Football



L.J. Jackson
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L.J. Jackson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Reno, Nev.

High School:
Hug HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Position:
Defensive Back

Experience:
2SQ

04/26/2014

Fajardo leads Blue to 12-10 win over Silver in Spring Game

Mayes has strong performance for Silver.

04/20/2013

Fajardo Shines as Blue Tops Silver in Spring Game

Great crowd on a beautiful day at Mackay Stadium

Nevada
2013: Will compete for playing time in the secondary and on special teams as a redshirt freshman.
2012: Joined Nevada as a true freshman and redshirted his first season in the program.

High School
A graduate of Hug High School in Reno, Nev. ... Was a first-team all-region selection as a defensive back and a second-team selection as a kick returner ... Was also a track star who won five regional championships and two state titles in his career ... Earned a total of nine all-league honors in track and field ... Holds the school record in the 110m high hurdles at 14:42 and won the state high hurdles championship as a senior ... Also lettered one year in wrestling.

Personal
Born Lonnie Jont'e Jackson on Dec. 4, 1993 ... Son of Rose Jackson and the late Lonnie Jackson Jr. ... Goes by "L.J." ... Majoring in criminal justice with a minor in psychology and wants to be a lawyer ... Had recruiting interest from Boise State and Montana, among others, but chose Nevada because was "born and raised a Pack fan" ... Enjoys working on cars and playing video games in his free time.



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