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51 Cardia Jackson
2008 All-Sun Belt First Team
2008 All-Louisiana First Team
2007 All-Sun Belt Second Team

2008 (Junior): Had a dominating junior season...finished the year tied for eighth nationally averaging 10.6 tackles per game...was fourth nationally averaging 6.3 solo tackles per game...named first team all-Sun Belt and all-Louisiana...also recorded a pair of interceptions (Auburn, Troy)…his tackle total was the most since Chris Harris had the same number in 2002 and nobody had more since 1998…had 14 solo tackles at Tulane and at Ole Miss, which was the fourth most in school history…had double-digit tackles in seven of the final nine games of the season…recovered a pair of fumbles…second on the team with 4.0 sacks and 8.0 tackles for loss…had 18 tackles at Ole Miss, which was the second most in the Sun Belt this season...finished the game at Tulane with 17 total tackles...had 14 tackles, including three for loss (24 yards) & two sacks (23 yards) at Arkansas State...had four total sacks on the season that went for a loss of 46 yards...went a stretch of five-straight games with double-digit tackles (Tulane to Florida Atlantic)

2007 (Sophomore): Named to the all-Sun Belt second team ­after leading the Warhawks in tackles with 79...tied for second on team with nine tackles for loss, which went for 23 yards; also recorded a pair of pass breakups...started eight games in the Warhawks two-linebacker scheme...recorded a then-career-best 10 tackles in ULM’s victories at Florida Atlantic (5,5) and Louisiana-Lafayette (7,3)...had seven solo stops against both Arkansas State and Louisiana-Lafayette...recorded five or more tackles in nine-of-12 contests...had a TFL in five of the first six games of the year...had TFL in the Warhawks 21-14 victory at Alabama...registered a half sack against Florida International

2006 (Freshman): Played in all 12 contests…finished fourth on the team in total tackles after recording 58…recorded a season-high nine tackles at Kentucky and at Louisiana-Lafayette…recorded 34 total solo tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss…also recovered two fumbles

Prep: Two-time all-state and all-district honoree…named ­Defensive Player of the Year in Northeast Louisiana…became the all-time leading tackler at WHS…lettered in football and basketball

Personal: Born on April 13, 1988, in Monroe, La…son of Billy Cage and Carlette Boldes…has two sisters, Carlecia and ­Anastasia…­father and uncle Michael Hutchinson played football at ULM...majoring in general studies
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 240
Year: Junior
Hometown: Monroe, La.
High School: Wossman HS