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Nick Jackson

ILB
Position
6'1''
Height
235 lbs.
Weight
Junior
Class
Atlanta, Ga.
Hometown
The Lovett School
High School

Nick Jackson Audio Pronunciation

HONORS
2020
 –  All-ACC (3rd) … Pro Football Focus All-ACC (HM) … Phil Steele All-ACC (2nd).

AT VIRGINIA
2020
– Started all 10 of UVA’s games … No. 2 in the ACC and No. 16 in the nation with 10.5 tackles per game … No. 6 in the nation and No. 2 in the ACC with 105 tackles … No. 2 in the ACC and No. 16 in the nation with 5.5 solo tackles per game … made a career-high 12 tackles in opening against Duke … added 1.0 tackle for loss … led UVA with 12 tackles at No. 1 Clemson … caught first collegiate pass on a fake punt against NC State … the play went for 26 yards … added seven tackles against the Wolfpack … made six tackles and 1.0 tackles for loss at Wake Forest … led UVA with 16 stops at No. 11 Miami … also added 1.0 tackle for loss and 0.5 sack against the Hurricanes … led UVA with 13 tackles, 1.0 sack and one forced fumble in the win over No. 15 North Carolina … led UVA with 10 stops against Louisville … added 1.0 sack in the win … made 11 tackles in the win against Abilene Christian … led UVA with 11 tackles in the win over Boston College … also broke up a pass against the Eagles … made seven tackles and 1.0 tackles for loss at Virginia Tech. 2019 – Appeared in all 14 of UVA’s games with two starts … one of 17 UVA true freshmen to appear in 2019 … made collegiate debut on special teams at Pitt … recorded two tackles against William & Mary … notched three tackles against Duke … made four tackles on defense at Louisville … made first collegiate start at North Carolina after Jordan Mack missed the first half due to a targeting call in the Louisville game … made three tackles in the win against the Tar Heels … made two tackles and notched a 0.5 sack against Liberty … made one stop against Virginia Tech … made nine tackles and notched a 0.5 tackle for loss in the ACC Championship game against Clemson … started in the Orange Bowl against Florida after captain Jordan Mack was sidelined with an injury … made four tackles against the Gators.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played linebacker and wide receiver at The Lovett School for head coach Mike Muschamp … made 95 tackles, 10 tackles for a loss, 2.5 sacks and caused one fumble in 2018 as a senior … also made 26 receptions for 406 yards and three touchdowns … recorded 57 tackles, 3.0 sacks and caused one fumble as a junior in 2017 … made 26 tackles and 8.0 tackles for a loss as sophomore … also made 26 receptions for 406 yards and three touchdowns in 2016 … will graduate with 72 career receptions for 1,224 receiving yards and nine touchdowns … averaged 17.0 yards per reception for his career … a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and 247sports.com … 2020-21 Gretchen Savin Macllwaine Football Scholarship recipient … major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences.