OUTLOOK: Star Jackson will look to use the experience he gained during his redshirt season in 2008 as he battles for playing time at quarterback for Alabama in 2009 ... the talented dual-threat quarterback has a strong arm and good elusiveness ... has good speed and is an excellent athlete.
2008 (REDSHIRT): He redshirted during his freshman season at the Capstone in 2008.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Jackson was a 2007 U.S. Army All-American ... played in the 2007 U.S. Army All-American game on Jan. 5, 2008 at Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas ... 2007 Palm Beach Post Offensive Player of the Year ... The Mobile Press-Register's Super 120 Team (No. 64) ... a pro-style quarterback with excellent running and passing skills ... listed on the Rivals.com Super 250 team ... rated as the second-best scrambling quarterback in the nation by Rivals.com ... also ranked as the fifth-best pro-style quarterback by Rivals.com ... four-star quarterback by Scout.com ... rated as the 11th best quarterback in the nation by Scout.com ... No. 70 player on the Scout.com Southeast 150 list ... finished high school career with more than 3,500 passing yards and 32 touchdowns ... as a junior in 2006, passed for more than 1,900 yards and 19 touchdowns ... also ran for 750 yards ... an all-county and all-region selection ... as a senior in 2007, completed 97-of-180 passes for 1,677 yards and 13 touchdowns ... also added 500 rushing yards.