Marshall 30, WKU 23
The Word on the Herd
Old Dominion 3, Marshall 35
Tyre Brady had six receptions for 88 yards and two touchdowns
The Word on the Herd -- Oct. 22, 2016
FRESHMAN SEASON (2016): Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman team … Started all 12 games as a true freshman at cornerback … Finished with 41 tackles, 4.5 tackles for a loss, 1.5 sacks, two interceptions and nine pass breakups … Ranked ninth on the Herd in tackles, tied for the team lead in interceptions, tied for sixth in sacks and tied for sixth in tackles for a loss … Had a breakout game in a win against Florida Atlantic in which he had his first career interception, first career tackle for a loss and first career sacks … Also recorded an interception-TFL-sack against Charlotte … Made a season-high 8 tackles against the 49ers … Finished with two tackles for a loss against Charlotte … One of five freshman in Conference USA with at least two interceptions.
HERD FILE: Born April 13, 1998 in Minneapolis …Full name is Christopher D’Wayne Jackson … Moved to Chicago as youngster and then to Midway, Fla., a “two-stoplight” town 13 miles west of Tallahassee … Raised by a grandmother, Delores Madison, after his mother died while he was in elementary school … Enrolled at Marshall in January 2016 after graduating from high school in 3 1/2 years … Committed on July 29 … Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals … Also had offers from Appalachian State, Florida A&M, Kent State and Troy … Had interest from Indiana, Kentucky and USF … Said longtime connection between his former high school coach, Ira Reynolds, and veteran Herd defensive coordinator and secondary coach Chuck Heater paved his way to the Herd … Was a Florida 2A all-State wide receiver in 2015 … Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.47 seconds … A two-time Florida state high school track champion in the 110-meter hurdles, and a runner-up in the 300 hurdles.