April 5, 2007

Getting to know Talmadge Jackson

As part of our continuing post-signing day coverage, Duck Sports Authority is contacting all of Oregon's class of 2007 signees in order to get to know them better. This is a series that will continue for the next few weeks. In this episode we get to know Temecula (Calif.) Chaparral athlete Talmadge Jackson

Getting to know: Talmadge Jackson
Temecula (CA) Chaparral
Current size: 5-foot-9, 187 pounds

Rivals.com athletes 2007 (56)
Rivals.com California top 100 2007 (79)

Recent statistics: For his senior season, Jackson ran for 2,226 yards and 28 touchdowns while recording three interceptions on defense. He was named first-team all-league, all-Valley and all-CIF.

Other schools offering scholarships: Along with Oregon, UTEP and Colorado State offered scholarships and Colorado, Fresno State, Cal and San Diego State showed serious interest in Jackson.

Talmadge Jackson has been playing football for most of his life.

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