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    25  Cotra Jackson
    Cotra Jackson

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Birmingham, Ala.

    High School:
    West End

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 213

    Position:
    Running Back


    In 2002: Was ineligible for competition.

    In 2001: First-team fullback and backup tailback who was not in school for the spring semester after suffering severe facial lacerations in December ... The team's third-leading rusher and fifth receiver, he tallied 10 receptions for 101 yards in the last four regular-season contests ... Scored the Pack's only touchdown versus ninth-ranked Maryland on a one-yard reception ... The teams leading tackler on special teams with 18 stops, he was named Most Valuable Specialist for the season ... Named the "Most Dependable" running back following 2002 spring practice.

    In 2000: Appeared in 11 games as a reserve, he ranked second on the team with four rushing touchdowns (he also caught a touchdown pass in 2000) ... Led the team with 15 tackles on special teams ... Finished as the team's second-leading rusher with 172 yards ... Rushed for 94 yards in the fourth quarter in the win over North Carolina after starter Ray Robinson left with an injury.... Sealed the Wolfpack win with two scoring rumbles of seven and three yards ... Ranked seventh on the team in special teams points last season with 77, he was in for 149 special teams plays.

    In 1999: Played in every game of the 1999 season, he saw increased time as the season progressed ... Saw frequent action on the Wolfpack special teams, he was in on 110 special teams plays.

    Prep: A starter at fullback and outside linebacker for Coach Jim Holifield ... Three-year starter who tallied 110 tackles for his senior campaign, including three sacks ... Also picked off two passes and caused a safety ... Tallied over 500 yards rushing as well ... An all-state and All-Birmingham Grid performer ... Member of the Honor Society ... Also plays basketball ... Name is pronounced CO-tray ... Enrolled in the first-year college program ... Born 2/3/81.

    Jackson Career Stats

    Year ?GP-GS ?Pl ?Att ?Yds ?KD ?TD ?Lg ?Rec ?Yds ?TD
    1999 ?12-1 ?155 ?4 ?6 ?9 ?0 ?3 ?3 ?40 ?1
    2000 ?11-0 ?107 ?35 ?172 ?5 ?4 ?37 ?4 ?20 ?0
    2001 ?13-5 ?269 ?26 ?105 ?20 ?0 ?10 ?23 ?172 ?2
    Totals ?36-6 ?531 ?65 ?283 ?34 ?4 ?37 ?30 ?232 ?3

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