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Marcus Jackson
Marcus Jackson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tyler, Texas

High School:
Lee HS

Last College:
Navarro JC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
WR

Experience:
1L

2010: Played and started all 11 games for the Cardinals ... Scored the first points of the season, Lamar's first in 21 years, on a 26-yard touchdown grab at McNeese State (9/4) ... Finished the game with six catches for 123 yards ... Had 41 catches on the year for 727 yards, the seventh-best single season total in school history ... Led the team with eight touchdown catches, second only to Howard Robinson's 12 in 1979 for the most in a single season at Lamar ... Was second on the team with 856 all-purpose yards ... Had two punt returns for 111 yards against Oklahoma Panhandle State (11/20), including matching a Lamar record with a 90-yard punt return for a touchdown ... Had three games with at least 100 receiving yards, including a season-high 126 against Sam Houston State (10/2) ... Had a season-long reception of 66 yards, which went for a touchdown, in the SHSU game ... Had six catches in a game twice, and had at least one catch in all 11 games.

Junior College: Caught 17 passes for 278 yards and four touchdowns in helping lead Navarro to an 11-1 record and a No. 3 ranking in the final 2009 national junior college poll ... Bulldogs won their first 10 games before dropping a 45-34 decision to Blinn College in the Southwest Junior College Football Conference championship game ... Team then bounced back to win the Heart of Texas Bowl with a 37-26 decision over Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College ... Had 22 receptions for 215 yards as a freshman in 2008.

High School: Was standout quarterback at Tyler Lee High School.

Personal: Marcus Lamar Jackson II was born on May 20, 1989, in Tyler, Texas ... Son of Marcus and Jackie Jackson ... Has two sisters, Haley and Aniyah ... General studies major.

03/16/2012

Football starts spring practices Tuesday

Cardinals gear up for third season of competition

11/22/2011

Hayes, Oden earn second-team All-Conference honors

Cardinals place six on honorable-mention list

11/19/2011

Lamar closes season with 45-17 loss to McNeese State

Cardinals finished Southland Conference season with 2-5 mark

11/17/2011

Cardinals host rival McNeese State to close season

Lamar will honor its 19 seniors beore the game

11/14/2011

Marcus Jackson honored by conference

Lamar senior is Special Teams Player of the Week

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