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Joe Jackson
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Joe Jackson 2836648
Position: Defensive Line
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 258
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Homestead, Fla.
High School: Gulliver Prep

2016 (True Freshman): Delivered dominant freshman season, seeing action in all 13 games with two starts...Led team in tackles for loss (11.5) and sacks (8.5)...Totaled 32 tackles (17 solo)...Totaled two fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles...Scored one defensive touchdown on fumble recovery...Saw action in season opener vs. Florida A&M (Sept. 3) and recorded one tackle...Recorded first two sacks of career in three-tackle performance against FAU (Sept. 10)...Two sacks against Owls totaled 10 yards...Had two tackles and 1.0 TFLs (2 yards) in road win at Appalachian State (Sept. 17)...Dominant game against Georgia Tech (Oct. 1) included sack and fumble return for 18-yard touchdown on scoop-and-score...Touchdown was first of career....Had two tackles and 0.5 sacks against Florida State (Oct. 8)...Registered three tackles against North Carolina (Oct. 15)...Made first career start against Virginia Tech (Oct. 20) and posted career-high six tackles, including 2.0 TFLs (eight yards) and one sack (four yards)...Had two tackles (one solo) at Notre Dame (Oct. 29)...Saw action against Pittsburgh (Nov. 5)...Had three tackles, forced fumble and fumble recovery in win at Virginia (Nov. 12)...Had two tackles, including 1.0 TFL, in win at NC State (Nov. 19)...Recorded two sacks totaling 14 yards and finished with three tackles in regular season finale win over Duke (Nov. 26)...Started and had four tackles (two solo) and 13-yard sack in Russell Athletic Bowl victory over West Virginia (Dec. 28).

High School: Four-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports...Three-star prospect by Scout...Ranked as eighth-best weakside defensive end and No. 113-best recruit regardless of position by Rivals…Rated No. 182 overall high school prospect on ESPN300…Ranked No. 23-best defensive end by ESPN…Checked in at No. 218 in 247Sports national rankings and was ranked No. 16 weakside defensive end…Played defensive end and tight end at Gulliver Prep…Named the 2015 Class 5A-1A Male Athlete of the Year by Miami Herald…Ranked as No. 4 football player in Dade County by Herald entering final season at Gulliver…Totaled 46 tackles, six sacks and four forced fumbles in final season…Had 59 tackles and four sacks junior year…Finished his career with 178 total tackles, 19 sacks and eight forced fumbles…Also competed in basketball and track at Gulliver Prep…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Clemson, Florida State and Ohio State, among others.

2016 13-2 17 15 32 11.5 58 8.5 51 1 2 0 0 0
CAREER 13-2 17 15 32 11.5 58 8.5 51 1 2 0 0 0
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