Rashad Jackson

Rashad Jackson

Player Profile


Missouri City, Texas

High School:
Thurgood Marshall HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 176

Defensive Back




Lobo Football Post-Spring Position Breakdown, Parts VII and VIII

Wide receiver, defensive back groups both young but talented


Lobo Football Announces 2012 Recruiting Class

List includes a Texas dozen and New Mexico duo


Stevens: New Mexico Lobos Football 2012 Season Preview

First-year Coach Bob Davie needs to change a culture, but also some statistical shortcomings

NEW MEXICO: A returning defensive back who gained experience on special teams as well as on defense in 2012 ... has very good speed ... working in the offseason in 2013 to build up his lower body strength to match his upper body ... has the ability to close on the football ... loves playing the game and shows an infectious enthusiasm when he steps onto the field.

2012 (TRUE FRESHMAN): Appeared in six games on special teams and on defense ... finished with five tackles on the season, all solos.

HIGH SCHOOL: A second-team All-District selection his senior year for Thurgood Marshall High School and coach James Williams...recorded more than 30 tackles with two interceptions in 2011...an All-Greater Houston honoree as a junior...a three-year letterman in both football and track and field...Marshall won the state championship when Jackson was a sophomore...timed at 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash...made the Texas state regional finals in the 300-meter hurdles and the four-by-400 meter relay.

PERSONAL: Born July 21, 1994 in Houston, Texas...full name is Rashad Rameese Jackson...parents are Reginald and Carla Jackson...his twin brother Vershad also is a Lobo...cousin Arist Wright was a linebacker at University of Kansas...another cousin, Cedric Washington was a wide receiver at the University of Arkansas...with brother Vershad, will comprise the first set of Lobo twins to play for the Lobos since Donny and Danny Silver from 1968-69...wants to major in computer science.