Jackson a frontrunner to start with Texans

Former Alabama Crimson Tide defensive star is in the running to start for the Houston Texans. This AP story gives a picture of the young football player, “The 5-foot-10 Jackson said his transition to the pros has been eased because of the Texans’ defensive scheme resembles what the Crimson Tide run under Nick Saban, a former NFL coach. Now, Jackson needs to adjust to the increased speed of the pro game and learn the complexities of NFL offenses. ‘I don’t really feel any pressure,’ he said. ‘If I come out and do what I’m capable of doing, learn the defense and learn the different things I have to do on the different plays, then I think I’ll be successful.'” (Read the entire AP report below)