Frisman Jackson
Baylor Bears
Position:Wide receivers coach
Personal information
Born: (1979-06-12) June 12, 1979 (age 41)
Chicago, Illinois
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:217 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:Chicago (IL) Morgan Park
College:Western Illinois
Career history
As player:
* Cleveland Browns ( 2002 2006)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As coach:
* Western Illinois (2008–2009)
Wide receivers coach
  • Akron (2010–2011)
    Wide receivers coach
  • Northern Illinois (2012)
    Wide receivers coach
  • NC State (2013–2014)
    Wide receivers coach
  • Temple (2015-2016)
    Wide receivers coach & passing game coordinator
  • Tennessee Titans (2017)
    Wide receivers coach
  • Baylor (2018–present)
    Wide receivers coach
  • Career NFL statistics
    Receiving yards:490
    Receiving average:12.2
    Receiving TDs:1
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    Player stats at PFR

    Frisman Jackson (born June 12, 1979) is a former American football wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns in the National Football League. He is the current wide receivers coach at Baylor.[1]

    Early life[edit | edit source]

    Jackson, a South Side Chicago native, played high school football at Morgan Park High School on Chicago,[2] where he played football, basketball, baseball, and ran track. He was an All-City and All-State quarterback in 1997. Considered by many to be one of the best quarterbacks in the history of the Chicago Public League. He is considered to be one of the best WR to play at Western Illinois University. He holds single-game school records for both receptions (14) and yards (286.) During his college career he was also the team's starting quarterback through his junior year, where he holds the school's single-game rushing record among quarterbacks, with 109 yards. As a senior wide receiver, he caught 55 balls for 1,047 yards. Prior to playing at Western, Jackson was enrolled at Northern Illinois University as a quarterback. In 1997, Jackson became the first true freshman to start a football game at NIU since 1979 when he started against Kansas State, and he would go on to start 7 more games that year.

    Professional career[edit | edit source]

    In 2002, he was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent out of Western Illinois University. Jackson played in five NFL seasons from 2002-2006 for the Cleveland Browns. Had 40 career catches for 490 yards and 1 touchdown. In January 2007 he signed as a free agent with the New York Jets, but was released shortly before the season began.

    Coaching career[edit | edit source]

    Jackson started coaching in 2008 at Western Illinois University as a wide receivers coach. He subsequently coached at the University of Akron, Northern Illinois University and North Carolina State in the same capacity. He served as wide receivers coach at Temple University from 2015 to 2016.[3] He was hired as wide receivers coach at the Tennessee Titans in January 2017.[1]

    Personal life[edit | edit source]

    Jackson earned undergraduate and master's degrees from Western Illinois University. He and his wife Lindsey, also a Western Illinois University grad, have two kids.[4]

    References[edit | edit source]

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