Enters his third season with the Storm…During his rookie season he led team with 35 receiving touchdowns, breaking the franchise rookie record for TDs of 28 set by Freddie Solomon…Broke Solomon‘s Franchise Rookie record for receptions with his second catch against Tulsa on 7/9/11… Broke Freddie Solomon‘s franchise rookie mark for receiving yards in a season against SJS 7/23…Caught a single-game best five touchdowns vs. ORL 6/17…Single-game high of 14 receptions twice, Single-game high of 187 yards twice…Missed time in 2012 due to injuries…Attended training camp with the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2008 and 2009…Also spent time with Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL...Spent the 2013 season with the Orlando Predators and San Jose SaberCats.
2013: Highlights: Spent the 2013 season with the Orlando Predators and San Jose SaberCats…ORLANDO PREDATORS: GP/GS – 3/3…3/23: Assigned to the Orlando Predators…3/24 at NOV: Inactive…3/29 at SJS: Started at WR…Caught 12 passes for 209 yards and five touchdowns…4/6 vs. PHI: Started at WR…Caught four passes for 17 yards…4/20 vs. TAM: Caught five passes for 65 yards and a touchdown…SAN JOSE SABERCATS: GP/GS – 8/0…4/25: Acquired in a trade from Orlando…4/27 at NOV: Did not play…5/4 vs. CLE: Did not play…5/10 vs. TAM: Did not play…5/18 at JAX: Saw time at WR…5/25 vs. UTA: Inactive…6/1 at SPO: Saw action at WR…Caught two passes for 22 yards…Also had a tackle…6/8 vs. PIT: Saw time at WR…Reeled in five passes for 68 yards and a touchdown…Also had a tackle…6/15 at IOW: Saw action at WR…Had two receptions for 79 yards…6/22 vs. ARI: Saw time at WR…Had five receptions for 72 yards and a touchdown…6/29 at UTA: Played at WR…Caught 8 passes for 68 yards and a touchdown…7/6 vs. SAT: Inactive…7/13 at PIT: Inactive…7/20 vs. PHI: Saw action at WR…Had a tackle…7/27 vs. CHI: Saw time at WR…Had a tackle…PLAYOFFS: GP/GS – 1/0…8/4 at ARI: Saw time at WR.
2012: Highlights: GP/GS - 11/11...Returned from injured reserve at New Orleans (4/6) and caught 6 passes for 98 yards and a touchdown...Named the Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the game on 4/13 vs. Cleveland... Had the second most receiving yards (220) in a game in franchise history 6/15 at ORL...Named the AFL Playmaker of the Week for his Week 15 performance at Orlando...3/10 at Chicago: Injured reserve…3/16 vs GEO: Injured reserve...3/30 vs JAX: Injured reserve…4/6 at NOV: Started at WR his first game returning from injured reserve...Caught 6 passes for 98 yards and a touchdown, also had 1 kick return for 9 yards...4/13 vs CLE: Caught 6 passes for 92 yards and 3 touchdowns...Also recorded a tackle...4/20 at PHI: Started at WR, caught 5 passes for 31 yards, and had 2 kick returns for -5 yards...4/30 vs. KCC: Inactive...5/5 vs. ORL: Started at WR, caught eleven passes for 135 yards and a touchdown, also recorded one tackle on special teams...5/12 at GEO: Started at WR, caught 5 passes for 66 yards and three touchdowns... 5/19 at CLE: Started at WR, caught 7 passes for 56 yards and a touchdown...had 22 return yards and a touchdown after receiving a lateral from Chandler Williams on a kick return... 5/26 vs MKE: Started at WR, caught six passes for 85 yards and three touchdowns... 6/2 at JAX: Started at WR, had nine receptions for 103 yards and a touchdown... 6/15 at ORL: Started at WR, caught 12 passes for 220 yards, and four touchdowns...Had two returns for 77 yards... 6/23 vs SAT: Caught nine passes for 105 yards and three touchdowns...Also returned one kick for 41 yards... 6/29 vs PHI: Started at WR, caught one pass for 21 yards prior to leaving the game with injury... 7/5: Placed on injured reserve...7/7 at PIT: Injured reserve...7/14 vs NOV: Injured reserve... 7/21 at SPO: Injured reserve.
2011: Highlights: GP/GS – 18/15…Caught first career TD 4/1 vs. JAX…Led team with 35 receiving touchdowns, breaking the franchise rookie record for TDs of 28 set by Freddie Solomon…Broke Solomon‘s Franchise Rookie record for receptions with his second catch against Tulsa on 7/9…First on team in receiving yards with 1,619 and tied for first with 125 receptions…Breakout game was at ORL 5/6…Has 12 straight games with a touchdown reception…Caught a single-game best five touchdowns vs. ORL 6/17…Single -game high of 14 receptions twice this season, Single-game high of 187 yards twice this season…Broke Freddie Solomon‘s franchise rookie mark for receiving yards in a season against SJS 7/23…Had eight 100-yard games and nine multi-touchdown games. 3/11 at New Orleans: Started at WR, did not catch a ball, recorded 1.5 tackles on special teams…3/17 at Utah: Saw action at WR and special teams, recorded first career reception for 14 yards…had a TD called back on holding penalty…3/27 vs. Cleveland: Played at WR and on special teams, caught two passes for 14 yards…4/1 vs. Jacksonville: Saw action at WR and on special teams, caught a season-high five passes for 84 yards and his first career touchdown…4/15 at Philadelphia: Started at WR, caught a career high seven passes for 48 yards and a TD…4/23 vs. Dallas: Started at WR, caught four passes for 30 yards and a TD…4/30 at Milwaukee: Started at WR, had a career-high 89 yards receiving on six catches, added a TD…5/6 at Orlando: Started at WR, led all receivers with 146 yards receiving on 10 receptions, had three TDs, two through the air and he recovered a Storm fumble and returned it 11 yards for a touchdown…5/13 vs. Kansas City: Started at WR, caught a career-high 14 receptions, 187 yards and four TDs…5/20 at Spokane: Started at WR, gathered six passes for 54 yards and three scores…6/4 at Georgia: Started at WR, caught two passes for 25 yards and a TD…6/11 vs. Pittsburgh: Started at WR, caught a team high 11 passes for 158 yards and three touchdowns…6/17 vs. Orlando: Started at WR, caught a game-high 11 passes for 151 yards and five TDS…6/25 at Jacksonville: Started at WR, caught a game high 14 passes for 187 yards along with 4 TD‘s…7/1 vs. New Orleans: Started at WR, had fourth consecutive 100+ yard game receiving, tied franchise rookie record with his 28th touchdown reception of the season, surpassed 100 receptions on the season with an 11 catch 123 yard performance, added two touchdowns.…7/9 at Tulsa: Started at WR, seven receptions for 81 yards, broke franchise single-season rookie reception mark with second catch of the night…7/16 vs. Georgia: Started at WR, eight catches for 112 yards and three touchdowns, broke franchise single season rookie touchdown reception mark on first TD of the night…7/23 vs. San Jose: Started at WR, caught six passes for 116 yards and four scores…Broke Freddie Solomon‘s franchise rookie mark for receiving yards in a season (1544) with a nine yard TD catch in the second quarter.
Invited to mini-camp two consecutive seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2008-2009)…Also spent training camp with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 2010…Also spent time with the Virginia Destroyers (UFL) in 2011.
Played 31 games over three seasons for USF (2005-2007)…Caught 70 passes for 891 yards and five touchdowns at South Florida…Gained national attention for his performance in USF’s 2005 win over Louisville with two rushing touchdowns on reverse runs of 51 and 12 yards, a touchdown pass of 11 yards on another reverse, and two catches for 75 yards … Named National and Big East Conference Offensive Player of the Week for after Louisville outing…Missed four games in senior season due to injury.
Full name is Amarri Nathaniel Jackson … Son of Vickie Jackson… Played basketball for two seasons at Hillsborough Community College … Lettered four times in football, three in basketball and four in track at Riverview H.S. of Sarasota, Florida … All-District, All-Area and All-Conference in football as a junior and senior … Two-time all-state performer in basketball.