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9 - Kennith Jackson
Kennith Jackson
Height: 6-0
Weight: 232
Year: SR
Hometown: Santa Clara, CA
High School: Archbishop Mitty HS
Position: LB
Experience: 3V
gp 12
tk 97
sac -
int 2
ffum -

Vaulted to the top of the depth chart at Mike linebacker at Cal Poly after an impressive spring game in 2009, moved to Will linebacker midway through the 2009 season as a redshirt freshman, started all 11 games at Sam linebacker as a sophomore in 2010 and moved back to Mike linebacker last fall to replace the departed Marty Mohamed ... will start at Mike linebacker in final season as a Mustang in 2012 ... named to 2012 preseason All-Big Sky Conference first team as well as College Sports Madness Big Sky first team ... a Beyond Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision Preseason All-American third-team selection.

2011 -- Cal Poly's second-leading tackler last fall with 80, including 40 solo stops and 40 assisted tackles ... also recorded 6.0 tackles for lost yardage, including one sack, broke up eight passes (season-high three against San Diego State), hurried the quarterback twice (both against Eastern Washington), recovered a fumble and intercepted a pair of passes (North Dakota and South Alabama) ... season-high 10 tackles (six solo) against Southern Utah and nine stops against Montana ... never recorded less than five tackles in a game ... notched a sack against Eastern Washington and recovered a fumble in Southern Utah contest ... started all 11 games at Mike linebacker ... with Jackson in the middle, Cal Poly's defense finished 2011 season ranked No. 28 in the nation in rushing defense, allowing just 128.36 yards per game ... finished No. 2 in the Great West in passes defended per game (.91) and sixth in tackles en route to first-team All-Great West Conference honors ... selected to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-Great West Conference first team in 2011 ... earned two tackles in 2012 Spring Game.

2010 -- A second-team All-Great West Conference selection as a sophomore after finishing No. 2 on Cal Poly’s tackle chart with 67, including 32 solo stops ... 9.5 tackles for lost yardage, including two each against Humboldt State, Texas State and South Dakota ... earned a half-sack against Texas State ... recovered a fumble against McNeese State ... two pass breakups, both against McNeese State, and a pair of quarterback hurries for the season ... matched his career high with 11 tackles in Texas State game ... also notched nine tackles against North Dakota and eight stops in three other contests.

2009 -- Played in all 11 games with 10 starts as a redshirt freshman at either Will or Mike linebacker ... second on the team with 58 total tackles, including 23 solo stops, en route to All-Great West honorable mention ... career-high 11 tackles against South Dakota ... also had seven tackles in the Ohio, San Jose State and UC Davis games ... 4.5 tackles for lost yardage ... recovered pair of fumbles, returning one 32 yards for a touchdown against Dixie State ... intercepted one pass and returned it 22 yards in Sacramento State game ... also credited with two quarterback hurries and a pass breakup ... recorded three tackles in 2010 Spring Game.

2008 -- Redshirt ... recorded a sack, a tackle for lost yardage and a quarterback hurry in 2009 Spring Game.

High School -- Jackson teamed with Thomas Reynolds for over 1,800 yards rushing in 2007, leading Archbishop Mitty to a 7-4 overall record (3-3 West Catholic Athletic League) under head coach Matt Haniger ... Jackson, rated by Scout.com as the No. 4 high school fullback in the state and No. 30 in the nation by ESPN Insider, netted 729 yards and scored seven touchdowns for the Monarchs in 2007, including 178 yards on just six carries against Soquel ... earned first-team All-WCAL honors as a running back, second-team All-San Jose Mercury News as a linebacker and was honorable mention All-Metro as a linebacker as chosen by the San Francisco Chronicle ... as a junior in 2006, rushed for 853 yards and 11 touchdowns, averaging 5.7 yards per carry and earning first-team all-WCAL honors, as Mitty again posted 7-4 overall and 3-3 league marks, this time under head coach Dave Brown ... selected to play in the 2008 Silicon Valley Youth Classic at Spartan Stadium ... visited San Jose State, UNLV and UCLA before choosing Cal Poly.

Personal -- Son of Kennith Sr. and Charmaine Jackson ... two sisters, Tyler Jackson and Shannen Dudddley ... wants to work for a major advertising firm ... member of Block P, AASU, BIM and the Communications Club ... is fluent in English, Spanish and French ... performed on the Mickey Mouse Show as a young child ... born April 10, 1990, in San Jose, Calif. ... majors in communication studies.

Recent Games
Oct 20 Portland State W, 37-25
Oct 27 at Sacramento State L, 35-29
Nov 3 at Eastern Washington L, 34-17
Nov 10 Idaho State W, 70-14
Nov 17 at Northern Arizona W, 42-34
Dec 1 at Sam Houston State L, 18-16
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 43 33
Assists 54 36
Tackles 97 69
Tackles per game 8.1 8.6
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions 2 2
Returned for touchdown 0 0
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 1 San Diego W, 41-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Wyoming W, 24-22 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 UC Davis W, 28-20 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at North Dakota W, 35-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Weber State W, 45-23 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Northern Colorado W, 56-28 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Portland State W, 37-25 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Sacramento State L, 35-29 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Eastern Washington L, 34-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Idaho State W, 70-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Northern Arizona W, 42-34 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 at Sam Houston State L, 18-16 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 1 San Diego W, 41-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Wyoming W, 24-22 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 UC Davis W, 28-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at North Dakota W, 35-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Weber State W, 45-23 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Northern Colorado W, 56-28 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Portland State W, 37-25 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Sacramento State L, 35-29 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Eastern Washington L, 34-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Idaho State W, 70-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Northern Arizona W, 42-34 - - - - - - -
Dec 1 at Sam Houston State L, 18-16 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 1 San Diego W, 41-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Wyoming W, 24-22 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 UC Davis W, 28-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at North Dakota W, 35-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Weber State W, 45-23 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Northern Colorado W, 56-28 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Portland State W, 37-25 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Sacramento State L, 35-29 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Eastern Washington L, 34-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Idaho State W, 70-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Northern Arizona W, 42-34 - - - - - - -
Dec 1 at Sam Houston State L, 18-16 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 1 San Diego W, 41-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 15 at Wyoming W, 24-22 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 UC Davis W, 28-20 - - - - - 0
Sep 29 at North Dakota W, 35-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 5 at Weber State W, 45-23 - - - - - 0
Oct 13 Northern Colorado W, 56-28 - - - - - 0
Oct 20 Portland State W, 37-25 - - - - - 0
Oct 27 at Sacramento State L, 35-29 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 at Eastern Washington L, 34-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 10 Idaho State W, 70-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 17 at Northern Arizona W, 42-34 - - - - - 0
Dec 1 at Sam Houston State L, 18-16 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 1 San Diego W, 41-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Wyoming W, 24-22 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 UC Davis W, 28-20 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at North Dakota W, 35-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Weber State W, 45-23 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Northern Colorado W, 56-28 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Portland State W, 37-25 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Sacramento State L, 35-29 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Eastern Washington L, 34-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Idaho State W, 70-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Northern Arizona W, 42-34 - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 at Sam Houston State L, 18-16 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 1 San Diego W, 41-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Wyoming W, 24-22 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 UC Davis W, 28-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at North Dakota W, 35-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Weber State W, 45-23 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Northern Colorado W, 56-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Portland State W, 37-25 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Sacramento State L, 35-29 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Eastern Washington L, 34-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Idaho State W, 70-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Northern Arizona W, 42-34 - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 at Sam Houston State L, 18-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 1 San Diego W, 41-14 3 3 6 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Wyoming W, 24-22 7 3 10 - - 0.5 3 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 UC Davis W, 28-20 9 3 12 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Sep 29 at North Dakota W, 35-17 4 6 10 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Weber State W, 45-23 3 8 11 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Northern Colorado W, 56-28 4 7 11 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - 1 - -
Oct 20 Portland State W, 37-25 3 3 6 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Sacramento State L, 35-29 3 3 6 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Eastern Washington L, 34-17 0 10 10 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Idaho State W, 70-14 6 1 7 - - 0 - - - - 2 27 0 - - -
Nov 17 at Northern Arizona W, 42-34 1 5 6 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 at Sam Houston State L, 18-16 0 2 2 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 12 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - - - -
Away 7 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 9 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - - -
December 1 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 12 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 7 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 9 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
December 1 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 12 - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 7 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 9 - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - -
December 1 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 12 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 7 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 9 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - 0

August - - - - - - - - 0
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
December 1 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 12 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 7 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 9 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
December 1 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
December - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 12 43 54 97 8.1 - - 1.5 5 - - - 2 27 2 -
Conference 8 33 36 69 8.6 - - 1 2 - - - 2 27 2 -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 5 25 17 42 8.4 - - 0.5 1 - - - 2 27 2 -
Away 7 18 37 55 7.9 - - 1 4 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 9 40 39 79 8.8 - - 1.5 5 - - - 2 27 2 -
Losses 3 3 15 18 6.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -

August - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 4 23 15 38 9.5 - - 0.5 3 - - - - - 1 -
October 4 13 21 34 8.5 - - 1 2 - - - - - 1 -
November 3 7 16 23 7.7 - - 0 - - - - 2 27 - -
December 1 0 2 2 2.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -