Frisman Jackson is a veteran NFL player and coach in his first season on Matt Rhule’s staff at Baylor. Jackson works with the Bears wide receivers.
Jackson spent the 2017 season as the wide receivers coach with the Tennessee Titans as they advanced to the AFC Divisional Round. Under his tutelage, Titans receivers Eric Decker and Rishard Matthews both recorded 50-plus receptions on the season.
From 2015-16, Jackson worked under Rhule as wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator at Temple as the Owls made consecutive bowl trips and won the 2016 AAC Championship. Two of his Temple receivers have spent time on NFL rosters.
Jackson spent two seasons coaching the wide receivers at North Carolina State before his time at Temple. He also had stops as the wide receivers coach at Northern Illinois (2012), Akron (2010-11) and Western Illinois (2008-09).
With Northern Illinois, wide receiver Martel Moore earned All-MAC honors with 1,083 yards, and at Western Illinois, wide receiver Lito Senatus finished in the top 30 in the FCS in receptions. At Northern Illinois both Tommylee Lewis and Da'Ron Brown spent time in the NFL after their time with the Huskies.
As a player, Jackson spent four seasons from 2002-05 in the NFL as a wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns. He totaled 34 games played, 40 receptions, 490 yards and one touchdown during his NFL career. He entered the NFL as a free agent after finishing his college career at Western Illinois in 2001. He played his first three collegiate seasons at North Illinois from 1997-99.
A native of Chicago, Ill., Jackson and his wife, Lindsey, have a daughter, Anya, and a son, Forrest.