#6 LaRoche Jackson, DB


Position: DB
Date of Birth: 06/21/1984
Height: 5' 11"   Weight: 195 lbs
Pro Experience: 4 years
College Experience: Clark Atlanta
Resides: Irwinton, GA (Wilkinson County HS)


Transaction Notes

Assigned to the Jacksonville roster, April 21, 2015... Enters his fifth season in the Arena Football League (Cleveland, 2013-14 - Jacksonville, 2011-12).

AFL Experience

2016: Jackson managed 64 tackles, 10 deflections and 6 interceptions. 2015: 48 tackles with 10 deflections and 3 interceptions. 2014 In his second season with the Cleveland Gladiators, Jackson led his team with 105.5 toal tackles (88 solo)... Added 5.5 tackles for loss, three interceptions, three fumble recoveries and seven pass breakups... Also forced two fumbles... Totaled 8.5 tackles and a pass breakup during the Gladiators' three-game playoff run. 2013 In his first season with Clevleand, Jackson finished with a team-high total of 85 tackles (75 solo)... Hauled in five interceptions and recovered four fumbles while recording 2.5 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and nine pass breakups. 2012 Led the Sharks in tackles for a second consecutive season in 2012, hauling in four interceptions... Also finished second on the team with 14 pass breakups and both forced and recovered a fumble. 2011 Broke into the AFL with the Sharks in 2011, setting a franchise record with 119 total tackles as an AFL rookie... That season, tied for second on the team with six interceptions, recovered two fumbles and recorded 10 pass breakups.

Other Professional Experience

2010 Spent time with the Hamilton Tiger Cats of the Canadian Football League. 2009 Jackson was nominated for the Indoor Football League’s Most Valuable Player award as a member of the Bloomington Extreme… Recorded 41.5 tackles, eight interceptions and two kickoff returns for TDs. 2008 Jackson made his indoor football debut in the American Indoor Football Association (AIFA), as a member of the Carolina Speed.


Played at Clark Atlanta University… Jackson became a starter at defensive back in the second game of his freshman season and held on to that spot the rest of the year… Ended the season with four interceptions while only giving up two TDs.


A native of Irwinton, Georgia, Jackson attended Wilkinson County High School.

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3 David Hyland DB
4 Tommy Grady QB
6 LaRoche Jackson DB
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11 Tiger Jones WR
14 Lindsey Wolfe Kicker
15 Keon Lyn DB
17 Alvin Ray Jackson WR/LB
20 Antron Dillon DL
33 Keith Bowers DL
39 Derrick Ross FB
50 Ray McNeil OL
55 Dexter Jackson LB
58 Khreem Smith DL
68 Ryan Cave OL
69 Jordan Miller DL
72 Cornelius Lewis OL
81 Joe Hills WR
82 Andrew Robustelli WR
93 Moqut Ruffins OL
95 Neefy Moffett DL
5 Micheaux Robinson (Inactive Reserve) DB
7 Jeremy Gallon (Refused to Report) WR
12 Anthony DeGrate (Inactive Reserve) DL
21 Greg Reid (Injury Reserve) DB
42 Laith Wallschleger (Injured Reserve) DL

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