Gabe Jackson Interview
Sr. / Mississippi State / OG
Updated - 2-23-14
By: Alex Khvatov
Alex Khvatov: Describe your first day of practice at the Senior Bowl.
Gabe Jackson: It was intense. It was a great learning process.
Alex Khvatov: How would you grade your overall performance during Monday’s practice?
Gabe Jackson: I would give myself a B or a C.
Alex Khvatov: Who was the toughest guy that you went up against in practice?
Gabe Jackson: Daniel McCullers. He is just so big.
Alex Khvatov: Were you happy with the way you checked in at the weigh-in this morning at 339 pounds?
Gabe Jackson: I want to be a little bit lighter. I have to work on that.
Alex Khvatov: What are your strengths?
Gabe Jackson: My strength is run blocking.
Alex Khvatov: What are you trying to improve upon this week?
Gabe Jackson: I want to show my ability to block in space, run through blocks and keep my balance.
Alex Khvatov: What was the highlight of your career?
Gabe Jackson: The last two games of the season. Both of those games were a must wins for us in order to go to the bowl game. We won both of them in overtime.
Alex Khvatov: Who was the toughest player that you ever played against?
Gabe Jackson: Nick Fairley and my former teammate Fletcher Cox.
Alex Khvatov: What are your hobbies?
Gabe Jackson: I like to relax. I like to watch TV and play music. I love to eat as you can tell. I like to joke around and laugh.
Alex Khvatov: Finish the sentence, Gabe Jackson is….
Gabe Jackson: Consistent, accountable, hard working and selfless. I will do whatever it takes to get the job done and get better.
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