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Who Is This Palm Beach County Legend? James Jackson/Glades Central


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He had a very successful career as a Cane, but arguably did not get the press that he deserved.  He played several years in the NFL, but his career there never really took off.  He was also a great baseball player in hs, and was a first round draft pick, but chose football over baseball.

1. Who is he?

2. Where did he play in high school?  

3. He was not in the limelight during his early years at the U because he played the same position as two absolute giants of the game.  Who were those two other players? 

 

 

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As a senior in 2000, James Jackson he became only the 5th Hurricane to rush for over 1,000 yards in a season, gaining 1,006 with 11 touchdowns and was named second team All-Big East. For his career, Jackson’s 2,953 yards ranks fourth in school history, only seven yards behind his former backfield mate, Edgerrin James. His 541 rushing attempts are second-most, his 29 rushing touchdowns rank fourth all- time and his 32 overall TD’s are third in Hurricane history.  Drafted in the third round of the 2001 National Football League Draft by Cleveland, James spent five years in the NFL with the Browns, Green Bay and Arizona.

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