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T.J. Jackson
T.J. Jackson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Opelika, AL

High School:
Opelika

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 311

Position:
NG

Birthdate:
12/12/1983

Experience:
3L

2004:
Member of Associated Press All-SEC First-Team ... Played in and started all 13 games ... Fourth on the team with 51 tackles ... Posted seven tackles for loss (-34) and two and a half sacks (-17) ... Also recovered two fumbles ... Has had a tackle for loss in 21 of 38 career games ... Had at least two tackles in each contest while starting in all 13 games ... Posted a tackle for loss (-11) and sack against Virginia Tech in the Nokia Sugar Bowl ... Finished with five tackles against Tennessee in the SEC Championship game ... Passed the 100-tackle mark for his career against the Volunteers ... Registered a career-high seven tackles against Alabama ... Finished with four tackles including one for loss against Georgia ... Totaled four tackles against Ole Miss ... Had half of a sack and five tackles against Kentucky ... Recovered a fumble on the Tennessee 1- yard line and finished with five tackles including one for loss (-6) against the Vols ... Recorded four stops against The Citadel ... Totaled a thencareer- high six tackles including one for loss and recovered a fumble against LSU ... Finished with two tackles against Mississippi State and two stops including one for loss against Louisiana-Monroe ... Has 23 career tackles for loss.

2003:
Played in 12 games and totaled 29 tackles and eight tackles for loss on the season ... Has had at least one tackle for loss in 14 of 25 games during his career ... Recovered a fumble which led to Auburn's final touchdown against Wisconsin in the Music City Bowl ... Held out of the Alabama game after suffering a knee injury against Georgia ... Finished with three tackles including one for loss against Georgia ... Totaled four tackles including one for loss against Ole Miss ... Posted a career-high five tackles including two for loss against Louisiana-Monroe ... Recovered a fumble in the second quarter and had one tackle against Mississippi State ... Recorded two stops against LSU and three tackles against Arkansas ... Tied for the team lead with four tackles including two for loss (-7) and half a sack (-6) against Western Kentucky ... Registered three tackles including one for loss and had a quarterback hurry against USC.

2002:
Named Fourth-Team Freshman All-America by The Sporting News ... Part of the playing rotation at noseguard ...One of two true freshman in the defensive rotation ... Finished season with 24 tackles ... Tied for third on the team with nine tackles for loss ... Had at least one tackle for loss in eight games ... Had three tackles including a tackle for loss (-4) against Georgia ... Registered four tackles including a tackle for loss against LSU ... Finished with one tackle for loss against Florida ... Totaled four tackles including one for loss against Arkansas ... Finished with three tackles including one for loss (-5) against Syracuse ... Registered three tackles against Vanderbilt... Totaled three tackles including half a sack (-3) and a tackle for loss (-1) against Western Carolina.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Totaled 127 tackles, 12 sacks, four fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles from defensive tackle position as a senior ...Also played offensive line as a senior ... Led Opelika to a 10-2 record ... Registered 107 tackles, four sacks, four batted passes, one caused fumble and one recovered fumble as a junior ... Two-year starter on defense and three-year starter on offense ... Ranked one of the top 15 defensive tackles in the nation by Rivals100.com ... Birmingham News Super All-State Team ... Alabama Sports Writers All-State selection ...American General Alabama Player of the Year finalist ... Huntsville Times Elite 11 ... Atlanta Journal Constitution Super Southern 100 ... Ranked one of the top 15 players in the state of Alabama by SuperPrep Magazine ... Max Emfinger All-American ... Prep Star All-American selection ... Also competed in track and wrestling and posted a 63-3 record on the mat.

PERSONAL:
High school teammate of Will Herring and Lemarcus Rowell ... Born December 12, 1983 ... Son of Virginia Jackson.

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