Pascagoula’s James Jackson honored at South Ala.

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by Curtis Rockwell, Our Mississippi Home

Former High standout James Jackson has made himself right at home in Mobile since transferring from Mississippi State to South Alabama last year.

Jackson is in his second year as the starting center for the Jaguars, who are off to a 2-0 start with wins over Nicholls State and Central Michigan.

The 6-foot-6, 319-pound behemoth was honored this week as he was chosen to wear the “Honorary Five’ jersey in what is billed as one of the biggest games ever in South Alabama program history as the Jaguars head to the historic Rose Bowl in Los Angeles, Cal.,to face UCLA Saturday afternoon.

The “Honorary Five” jersey is bestowed on a Jag player each week in memory of former South Alabama running back Anthony Mostella, who died in a motorcycle crash some years back.

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