September 20, 2007

Jackson vs. Cason

Through three games this season, Cal All-American wide receiver DeSean Jackson has yet to record a touchdown reception. With the Pac-10 opener now just days away, Jackson's competition certainly will not get any easier. Standing in the way of the junior wide out's quest Saturday afternoon will be Arizona cornerback Antoine Cason - another All-American - who has been going up against Jackson since the two stars were adolescents growing up in Long Beach.

Both residents of Southern California, Jackson and Cason have run across each other on the football field plenty of times over the years.

"I've known Antoine since high school," Jackson said Wednesday afternoon. "We were at Long Beach Poly High together before he transferred to Los Alamitos. He's a friend of mine but when we get on that field though it's all business."

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