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Quez Jackson
LB

Quez Jackson

#44

LB

Year Sophomore
Height 6-1
Weight 219
Hometown Fort Valley, Ga.
Last School Peach County
Quez Jackson

Biography

2018 (Freshman): Saw action in all 13 games as a true freshman … Registered 15 tackles, primarily as a reserve linebacker … Two of his 15 tackles came on kickoff coverage … All 15 tackles came in the first eight games of the season … Recorded multiple stops in four of the first eight games of the campaign – two at Louisville (Oct. 5), three vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 1) and at USF (Sept. 8) and a season-high four vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 29) … Also had single tackles against Pitt (Sept. 15), Duke (Oct. 13) and Virginia Tech (Oct. 25).

High School: Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports/Scout and Rivals … Ranked as the nation’s No. 25 inside linebacker in his class and Georgia’s No. 65 player by Rivals … Two-time all-state honoree … Named the 2017 Georgia Region 4-3A Defensive Player of the Year after recording 137 tackles, 28 tackles for loss and five sacks as a senior … Helped lead Peach County to an appearance in 2017 Georgia 3A state championship game … Totaled 252 tackles, 41 tackles for loss and eight sacks over final two prep seasons … Served as team captain as a senior … Three-year letterwinner … Coached by Chad Campbell … Also earned two letters in baseball … Honor roll student … Graduated a semester early and enrolled at Georgia Tech in January 2018.

Personal: Has five siblings … Cousin, Greg Lloyd, was a five-time Pro Bowler, three-time first-team All-Pro and 1994 AFC Defensive Player of the Year as an 11-year NFL star for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1998-97) and Carolina Panthers (1998) … Quez started playing football when he was four years old … Majoring in business administration.

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