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Gemonta Jackson
Player Profile:
Gemonta Jackson 2065044
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 193
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Petersburg, Va.
High School: Petersburg

2016: Played in six games at running back before suffering a season-ending injury ... Rushed 22 times for 107 yards and one touchdown ... Caught one pass for 12 yards ... Had his first collegiate carry in the win over Hampton, gaining seven yards ... Rushed four times for 21 yards at NC State ... In his most extensive action of the season, carried nine times for 55 yards and a touchdown in the win over Charlotte.

2015: Redshirted.

High School: A two-star recruit by 247 Sports … A two-time All-State selection, earning First-Team honors as a returner as a junior and as an all-purpose player in his senior season … Named Conference 26 Offensive Player of the Year … Caught a touchdown pass in the Big River Rivalry All-Star Game featuring players from Central Virginia … Rushed for 167 yards and three touchdowns and threw the winning touchdown to defeat Kettle Run in the playoffs … Named to the Richmond Times Dispatch A-List Helped Petersburg to the third round of the playoffs … Rushed for 1,000 yards and 13 touchdowns and also threw for 700 yards and nine touchdowns while playing quarterback, running back and wide receiver as a senior.

Personal: Son of Sam Parham and Yolanda Jackson ... Four sisters, Sade,Jonte, Jackson and Jakayla Pender ... Majoring in sport management.


Year Games Attempts Yards TD's Long Avg.
2016 6 22 107 1 37 4.7
TOTAL 6 22 107 1 37 4.7


Year Games Receptions Yards TD's Long Avg.
2016 6 1 12 0 12 12.0
TOTAL 6 1 12 0 12 12.0




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