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Marquis Jackson

Position Halfback/Fullback
Height 6'0"
Weight 220 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Fort Worth, Texas
High School Arlington Heights HS

2012 (So.): Moved to running back in the spring… Played in seven games… Had one carry for three yards against South Dakota State… Recorded first career tackle at Baylor.

2011 (Fr.): Played in eight games at wide receiver … Made career debut at Georgia Tech, grabbing two catches for 23 yards, including a 15-yarder … Added one reception for 14 yards against Oklahoma … Recorded two kick returns for 40 yards against Kansas State … Hauled in a season-long 21-yard reception at Iowa State … One of 10 true freshmen to play in 2011.

High School: Named to Associated Press Class 4A all-state first team… Was a Texas 4A all-state selection by The Old Coach… Named to Fort Worth Star-Telegram Super Team first team… Also named Dallas-Fort Worth all area… Ranked No. 35 on the HSGametime Area Top 100… Listed No. 57 on Inside Texas Top 100… Was a two-time district MVP as well as the sophomore of the year… As a senior he pulled in 43 receptions for 1,181 yards and 14 touchdowns… He averaged 27 yards per catch… He also rushed 58 times for 401 yards and eight more touchdowns… Team won district 6-4A championship… As a junior he had 48 catches for 949 yards and 11 touchdowns… He had 44 receptions for 725 yards and seven touchdowns as a sophomore… Was a two-time all-district basketball player… Competed in track and was a regional qualifier.

Personal: Born in Fort Worth, Texas… Son of Barbara Roundtree… Has one brother and one sister… Plans to major in business… Would like to start his own business… Likes playing video games and basketball.