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Javon

Jackson

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Safety
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 190
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Tyrone, Ga.
High School: Sandy Creek

Bio

Career Statistics

2019: Reserve safety ... in 16 career games, has nine tackles, one caused fumble and two PBUs ... has two games with 2+ tackles including a career-high three stops against Virginia in 2018 ... has played 214 career snaps.

2018 Game-by-Game Statistics
2018: 
Played in all 13 games ... received the Duke Bill Keziah Award as the team’s top special teams player ... recorded eight tackles, one caused fumble and two PBUs ... tied for the team lead with seven special teams tackles and paced the squad with five stops on punt return coverage ... carded 2+ tackles twice with a season-high three stops against Virginia ... tallied two PBUs versus Temple in the Walk-On’s Independence Bowl as Duke captured its third consecutive bowl crown ... the two PBUs are tied for the second most in a bowl game in Blue Devil history ... caused one fumble versus Virginia Tech ... on the field for 194 snaps.

2017 Game-by-Game Statistics
2017: 
Played in four games ... saw action against N.C. Central, Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech and Northern Illinois ... recorded one tackle against N.C. Central ... on the field for 20 snaps.

2016: Did not see game action while recovering from surgery performed on September 2, 2016, to address a left foot fracture.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Three-year letterman at Sandy Creek High School under head coach Chip Walker ... three-star prospect according to ESPN.com, Rivals.com, 247Sports.com and Scout.com ... rated as the No. 47 cornerback in the country by ESPN.com ... Atlanta Journal-Constitution first team all-state selection as a defensive back as well as a first team all-state Georgia Sports Writers Association (GSWA) Class AAAA All-State honoree following senior season ... Southside All-Metro Team selection by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Fayette County Player of the Year by the Fayette County News and the Southern Crescent Co-Defensive Player of the Year as a senior ... also received the AAAA Region 5 Ironman Award, an honor presented to the best two-way player ... during senior year, registered 32 tackles, seven INTs and eight PBUs ... ranked tied for first in the region with seven INTs ... returned seven kickoffs for 195 yards and nine punts for 176 yards ... helped the Patriots to a 9-3 record and a trip to the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) AAAA playoffs ... as a junior, carded 58 tackles, six INTs to tie for the most in the state, three PBUs and four caused fumbles ... earned GSWA second team all-state and first team All-Region 5-AAAA accolades ... helped the Patriots to an 11-2 overall record ... recorded 16 tackles during sophomore campaign as the Patriots went 11-1-1 and with lone defeat coming in the GHSA AAAA quarterfinals ... also lettered in basketball.

PERSONAL: Born September 28, 1997 ... majoring in sociology while pursuing a certificate in markets and management ... high school teammate of current Duke RB Marvin Hubbard III ... son of Renee and Rodney Jackson.

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