The Raiders traded down in the third round for the first time in the 2014 draft, trading from the 67th pick down to the 81st overall pick. In the process, the Raiders added another 4th round selection â€“ number 116 overall. With their third round pick, then, Oakland addressed the offensive line, adding a mauler in guard Gabe Jackson out of Mississippi State. Jackson, a physicalâ...
The Oakland Raiders made their third-round selectionÂ on Friday night, taking Gabe Jackson out of Mississippi State. In the coming month, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the Raiders. But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the guard: 1. He is a BIG BOY at 6â€™3 and 330 pounds, adding to an already very big line. 2. The Raiders biggest need...
The Jacksonville Jaguars appear to have some work to do if they want a shot at improving the passing attack, regardless of who the quarterback is. Having a good, solid group of receivers can help, but it all boils down to protectionâ€“in this league, you have to be able to keep your field general upright and keep the pocket clean, something the Jaguars havenâ€™t been able to do....
Mississippi State left guard Gabe Jackson was named the winner of the Conerly Trophy on Tuesday night, becoming the first offensive lineman to earn the honor in its 18-year history. The 6-foot-4, 340-pound Jackson beat out a field of five finalists, including Mississippi quarterback Bo Wallace, during the ceremony at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. The other three...
Via Associated Press
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