Harvey Jackson profile

#1 Harvey Jackson

Harvey Jackson
Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-3 Weight: 215 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2014 Hometown: Fresno, TX Last School: Nebraska

Career Summary

Harvey Jackson came to BYU after recording 54 tackles in three seasons at Nebraska. He played in all 13 games as senior at BYU and started in two. Jackson helped the Cougars to a No. 20 national ranking for rushing defense in 2014. He registered 30 total tackles, four pass breakups and two quarterback hurries while lettering during his only season as a Cougar. See the season summary tab and stats tab for more details. 

Before BYU

  • Played in 35 total games started four at Nebraska
  • He made 33 tackles in 10 games as a junior
  • Totaled 54 tackles overall in his three seasons on the field
  • Redshirted his first season in 2010
  • Academic All-Big Ten and Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll 
  • Attended Hightower High School in Missouri City, Texas


2014 | Senior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a senior
  • Played in all 13 games, starting two
  • Recorded a career-high 10 tackles at Cal
  • Recorded two tackles and a fumble recovery at No. 25 Texas