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D1 Chattanooga – East Hamilton Football Player UTC Bound

Monday, June 10 – Logan Jackson was Chattanooga’s most productive running back going into the playoffs, having gained 1,519 yards and scored 23 touchdowns.  During East Hamilton’s first playoff game vs. Marshal County Jackson suffered a left knee injury.  Several days later doctors had confirmed that Jackson had a torn anterior cruciate ligament.  Two days following his surgery, performed by Dr. Todd Bell of the Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics in Chattanooga, Jackson started his rehabilitation at D1 Sports Training in East Brainerd. He was determined to recover and fulfill his dream of playing college football.  Jackson says he’s been working out six days a week and is 85% – 90% back to where he was before his injury.

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Prior to Jacksons knee injury he being recruited by Eastern Kentucky, Furman, Appalachian State and UT-Chattanooga.  After the injury all the schools were still contacting Jackson; none were offering scholarships, but they all wanted him as a preferred walk-on.  Jackson chose to play for UT-Chattanooga, a Southern Conference Team.

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