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    From: NFL: 2004 Draft Profiles
    http://www.nfl.com/draft/profiles/steven_jackson

    OVERVIEW

    Like most franchise backs, Jackson seems to thrive when allowed to carry the bulk of the offensive load The two-time All-American posted fantastic numbers in 2003 His career at OSU ended after three seasons, becoming the first Beaver player in history with eligibility remaining to enter the NFL Draft In 36 games, he carried 743 times for 3,625 yards (4.9 avg.) and 39 touchdowns while adding 680 yards and six scores on 66 catches (10.3 avg.) and 240 yards with a touchdown on seven kickoff returns (34.3 avg.) His 4,545 all-purpose yards rank second in school history behind Ken Simonton (5,606, 1998-2001) Also ranks second to Simonton (366) on the school's all-time scoring list with 276 points His 3,625 yards rushing rank 10th in Pac-10 Conference annals Ran for over 100 yards in 19 contests.

    ANALYSIS
    Positives: Has an athletic, highly chiseled body with good overall upper and lower body muscle development Shows an explosive burst off the snap to get up the holes and has the speed to accelerate to the second level and break away for a long run Displays above average balance as a runner, showing the change of direction agility to make the first tackler miss His outside speed and body control allows him to turn it up when racing around the corner Will slam it hard up the gut on inside runs, keeping his pad level low and shoulders squared while securely protecting the ball Despite his size, his hip swerve and quick twitch moves gets him through even the smallest of seams Very effective receiver on swings and screens, showing natural hands and body control to make adjustments on the ball Maintains concentration and has good upper body flexibility going for the pass at its high point (won't flinch when getting hit) Willing blocker who will face up to the defender, displaying a good leg base and anchor Keeps his shoulders square through the holes and has the elusive burst to move through the piles Not afraid to take on tacklers, displaying a strong stiff-arm that can rock the opponent back (one of the best stiff-arm techniques in college).

    Negatives: Has great initial speed, but can be brought down when defenses initiate contact in the backfield (needs room to gain acceleration) Good short area blocker, but does not always see the blitz develop and is not quick to locate linebackers when asked to block at the second level (needs better technique work to sustain) Patient and uses his blockers well, but despite his leg strength, he does go down a bit too much when trying to squeeze through the pile (looks frustrated working in close quarters, preferring to gain room to be more effective).

    AGILITY TESTS
    4.3 in the 40-yard dash (indoors) 4.45 in the 40-yard dash (outdoors) 10.6 100-meters 355-pound bench press 520-pound back squat 314-pound power clean 298-pound push press 38-inch vertical jump.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Attended Eldorado (Las Vegas, Nev.) High, playing for coach Ken Trujillo Selected as a first-team prep All-American and the No. 1 prep player in Nevada by SuperPrep following his senior year Ranked as the 14th best running back in the nation by SuperPrep Selected to the Las Vegas Sun Super 11 second team, signifying Jackson as one of the top 22 players in the Western United States ESPN recruiting authority Tom Lemming ranked Jackson as the 62nd best player in the nation on his list of top 100 players Lemming also ranked Jackson as the 14th best running back in the nation All-American pick and the 15th best running back on the West Coast by PrepStar Led the state in rushing as a senior in 2000 with 2,764 yards and 34 touchdowns on 386 carries (7.2 avg.) and caught 14 passes for 263 yards (18.8 avg.) and three touchdowns, giving him 226 points on the season His 226 points also was the top mark in the state for 2000 Scored a total of 350 points in his final two years at Eldorado As a junior, he rushed for 1,212 yards and scored 17 touchdowns to lead the Devils to a 10-3 record, Northeast Division title, the Sunrise Region championship and an appearance in the 4A State Tournament Named the Player of the Year in the state of Nevada and Southern Nevada's co-Offensive Player of the Year First-team all-conference (Sunrise Region) pick as a senior as well as first-team all-state Rushed for over 200 yards in six games as a senior, and had over 300 yards twice, including games of 322 yards and three touchdowns and 315 yards and five touchdowns (was held under 100 yards just once in 13 games) Finished with 3,976 yards and 51 rushing touchdowns in his career, both marks were school records Three-year starter in football, a two-year starter in basketball (guard) and was a four-year letterman in track as a sprinter Posted a 10.6 best at 100 meters as a junior Following his graduation from Eldorado High, his football jersey number (34) was retired by the school Was on the honor roll and also a member of the National Honor Society.

    PERSONAL
    Housing Studies major, enrolled in the College of Health & Human Services Cousin, Steve Price IV, plays football for Southern Utah Son of Steve and Brenda Jackson Born Steven Rashad Jackson on July 22, 1983, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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    From Sports Illustrated: 2004 NFL Draft Prospects
    http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/foo...ers/30735.html

    BIO:
    Two-year starter awarded multiple All-American and all-conference honors during both campaigns. Finished his junior season with 350/1,545/19 rushing, also catching 44/470/3. Sophomore totals were 319/1,690/15 on the ground and 17/165/1 as a pass-catcher. Has averaged 4.9 yards-per-carry on 743 rushing attempts the past three seasons.

    POSITIVES: Big, powerful ball handler with a variety of skills and abilities. Displays excellent vision and running instincts; patient, waits for blocks to develop then follows them at the line or down the field. Will pick and choose his spots, displays good footwork in a small area and weaves his way through the traffic, finding the open spots on the field. Sets up defenders, makes them miss and displays a good burst of speed. Runs with balance, adjusts off the initial hit and effective between tackles or cutting the corner on the outside. Punishing runner that moves the pile and wastes defenders as he plows over them. Looks like a runaway locomotive in the open field and does not go down without a fight. A legitimate receiving threat who runs well after the reception. Effective blocking for the passing game.

    NEGATIVES: Cannot run to daylight and lacks the great acceleration in the open field. Would not be considered an elusive or explosive back.

    ANALYSIS: An all-around running back that can be a workhorse carrying the ball, Jackson has all the skills to be a top ball handler at the next level. Has proven durability as well as productivity the past two seasons and combines power, speed and football intelligence. Terrific prospect for the next level.

    PROJECTION: Early First Round

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    about.com
    http://football.about.com/cs/playerp...venjackson.htm

    Position: Running Back
    School: Oregon State
    Status: Junior
    Height: 6-2
    Weight: 233
    40-Yard Dash: 4.45

    Positives: Steven Jackson has good size (6-2, 230 pounds) yet is still elusiveness enough to make defenders miss. He has mid 4.4 speed in the 40 with a quick first step and a good burst through the hole. He has good balance and power, runs low to the ground, and isn't afraid to take on would-be tacklers. Picks up a lot of yards after initial contact.

    He catches the ball effectively out of the backfield. Uses the stiff arm very well and is a load to bring down once he gets through the line. Should be a workhorse back on the next level.

    Negatives: Running and catching the ball, Jackson is pretty well rounded, but he needs to work on his blocking skills if he wants to be a complete back at the next level. He also lacks explosive speed.

    Projection: In my opinion, Steven Jackson is the best all-around back in the draft and should be selected somewhere in the middle of the first round.


    Nothing important but its kind of interesting.

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    cool sig RF16

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      Thanks man! Someone made it for me at another site. I liked it:bling:

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        Like most franchise backs, Jackson seems to thrive when allowed to carry the bulk of the offensive load …
        I would like to point that out to the new HC Scott Linehan.

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          not the type of back who should get a sweep on 3rd and 1 is he

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            Haha Hodgins I have to agree with you there. I kind of got angered when they did that but I kept my cool. My favorite 3rd and short play was quick slants though when holt and bruce run a slant and bulger hits them right away. Good play.

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              Yeah I'm agreeing with both you guys. By the way, RF16 that sig was nice, what happened to it?
              As always.....

              GO RAMS!!!

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                Its still up there man.

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                  Sorry lol... I though it would appear on every post you make. I'll shut up now and go back to bed. It was a long day...
                  As always.....

                  GO RAMS!!!

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                    Haha its alright man. THey have it so you can see your signature every post with over 1000 characters or something. But if you pay you can see yours all the time!

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                      Thats really cool were do you go to get that done and will they do just about anything one might have in mind ???
                      :helmet::ram::helmet: :ram::helmet::ram:

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                      • Nick
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                      • MauiRam
                        Pasquarelli on S. Jackson...
                        by MauiRam
                        ESPN.com: NFL

                        Monday, June 5, 2006
                        Jackson has thrived when getting 20-plus carries

                        --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                        By Len Pasquarelli
                        ESPN.com

                        Born and raised in Las Vegas, where both his parents worked in casinos, Steven Jackson realizes the unique relationship between numbers and odds.

                        OK, so the St. Louis Rams' third-year tailback might not be the guy you want advising you at the blackjack table, as you're agonizing over whether to take another hit while holding 16, and his head usually spins over all of the confusing permutations of the roulette wheel. The fact is, if Jackson is down $100, he pretty much considers himself tapped out and heads home for the evening.

                        But here's a winning parlay he understands well after only two NFL seasons: Give Jackson 20 carries, he'll get 100 yards, and the odds are pretty solid that the Rams will win.

                        "I know what they're telling me in terms of how many carries they say I'm going to get. But I've heard those kinds of things before. I even went to [running backs coach] Wayne Moses the other day and told him, 'Now don't be teasing me. Don't be telling me what you think I want to hear just to pacify me.' "
                        Steven Jackson
                        "Now those are numbers," said Jackson, the Rams' first-round choice in the 2004 draft, "that are like magic numbers to me. Even I'd bet on those. And I'm not a very big gambler. I can't run with guys like [Charles] Barkley and that crowd. But, yeah, I know that those [represent] some winning numbers."

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                      • MauiRam
                        Burwell: Time for Rams to unleash the beast
                        by MauiRam
                        By Bryan Burwell Sunday, September 19, 2010 12:15 am

                        OAKLAND, Calif. Steve Spagnuolo's coaching DNA comes off the old Bill Parcells strain, an old-school football philosophy that emphasizes nasty, aggressive defense and an offensive style that relies on smart veterans, hands-in-the-dirt power and clock-gobbling ground control.

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                        Two carries in the first quarter?

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                        Please tell me that's going to change.

                        I am as guilty as most of us of an incurable Sam Bradford obsession. Heck, I am the drum major in his parade. But as good as the kid has shown he can be, and as good an NFL quarterback as we know he will ultimately turn into, the rookie needs a lot of things going the right way if he's going to make this offense work smoothly. One of those things the most important thing is a highly productive Jackson.

                        When the Rams face the Oakland Raiders Sunday afternoon inside rowdy Oakland-Alemeda Coliseum, the game plan needs to tilt back a bit towards a more balanced run/pass ratio. Jackson needs to be the focus of this offense.

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                      • Nick
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                      • RamWraith
                        Steven Jackson's numbers tell the story
                        by RamWraith
                        By Bill Coats
                        ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH
                        01/03/2007


                        AIMING HIGH The running back exceeded by far his projection of 2,000 yards from scrimmage.

                        BACKING IT UP Rams coach Scott Linehan praises a 'commitment to having a great year.'


                        Steven Jackson kept his promise.

                        Earlier in the year, the Rams running back disclosed that he'd set two personal-yardage targets for this third NFL season. He wouldn't divulge them then, but he pledged to at the end of the year.


                        After Sunday's 41-21 win at Minnesota, Jackson revealed that those numbers were 2,000 and 1,600 as in 2,000 total yards from scrimmage and 1,600 yards rushing.

                        "You shoot for the moon, and you never know what will happen," Jackson said. "I just came up a little shy."

                        With a strong push 545 yards in the last three games, all Rams victories Jackson surged ahead of San Diego's LaDainian Tomlinson and wound up No. 1 in the NFL in yards from scrimmage. Jackson finished with 2,334 yards to Tomlinson's 2,323.

                        Jackson's 1,528 rushing yards ranked him fifth in the league; Tomlinson was the leader, with 1,815.

                        Although Jackson didn't come close to matching Tomlinson's record-breaking touchdown total (31), he did score seven times in the final three games and wound up with 16 TDs. Only Tomlinson and Kansas City running back Larry Johnson (19) found the end zone more often.

                        "Steven backed up his commitment to having a great year and has taken his game to another level," coach Scott Linehan said. "He made improvement unlike anyone else in the league, in my opinion, from where he was going into the year to where he is now."



                        At first glance, Jackson's preseason goals might have seemed ambitious. They required a significant upgrade over his previous highs 1,366 total yards and 1,046 rushing yards, both achieved in 2005, his first season as the team's primary ballcarrier.

                        But after getting 297 touches 254 carries and 43 catches in '05, Jackson was called on 436 times this year, with 346 carries and 90 catches. Overall, the Rams advanced 5.4 yards every time the 6-foot-2, 231-pound Oregon State product, a first-round draft pick in 2004, had the ball in his hands.

                        A breakdown of Jackson's carries indicates that he consistently wore down defenses. His overall average per attempt was 4.4 yards, but he averaged nearly a yard more on carries 20 through 33 (his season high).

                        "It was just a matter of allowing me to be comfortable and do what I'm used to doing," Jackson said. "I knew that given the opportunity to touch the ball 20 to 25 times a game, I'd be able to (emerge), and I think I've proven so."

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