25 Melvin Jackson
25 Melvin Jackson
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: So.
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
High School: Lakewood St. Edward
Position: DB
Major: Business Marketing

2018 (Redshirt Freshman) | Game-By-Game Stats

Played in all 11 games as a reserve defensive back and member of special teams...was credited with 17 total tackles (15 of which were solo stops)...at Western Illinois was credited with a career-best six tackles, all solos...had three solo tackles against Valparaiso...also had three tackles against Indiana State...had a pair of solo stops at West Virginia...had solo stops against Butler, South Dakota and UNI...had pass breakups against Indiana State and UNI...earned his first letter.

2017 (Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: A two-star recruit by 247sports.com…ranked as the No. 94 recruit in Ohio by 247sports.com…second-team Division I All-Ohio selection as a defensive back and third-team pick as a running back…was a first-team Division I All-Northeast Lakes District pick as a defensive back…named to the Cleveland.com Defensive All-Star team…as a senior, had 63 tackles, 10 pass breakups and four interceptions…also blocked four kicks…St. Ed's was 9-3 dropping a tough 38-31 decision in overtime to Cleveland St. Ignatius in the state quarterfinals…as a junior, was an honorable-mention All-Northeast Lakes District pick…in 2015, St. Ed's won the Division I State Championship going 14-1...defeated Huber Heights Wayne 45-35 in the state title game...Lakewood also won the 2014 state championship beating Wayne 31-21...coach was Tom Lombardo.

Personal: Is the 2018-19 recipient of the Merton John Bartelmay Scholarship endowment.