UH CB William Jackson visited 49ers

Apr 12, 2016 at 7:09 AM--


University of Houston CB William Jackcon III visited with the San Francisco 49ers, per the Houston Chronicle. He also visited with the Los Angeles Rams, Baltimore Ravens, Oakland Raiders, Miami Dolphins and will visit with the Cincinnati Bengals and Jacksonville Jaguars this week.


"Jackson has met privately with Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, general manager Kevin Colbert and secondary coach Carnell Lake," reports Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle.

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At the NFL Scouting Combine, the 6-foot and 189-pound Jackson had a 40-time of 4.37 seconds and a broad jump of 116 inches.

Lance Zierlein of NFL Media, who compares Jackson to Phillip Gaines, had the following to say in his scouting report:

Tall cornerbacks with length who can run and play the football are usually in high demand and that could be the case for Jackson as well. While he has the traits for the position, the league is turning into small and fast or big and strong at the receiver spot and handling those two elements could take a year or two for him to improve in before he becomes a full-­time starter.



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