Who was Kenji Jackson before he was a Tiger?

Thursday, October 1, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 4:59 p.m. CDT, Thursday, October 1, 2009

COLUMBIA - After an 8-2 regular season in 2007, the Mansfield (Texas) Tigers were hoping for a nice first-round playoff game, possibly a team with a mediocre record that had barely qualified for the playoffs. Current Missouri safety Kenji Jackson and six other three-year starters had led the team to its first playoff appearance since 2000, and the Tigers were hoping to continue their senior year for weeks into the playoffs.