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Former Tiger, Donte Jackson, heads to Panthers in 2018 NFL Draft

Donte Jackson (Source: WAFB) Donte Jackson (Source: WAFB)
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Former Tiger, and now NFL players, Donte Jackson, was drafted Friday night in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

He heads to the Carolina Panthers as the 55th overall pick.

Jackson was named a 2017 Sporting News Second Team All-American after a breakout season for the Tigers. He finished this year with 46 tackles, 2.5 for loss, one sack, one interception, one quarterback hurry, 10 pass breakups, and 11 passes defensed.

The DB from Riverdale High School in Metairie, played in all 12 regular season games for the Tigers, starting 11.

He leaves LSU with career totals of 114 tackles, one sack, 20 passes defensed, four interceptions, one forced fumble, and a fumble recovery.

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