Marcus Jackson

#17WR,
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 195
Born:
College: Lamar
Birth Place: Tyler, Texas
Draft: Undrafted
  • Julius Thomas never lived up to his big contract in Jacksonville. Here’s what went wrong.
    Miami Herald

    Julius Thomas never lived up to his big contract in Jacksonville. Here’s what went wrong.

    The Jacksonville Jaguars didn’t get what they expected out of tight end Julius Thomas. That’s well-documented. But here’s a point that has largely gone overlooked: The reverse was true, too. Thomas didn’t get what he had hoped out of his two-year stint in North Florida. Jacksonville made Thomas the highest-paid tight end in league history in 2015, handing him a five-year, $46 million contract. Thomas only lasted two seasons with the franchise before the Jaguars dealt him to the Dolphins for negligible trade compensation. Thomas couldn’t stay healthy and could never reach the high standard he set in Denver (where he caught 12 touchdowns in each of his final two seasons with the Broncos). A change

  • Packers CB Davon House feels 'lucky' to be back in Green Bay
    Packers Wire

    Packers CB Davon House feels 'lucky' to be back in Green Bay

    Packers cornerback Davon House knows he’s one of the rare players to leave Green Bay and return. “I’m lucky,” House said following Tuesday’s OTA session. “From what I know, there’s only been two players that left and came back: Charlie Peprah, and James Jones. So I’m one of the lucky ones, for sure.” House, a 2011 draft pick of the Packers, signed a one-year deal to return to Green Bay after the Jacksonville Jaguars cut him in early March. The veteran cornerback said that even after leaving the Packers in free agency in 2015, he kept all his team gear and followed the team’s results every week. When he was presented with the opportunity to return to Green Bay, he pounced – without hesitation.

  • Hot Links: Will Samaje Contend for Rookie of the Year?
    Crimson And Cream Machine

    Hot Links: Will Samaje Contend for Rookie of the Year?

    Good afternoon, Sooner nation! The Big 12 Baseball Tournament at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark commences today. If you live in the area and can get out there between now and the weekend -- do it! The Oklahoma Sooners will play a rivalry game right off the bat (I couldn’t help myself) against Texas at 7:30 CT. For a primer on the matchup, read our preview. Without further ado: OU Links: OU first baseman Austin O’Brien comes from a baseball-rich family. In a Player’s Tribune-style letter, O’Brien details what he and the Sooners have endured this year. The only four-year player on the squad, O’Brien has a lot of wisdom to offer. Congratulations to the ten Sooners who made the All-Big 12 team — the