Brian Jackson
6-1, 197
Tifton, Ga.
(Tift County)

Left team following junior season (2001) while planning to continue towards graduation at Tech.

2001: Originally slated to red-shirt but pressed into duty at third base following injury to Mark Teixeira....immediately went 3-for-4 in collegiate debut vs. Elon 2/23....hit safely in first five games as well as in nine of first ten contests....also collected three hits vs. Georgia State 4/4....hit .472 in Tech wins (17-for-36) and just .118 (2-for-17) in Tech losses....went 4-for-4 as pinch-hitter....named to the Dean's List for spring semester.

Junior College: A two year letterwinner at Middle Georgia Junior College for coach Craig Young....Played shortstop at Middle Georgia and was voted a team captain in 2000....Led Middle Georgia to the conference championship in 1999....A first-team all conference pick in 2000....Named the MVP of the conference tournament in 1999.

High School: A four-year letterwinner as a shortstop at Tift High School under coaches Rusty Smith and Tommy Seward....Tabbed as first-team all-region and first-team all-Tift area in both 1997 and 1998....Named team captain in 1998....Also lettered twice in basketball as a shooting guard for coach Tommy Blackshear, and was team captain in 1998....A Honor Roll student at Tift High School for four straight years.

Personal: Brian Alan Jackson....Born Nov. 19, 1979....Son of Tony and Flo Jackson....Enjoys playing basketball, shooting pool and fishing in his spare time....Majoring in Civil Engineering.

Year   AVG  GP-GS   AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO  SB-ATT   FLD%
2001  .358  26-11   53  12  19   2   0   0  12    9   3   1-1     .857