Antwuan Jackson


Player profile

  • Height 6-2
  • Weight 295
  • Hometown Ellenwood, Ga.
  • Last School Cedar Grove / Blinn Junior College
  • Year Graduate

Ohio State Overview
• Antwuan Jackson joined the Ohio State football program in January of 2018
• He played in four games during the 2018 season and then worked his way into the rotation at defensive tackle in 2019, appearing in all 14 games for the Buckeyes
• Played a total of 201 defensive snaps with a season-high 26 coming at Rutgers
• Posted a career-high four tackles against the Scarlet Knights.
• Had tackles for loss against Florida Atlantic, Miami, Northwestern and Maryland
• Named a “champion” following the Northwestern game

Off the Field
• Antwuan job shadowed Angie Beisner, Ohio State’s head athletic trainer, in the summer of 2019
• Graduated in May 2019 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
• Was rated as the No. 49 overall player in the 2016 class
• Transferred from Auburn and played in 10 games 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
• 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.