Jackson after high school enrolled at Coastal Carolina University and played five seasons for the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers.
Jackson was only four games into his freshman year when he sustained an injury that ended his season and required him to use a medical redshirt. He took part in the first eight games of his redshirt freshman season before once again sustaining an injury that ended his season.
By the end of the year, he had accumulated 3.5 sacks and one forced fumble. Jackson made 58 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, and three sacks during his redshirt sophomore season with the Chanticleers. He started all 12 of the team’s games and was named to the third team’s all-conference roster. All-Sun Belt Conference
How Good Is Tarron Jackson?
In the 2021 draft, the Eagles selected Tarron Jackson in the late round. He went unnoticed at Coastal Carolina but was the third-best-graded college football player in 2020 according to PFF.
Before being selected by the Birds, he had 54 total stops, 14 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks (tied for 8th in the FBS), 18 QB hits, and 3 forced fumbles.
He has since had trouble leaving his mark on defense. This season, he has only participated in 27 defensive snaps (11%). The percentage is lower than the 23% he participated in the previous year.
What Happened To Tarron Jackson?
Jackson was re-signed to the practice squad after the Eagles released him on October 27, 2022.