, Jackson and Thompson Sign Free Agent Deals

Whitlock (Bengals), Jackson (Lions) and Thompson (Jets) will report to their teams immediately

11/30/2013

Commodores Beat Deacs 23-21 on Last-Minute FG

Vanderbilt kicked the game-winning field goal with 39 seconds remaining

11/19/2013

Weekly Football Press Conference Video & Quotes

The Deacons talked with the media to preview Saturday's game vs. Duke

11/02/2013

Deacons Fall to Syracuse 13-0 in Defensive Battle

Star receiver Michael Campanaro left the game in the first quarter with a shoulder injury

11/09/2013

Wake Forest vs. No. 3 Florida State - UTSI

Wake Forest vs. No. 3 Florida State - UTSI

10/05/2013

Wake Forest vs. NC State

Tanner Price threw for three TDs and ran for another to help Deacs to 28-13 victory.

09/14/2013

Wake Forest vs. ULM - Sept. 14, 2013

Wake Forest vs. ULM - Sept. 14, 2013

08/03/2013

Football Media Day - Aug. 3, 2013

Wake Forest football held its annual media day on Aug. 3, 2013 at BB&T Field.

11/17/2012

Wake Forest vs. No. 3 Notre Dame - AP Photos

Wake Forest vs. No. 3 Notre Dame - AP Photos


2012 (Junior)
Played in and started all 12 games on the season ... Led the team in tackles, finishing with 81 stops total and 40 solo tackles ... Tied for the team lead and ranked 17th in the ACC with four sacks for 39 yards ... Ranked second on the team with 8.5 tackles for loss ... Also had two pass breakups, four QB hurries, one fumble recovery and one blocked kick ... Ranked 23rd in the ACC with 6.8 tackles per game ... Ranked second on the team with seven special teams tackles ... Saw action on the kickoff, punt and punt return units ... Had seven tackles and a sack in the season opener vs. Liberty (Sept. 1) ... Led the team with nine tackles and had a sack for 11 yards vs. North Carolina (Sept. 8) ... Recorded three tackles at Florida State (Sept. 15) ... Had 11 tackles, including five solo, and recovered a fumble vs. Army (Sept. 22) ... Also blocked his second career kick against the Black Knights ... Turned in a season-high 12 tackles, including a season-best seven solo stops, vs. Duke (Sept. 29) ... Also had a nine-yard sack against the Blue Devils ... Made five solo tackles with one for loss and a QB hurry at Maryland (Oct. 6) ... Had five tackles at Virginia (Oct. 20) ... Had five tackles, including an 11-yard sack vs. Clemson (Oct. 25) ... Led the team with nine tackles, including two for loss, vs. Boston College (Nov. 3) ... Had nine tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss, and a pass breakup at NC State (Nov. 10) ... Made five tackles at Notre Dame (Nov. 17) and also notched two QB hurries.

2011 (Sophomore)
Played in 12 games on the season ... Started each of the final three games of the regular season at inside linebacker ... Tied for fifth on the team and first among the linebackers with 59 tackles ... Also had 6.5 tackles for loss, a sack and three fumbles forced ... Tied for third in the ACC in fumbles forced ... Saw action at linebacker and on the punt and punt return units ... Ranked fourth on the team with seven special teams tackles ... Recorded a nine-yard tackle for loss vs. Gardner-Webb (Sept. 17) ... Had a career day at Boston College, coming off the bench to make seven stops and one for a three-yard loss (Oct. 1) ... Made five tackles and forced a fumble vs. Florida State (Oct. 8) ... Had four tackles and recorded his first career sack for 14 yards vs. Virginia Tech (Oct. 15) ... Tied a season-high seven tackles with one for a loss at Duke (Oct. 22) ... Made six tackles, broke up his first career pass and forced his second fumble of the season at North Carolina (Oct. 29) ... Recorded eight tackles, including one for a loss vs. Notre Dame (Nov. 5) ... Made first career start at Clemson and posted six tackles with a pass breakup (Nov. 12) ... Had six solo tackles vs. Maryland (Nov. 19) ... Tied for a team-high with seven tackles and forced a fumble in the Music City Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 30).

2010 (Redshirt Freshman)
Redshirt freshman season came to an abrupt end in the opener vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 2) when he suffered a torn ACL ... Credited with one solo tackle vs. the Blue Hose ... Earned a spot on the punt and kickoff coverage teams ... Earned his first varsity letter.

2009 (True Freshman)
Redshirted the season ... Led the defense during the 2010 spring game with a team-best six tackles.


High School
A 2009 graduate of Richmond Senior High School in Rockingham, N.C. ... Earned AP first team all-state honors as a senior ... Also named first team all-state by NCPreps.com ... Named the Mid-Southeastern Conference's Defensive Player of the Year in 2008 ... Named to the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas squad ... Recorded 123 tackles as a junior and added 191 as a senior with eight sacks and 18 tackles for loss ... Helped Richmond win the state 4AA title in 2008 with a 38-35 win over Fayetteville Jack Britt ... Led Richmond to a 12-3-1 record as a senior and a 12-2 mark as a junior ... Played for Coach Paul Hoggard ... Ran a 4.53 40 ... Rated the No. 27 prospect in North Carolina by SuperPrep.com and the No. 16 weakside linebacker candidate by Scout.com ... The No. 24 prospect in-state by Rivals.com ... Recruited by Brad Lambert.

Personal
Majoring in communication with a minor in dance ... Son of Arthur and Wanda Jackson ... Born Aug. 24, 1991 in Rockingham, N.C.

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