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      Bernard Jackson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
St. Xavier

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 255

Position:
DE

Experience:
3L

(Full name: Evington Bernard Jackson II) ... Born: May 10, 1980 ... Coach at St. Xavier High School: Mike Glaser.

2001 - Games/Started: 11/10 ... Worked way into starting left defensive end spot prior to regular season game with LSU ... Recorded one of Tennessee?s four sacks versus Florida ... Also had a sack versus Arkansas and Notre Dame ... Finished the game against the Irish with seven tackles ... Best game of season came with eight tackles versus Kentucky ... Recovered a fumble against Memphis that gave the Vols the ball at the Tiger 5-yard line which eventually resulted in a field goal.

2000 - Games/Started: 12/2...A defensive end who also participated on special teams...Had 12 tackles for season, including four that inflicted yardage loss on opponents...Recovered two fumbles and recorded five quarterback hurries...Tabbed a likely starter in preseason, he settled in behind DeAngelo Lloyd at left end and started against Georgia after Lloyd suffered head injury in LSU game...Fumble recoveries came in Louisiana-Monroe and Georgia games...Earned his second start of the season in the Cotton Bowl and responded with five tackles, including two for lost yardage ...

1999 - Games/Started: 12/1 ... A member of special teams unit who also played as defensive end ... Played in all but three quarters, counting Fiesta Bowl ... Credited for season with 19 tackles, a sack, a tackle for loss and a pass broken up ... Registered six tackles, sack and tackle for loss against Wyoming ... Had five tackles in Alabama game ...

1998 - Games/Started: 12/0 ... One of five true freshmen to play ... A member of special teams unit who also saw action as reserve defensive end ... Made seven tackles with two quarterback pressures, a sack and a pass broken up ... Had two solo hits against Alabama ... Made a sack in Kentucky game ...

HIGH SCHOOL - Parade, Blue Chip Illustrated, National Recruiting Advisor, PrepStar All-America ... A three-year starter and a two-time 4A All-State ... All-Region and All-District ... Helped lead team to two state championships in three years with records of 14-1, 10-2 and 12-3 ... As a senior, he set a school record with 119 tackles and seven sacks ... As a junior, he made 120 tackles, seven sacks, 19 tackles for loss, caused seven fumbles and tipped five passes that resulted in interceptions ... Played center in basketball ... Won state titles in discus and shot put ... Coach at St. Xavier High School: Mike Glaser.

DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
TOT
FUM
FUM
QB
Class/Year
UT
AT
HITS
REC
CAU
SKS
TFL
INT
Fr. 1998
5
2
7
0
0
1
0
0
So. 1999
11
8
19
0
0
1
1
0
Jr. 2000
9
3
12
2
0
0
4
0
Sr. 2001
29
11
40
1
0
3
5
0
TOTALS
54
24
78
3
0
5
10
0

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