Winnipeg Blue Bombers release FB Damian Jackson

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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have released American fullback Damian Jackson.

The six-foot-one, 251-pound native of Las Vegas, Nev. dressed for 15 regular season games in 2023, recording three receptions for 21 yards and three special teams tackles.

The 31-year-old started his collegiate career at the University of Nebraska at age 25 after serving four years as a Navy SEAL. He finished college at the University at Buffalo in 2022 where he primarily played defensive end.

The Blue Bombers will open the 2024 regular season by hosting the Grey Cup champion Montreal Alouettes at Princess Auto Stadium on Thursday, June 6.

John Hodge is a Canadian football reporter based in Winnipeg.