ScoutTV: Mississippi State senior offensive guard Gabe Jackson talks about his team being selected to play in the Liberty Bowl.
STARKVILLE, Miss. – After leading Mississippi State to its fourth-straight bowl game, a first in program history, senior left guard Gabe Jackson was named the 2013 C Spire Conerly Trophy winner, given annually to the student-athlete voted the most outstanding collegiate football player in the state of Mississippi. He is the first offensive lineman to ever receive the accolade.
Mississippi State left guard Gabe Jackson was named the winner of the Conerly Trophy on Tuesday night, becoming the first offensive lineman to earn the honor in its 18-year history.
The 6-foot-4, 340-pound Jackson beat out a field of five finalists, including Mississippi quarterback Bo Wallace, during the ceremony at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.
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Never mind what the song says about three. Four, that is the magic number to Gabe Jackson now. As in the opportunity for this Mississippi State senior to make history with a fourth-consecutive bowl trip. “It means a lot. To be part of something that no one has ever done before? That’s a great thing and I want to be a part of it.”
Gabe Jackson, OG, Mississippi State, Senior
Height / Weight (lbs) – 6’3” / 340
Projected Round – 1-2
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FSNextTV: Mississippi State senior offensive guard Gabe Jackson August 7, 2013 interview.
Mississippi State's Gabe Jackson to stay in school for his senior season.Offensive guard Gabe Jackson has decided to not enter the NFL, and instead stay for his senior season at Mississippi State. Jackson was one of the premier offensive linemen in this years' draft class, and while not being a first rounder, he still would have been a legitimate middle round prospect. If...