Action Jackson: Ticats sign energetic RB Don Jackson to two-year contract extension

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The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have re-signed American running back Don Jackson to a two-year contract extension through the 2023 season.

The 28-year-old Jackson played four regular season games for the Ticats in 2021, registering 44 carries for 245 yards and one rushing touchdown as well as eight receptions for 94 yards and one receiving touchdown.

The five-foot-10, 205-pound native of Sacramento, CA has played 24 games over his three-year CFL career with the Calgary Stampeders (2018-2019) and black and gold (2021), tallying 262 carries for 1,415 yards and six rushing touchdowns, also adding 52 receptions for 394 yards and one receiving touchdown.

The University of Nevada product was a member of Calgary’s Grey Cup championship team in 2018, after beginning his professional career with the Green Bay Packers (2016-2017), where he played in three games, registering 10 carries for 32 yards.