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Raiders add size to offensive line, draft OG Gabe Jackson

The Raiders traded down in the third round for the first time in the 2014 draft, trading from the 67th pick down to the 81st overall pick. In the process, the Raiders added another 4th round selection – number 116 overall. With their third round pick, then, Oakland addressed the offensive line, adding a mauler in guard Gabe Jackson out of Mississippi State. Jackson, a physical...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Five things you should know about Raiders third round pick guard Gabe Jackson

The Oakland Raiders made their third-round selection on Friday night, taking Gabe Jackson out of Mississippi State. In the coming month, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the Raiders. But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the guard: 1. He is a BIG BOY at 6’3 and 330 pounds, adding to an already very big line. 2. The Raiders biggest need...
Via cover32 - Raiders
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Plenty of options in the draft for Jaguars at offensive line

The Jacksonville Jaguars appear to have some work to do if they want a shot at improving the passing attack, regardless of who the quarterback is. Having a good, solid group of receivers can help, but it all boils down to protection–in this league, you have to be able to keep your field general upright and keep the pocket clean, something the Jaguars haven’t been able to do....
Via cover32 - Jaguars
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

ScoutTV: Gabe Jackson, Dec 28, 2013

ScoutTV: Gene's Page talks one-on-one with Mississippi State senior offensive guard Gabe Jackson about the possibility of playing against his former teammate Fletcher Cox once he gets to the NFL.
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson Is A Consensus All-SEC First Teamer

The whole league already knew Gabe Jackson was one of and perhaps the finest guard going this SEC season. Still it is always nice to have such status recognized formally. And Tuesday, Mississippi State’s big Dog blocker was confirmed as a consensus first-team All-SEC lineman by conference coaches. Malcolm Johnson and Nickoe Whitley earned second-team honors.
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Guard Gabe Jackson Wins Conerly Award

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.
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Mississippi State's Jackson wins the Conerly

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. The other three...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

College Football Week 9 – NFL Draft Hopefuls to Watch & Why

Gabe Jackson, OG, Mississippi State, Senior Height / Weight (lbs) – 6’3” / 340 Projected Round – 1-2 Kentucky @ Mississippi State – Thursday 7:30pm ET – ESPN Mississippi State is 23rd in the nation in rushing yards per-game with 214.3. Back in week four, Gabe Jackson was named SEC defensive lineman of the week for helping the Bulldogs rush for 235 yards (551 yards of...
Via Overtime
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

FSNextTV: Gabe Jackson Interview

FSNextTV: Mississippi State senior offensive guard Gabe Jackson August 7, 2013 interview.
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Daily NFL Draft News Update 1/12/13

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...
Via Football Nation
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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