2014 Phil Steele's Preseason AAC Second Team
Running back shared backfield duties with Kenneth Farrow throughout the year ... played in all 13 games with starts against Rice and UTSA ... led the team with 661 rushing yards and six touchdowns on 139 attempts ... fourth on the team with 27 receptions for 296 yards and two touchdowns ... third on the team in scoring with 48 points off his eight touchdowns ... opened the season with back-to-back 100-yard games against Southern (120) and Temple (109) ... had touchdowns in eight of 13 games including rushing TDs in seven of 13 ... had multiple TDs vs. Southern (2) and Rice (2) ... had a career-high four receptions in back-to-back games against Rice and UTSA ... had a career-high 57 receiving yards vs. Rice ... pulled in a career-long 44-yard reception vs. Memphis ... had multiple receptions in seven games.
A backup running back played in 11 games with one start at UCLA ... finished third on the team with 252 rushing yards on 59 carries ... had three rushing touchdowns on the year, two against Tulane and one vs. UAB ... also had 13 receptions for 102 yards and one touchdown against Tulsa ... led the team with 14 kickoff returns for 304 yards including a long of 59 yards at Marshall.
A three-star prospect by both Rivals.com and Scout.com ... A shifty running back that has great acceleration and is adept at catching the football out of the backfield ... Named a Class 4A All-State selection as a senior and District MVP ... Rushed for 1,703 yards to win the district's rushing crown in the regular season ... Averaged nearly 10 yards per rush ... He also finished with 23 rushing touchdowns ... Fueled an offense that averaged nearly 45 points and 425 yards a game ... Made 23 receptions for 384 yards and six TDs as a senior ... He also contributed on kickoff returns and averaged 57 yards on six returns (one score) ... Played for Head Coach Ryan Roark and went a perfect 14-0 en route to the District 23-4A crown and advanced to regional finals before suffering their lone loss of the year ... Rushed for 1,315 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior on just 187 carries ... Named All-District as a junior and was a part of the All-Greater Houston squad ... Also participated in track ... Ran a personal best 10.3 in the 100 meters.
Son of Stacy and Ryan Jackson Sr. ... Born Sept. 19, 1993 ... Interested in studying Kinesiology at UH and would like to coach once done with his playing career ... Has two brothers ... undecided on a major.
Ryan Jackson's Career Bests
Rushing Attempts: 22, Temple (2013)
Rushing Yards: 129, Tulane (2012)
Long Rush: 72, Tulane (2012)
Rushing Touchdowns: 2, 2x last vs. Southern (2013)
Receptions: 4, 3x, last vs. UTSA (2014)
Receiving Yards: 57, Rice (2013)
Receiving Touchdowns: 1, 3x, last at UTSA (2013)
Long Reception: 44, Memphis (2013)
Kickoff Returns: 4, Marshall (2012)
Long Kickoff Returns:59, Marhsall (2012)