The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have announced that they have released American running back Don Jackson. The Tiger-Cats mentioned that the decision to release Jackson was due to his desire to spend more time with his family.
Jackson is a 5’10”, 205-pound running back; Don Jackson started as running back for 14 games for the Tiger-Cats during the 2021 and 2022 seasons. During those 14 games, Jackson had 122 carries for 544 yards and two rushing touchdowns. In 2022, Jackson averaged 3.8 yards/rush attempt for the Tiger-Cats.
Jackson came to the Tiger-Cats in 2021 after playing his first two seasons in the CFL with the Calgary Stampeders during the 2018 and 2019 seasons. Over his four-season CFL career, Jackson has had 340 carries for 1,174 yards and scored seven touchdowns averaging 5.0 yards/carry. In addition, Jackson produced 32 catches for 727 yards and 1 receiving touchdown while playing in the CFL.
Before being acquired by the Stampeders, Jackson played college football at the University of Nevada. Jackson had a successful senior season with the Wolfpack in 2015, and this success opened the door for professional opportunities. In 2016, the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent. While playing one game for the Packers, Jackson rushed for 32 yards on ten carries.
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