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Brannon Jackson

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Lake Charles, La.

High School:
Washington Marion HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 265

Position:
LB

Experience:
3L

Brannon Jackson

2008: Started all 13 games for the Bulldogs at linebacker ... Totaled 64 tackles ... Named LA Tech Defensive POW (Army game) ... Registered two sacks against Hawaii 10/11/08... Finished with nine tackles against New Mexico State 11/22/08 ... Forced a fumble against Army 10/25/08 ... Forced another fumble against New Mexico State 11/22/08

2007: Medical redshirt

2006: Started 11 games for the Bulldogs while playing in 12 ... Totaled 23 solo tackles with 44 assisted stops ... Forced one fumble in a loss to Nevada ... Finished with career high 11 tackles in a loss to San Jose State ... Finished with nine tackles in a loss to Clemson ... Finished with eight tackles on three separate occasions

2005: Started all 11 games at middle linebacker for Tech ... Registered 54 tackles on the season, including 31 solo stops and 23 assisted tackles ... Recorded two tackles for loss for minus three yards ... Had one fumble recovery and one interception ... Registered eight tackles at Utah State ... Recorded his first fumble recovery of his career at Florida ... Registered his first career interception in win over Idaho

2004: Saw action in nine games for Tech as a linebacker and on special teams ... Registered 10 tackles during the season, including three solo stops and seven assisted tackles ... Also recorded one pass breakup during the year ... Totaled three tackles against Top 5 Auburn and Top 25 Boise State ... 2003: Enrolled at Tech in spring of 2004

High School: Lettered for four years for coach Wayne Reese and the Indians ... Helped lead Washington-Marion to four straight district titles ... Two-time 1st team all-district ... Two-time District 4-4A MVP ... 1st team all-state as senior ... 2nd team all-state as junior ... 1st team all-southwest Louisiana ... All-southwest Louisiana MVP ... Rated as the No. 17 linebacker in the country by ESPN.com ... No. 32 by Rivals.com ... No. 56 by Theinsiders.com ... 136 tackles in 2001 ... 140 tackles, seven sacks, five forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and one interception in 2002 ... Also participated on the track and the power lifting team at Washington-Marion

Getting Acquainted: Son of Carlton and Connie Jackson ... Has one sister, Jessica ... Liberal arts major ... Born April 13, 1985, in Lake Charles, La.