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Quantaa Jackson
Quantaa  Jackson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Wharton, Texas

High School:
Wharton

Last College:
Blinn JC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 255

Position:
Defensive End

Experience:
1L


Heads into fall camp battling Joe Clay for the starting left defensive end spot ...enjoyed a very productive spring in which his defensive evolution came to fruition...former professional baseball player who has switched sports and arrived at Houston two years ago...one of the strongest Cougars, his pass-rushing skills have come a long way...tough against the run...versatile big man who could play a variety of positions for the Cougars...could also play tight end or fullback on offense...strong, agile athlete...2001: Saw action in all 11 games a year ago...became a full-time starter when he was inserted into the lineup in time for the Southern Miss contest...started that game and the final four...finished with 15 total tackles...recorded a season-best four tackles in the season finale versus Georgia...registered eight of his tackles in his starts...had three stops in home game against Cincinnati...had an interception in first career start against Southern Miss...forced fumbles against both South Florida and UAB...had his lone fumble recovery against Memphis...Prior to Houston: Played professional baseball within the Florida Marlins system...also spent some time at Blinn JC...High School: Was a two-sport star at Wharton High School about an hour's drive southwest of Houston...was the selected the Team MVP in football...was also picked All-District and All-County...was a First-Team, Blue-Chipper...excelled in baseball where he was a high school All-American...was the MVP of the region and county...Personal: Born October 19, 1977, in El Campo, Texas...son of Eunice Jackson and Hayward Jackson, Jr., of Wharton...was recruited by Clemson, Baylor, Tennessee and Florida out of high school...cousin is Lamar Lathon, who Not only starred at the University of Houston, but was an All-Pro in the NFL for the Houston Oilers and Carolina Panthers...majoring in sociology.

Jackson's Career Defensive Statistics

YearGUTATTTFLSacksFFFRPD
200111961500213
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09/01/18
Rice
at Rice
Houston, Texas
TBA
Tickets
09/08/18
Arizona
Arizona
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
09/15/18
Texas Tech
at Texas Tech
Lubbock, Texas
TBA
Tickets
09/22/18
Texas Southern
Texas Southern
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
10/04/18
Tulsa
Tulsa
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
10/13/18
ECU
at ECU
Greenville, N.C.
TBA
Tickets
10/20/18
Navy
at Navy
Annapolis, Md.
TBA
Tickets
10/27/18
USF
USF
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
11/03/18
SMU
at SMU
Dallas, Texas
TBA
Tickets
11/10/18
Temple
Temple
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
11/15/18
Tulane
Tulane
TDECU Stadium
TBA
Tickets
11/23/18
Memphis
at Memphis
Memphis, Tenn.
TBA
Tickets
12/01/18
vs The American Championship
TBD
TBA
Tickets

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