Jackson Mitchell

Biography

Position: Linebackers

Started in all 12 games for the Huskies. Led the team in tackles, totaling 120 tackles with 6.5 TFLs, and 1.5 sacks, also had three forced fumbles, one interception, and two pass breakups. Had a career-high 16 tackles at Army (9/18)... Racked up 15 tackles and .5 sack against Purdue (9/11)... Tallied 14 tackles and one pass breakup against Holy Cross (9/02).

2019 he led the nation among true freshmen with 6.5 tackles per game and his 65 total tackles ranked third nationally among true freshmen.

Played three seasons under head coach Kevin Callahan at Ridgefield HS in Ridgefield, Conn. Walter Camp All-CT First Team member… First Team All-FCIAC… CHSCA All-State Top-25 Player… New Haven Register First Team (WR)… USA Today All-USA Connecticut Team… Senior Captain… Ridgefield HS Record for sacks in a season with 14.5 his senior season… During senior year accumulated 35 tackles, 14.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, two interceptions, five passes defended and four touchdowns.

Jackson is an FBU alumnus, attending multiple years of FBU camp, Top Gun, National Combine, and 3 year player for FBUNC's Team CT.