Veteran fifth-year senior offensive lineman... Listed No. 1 at right
guard on preseason depth chart... Eight-time member of Big 12
Commissioner's Honor Roll... Graduated from Baylor in August 2011
with finance degree.
2011 (Junior): Played in 12 of 13 games as backup offensive lineman
and on special teams, made one start... Earned first-team Academic All-
Big 12 honors... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2011
and spring 2012... Saw action from scrimmage in eight of 11 games
played... After missing season opener vs. No. 14 TCU, played in final 11
games of regular season... Made career-first start in game 11 win vs.
Texas Tech at Cowboys Stadium, earned coaches grade of 82 percent with
four knockdowns... Graded out at 81 percent or better in final three
regular-season games, totaled 11 knockdowns... Saw action on special
teams in Valero Alamo Bowl win over Washington.
2010 (Sophomore): Played in 10 of 13 games as backup offensive
lineman and on special teams... Earned first-team Academic All-Big 12
honors... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2010 and
spring 2011... Saw snaps from scrimmage in four of first five weeks
(SHSU, Buffalo, at Rice and Kansas)... Played only special teams in third
game, games six through nine and regular-season finale.
2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in seven of 12 games as reserve
offensive lineman and on special teams as redshirt freshman in 2009...
Earned first collegiate letter... Named to Academic All-Big 12 first team...
Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2009 and spring
2010... Saw first career action, and season's only action from scrimmage,
as reserve lineman in win over Northwestern State in third game...
Played on special teams in six of final nine games (did not play vs. No. 14
Oklahoma State in seventh game, at Missouri in ninth game or at Texas
A&M in 11th game).
2008 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated
on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility... Earned team's Baylor
Offensive Bear Squad Award for his efforts on the scout team... Named
to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2008 and spring 2009.
High School: Southlake Carroll High School, Southlake, Texas... Did
not allow sack playing guard or tackle as senior for perennial Texas 5A
power Dragons... Fort Worth Star-Telegram Texas Top 100 member, also an
Area Top 50 performer by same publication... No. 52 on Dallas Morning
News' Area Top 100 list... Rated nation's 67th-best offensive guard by
Scout.com... Earned 2007 first-team Dallas Morning News all-area honors
and first-team All-District 5-5A performer as senior... 2007 second-team
Class 5A Texas Sports Writers Association all-state pick... 2007 Texas Top
300 selection by Texas Football magazine... Recorded 143 pins/pancake
blocks and graded out at 98 percent in final prep season for Dragons...
Starting left guard for Southlake's 2006 16-0 state 5A and national
championship team as junior... Had 132 pins/pancake blocks as junior
and yielded just one sack... Also member of Dragons' 2005 squad which
won Texas 5A title and crowned national champions... In three seasons
on Southlake Carroll varsity, Dragons fashioned 43-2 record... Coached as
senior by Hal Wasson at District 5-5A school, prior to that coached by
Personal: Son of Charles and Cathy Jackson, Jacob Odell Jackson was
born Oct. 2, 1989, in Bedford, Texas... Parents are both Baylor graduates...
Father, Charles, was basketball letterwinner (1980) for Bears... Has only
played football since seventh grade; played hockey prior... Family lived in
Canada during Jake's childhood... Graduated from Baylor in May 2011
with degree in finance... Currently enrolled in graduate school, working