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Antwuan Jackson

DT

Player profile

  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 300
  • Hometown Ellenwood, Ga.
  • Last School Cedar Grove / Blinn Junior College
  • Year Graduate

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @Hercules__52
Instagram: @bcg_52

Ohio State Overview

• Antwuan was a “super senior” in 2021 as he used the 2020 Covid year to gain a fifth playing season on the field
• Earned two bachelor’s degrees from Ohio State; in human development and family sciences and also in sociology
• Played four seasons with the Buckeyes after joining the football program in January of 2018
• He played in 38 games, missing only one game in his last three years with the program
• Had eight career starts, including seven in 2021 when he totaled 23 tackles and 4.5 TFLs
• Registered 48 career tackles with 9.0 tackles-for-loss and 3.5 quarterback sacks
• Earned first start of his career in the 2020 season opener vs. Nebraska
• Had 11 tackles in 2020, including a quarterback sack vs. Alabama in the CFP championship game

Honors & Awards
2021: Graduated in December with a second bachelor’s degree, in sociology
2019: Graduated in May with his degree in human development and family science

More on Antwuan
• Was considered the nation’s No. 2-ranked JUCO defensive tackle among the 2018 prospects and the No. 3 JUCO recruit overall by 247Sports
• Originally attended Auburn and redshirted the 2016 season
• Transferred from Auburn and played in 10 games in 2017 for Blinn Junior College
• Had 70 tackles, nine sacks and three forced fumbles at Blinn
• Named the Southwest Junior College Football Conference Most Valuable Player
• Had three multi-sack games
• Season-high 10 tackles, three TFLs and a fumble recovery versus Tyler Junior College
• Georgia Defensive Player of the Year as a senior at Cedar Grove High School
• Was rated as the No. 49 overall player in the 2016 class
• Played in the U.S. Army All-American Game
• Coached by Ryan Mahon at Blinn J.C. and Jermaine Smith at Cedar Grove
• Parents are Sonya Benton and Antwuan Jackson Sr.

JACKSON’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

YEAR     G-GS  UA   A      TOT   TFL  YD  SCK   FR

2018         4-0       0      2            2       0      0        0       0

2019        14-0       8      5           13    3.5      6        0       0

2020         8-1       5      5           10     1.0       1         1       0

2021        12-7       11     12          23     4.5    20     2.5       0

Tot       38-8     24    24         48    9.0   27    3.5       0