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These Drake Jackson stats have to be some sort of record

If Freddie Maggard says Drake Jackson is the best center in the history of Kentucky Football, then Drake Jackson is the best center in the history of Kentucky Football.

But if you need more proof, look no further than this statistic dropped by Pro Football Focus. Of the 974 pass-block snaps that Jackson has played during his tenure at Kentucky, he has allowed just ONE quarterback sack. A three-year starter has given up just a single sack.

And he plays for Kentucky.

There’s no way that isn’t some sort of program record. Jackson is clearly the foundation of the Big Blue Wall. But that isn’t even the most impressive stat we’re going to talk about…

Kash Daniel alleging that Jackson devoured 1,457 Little Caesar’s pizzas over a span over three years is impressive in itself. According to my sources (a calculator), that would mean Jackson has eaten roughly 1.3 entire pizzas per day since he came to Lexington. And if you’ve ever seen him in person, you’d probably believe it. If that’s what it takes for him to protect his quarterback as if the man behind him were his newborn baby son, then I won’t argue with it and neither should you.

Jackson has been a man of fame over the offseason, receiving high praise from outlets like PFF or ESPN. PFF has already dubbed him the most valuable returning center in college football while ESPN’s Cole Cubelic named him the SEC’s top overall center. Jackson finished his junior season as an AP First-Team All American and enters his final season as the headliner of what could be the SEC’s most talented offensive line.

You’d think Jackson would prefer pancakes to pizza, though.

Article written by Zack Geoghegan

Recruiting reporter for KSR. Follow me on Twitter: @ZGeogheganKSR

4 Comments for These Drake Jackson stats have to be some sort of record



  1. UKBigBlueForever
    11:00 pm June 14, 2020 Permalink

    That’s an amazing stat



  2. PensacolaCat
    11:14 am June 15, 2020 Permalink

    Impressive



  3. michaelb
    2:00 pm June 15, 2020 Permalink

    This kid has been impressive since high school. I’ve seen a vid of him in camp just punking some bama signees . They were so frustrated at drake … it was the sht



  4. Thetruthshallsetbennyfree
    8:35 pm June 15, 2020 Permalink

    Best SEC oline translates to top 3 olines in the country. Even ones ranked higher than SEC ones generally struggle when playing the same SEC dlines that they stand up against.