Eddie Jackson

Alabama Crimson Tide, Defensive Back, #4

Lauderdale Lakes, FL2013 Recruit (4-Stars)

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After emotional loss in Monday night's championship game, outgoing seniors thank Alabama fans for a great college experience.
Jan 9, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) warms up prior to the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game against the Clemson Tigers at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Like Clemson, Florida State has essentially been running an SEC-level program for years. The Crimson Tide won't have an edge in terms of pure talent.
Oct 22, 2016; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Eddie Jackson (4) is carted off the field after being injured against Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports
Crimson Tide players will constantly be reminded of two of their sidelined teammates.
Jan 7, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; Clemson Tigers wide receiver Mike Williams (7) works out during Clemson Tigers practice at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Complex. Mandatory Credit: Bart Boatwright/The Greenville News via USA TODAY NETWORK
The Crimson Tide managed to survive a war with Desnaun Watson a year ago. But this time, he has one more weapon at his disposal in Mike Williams.
Dec 3, 2016; Atlanta, GA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) looks on during the trophy presentation with head coach Nick Saban and wide receiver ArDarius Stewart (13) after the SEC Championship college football game at Georgia Dome. Alabama defeated Florida 54-16. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports
Alabama is back on the cusp of another national championship and in a rematch with Clemson, no less. It’s a game with more historical implications, but for the Crimson Tide, it provides the opportunity to complete a perfect journey. This is the story of a season that started with questions at quarterback and could end with a fifth national title during Nick Saban's decade of dominance.
Dec 31, 2016; Atlanta, GA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide running back Bo Scarbrough (9), head coach Nick Saban, and linebacker Ryan Anderson (22) hold up their trophies after the game against the Washington Huskies in the 2016 CFP Semifinal at the Georgia Dome. Alabama defeated Washington 24-7. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports
With a 24-7 victory against Washington in the Peach Bowl, Alabama is back in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game for a rematch against Clemson. The Tide are 14-0 but it wasn't always easy. Here are 10 reasons they were able to run the table and earn the chance to defend their crown.
Sep 10, 2016; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Eddie Jackson (4) returns an interception for a touchdown against Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Hilltoppers  at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports
Jackson won't play Saturday, but he's committed to his role of team captain and helping his teammates every way he can.
Dec 3, 2016; Atlanta, GA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick (29) makes an interception and returns it for a touchdown against the Florida Gators during the first quarter of the SEC Championship college football game at Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
Alabama should once again take care of business at the Georgia Dome. There are a few factors working against the Crimson Tide, though, that could help spur an upset if things fall the right way.
Nov 26, 2016; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA;  Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Ronnie Harrison (15) and linebacker Tim Williams (56) celebrate their tackles behind the Auburn Tigers line during the third quarter at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Alabama defeated the Auburn Tigers 30-12. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports
A dominant defense has been the main ingredient in Alabama’s championship recipe over the years, and that is no different in 2016. Here's a look at how the Tide match up against Washington's skill players.
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They became all-time players within their program, if not across the SEC, while some became foundational pieces for their new head coaches.