Originally written on Bearcats Blog  |  Last updated 8/10/12

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - MAY 02: Head coach Rex Ryan of the New York Jets speaks to the media during minicamp on May 2, 2009 at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center in Florham Park, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
This edition of the Bearcat Blog countdown is a little different. It's about a two sport athlete. It's about a Bearcat Hall of Famer. Most importantly, that player sat down and talked with me about his Bearcat career. That great person is Brad Jackson. #16Brad Jackson ResumeBrad Jackson was a great player who came to Cincinnati at the absolute best time for someone of his talent to come to Cincinnati. Jackson came to Cincinnati during the rise of Rick Minter's amazing coaching staff, led by Rex Ryan. Brad Jackson took to that like a duck to water. Brad Jackson was a tackling machine. Especially in his senior season of 1997. He had 168 of them. 93 of those were solo tackles. The 168 tackles is second all time at UC. The solo tackles rank 3rd. Jackson had 15 or more tackles in 6 games that year. The highlight was a 23 tackle performance against Boston College. That's also the second highest total in Cincinnati history. He left Cincinnati in the top 3 in solo tackles, the top 4 in assi...
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