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Player Profile

 

Class:
Sophomore
Hometown:
Missouri City, Texas
High School:
Thurgood Marshall HS
Height / Weight:
5-8 / 171
Position:
Defensive Back
Birthdate:
07/21/1994
Experience:
1L

05/03/2013

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

Wide receiver, defensive back groups both young but talented

04/15/2013

Davie Wants To See Continued Improvement

Lobo football team looks to finish spring practice on a strong note

12/10/2012

Lobo Football Announces 2012 Recruiting Class

List includes a Texas dozen and New Mexico duo

09/29/2012

Lobo Football vs. Boise State

The Lobos host the Boise State Broncos on Sept. 29, 2012 in the Mountain West opener for both schools.

NEW MEXICO: A returning defensive back who has great closing speed ...has a strong upper body ... worked hard during the 2013 offseason to improve lower body strength ... coaches say he has just scratched the surface of his development as a cornerback prospect.

2012 (TRUE FRESHMAN): Played in seven games on defense and special teams ... finished the season with five tackles, including four solos.

HIGH SCHOOL:A first-team All-District selection his senior year for Thurgood Marshall High School and coach James Williams...nearly 40 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 four-by-200 meter relay and the 400 meters.

PERSONAL: >Born July 21, 1994 in Houston, Texas...full name is Vershad Exavier Jackson...parents are Reginald and Carla Jackson...his twin brother Rashad 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 Rashad, 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.

Saturday, September 06
5:00 PM - 
Football
vs. Arizona State
Saturday, September 20
6:00 PM - 
Football
at New Mexico State
Friday, September 26
6:00 PM - 
Football
vs. Fresno State
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