Players

Jackson Jeffcoat
DE #43
Height:
6-3
Weight:
253
College:
Texas
Hometown:
Dallas, Texas
Experience:
0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 WAS 2 2 1 1 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 10, 2014. In 2013, he was a consensus All-American, in addition to capturing the Ted Hendricks Award as the nation's top defensive end. He was a first team All-America choice by Walter Camp, Associated Press and the American Football Coaches Association. He played four seasons with the Longhorns, appearing in 40 games with 33 starts, all at defensive end. During 2013, he led the team in tackles (86), tackles for loss (22.0), sacks (13.0) and quarterback pressures (19), and tied for first in fumbles recovered (3). He was the only FBS lineman to lead his team in tackles and ranked tied for third nationally in sacks (1.0 per game). He earned the 2013 Big 12 Conference Defensive Player of the Year from the AP and San Antonio Express-News, and shared the coaches award with Jason Verrett of TCU. For his career, Jeffcoat tallied 203 tackles (100 solo), including 27.5 sacks and 60 tackles for loss, 41 quarterback pressures, three forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries. Attended Plano West High School. A prep All-American, two-time first-team all-state and all-area and three-time first-team all-district selection at defensive end. Named to PARADE’s All-America High School Football Team. Earned first-team All-USA honors by USA Today. An EA SPORTS All-American first-team selection. A member of Rivals’ top 100 and ESPNU’s top 150 national prospects. Ranked as the best defensive end and second-best overall prospect by ESPNU and the best strong-side defensive end and 12th-best overall prospect by Rivals. Rated as the state’s best defensive end by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football. Recorded 259 tackles, 25.5 sacks, 56 tackles for loss, 42 pressures, four passes defensed, three forced fumbles, two interceptions, two blocked kicks and a touchdown over his final three seasons. Also a four-year letterman in basketball. Was named all-district and district Defensive Player of the Year as a senior. Also participated in track and field, earning three letters. Father, Jim, was a standout defensive lineman for the Dallas Cowboys (1983-94) and Buffalo Bills (1995-97), and is the current assistant coach/defensive line coach at the University of Colorado. Sister, Jacqueline, plays basketball for Texas State. Brother, Jaren, played basketball for Norwich University. Born on December 26, 1991.

Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 10, 2014. In 2013, he was a consensus All-American, in addition to capturing the Ted Hendricks Award as the nation's top defensive end. He was a first team All-America choice by Walter Camp, Associated Press and the American Football Coaches Association. He played four seasons with the Longhorns, appearing in 40 games with 33 starts, all at defensive end. During 2013, he led the team in tackles (86), tackles for loss (22.0), sacks (13.0) and quarterback pressures (19), and tied for first in fumbles recovered (3). He was the only FBS lineman to lead his team in tackles and ranked tied for third nationally in sacks (1.0 per game). He earned the 2013 Big 12 Conference Defensive Player of the Year from the AP and San Antonio Express-News, and shared the coaches award with Jason Verrett of TCU. For his career, Jeffcoat tallied 203 tackles (100 solo), including 27.5 sacks and 60 tackles for loss, 41 quarterback pressures, three forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries. Attended Plano West High School. A prep All-American, two-time first-team all-state and all-area and three-time first-team all-district selection at defensive end. Named to PARADE’s All-America High School Football Team. Earned first-team All-USA honors by USA Today. An EA SPORTS All-American first-team selection. A member of Rivals’ top 100 and ESPNU’s top 150 national prospects. Ranked as the best defensive end and second-best overall prospect by ESPNU and the best strong-side defensive end and 12th-best overall prospect by Rivals. Rated as the state’s best defensive end by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football. Recorded 259 tackles, 25.5 sacks, 56 tackles for loss, 42 pressures, four passes defensed, three forced fumbles, two interceptions, two blocked kicks and a touchdown over his final three seasons. Also a four-year letterman in basketball. Was named all-district and district Defensive Player of the Year as a senior. Also participated in track and field, earning three letters. Father, Jim, was a standout defensive lineman for the Dallas Cowboys (1983-94) and Buffalo Bills (1995-97), and is the current assistant coach/defensive line coach at the University of Colorado. Sister, Jacqueline, plays basketball for Texas State. Brother, Jaren, played basketball for Norwich University. Born on December 26, 1991.