Prospect Profile: Terry Jackson

Prospect Profile: Terry Jackson

Terry II Jackson School: Southern Illinois
Ht: 5-11 Wt: 196 40: 4.61 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Former Minnesota transfer who posted 90/ 442/2 as a senior. Had a big year in 2002 totaling 1,317 yards rushing with six touchdowns.

Positives: Undersized runner with a timid playing style. Quick footed, easily changes direction or cuts back on a dime. Runs with good lean, quick through the hole and displays playing balance carrying the ball. Makes the first defender miss and elusive.

Negatives: When running, lacks strength and easily brought to the ground. Marginal skills in pass protection. Rarely used in the passing game.

Analysis: Looking like a potential thirddown back early in his career at Minnesota, Jackson has watched his play steadily regress. Does not play with a sense of urgency and does not like physical contact. A long shot at best who must make a mark on special teams. Recommended Stories

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