Jackson spent the past three seasons at Washington State, the last two as director of player relations. He succeeds Bush Hamdan who left earlier this month to become a quality control coach at Washington in the wake of Davidson’s 1-11 record last season.
[daily_cut.college football] Jackson coached wide receivers at Dartmouth from 2006-11 and was a volunteer assistant at Central Oklahoma in 2005. He got his start in coaching as an assistant at Chickasha (Okla.) High School in 2004.
Jackson played in the AFL for six seasons and was a member of the Buffalo Bills’ practice squad from 2000-02. The Houston native played wide receiver at Oklahoma from 1996-99.
Washington State had a 3-9 record last season under coach Mike Leach, who is entering his fourth year. The Cougars return 14 starters, including standout junior wide receiver River Cracraft.