Football Season Opener

Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson


Grass Valley, Calif.

High School:
Nevada Union

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 295


Fresno State: One of the premier offensive linemen in the WAC ... became the first Bulldog football player to earn first-team Academic All-American honors... earned first-team All-WAC honors last season and will contend for All-America honors this year.(2009): First-team Academic All-American ... earned first-team All-WAC honors ... was part of an offensive line that opened holes for the leading rusher in the nation Ryan Mathews ... provided great protection for quarterback Ryan Colburn as the offensive line allowed only 20 sacks ... has blocked three kicks in his career, including a PAT against Colorado State in the New Mexico Bowl in 2008. (2008) Earned Second-Team All-WAC honors ... was part of an offensive line that opened holes for an offense that ranked third in the WAC in rushing at 176.8 yards a game ... provided great protection for quarterback Tom Brandstater as the offensive line allowed only 19 sacks ... earned Academic All-WAC for the second straight year. (2007) Started the final 11 games of the season at right guard ... a valuable member of Fresno State's special teams ... played extremely well in his first year as a starter ... earned Academic All-WAC honors. (2006) Redshirted.

High School: An overwhelmingly dominant player on both the offensive and defensive line positions ... named the Sacramento Bee's 2005 Player of the Year ... a first-team all-state selection... led the Nevada Union Miners to their first section title (Sac-Joaquin) since 1994 ... was the best blocker for an offense that scored 30 or more points in all four of its playoff games ... on defense as a senior, recorded 68 tackles and 11 sacks ... a team captain and earned the team's Jim Brown MVP award ... coached by Dave Humphers.

Personal: Parents are William Jackson and Tamara Wilson ... has two brothers Sean and Warren.

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