Carrollton, GA – Devontae Jackson enjoyed a record-breaking senior season for the West Georgia Wolves. Wednesday, Jackson’s season and career received an exclamation point as he was named a second-team member of the 2018 American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Division II Coaches’ All-America Team.
For Jackson, a four-year standout running back from Marietta, the honor marks the second consecutive year for him to gain recognition as an All-American. He was named a First-team Associated Press All-America choice following the 2017 season. Also, he is a top candidate for additional All-America recognition later in December.
Wednesday’s honor is the latest entry on an already impressive 2018 postseason resume for Jackson. He was named last month to the All-Gulf South Conference Team for a fourth consecutive year and was voted a first team member of D2CCA All-Super Region 2 Team.
Jackson capped his impressive UWG career on the field this fall by leading the Gulf South Conference in both rushing (1,320 yards) and all-purpose yards (1,557 yards). He set UWG career records in both categories and ends his career as the most prolific kickoff return specialist in West Georgia history.
Devontae Jackson Career Accolades
2015 – GSC Freshman of the Year
2015 – First Team All-GSC – All-Purpose
2016 – Second Team All-GSC – All-Purpose
2017 – First Team All-GSC – Running Back
2017 – First Team All-Region – Running Back
2017 – First Team All-American – All-Purpose
2017 – Harlon Hill Finalist
2018 – First Team All-GSC - Running Back
UWG Career Records
All-Purpose Yardage - 6,063 yards
Rushing - 4,039 yards
100-yard games - 15
1,000-yard seasons - 3