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Chris Jackson
Chris Jackson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
McDonough, GA

High School:
Henry County

Last College:
Alabama

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 207

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
09/09/1989



04/29/2013

Yellow Jacket Student-Athletes Set To Participate In Graduation Ceremonies

Sixty-four individuals associated with Georgia Tech athletics will participate May 3-4 in Spring Commencement

04/29/2013

Yellow Jacket Student-Athletes Set To Participate In Graduation Ceremonies

Sixty-four individuals associated with Georgia Tech athletics will participate May 3-4 in Spring Commencement

11/18/2012

Beno's Golden Moment

The junior tackle made a bear of a play in Tech's 42-24 win over Duke

11/17/2012

A Strong Finish

Tevin Washington goes out a winner in home finale

11/17/2012

Post-Game Quotes

Georgia Tech 42, Duke 24

11/11/2012

Georgia Tech 68, North Carolina 50

Photos by Grant Halverson

Took a non-traditional route to getting his degree and lettering in football at Georgia Tech... was a highly-touted high school player at Henry County (Ga.) HS, where he graduated early and enrolled at Alabama in January, 2008... played as a true freshman for the Crimson Tide, exclusively on special teams... transferred to Georgia Tech following his rookie season and sat out the 2009 season under NCAA transfer rules... missed the entire 2010 season with an injury... moved from running back to wide receiver in 2011 when he saw action in all 13 games, but did not make a reception... played in 10 games, started twice and had two receptions for 42 yards as a senior.

2012 (senior): Played in 10 games and started two games - at North Carolina, vs. Duke... developed into a solid downfield blocker... had two receptions for 42 yards... his first career catch of 19 yards came in Tech's win at North Carolina (Nov. 10, 2012)... hauled in a career-long 23-yard reception against Southern California in the Hyundai Sun Bowl.

2011 (junior): Saw action in all 13 games as a back-up at wide receiver and a key performer on special teams... had one special teams tackle (vs. Virginia).

2010 (sophomore): Sat out the entire season with an injury.

2009: Sat out the season after transferring from Alabama... did a good job on the scout team.

2008 (Alabama): Enrolled at Alabama in January of 2008 after graduating high school early... went through spring practice in Tuscaloosa... was a true freshman wide out who played in 12 games for the Crimson Tide... one of 16 true freshmen who saw playing time in 2008 ... recorded six total tackles, including one solo stop... started on the kickoff coverage team where he had five tackles... had one tackle on punt coverage... had reps at both wide receiver and on special teams against Clemson, but did not record any statistics... recorded two special teams tackles on the kickoff coverage unit against Western Kentucky... had one assisted tackle on special teams at Georgia... registered two assisted tackles on special teams in the Crimson Tide's 29-9 win at Tennessee.

High School: Henry County (Ga.) High School, 2008... earned four varsity letters under coaches Mike Rozier and Rex Robertson... played strong safety and wide receiver... served three years as a team captain... led team to a regional class 3A championship... ESPN.com Top 150 (No. 143)... Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top 150 (No. 143)... listed on the AJC's Super Southern 100... the Mobile Press-Register's Super 120 Team (No. 118)... rated by Rivals.com as the nation's 89th-best wide receiver... also tabbed the No. 43 high school player in the state of Georgia by Rivals.com... three-star wide receiver by Rivals.com... rated as the 42nd-best wide receiver in the nation by Scout.com... four-star wide receiver by Scout.com... named 2007 Georgia High School Class AAA Player of the Year by the Associated Press... 2007 first-team All-State by the AJC... 2007 Southern Crescent Player of the Year... an all-region selection... Atlanta Touchdown Club Player of the Week... twice named The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Player of the Week as a senior... No. 84 player on the Scout.com Southeast 150 list... finished his prep career with 56 touchdowns... in his final two prep seasons had 121 receptions for 2,274 yards and 31 touchdowns... averaged 18.4 yards per catch during his junior and senior seasons... totaled 13 touchdown catches as a sophomore in 2005... as a junior, caught 45 passes for 800 yards (17.7 per catch) and eight touchdowns in just nine games... recorded seven interceptions and returned two for touchdowns... caught 76 passes for 1,470 yards (18.8 per catch) and career-high 23 touchdowns as a senior... also added five rushing touchdowns... on defense, had 97 tackles and three interceptions.

Personal: Full name is Christopher James Jackson... parents are Faybeyon and Kathy... born Sept. 9, 1989 in Stockbridge, Ga... has a younger brother, Denzel... attended same high school as Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward... majoring in history, technology & society.

Career Highs
Receptions: 1 at North Carolina, Nov. 10, 2012; 1 vs. USC, Dec. 31, 2012
Receiving Yards: 23 vs. USC, Dec. 31, 2012
Long Catch: 23 vs. USC, Dec. 31, 2012

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