Name: Jarrod “Bam” Jackson
School: University of Louisiana
Q: What goals did you set and/or accomplish in your final collegiate season?
I set a goal of getting All Conference recognition, for my team to win the conference, and for my team to win our bowl game. I earned All Conference Honorable Mention, we won our bowl game and had a record breaking season with 11 wins.
Q: What would your coaches and teammates say about the type of player you are?
My coaches and teammates would say that I’m unselfish, a hard worker, and that I have a great knack for catching the football. They would also say that I’m a physical blocker on the perimeter and on special teams. They would say I’m a lead by example kind of guy and I’m 100% all effort in everything I do.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on to improve your game?
When studying film I look for tendencies in the defense that give me an advantage so I can know what they’re doing before they do it. I look for small details in my game to clean up because you can never stop getting better.
Q: What separates you from the other pro prospects at your position?
My ability to make tough catches and get open. Also my ability to be physical and secure and dominate the edge when I’m blocking on the perimeter.
Q: What is your offseason plan to train and prepare for professional opportunities?
My offseason plan is to be as polished as I can be. Continue to get stronger and improve my long speed.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
Strengths and abilities I would bring to a team on the field would be my ability to run good routes and get open, block on the perimeter, and play on multiple phases of special teams. I lead by example on and off the field. I hold everyone around me to the same standard as I do myself.
Q: What is your final pitch to the NFL or any other pro leagues?
If you want an unselfish wide receiver, someone who puts the team first, is willing to do whatever it takes for our team to have success, and someone that looks at the game from a coaches point of view I’m your guy. I’m not a guy caught up in my own hype but one who is team first and someone who is willing to work tirelessly to achieve any goal that’s set before him.