Signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2023…appeared in 50 games with 27 starts over five seasons at Eastern Kentucky (2018-22)…recorded 294 tackles, 27.5 tackles for loss, eight sacks, two interceptions, 14 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries.
As a graduate (2022), started in 10 games…led the team with 87 tackles…also recorded 7.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, four passes defensed, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries…was named a third-team Stats Perform All-American, fourth-team Phil Steele/DraftScout All-American, Phil Steele first-team All-ASUN and an ASUN All-Conference selection…as a senior (2021), started all 11 games…tied for team high with 102 tackles…led team with 11.0 tackles for loss…also recorded 3.5 sacks, eight passes defensed, two interceptions and two forced fumbles…was a Buck Buchanan Award finalist…Phil Steele ASUN Defensive Player of the Year…Phil Steele first-team All-ASUN…ASUN All-Conference selection...as a junior (2020), played in eight games and started at linebacker in six contests…led the team with 79 tackles, including eight tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks…also had two fumble recoveries and two passes defensed…led the nation in the fall in fumbles recovered, ranked ninth in tackles per game (9.9) and was 15th in tackles for loss per game (1.0)…as a sophomore (2019), appeared in 10 games…played regularly on special teams…totaled 15 tackles, including one tackle for a loss…as a redshirt freshman (2018), played in all 11 games, primarily on special teams…finished the season with 11 tackles and a fumble recovery…selected as the Ohio Valley Conference Co-Specialist of the Week after recovering a kickoff against Tennessee-Martin (Oct. 13) at the UTM 23-yard line, setting up what proved to be the winning touchdown…as a freshman (2017), redshirted…did not play in any games…graduated with a degree in sport management from Eastern Kentucky in December of 2022.
High school/Personal: attended Hillsboro High School in Nashville…leading tackler in 2016…finished with 64 tackles and two interceptions…returned an interception 100 yards…team captain…also a member of the track team, winning the city championship in the long jump and competing in the state tournament…son of Brian Jackson and Andrea Clark…born Matthew Alexander Jackson on Nov. 9, 1998 in Chicago, Ill.
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