Patrick Jackson
Patrick  Jackson


Edgard, La.

High School:
West St. John HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 203




Post-Game Notes

LA Tech defeated WKU, 59-10

2008: Saw action in 13 games while starting the first four ... Rushed 143 times for 653 yards and eight touchdowns ... Caught 16 passes for 196 yards and three scores ... Leads team with 11 touchdowns scored ... Named La Tech offensive POW (Fresno State and SJSU games) ... Finished with 873 all-purpose yards to put him second all-time at Louisiana Tech for career all-purpose yards (5,152) ... Ranks third in career rushing touchdowns at Tech (29) ... Fourth all-time in career carries (603) ... fifth all-time in career rushing yards (2,824) ... Fourth in career touchdowns (34) ... Returned one kickoff for 24 yards against Hawaii 10/11/08

2007: Started 11 games at running back and played in all 12...named second team All-WAC...rushed for a career-high 155 yards in win at Idaho...broke 100-yard mark three times...had multiple rushing touchdowns in three games...season total 950 yards ranks 10th all-time at Louisiana Tech... named to Rivals.com All-WAC team...had career-high 78 yards receiving against New Mexico State...had 1,649 all-purpose yards...averaged 22.5 yards per kickoff return

2006: Started 11 games at running back for the Bulldogs ... Saw action in 12 contests ... Named second team all-Western Athletic Conference at return specialist ... Named second team all-Louisiana by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association at both running back and return specialist ... Named Academic all-WAC ... Rushed 170 times for 854 yards and seven touchdowns for the Bulldogs ... Caught 22 passes for 181 yards ... Also returned 29 kickoffs for 702 yards, or a 24.2 yard per return average ... His 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against Fresno State Nov. 24 was the first by a Tech player since Eddie Brown accomplished the feat in 1989 ... Rushed for a career-high 136 yards and one touchdown on 23 carries in season finale against New Mexico State ... Also rushed for 116 yards and one score in win over Nicholls State ... Scored rushing touchdowns against Texas A&M, Boise State, Idaho, Utah State, and Fresno State ... Ranked No. 3 in the WAC and No. 7 in the nation in all-purpose yards per game with 144.8 ... Ranked No. 3 in the WAC and No. 31 in the country in yards per kick return with 24.2 ... Ranked No. 6 in the WAC and No. 54 in the country in rushing yards per game at 71.2

2005: Saw action in 10 games during the season for Louisiana Tech in the Bulldog back field and on special teams ... Carried the ball 88 times for 367 yards and six touchdowns ... Caught nine passes for 55 yards ... Also returned 17 kickoffs for 471 yards ... Rushed 12 times for 62 yards and his first college touchdown in win over New Mexico State ... Rushed for a career-high 75 yards in win over Hawaii the following week ... Scored two touchdowns in win over North Texas ... Had 71 yards rushing and one score in win at Idaho ... Ranked No. 4 in WAC in kick return average

High School: Lettered four years for coach Laury DuPont at West St. John High School in Louisiana ... Helped lead the Rams to four straight District 9-2A titles and the Louisiana State 2A title in 2003 and 2004 ... Three-time all-state, all-district, all-metro and all-River Parish ... Named the Louisiana 2A state Most Valuable Player in 2004 ... Named the district and All-Metro Offensive MVP in 2004 ... Named to the SuperPrep All-Regional team ... Set a Louisiana state record by scoring 58 touchdowns (53 rushing, 5 receiving) in 2004 ... Rushed for 3,013 yards in 2004 ... Rushed for 263 yards and four touchdowns in West St. John's 46-2 win over St. Helena Central in the 2004 state championship game ... Named the game's Most Outstanding Player ... Listed as the 52nd best running back in the country by Rivals.com ... Also a member of the West St. John's High School track team ... Ran the 100-meters, 200-meters and on the 400-meter and 800-meter relay teams

Getting Acquainted: Goes by P.J. ... Son of Henry and Collete Jackson ... Has one sister, Megan ... Cousin Tyson Jackson plays at LSU ... Born Sept. 10, 1987, in LaPlace, La.


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