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Demetrius Jackson

position

Defensive End

Height

6-5

Weight

240 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

High School

Booker T. Washington

2018 (Redshirt Senior): Saw action in 12 of 13 games…Totaled seven tackles (four solo)…Had 2.5 tackles for loss, one sack and one PBU…Saw action in season opener against LSU (Sept. 2)…Had one tackle at Toledo (Sept. 15)…Posted two solo tackles in win over North Carolina (Sept. 27)…Saw action in games against Florida State (Oct. 6) and at Virginia (Oct. 13)…Played in games at Boston College (Oct. 26) and at home vs. Duke (Nov. 3)…Finished with two tackles and 1.0 TFL (two yards) at Georgia Tech (Nov. 10)…Saw action in wins at Virginia Tech (Nov. 17) and at home vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 24) in regular season finale…Totaled two tackles (one solo), 1.5 tackles for loss (four yards) and 0.5 sacks in New Era Pinstripe Bowl vs. Wisconsin (Dec. 27).

2017 (Redshirt Junior): Saw action in seven games before suffering season-ending injury against Virginia Tech on Nov. 4…Finished with 18 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks…Added one interception and two pass breakups…Saw action in season opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 2) and finished with three tackles (two solo) and first sack of season (six yards)…Missed game at Toledo (Sept. 23) with injury…Returned at Duke (Sept. 29) with three tackles, one half-sack (four yards) and one PBU…Delivered strong performance in win at Florida State (Oct. 7), finishing with four tackles (all solo). 2.0 tackles for loss (11 yards) and one solo sack (10 yards)…Posted one solo tackle in win over Georgia Tech (Oct. 14)…Posted four solo tackles, first interception of career and 2.0 tackles for loss (13 yards) in win over Syracuse (Oct. 21)…Had three tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss (11 yards) and one solo sack (six yards) in win at North Carolina (Oct. 28)…Saw action in win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 4) before suffering season-ending injury.

2016 (Redshirt Sophomore): Saw action in 10 games with six starts…Missed three games due to injury…Totaled 28 tackles (15 solo) and 6.0 tackles for loss (28 yards)…Added 2,5 sacks (21 yards) and four pass breakups…Made first career start in season opener against Florida A&M (Sept. 3) and finished with five tackles (four solo)…Added 3.0 TFLs totaling 20 yards, including 2.0 sacks (19 yards), against Rattlers…Ranked second on team with five tackles (four solo) in start vs. FAU (Sept. 10)…Added 1.0 TFL (two yards) against Owls…Totaled six tackles (two solo) and 1.0 TFLs (3 yards) in start at Appalachian State (Sept. 17)…Had two tackles in road win at Georgia Tech (Oct. 1)…Totaled three tackles and two PBUs in start against Florida State (Oct. 8)…Had one tackle and 0.5 TFLs in start against North Carolina (Oct. 15)…Missed games at Virginia Tech (Oct. 20), at Notre Dame (Oct. 29) and against Pittsburgh (Nov. 5) due to injury…Returned in win at Virginia (Nov. 12) and recorded two tackles and 0.5 TFLs…Had one tackle in win at NC State (Nov. 19)…Had one tackle and one PBU in regular season finale win over Duke (Nov. 26)…Had two tackles (one solo) and credited with one quarterback hurry in Russell Athletic Bowl victory over West Virginia (Dec. 28). 

2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw increased action as season progressed…Finished with 11 tackles and 2.5 TFLs in seven games…Made career debut in season opener vs. Bethune-Cookman and tied for second on team with four tackles (one solo)…Had two tackles for loss against Clemson (Oct. 24) totaling seven yards…Added one tackle at Duke (Oct. 31)…Saw action against Virginia (Nov. 7), did not record any stats…Recorded two tackles at North Carolina (Nov. 14)…Had one tackle in regular season finale at Pittsburgh (Nov. 27)…Saw action in the Hyundai Sun Bowl (Dec. 26) against Washington State where he recorded his first career half sack.

2014 (True Freshman): Did not see any game action, redshirted to retain eligibility.

High School: Enrolled in May 2014…Named 2014 Dade Male Athlete of the Year by Miami Herald…First-team All-Dade by Miami Herald…Recorded 68 tackles, 12.0 sacks and 13 QB hurries as senior for Booker T. Washington…Led Booker T. Washington to Florida Class 4A State Championship in 2013.