The defensive lineman from Tennessee has been "playing out of position" according to Sideline Scouting. Making the move to pros may allow the 3-4 defensive end to finally show his true prowess on the field.
He has also been known as a "5-technique" player.
In this particular draft, teams will be able to find some decent talent in the middle rounds. Jackson, at 6"4" and 285 pounds, projects to be a third of fourth-round talent.
And of course, playing at Tennessee and against SEC talent week after week can only help you improve your game as you go up against the best linemen in country.
Here are some strengths and weaknesses in Jackson's game as reviewed by Sideline Scouting.