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Former Ohio State Running Back Jermon Jackson Dies

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February 26, 2021 at 6:16pm

Jermon Jackson, a former Ohio State running back who played for the Buckeyes from 1994-98, has died. Ironton High School, his alma mater, shared the news of his passing on Friday.

A two-time first-team All-Ohio selection at Ironton, Jackson ran for 698 yards and seven touchdowns on 136 carries and added six catches for 47 yards as a backup running back for the Buckeyes.

According to his LinkedIn page, Jackson went on to earn his Master of Business Administration degree and was a vice president at VOXX after previously working for Chase and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

The cause of death was not immediately available.

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