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  Johnnie Jackson

Johnnie Jackson

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Fairley

Last College:
Boston College

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 210

Position:
F

2005-06: Came off the bench to contribute in all 30 games and averaged 4.0 points and 2.5 rebounds per game ... Grabbed five rebounds in Ohio's season-ending loss to Kent State in the MAC Tournament ... Had a breakout game at Miami with a career-high 14 points and 26 minutes played ... Played 23 minutes against Akron and had four field goals and 10 points ... Was a spark in the Toledo win with four points and six rebounds in 10 minutes ... Contributed four points in 11 minutes off the bench against No. 18 Kentucky ... One of three players to grab a team-high five rebounds vs. American ... Recorded 13 points, three steals and two rebounds in his Bobcat debut against St. Francis.

Jackson averaged 13.3 minutes per game in 2005-06.2004-05: Sat out under NCAA transfer guidelines.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL (Boston College): Averaged 2.0 points and 1.3 rebounds in seven games as a sophomore ... Saw action in 12 games as a freshman and averaged 1.2 points and 0.6 rebounds per contest.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a finalist for Tennessee's "Best of the Preps" basketball player of the year as a senior ... Averaged 21 points, eight rebounds, five assists, and five steals per game in final season, earning an all-state selection by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association ... An all-city and all-district honoree in each of his final two seasons and was district's MVP as a senior ... Served as team captain as a junior and senior ... Also averaged 21 points and eight rebounds as a junior.

PERSONAL: An English major ... Son of Kattie Howell ... Born on Feb. 26, 1984.