Vincent  Jackson

40Vincent Jackson


McDonough, Ga.

High School:
Luella HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 205



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2015 - JUNIOR
•Jackson appeared in 23 games for the Vols in 2015, hitting .321 with three doubles, one triple, seven RBIs and 12 runs scored.
•Recorded two RBIs and scored one run while going 1-for-5 against Vanderbilt (March 28).
•Had one RBI in the series finale versus Georgia (March 22).
•Went 1-for-4 against Georgia, scoring once (March 21).
•Knocked his first triple of the season against Austin Peay (March 17).
•Batted a run in while going 2-for-4 in the final game in Gainesville, Fla. against the Gators (March 15).
•Stole base three times and scored three runs on two hits and two walks versus Morehead State (March 11).
•Hit a double and scored once against East Tennessee State on March 10.
•Scored once in the series finale against Grand Canyon while going 2-for-4 at the plate and stealing base twice (March 8).
•Went 4-for-8 with two runs scored during the series at UC Irvine (Feb. 27-28).
•Went 2-for-4 during a 4-1 victory at Belmont (Feb. 25).
•Posted his first multi-hit effort of the season going 3-for-4 with the tie-breaking RBI in the 9th against Lipscomb (Feb. 20).
•Went 3-for-8 with a double and two RBIs during the season opening series at Florida International (Feb. 13-15).

•Played in 49 games for the Vols, making 38 starts in center field and four in right field.
•Finished his second season on Rocky Top hitting .234 with six doubles, one triple, two home runs, 21 runs scored and 27 RBIs.
•Maintained a .990 fielding percentage in the outfield and was 7-for-11 in stolen base attempts.
• Went 53 at bats before tallying his first strikeout of the season at Missouri (March 15)
• Drew his seventh walk of the season on Feb. 22, six games in, to exceed last season's total of six walks on.
•Went 4-for-10 (.400) with one triple, two runs scored, and five RBIs in the series against Quinnipiac (Feb. 28-March 2).
•Went 3-for-5 with two doubles, one run scored and three RBIs including a walk-off double (April 20) in two games against Alabama (April 18-20).
•Roped his first home run of the season during a 1-for-4 effort at ETSU (April 22).
•Crushed a pinch-hit home run in the top of the ninth to give the Vols two insurance runs during a 6-3 win at LSU (April 26).
•Went 3-for-8 (.375) with two runs scored, a home run and three RBIs in the series at Louisiana State University (April 25-27).
•Recorded a seven-game hitting streak (April 12-27) in which he is hitting 8-for-21 (.381) with two doubles, two home runs, five runs scored, one walk and eight RBIs.
•Went 2-for-4 with one RBI in the final home game of the regular season against Florida (May 17).
•Ended the regular season with a five-game hitting streak, going 6-for-22 (.273) with one RBI from May 11-17.
•Drove in one run and went 1-for-4 with one run scored against Vanderbilt in the first round of the SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala.
•Played in 33 games with the Cape Cod League Champion Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox over the summer, hitting .244 with one homer and eight RBIs.

• Earned 2013 SEC All-Freshman Team honors.
• Appeared in 43 games, starting 31 games in the outfield and seven games as the designated hitter.
• Finished his freshman season hitting .290 with two home runs and 24 RBIs.
• Led the Vols in doubles (8) and slugging percentage (.484) during SEC play.
• Made his collegiate debut at the plate as a pinch hitter at UNLV on Feb. 15.
• Made his collegiate debut on the mound in Las Vegas as well, suffering a loss after allowing one run on a hit and two walks on Feb. 17.
• Recorded his first collegiate hit with a single against No. 20 Arizona State on Feb. 22.
• Had a four-game hitting streak from February 26-March 9 in which he hit .438 (7-for-16) with a double and four RBIs.
• Recorded his first SEC hit, going 2-for-3 at Alabama on March 17.
• Hit first collegiate home run against Missouri on March 23, going 4-for-4 with two RBIs in the contest.
• Launched his second long ball against Arkansas on May 10.

• Graduated from Luella High School where he was coached by Andy Cooper.
• Selected by the New York Yankees in the 23rd round (727 overall) of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
• Ranked as the 78th-best prospect in the 2012 class by Baseball America.
• Tabbed as the 36th best outfielder in the 2012 MLB draft by
• Listed as the 101st-best prospect in the nation and eighth-best player in Georgia by Perfect Game.
• Also earned a 10.0 rating from PG.
• Named a 2012 Rawlings Second Team All-American and to the 2012 Rawlings All-Southeast Region Team.
• Earned 2011 Perfect Game Underclass First Team All-American accolades.
• Named to the 2011 New Balance All-Area Code Games Team.
• Hit .360 with five home runs, 33 RBIs and only struck out once during his senior campaign.
• Also went 4-1 with 55 strikeouts and a 2.38 ERA in 35.1 innings on the mound.
• Led Luella to the Class AAAAA quarterfinals in 2010 and 2011 and the second round of the state tournament in 2012.
• As a junior, he hit .424 with 25 RBIs and was 6-4 on the mound with an average of 10.38 strikeouts per nine innings.

• Full name is Vincent Keith Jackson
• Born February 4, 1994
• Son of Vincent and Francean Jackson
• Has one sibling, Jordan
• Majoring in Sociology
• Recipient of the BB&T Athletic Scholarship Endowment and the Carroll/Diane Sasser Endowment


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