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Player Bio : Brandon Jackson :: Football

Brandon Jackson

  • No: 9
  • Position: Running Back
  • Ht./Wt.: 5-11/202
  • Class/Exp.: FR/HS
  • Hometown: Eugene, Ore.
  • High School: Marist
High School: One of the nation’s top-50 running backs as selected by Rivals.com, which called him “the top rusher in the Pacific Northwest” … The No. 2 prospect in Oregon by SuperPrep, No. 3 in the state by Rivals.com, and No. 4 by Scout.com … All-West Region selection by PrepStar, which described him as “a very good downhill runner who runs with excellent field vision. He is the breakaway type back, who if he finds a hole, he’s gone” … Three-year starting running back, two years at Marist HS and his sophomore season at Sheldon HS, in Eugene, Ore. … Team went to the state playoffs all three seasons, including a 13-0 record and state championship with Marist his junior year … Named all-state … Multi-talented back who has shown ability as a pass receiver in addition to his running ability … Averaged more than 10 yards per carry during his career, an incredible statistic … Rushed for 1,998 yards and 31 touchdowns as a senior, including a top game of 356 yards vs. rival Junction City, and was the conference player of the year … Ran for approximately 1,300 yards as a junior and also had about 600 receiving yards … Also a starting defensive back his final two seasons … Coached by Rory Rosenbach … “Brandon has always had the speed, the hands, and the moves,” Rosenbach said, “but the big thing this year was that he got bigger and stronger. He became a physical back who can run inside as well as outside. He has great vision and power and catches the ball well out of the backfield. He’s a rare talent.” … Competed three years in track in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, 4x100 relay, and the long jump … Went to the state meet in the relay his sophomore year … Picked Kentucky over California, Oregon State, Boise State, Boston College, and Washington.

Personal: Born in Honolulu, Haw. … Son of Sherie Osgood … Major is undecided.