Chris Jackson
Chris  Jackson


Tallahassee, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 177



Marshall Football Postgame Quotes

Old Dominion 3, Marshall 35


MCGILL: TD Passes, Defense Lead Herd to First League Win Over Charlotte

Tyre Brady had six receptions for 88 yards and two touchdowns


MCGILL: Marshall Miscues Add Up in Loss to Charlotte

The Word on the Herd -- Oct. 22, 2016


MCGILL: Herd Completes Comeback, Gets First C-USA Win

The Word on the Herd -- Oct. 15, 2016


Marshall Football Postgame Notes

Marshall 27, Florida Atlantic 21


Marshall vs. Miami (Ohio)

Marshall football against Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 2, 2017 at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium.


Marshall vs. No. 3 Louisville

Photos from Marshall football against third-ranked Louisville on Sept. 24, 2016 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

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.