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Position
Safety
Height
6'3
Weight
196
Class
Redshirt Freshman
Hometown
Clinton, La.
High School
Zachary HS
Experience
RS

Outstanding all-around athlete who provides quality depth in the secondary for the Tigers … Big, strong defender with good range … One of the nation’s top safety prospects from Zachary High School, just north of Baton Rouge … Appeared in 5 games as a true freshman in 2023, seeing action mainly on special teams … Played a total of 14 defensive snaps (12 vs. Army, 2 vs. Wisconsin) and 59 on special teams … Majoring in sports administration.

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2023)
Appeared in 5 games as a true freshman, serving as a backup in the secondary as well as seeing action on special teams … Only tackle came in win over Army when he played 12 snaps in secondary … Played 59 special teams snaps with a season-high 18 coming in win over Florida (10 kickoff coverage, 6 kickoff returns, 2 punt return) … Capped rookie season with 2 defensive snaps and 12 special teams plays in win over Wisconsin in ReliaQuest Bowl (6 kickoff return, 6 kickoff coverage) … Slowed for the early part of the season with an injury … First collegiate action came in win over Auburn with 9 kickoff coverage snaps.

HIGH SCHOOL
All-around outstanding athlete at Zachary High School and one of the nation’s top safeties … Rated with 4-stars in the On3 Composite … Listed as the nation’s No. 11 prospect at his position and the ninth-best prospect in Louisiana according to the On3 Composite …. Ranked as high as No. 143 overall nationally, and No. 9 at his position by Rivals.com … Had a pair of interceptions as a senior in 2022 … Named Most Outstanding Defensive Player in the Baton Rouge Advocate All-Metro Team for Class 5A and 4A in 2022 … As a senior, recorded 72 tackles, 5 tackles for loss, 3 forced fumbles, 2 blocked kicks and an interception … LSWA first team 5A All-State in 2021 and named to Baton Rouge Advocate Upper All-Metro Team … Capped junior season with 74 tackles, 11 pass breakups, an interception and fumble recovery … Helped lead Zachary to a 15-0 mark and the Louisiana Division I state title in 2021 … Blocked 2 kicks in Class 5A state title game in 2021 … Followed that with a 10-3 overall record and a appearance in the Division I semifinals in 2022 … Three-year starter at Zachary after beginning his prep career at East Feliciana, where he started as a freshman.

KYLIN JACKSON’S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 1 vs. Army, 2023
Tackles for Loss: 0
Sacks: 0
Interceptions: 0
Pass Breakups: 0

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