#3 Deonte` Jackson
Position: RB
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 199
Year: Senior
Hometown: Warren, Ark.
High School: Warren High School
Experience: 2 Letters
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Deonte` Jackson Statistics Deonte` Jackson Statistics

Finished career third on career all-purpose rushing plays (669),

fourth on career rushing attempts (601),

fourth on single-season rushing attempts (240, 2007),

sixth on career rushing yards (2,700),

seventh on career all-purpose yards (3,276)

and seventh on single-season rushing yards (1,175, 2007)

2010: Vandals’ leading rushing in a shared role with Princeton McCarty and Kama Bailey ... had 442 rushing yards and another 211 receving yards.

2009: Key piece of Vandals’ “three-headed monster” rushing attack ... had 387 yards on 87 carries in addition to 10 receptions for 101 yards.

2008: Led the Vandals with 696 yards on 161 carries ... also had 111 yards receiving on 16 receptions for 807 all-purpose yards ... had two 100-plus yard games to bring his career total to seven ... best outing was 110 yards on 21 carries and two receptions for 28 yards for 138 all-purpose yards against Western Michigan.

2007: Had a highly successful freshman season during which he moved into the top-10 on three Vandal single-season lists and earned Idaho’s Offensive Player of the Year honors ... His 240 carries rank fourth on the single-season list, while his 1,175 yards are seven and his 257 all-purpose plays (240 carries and 17 receptions) are sixth ... his 214 yards against Cal Poly provides the ninth-best single-game mark ... he played in all 12 games despite a high ankle sprain that slowed him during the latter part of the season ... he finished the season ranked 36th nationally in rushing.

2006: Redshirted.

High school: Rushed for 1,000 yards as a junior and as a senior ... led team in rushing both years ... team captain ... all-conference and all-state selection ... Dream Team running back ... Honor student ... also played basketball and ran track.

Personal: son of Rhonda Jackson-Pullens ... born July 14, 1988 ... majoring in Architecture.

Single-game highs

Carries – 30 (vs. Cal Poly, Sept. 8, 2007);

Rushing yards – 214 (vs. Cal Poly, Sept. 8, 2007);

Rushing touchdowns – 2, twice (vs. UNLV, Sept. 18, 2010, and vs. Northern Illinois, Sept. 22, 2007);

Receptions – 7 (at Louisiana Tech, Oct. 16, 2010);

Receiving yards – 60 (at Louisiana Tech, Oct. 16, 2010);

Long rush – 59 (at Nevada, Oct. 24, 2009);

Long reception – 47 (at Boise State, Nov. 17, 2007);

All-purpose yards – 214 [214 rushing, 0 receiving] (vs. Cal Poly, Sept. 8, 2007).

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