Played in nine games, starting two … missed three games because of an elbow injury … posted 12 tackles and one sack … against Kansas, tallied a career-high four tackles and registered his first career sack … had two tackles vs. West Virginia.
Competed in seven games as a reserve on the interior defensive line … played in the last six games of the season … tallied six tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss.
Redshirted initial collegiate season.
Chose Iowa State over offers from Kansas and Vanderbilt … three-star recruit according to rivals.com … four-year letterwinner at Camden County, helping the team earn two state championships during his tenure … first-team All-Region selection as a senior … posted 41 tackles and six sacks … as a junior, made 47 tackles, seven sacks and recovered a fumble … in 2009, posted 35 tackles, five sacks and recovered two fumbles, returning one for a touchdown … also competed in track and field for the Wildcats … 2011 regional champion in the shot put and discus throw.
Born Sept. 25, 1993 … son of Josephine and Anthony Jackson … interdisciplinary studies major.