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Asa Jackson
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Height:
5-10
Weight:
183
College:
Cal Poly-S.L.O.
Hometown:
Sacramento, CA
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 22 37 29 8 0 0 4 0 0 0 -- 0
2016 DET 4 7 5 2 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2016 BAL 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 BAL 4 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014 BAL 7 28 22 6 0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2013 BAL 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 BAL 3 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

— Key Transactions —

Download 2011 Bio Update

  • Activated to Baltimore’s 53-man roster on 11/15/16
  • Signed to the Ravens’ practice squad on 10/18/16
  • Waived by the Cardinals on 8/29/16 after signing with Arizona on 1/28/16
  • Was signed to Cincinnati’s practice squad on 11/30/15 after being released by the Ravens on 11/19/15
  • Originally selected by the Ravens in the fifth round (169th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft

— Career Highlights —

  • Saw action in seven games in 2014, recording six starts and tallying a career-high 27 tackles and 3 PD
  • Recorded 2 blocked kicks in his career: a blocked punt at Ari. (10/26/15) and a blocked FGA at Cle. (9/21/14)
  • Started and established career highs in total tackles (8), solo stops (5 – tied) and PD (2) for a defense that posted a season-high 8 sacks in the 20-12 victory vs. Jax. (12/14/14)
  • Posted a career-high-tying 5 solo tackles and blocked a Billy Cundiff 36-yard FGA in the fourth quarter in the 23-21 victory at Cle. (9/21/14)
  • Played in his first-career NFL game and recorded his first-career special teams tackle at SD (11/25/12)

— Personal —

  • Assisted with planting trees in Baltimore as part of Ravens Game Plan Earth Week (Dec. 2014)
  • Graduated with a degree in business administration and was a member of the Black Student Union at Cal Poly
  • Name is pronounced ACE-uh

— Season Recaps —

2015: (Baltimore Ravens – 4/0)

  • Appeared in four games, playing primarily on special teams
    Posted 1 special teams tackle in the 29-26 win vs. SD (11/1)

2014: (Baltimore Ravens – 7/6)

  • Recorded 27 tackles (22 solo), 3 PD, 1 special teams tackle and blocked a FGA before being placed on Injured Reserve (knee) on 12/16
  • Started and established career highs in total tackles (8), solo stops (5 – tied) and PD (2) for a defense that posted a season-high 8 sacks and held the Jaguars to 28% (5 of 18) on third down, before leaving the game with a knee injury, in the 20-12 victory vs. Jax. (12/14)
  • Started his first game in eight weeks (IR, Designated for return – toe) and had a solo tackle for a defense that recorded 6 sacks and allowed 249 total yards in the 28-13 victory at Mia. (12/7)
  • Registered a career-high-tying 5 solo tackles and blocked a Billy Cundiff 36-yard FGA in the fourth quarter in the 23-21 victory at Cle. (9/21)
  • Started his first-career NFL game and posted a solo tackle (before leaving the game with a concussion) for a defense that did not allow a TD and forced 3 turnovers (2 FRs and1 INT) in the 26-6 victory vs. Pit. (9/11)
  • Posted a career-high 5 solo tackles, adding 1 PD for a defense that held the Bengals to 29% (4-of-14) on third down in the season opener vs. Cin. (9/7)

2013: (Baltimore Ravens – 4/0)

  • Saw action in four games on special teams after being activated to the 53-man roster on 11/8…Was suspended eight games by the NFL for violating the PED policy
  • Played on special teams before leaving the game in the first half with a hamstring injury at Det. (12/16)
  • Saw his first action of the season on special teams at Chi. (11/17)

2012: (Baltimore Ravens – 3/0, 1/0)

  • Saw action in three games as a rookie, recording 1 solo special teams stop
  • Competed in his first-career NFL game and recorded a special teams tackle in the 16-13 victory in game 11 at SD (11/25)
  • Saw action in one playoff game, before missing the final two with a thigh injury

— College —

  • Played in 43 games (42 starts) at Cal Poly, producing 199 total tackles (137 solo), 8 INTs (307 return yards and 3 TDs), 40 PD, 3 FFs and 1 sack (-6 yards)…His 307 INT return yards rank first in school history and were tops among all active FCS players when he completed his senior season
  • His 3 INT-TD returns tied a Cal Poly record (David Fullerton), while his 100-yard return score tied (Ross Bauer, 1968) for the longest such play in school history
  • Jackson’s 40 PD set school and Great West Conference career records and rank 16th on the FCS all-time chart
  • Earned second-team All-American honors by The NFL Draft Report and Phil Steele, adding third team honors from Associated Press as a senior in 2011…Posted 54 tackles (31 solo), 2 INTs (both returned for TDs) and 11 PD, earning a spot on the All-Great West Conference first team
  • Garnered first-team All-Great West conference honors and was a second-team All-American selection by the NFL Draft Report as a junior in 2010…Totaled a career-high 55 tackles (40 solo), 1 sack (-6 yards), 11 PD and 2 INTs (62 return yards)
  • Named a first-team All-Great West Conference selection as a sophomore in 2009, as he ranked fifth on the team with 48 tackles (31 solo), adding 2 INTs (1 for a TD) and 8 PD…Set the Cal Poly single-season record with a 15.5-yard average on 13 PRs (201 yards)
  • In 2008, he was named Great West Conference Freshman Player of the Year, starting all 11 games and finishing fourth for the Mustangs with 42 tackles (35 solo), including 1 TFL (-2 yards), adding 3 FFs, 12 PD and 2 INTS (46 return yards)

— High School —

  • Prepped at Christian Brothers (Sacramento, CA) HS, where he rushed for 1,120 yards and passed for 963 more yards as a senior QB, leading the Falcons to a CIF-Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoff berth…Jackson also produced six 100-yard games rushing and recorded 45 tackles on defense
  • Tabbed first-team All-Sierra Valley League honoree, the league’s co-Offensive Player of the Year, team MVP and earned All-Sierra Valley League honorable mention his senior season
  • Rushed for 750 yards and passed for 622 yards, scoring 19 TDs as a junior
  • Also played basketball, averaging 9.3 points as a junior
  • Was a seven-time Honor Roll Student at Christian Brothers

— Key Transactions —

Download 2011 Bio Update

  • Activated to Baltimore’s 53-man roster on 11/15/16
  • Signed to the Ravens’ practice squad on 10/18/16
  • Waived by the Cardinals on 8/29/16 after signing with Arizona on 1/28/16
  • Was signed to Cincinnati’s practice squad on 11/30/15 after being released by the Ravens on 11/19/15
  • Originally selected by the Ravens in the fifth round (169th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft

— Career Highlights —

  • Saw action in seven games in 2014, recording six starts and tallying a career-high 27 tackles and 3 PD
  • Recorded 2 blocked kicks in his career: a blocked punt at Ari. (10/26/15) and a blocked FGA at Cle. (9/21/14)
  • Started and established career highs in total tackles (8), solo stops (5 – tied) and PD (2) for a defense that posted a season-high 8 sacks in the 20-12 victory vs. Jax. (12/14/14)
  • Posted a career-high-tying 5 solo tackles and blocked a Billy Cundiff 36-yard FGA in the fourth quarter in the 23-21 victory at Cle. (9/21/14)
  • Played in his first-career NFL game and recorded his first-career special teams tackle at SD (11/25/12)

— Personal —

  • Assisted with planting trees in Baltimore as part of Ravens Game Plan Earth Week (Dec. 2014)
  • Graduated with a degree in business administration and was a member of the Black Student Union at Cal Poly
  • Name is pronounced ACE-uh

— Season Recaps —

2015: (Baltimore Ravens – 4/0)

  • Appeared in four games, playing primarily on special teams
    Posted 1 special teams tackle in the 29-26 win vs. SD (11/1)

2014: (Baltimore Ravens – 7/6)

  • Recorded 27 tackles (22 solo), 3 PD, 1 special teams tackle and blocked a FGA before being placed on Injured Reserve (knee) on 12/16
  • Started and established career highs in total tackles (8), solo stops (5 – tied) and PD (2) for a defense that posted a season-high 8 sacks and held the Jaguars to 28% (5 of 18) on third down, before leaving the game with a knee injury, in the 20-12 victory vs. Jax. (12/14)
  • Started his first game in eight weeks (IR, Designated for return – toe) and had a solo tackle for a defense that recorded 6 sacks and allowed 249 total yards in the 28-13 victory at Mia. (12/7)
  • Registered a career-high-tying 5 solo tackles and blocked a Billy Cundiff 36-yard FGA in the fourth quarter in the 23-21 victory at Cle. (9/21)
  • Started his first-career NFL game and posted a solo tackle (before leaving the game with a concussion) for a defense that did not allow a TD and forced 3 turnovers (2 FRs and1 INT) in the 26-6 victory vs. Pit. (9/11)
  • Posted a career-high 5 solo tackles, adding 1 PD for a defense that held the Bengals to 29% (4-of-14) on third down in the season opener vs. Cin. (9/7)

2013: (Baltimore Ravens – 4/0)

  • Saw action in four games on special teams after being activated to the 53-man roster on 11/8…Was suspended eight games by the NFL for violating the PED policy
  • Played on special teams before leaving the game in the first half with a hamstring injury at Det. (12/16)
  • Saw his first action of the season on special teams at Chi. (11/17)

2012: (Baltimore Ravens – 3/0, 1/0)

  • Saw action in three games as a rookie, recording 1 solo special teams stop
  • Competed in his first-career NFL game and recorded a special teams tackle in the 16-13 victory in game 11 at SD (11/25)
  • Saw action in one playoff game, before missing the final two with a thigh injury

— College —

  • Played in 43 games (42 starts) at Cal Poly, producing 199 total tackles (137 solo), 8 INTs (307 return yards and 3 TDs), 40 PD, 3 FFs and 1 sack (-6 yards)…His 307 INT return yards rank first in school history and were tops among all active FCS players when he completed his senior season
  • His 3 INT-TD returns tied a Cal Poly record (David Fullerton), while his 100-yard return score tied (Ross Bauer, 1968) for the longest such play in school history
  • Jackson’s 40 PD set school and Great West Conference career records and rank 16th on the FCS all-time chart
  • Earned second-team All-American honors by The NFL Draft Report and Phil Steele, adding third team honors from Associated Press as a senior in 2011…Posted 54 tackles (31 solo), 2 INTs (both returned for TDs) and 11 PD, earning a spot on the All-Great West Conference first team
  • Garnered first-team All-Great West conference honors and was a second-team All-American selection by the NFL Draft Report as a junior in 2010…Totaled a career-high 55 tackles (40 solo), 1 sack (-6 yards), 11 PD and 2 INTs (62 return yards)
  • Named a first-team All-Great West Conference selection as a sophomore in 2009, as he ranked fifth on the team with 48 tackles (31 solo), adding 2 INTs (1 for a TD) and 8 PD…Set the Cal Poly single-season record with a 15.5-yard average on 13 PRs (201 yards)
  • In 2008, he was named Great West Conference Freshman Player of the Year, starting all 11 games and finishing fourth for the Mustangs with 42 tackles (35 solo), including 1 TFL (-2 yards), adding 3 FFs, 12 PD and 2 INTS (46 return yards)

— High School —

  • Prepped at Christian Brothers (Sacramento, CA) HS, where he rushed for 1,120 yards and passed for 963 more yards as a senior QB, leading the Falcons to a CIF-Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoff berth…Jackson also produced six 100-yard games rushing and recorded 45 tackles on defense
  • Tabbed first-team All-Sierra Valley League honoree, the league’s co-Offensive Player of the Year, team MVP and earned All-Sierra Valley League honorable mention his senior season
  • Rushed for 750 yards and passed for 622 yards, scoring 19 TDs as a junior
  • Also played basketball, averaging 9.3 points as a junior
  • Was a seven-time Honor Roll Student at Christian Brothers
 

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