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  Buddy Jackson
Buddy Jackson

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Plantation, Fla.

High School:
Cypress Bay

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Position:
DB

04/30/2012

Paul Chryst Products Taken in 2012 NFL Draft

Seven Panthers sign free-agent contracts with NFL teams.

04/14/2012

Paul Chryst Names 2012 Ed Conway Spring Award Winners

The Panthers conclude spring drills today with the Blue-Gold Scrimmage.

03/31/2012

Spring Football Insider: Day 10

The Panthers scrimmaged for two hours on Saturday morning.

01/04/2012

Busy Day for the Panthers in Birmingham

Pitt holds second practice in Birmingham and enjoys its first full day of bowl festivities.

01/04/2012

Busy Day for the Panthers in Birmingham

Pitt holds second practice in Birmingham and enjoys its first full day of bowl festivities.

08/08/2011

Buddy Jackson Interview

Buddy Jackson Interview

12/03/2011

Pittsburgh vs. Syracuse - Dec. 3, 2011

Pittsburgh vs. Syracuse - Dec. 3, 2011

10/15/2011

Pittsburgh vs. Utah - Oct. 15, 2011

Pittsburgh vs. Utah - Oct. 15, 2011

2011 Scouting Report: Speedy cornerback who clocks in the 4.3 range in the 40-yard dash...enjoyed the most productive offseason of his career and could be poised for a prominent role at field corner and as a kick returner...named a recipient of the Ed Conway Award, annually presented to the most improved players of spring drills.

2010: Played in all 13 games, serving on the kick coverage units and as a reserve cornerback...had 11 tackles and a fumble recovery on the year...had a career-high four tackles against Syracuse...recovered a fumble on the punt coverage unit at Utah, giving Pitt possession at the Utes' 28...the Panthers converted the turnover into a touchdown and 7-0 lead five plays later.

2009: Played in nine games, primarily in special teams capacities...had eight tackles on the year...had a season-high two stops vs. Connecticut and USF...had one tackle and two PBUs vs. Syracuse.

2008: Played in five games as a reserve cornerback and special teams contributor to letter.

2007: Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School: Two-year starter at cornerback for Cypress Bay, a Florida 6A (largest classification) school...was a three-year varsity letterman and helped team to two Florida 6A playoff berths...team captain...had 16 defended passes as a senior...played under Coach Bill Hobbs...his defensive coordinator was Frank Hepler, who coached such Pitt products as H.B. Blades, Darrell Strong and Cedric McGee at Plantation High...helped team to a 7-4 record and a district runner-up finish as a senior...earned Honorable Mention All-Broward County...selected to play in the North-South All-Star Game...also lettered in track and basketball...district champion and state qualifier in the 100 meters...Honor Roll student.

Personal: Anthony Hugh Jackson II, born 3/3/89, is the son of Anthony and Ruth Jackson...has two sisters...sister Karena played basketball at Broward Community College (2005-07)...cousin, Mike James, was a letterman at receiver for Alabama (2000-01)...another cousin, Ruth Brown, played college basketball at Lynn University...administration of justice major.