College: Mary Hardin-Baylor
How Acquired: FA – ‘18
NFL Experience: 1st
Signed by the Cleveland Browns as a free agent on July 27, 2018…Waived by the Browns on Sept. 1, 2018…Signed to the Browns’ practice squad on Oct. 16, 2018…Elevated to the Browns’ active roster on Dec. 28, 2018.
2018 Spent training camp with Browns before being waived during final roster cuts…Signed to the Browns’ practice squad prior to Week 7…Spent Weeks 7-16 on Cleveland’s practice squad before being elevated to active roster for Week 17.
Prepped at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas…Named Most Outstanding Player of the 2016 Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl, helping lead the Crusaders to the program’s first National Championship…Garnered third-team All-America honors by D3football.com following his senior season…Appeared in 39 games at QB for UMHB, passing for 4,311 yards and accruing 49 touchdowns…Was an Academic All-ASC honoree while at UMHB…Majored in marketing with a minor in business management.
Native of Houston, Texas…Given name is Blake Lynell Jackson…Father, Tim Jackson, played football at Texas Southern and with the Dallas Cowboys…Mother’s name is Tracy Washington.
High School Attended Dobie High School in Houston, Texas…Earned all-district honors on two separate occasions.
Community Involvement Volunteered at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank during Thanksgiving…Active volunteer with Helping Hands, assisting in support for the greater Houston area.
Hobbies/Interests Lists cooking as a hobby.