Impressive Debut

Safety Damien Jackson has made his presence known quickly this spring. He talked about his debut Friday following practice. View the videos inside.

The Ole Miss defense has seen no shortage of playmakers this spring, but one name continues to pop up with each passing day: Damien Jackson.

Jackson, a junior college transfer, has quickly made his mark at free safety. His jarring tackles and timely interceptions are an almost daily occurrence. He's currently battling returning veterans Johnny Brown and Fon Ingram for playing time in the defensive backfield.

Damien Jackson

Jackson met with the media shortly following practice Friday.

Ole Miss head coach Houston Nutt has often made mention of his new hard-hitting safety.

And while Jackson didn't dominate the headlines Friday, the Ole Miss defense continued to impress in shorts and shoulder pads.

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