July 22, 2019

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Diamond in the Rough: Camron Jackson

Camron Jackson is a 6’5” 285 four-star junior defensive tackle from Haynesville High School in Haynesville, Louisiana. Jackson is also ranked in the ESPN 300 and is the 5th ranked defensive tackle in the state of Louisiana. Jackson finished his junior year with 35 tackles and a sack. Jackson was rated a 10/10 in height, 10/10 in footwork, 10/10 in vision, 7/10 in weight, 7/10 in agility, and 7/10 in strength.

 

When did you become introduced to the game of football?

I got introduced to the game of football when I was nine years old. I started playing peewee football and I have been playing ever since.

What are somethings that football has taught you?

Football has taught me how to be a better man and a leader.

How would you describe your style of play?

In general my style play is really just to do whatever is necessary to help my team win.

Who are some of your biggest influences?

My uncle who played at Arkansas, my cousin who played at La Tech, and other cousin Devin White they have all taught me a lot. They have really helped me prepare both physically and mentally for my future in football. My family and coaches have also helped me.

Which defensive lineman do you compare yourself to?

I compare myself to Rashard Lawrence of LSU, I believe that we are very similar I mean he is a savage and gives it his all on the football field.

Are there any other hobbies you enjoy besides football or do you play any other sports?

I play track and basketball for my high school. In track the events I am apart of are the javelin and I throw the disk.

What is an area of your game that you are constantly working on?

I am working on trying to get faster and stronger. I am also working on my agility and flexibility. In general there is a lot that I am working on, I just want to get better.

What are your goals for your senior year?

I want to go undefeated and get back to the Dome so that we can win the championship. I also want to lead the state in tackles and sacks for my position.