JaQuan Jackson exploded for 486 yards rushing, 8 touchdowns and a 2-point conversion as the De Kalb Bears (5-1, 2-0) outscored the Ore City Rebels 54-50. Fans watching the game was played under the lights at De Kalb Bears Stadium in Bowie County Texas were in awe of Jackson’s performance. Jackson’s 8-touchdown performance matched his 8-touchdown performance last week.
“He was just popping through there and making big runs for us,” Eddie May, DeKalb Bears head coach said. “When you see him in person, you see how good he (Jackson) is.”
After 6 games, Jackson has 1,944 yards rushing, 34-touchdowns and 2-2 point conversions.
JaQuan Jackson’s stats are piling up faster than the lightening speed he exemplifies on the field. The senior running back with 4.5 speed has 1,944 yards rushing after the first 6 games of the season. Jackson has 34 touchdowns and 4 2-point conversions.
JaQuan Jackson has been offered a scholarship but more are coming
Jackson has been offered a scholarship to play football at Louisiana Monroe. However, it’s certain more offers are forthcoming for the running back that is not only one of the best in the state; but also one of the best in America. He’s a good kid too.
Sophomore quarterback Kole Dooley set up the 20 yard winning touchdown run by Jackson. Dooley hit tight end Quintrae Palmer for a 48-yard completion to set up the winning TD run.
“He (Palmer) stepped up for us and made a good catch for us, and he made a great run after the catch,” Coach May said.
De Kalb will play at Daingerfield next week. Daingerfield blew out Paul Pewitt Friday 56-6.
JuQuan Jackson was named the Fox Sports Radio 1400, 94.1 FM ESPN –McLarty Ford player of the week for his performance in the win over Ore City. The award is announced during the Kubota Scoreboard Show on Fox Sports Radio 1400 and 94.1 FM ESPN.
The Kubota Scoreboard Show is hosted by “Mr. Prep Sports” Bob DelGionro every Friday night after the high school football games.
Jackson was named the Ford Tough player of the week last week for his performance in the Bears win at New Diana.