CHATTANOOGA: Listed as the No. 1 running back ... saw action in 39 games with 14 starts ... seven career rushing touchdowns ... one of four team captains in 2012.
2012 • SENIOR SEASON: Career-high 63 rushing yards on eight carries at Western Carolina ... career-long 24 yard rush ... three catches for 24 yards against the Catamounts ... two catches for 44 yards against Samford ... 35 yard catch against the Bulldogs is the longest play of his career ... seven carries for 11 yards and one TD at Furman ... three catches for 57 yards against the Paladins ... tied a career-best with three catches off the bench against Glenville State ... career-long 29-yard catch at USF...finished with a career-best 40 receiving yards on two grabs ... made the Dean’s List with a 4.0 g.p.a. in the fall.
2011 • JUNIOR SEASON: Started against Nebraska but left the game with a high ankle sprain with just 15 yards on five carries ... injury kept him out of the next three games ... scored three rushing TDs ... season-high 15 carries for 42 yards against Furman ... season-high 56 yards and one TD on 11 carries at Georgia Southern ... had 20 yards on seven carries and two catches for eight yards against The Citadel ... made the Dean’s List in the spring ... made the SoCon Honor Roll with a 3.0+ g.p.a. for the year.
2010 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Won the hotly contested starting job at tailback to start the season, but missed the EKU game with an injury ... still competed with three other tailbacks for playing time ... started against Elon, Auburn and Wofford ... 49 yards on 14 carries against Appalachian State ... only had four carries against JSU before shoulder injury took him out of the game ... first career TD run against Georgia Southern ... career-high 62 yards on a career-high 15 rushes against Elon ... ran for a score against Samford ... made the Dean’s List both semesters ... made the SoCon Honor Roll with a 3.0+ g.p.a. for the year.
2009 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Saw action in 10 games off the bench...totaled 46 yards on 11 carries...also played on special teams.
2008 • REDSHIRT SEASON: Sat out the season as a redshirt.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rushed for 1,818 yards and 24 touchdowns as a senior at Walton High School in Marietta, Ga...also contributed 200 receiving yards and posted three 200-yard rushing games...helped Raiders to a 12-2 record in 2007 and the Class 5A state semifinals...put together back-to-back games with 283 rushing yards and four touchdowns against Kell and 254 yards and five TDs against Sprayberry...selected the Cobb County Offensive Most Valuable Player...made the Marietta Daily All-County Team...played fullback and linebacker as a sophomore and defensive end freshman year...compiled 2,900 career all-purpose yards...coached at Walton by Ed Dudley...also participated in track and field and diving.
PERSONAL: Full name is Jaron Oliver Jackson ... born on April 11, 1989 ... son of Oliver Jackson and Kristen Callais ... has one younger brother, Remington ... Sports Administration major.
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