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.
RIP to one of the Greatest Fighting Tigers to ever play the game ... Jermon Jackson was a Legend in SouthEast Ohio. God Bless! #25 pic.twitter.com/QAXbSSQGt5— Ironton Football (@FootballIronton) February 26, 2021
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.