44 - Devon Jackson
Devon Jackson
Height: 6-1
Weight: 242
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Williamstown, N.J.
High School: Williamstown
Position: LB
Major: Business Administration

Personal

  • The son of Drew and Debra Jackson… born 6-26-88 in Williamstown, N.J…his father played football at Tufts University… older brother, Aaron, played football at Lafayette

UNH HIGHLIGHTS

   2009

  • Played in 12 of 13 games
  • Led the team in tackles with 98 (44 solo, 54 assisted)
  • Ranked seventh in the CAA in tackles; eighth in tackles per game (8.2)
  • Recorded nine tackles for a loss, totaling 38 yards
  • Tallied three sacks, totaling 14 yards
  • Also credited with two pass breakups, one forced fumble and a safety
  • Recorded at least six tackles in 11 of 12 games
  • Reached double-digit tackles five times, including career high of 11 in consecutive games against UMass (two solo, nine assisted) and Hofstra (five solo, six assisted)
  • Finished with eight tackles (5-3), including 2.5 for a loss totaling 11 yards, a forced fumble and a safety at Ball State
  • Season high of seven solo tackles (10 total) at Towson
  • Six tackles (5-1) in the NCAA first-round game at McNeese State

   2008

  • Played in all 13 games
  • Tied for seventh on the team in tackles with 58 (33 solo, 25 assisted)
  • Recorded two tackles for a loss of 10 yards
  • Tallied nine pass breakups
  • Recorded one interception (vs. UMass)
  • Recorded one sack (at Army)
  • Season-high eight tackles (two solo, six assisted) vs. Albany
  • Four other games with 5+ tackles, including six solo tackles vs. Northeastern

   2007

  • Played in 11 games
  • Recorded 18 tackles (five solo, 13 assisted)
  • Season high of seven tackles (two solo, five assisted) against Iona
  • Three tackles against both Richmond and Dartmouth
  • Had a tremendous spring season

   2006

  • Redshirt season
 

Before UNH

  • Lettered in football and track & field at Williamstown High School
  • Recorded 82 tackles on defense as a senior
  • Made 26 receptions for 289 yards as a wide receiver his senior year
  • All-Conference First Team and All-Area team as a senior
  • Invited to play in the North-South All-Star game in his senior year
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