University of Miami Athletics

Darrell Jackson, Jr.


Defensive Line




300 lbs.




Havana, Fla.

High School

Gadsden County

Previous School






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2022 (Sophomore): Started the season off with a solo tackle against Southern Miss (Sept. 10)…Posted two tackles and one sack for a loss of two yards at Texas A&M (Sept. 17)…Posted three tackles against MTSU (Sept. 24)…Led Miami in tackles posting seven, including five solo, one sack for a loss of three yards and 1.5 tackles for a loss of four yards against North Carolina (Oct. 8)…Compiled three tackles, including two solo, in win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 15)…Posted two solo tackles, including one sack for a loss of three yards against Duke (Oct. 22)…Had two tackles, including one solo, in win at Virginia (Oct. 29)…Posted two tackles and one tackle for a loss against Florida State (Nov. 5)…Had two tackles in win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 12)…Posted two tackles and one pass breakup at Clemson (Nov. 19)…Notched a tackle against Pittsburgh (Nov. 26).

Before Miami: Spent true freshman season (2021) at Maryland, where he appeared in all 13 games with one start…Finished with 22 tackles (15 solo)…Made first start of career in Pinstripe Bowl win over Virginia Tech, where he tied a career high with six tackles…Posted six tackles in win at Illinois.

High School: Ranked No. 44 strongside defensive end in nation by Rivals out of high school…Played defensive end, defensive tackle and tight end at Gadsden County High School … Helped lead Gadsden County to 6-2 record in 2020, tallying 23 tackles (17 solo),5.5 tackles for loss, one sack and one fumble recovery.