Marcus Jackson
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Marcus Jackson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Westside High School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 216

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
11/30/1986

Experience:
4L


2009: Appeared in 12 of 13 games, including several contests on special teams ... replaced an injured Andy Dalton in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl and had a 7-yard carry on his lone snap ... completed both his pass attempts on the season ... had a 10-yard touchdown toss to Billy Pizor in the UNLV game ... added 40 yards rushing on three carries, including a season-long 23-yard run against the Rebels ... had a 13-yard completion against Colorado State ... totaled 14 yards on two rushes versus SMU ... placed a pooch kick inside the 20 in the New Mexico game.

2008: Played in nine games with consecutive starts at quarterback during wins over San Diego State and Colorado State ... placed fifth on the Frogs with 384 yards rushing on a 5.5 per carry mark ... had two of TCU's four 100-yard rushing games ... played in nine of 13 games ... named the Mountain West Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the second time he's garnered the award, in the 41-7 win over the Aztecs ... totaled 246 yards of offense and three touchdowns ... rushed for 131 yards, including scoring runs of 9 and 3 yards, while completing 10-of-19 passes for 115 yards and a 3-yard touchdown toss to Shae Reagan ... a late 79-yard scoring run at SMU, the Horned Frogs' longest carry from scrimmage since 2001, enabled him to total 115 yards on seven attempts ... it was TCU's longest scoring play since 2006, when Jackson had an 84-yard TD pass at Baylor ... was also 3-of-4 in the air with a 1-yard scoring toss to Evan Frosch against the Mustangs ... completed 16-of-26 passes for 166 yards while adding 54 yards rushing in the 13-7 victory at Colorado State ... also placed a pooch kick inside the 20 against the Rams ... had a 14-yard touchdown pass to Jonathan Jones against Stephen F. Austin ... completed 6-of-11 passes for 74 yards while rushing for 47 yards in the 67-7 win over the Lumberjacks ... ran for a 4-yard score on his only carry in the 54-7 victory against Wyoming.

2007: Came off-the-bench to lead TCU on touchdown drives in three of his last four games ... completed 15-of-21 (71.4 percent) passes over his final three contests ... had just one interception in 69 attempts on the season ... placed sixth on the Frogs with 187 yards rushing ... ran for a pair of 4-yard scores while tossing a 4-yard touchdown pass to Shae Reagan in a 24-12 win over Colorado State ... had season-long completions of 30 yards to Derek Moore and 29 to Ervin Dickerson as part of a 90-play scoring drive ... totaled a career-high 175 yards of offense against the Rams, running for 38 yards while passing for 137 on 11 completions ... rushed for a season-best 40 yards on nine attempts while completing 6-of-12 passes for 68 yards versus SMU ... was 6-of-7 in the air for 57 yards at BYU ... closed the regular season by completing all three of his pass attempts for 20 yards at San Diego State ... went 6-of-11 for 53 yards while adding 24 yards rushing against UNLV ... had a season-long 21-yard gain in the opener against Baylor ... appeared in eight games.

2006: Earned Mountain West Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors in his first collegiate game ... with TCU trailing 7-0 at the half in the season opener at Baylor, starter Jeff Ballard was feeling woozy ... Jackson started the second half and completed 11-of-13 passes for 148 yards and two touchdowns as the Frogs rallied for a 17-7 victory ... the 84.6 completion percentage was two attempts shy of qualifying for the second-best single-game mark in TCU history ... had an 84-yard scoring pass to Aaron Brown for his first collegiate touchdown toss ... it also tied for the seventh-longest pass play at TCU ... added a 3-yard touchdown pass to Quinton Cunigan for the Frogs' final points of the Baylor game ... was 10-of-19 for 157 yards in second-half action at Utah ... completed 2-of-3 passes for 61 yards, including a 47-yard connection with Justin Watts, in the 52-0 win over San Diego State ... added a season-best 30 yards rushing on five carries against the Aztecs ... had three carries for 17 yards at Colorado State.

2005: Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School: Helped lead the Houston Westside Wolves to an 11-1 record as a senior ... passed for 2,051 yards and rushed for 701 yards as a senior ... completed 63-of-118 passes as a junior for 1,228 yards and 10 touchdowns ... listed on the Houston Chronicle's state 100 ... ranked among the SuperPrep Texas 99 ... also visited Baylor and considered Iowa State, Utah and Houston before casting his lot with the Horned Frogs.

Personal: Mother is T. Lynette Jackson ... working towards a management and marketing degree with a minor in social work.


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