Darby Jackson
Darby Jackson


Humble, Texas

High School:
Humble HS

Last College:
Navarro JC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215



2010: Appeared in all 11 games for the Cardinals, leading the team with 3.5 sacks ... Also ranked eighth on the team in tackles with 36, including 25 solos ... His 6.5 tackles for loss ranked fourth among all LU defensive players ... Had a season-high seven tackles at Stephen F. Austin (9/25) and against Sam Houston State (10/2) ... Finished with five tackles, one for loss, a sack and a forced fumble in Lamar's 29-28 comeback win at Southeastern Louisiana (9/18) ... Also scored a two-point conversion against the Lions, catching a pass from holder Marcus Jackson after the Cardinals' first touchdown of the game ... Blocked a pair of extra point attempts at Stephen F. Austin ... Also registered sacks against Webber International (9/11) and Oklahoma Panhandle State (11/20).

Junior College: Originally signed with Lamar in 2009 but returned to Navarro to complete his junior college associate's degree ... Named to the All-Southwest Junior College Football Conference second team after finishing sophomore season of 2008 with 58 tackles and six sacks ... Navarro spent seven weeks atop the NJCAAJCFootball.com poll in 2008 ... Played for Lamar coach Ray Woodard as a freshman in 2007.

High School: Was first-team All-District 20-5A choice for Humble High School in 2007.

Personal: Darby Jackson was born on Oct. 26, 1988, in Houston, Texas ... Son of Darby Jackson and Iris Jones ... General studies major.


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