Watch: Jackson surpasses 200 yards after 40-yard TD run in Pinstripe Bowl
It doesn’t seem believable for a running back who’s hit the 1,000-yard mark three-straight years, but Northwestern’s Justin Jackson hit the 200-yard mark for the first time in his career in the Pinstripe Bowl.
He eclipsed the mark on a 40-yard to the end zone in the third quarter, scoring his third touchdown of the day and giving the Wildcats a 21-17 lead over Pitt. After putting on this ridiculous juke move, Jackson jogged his way across the end zone:
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That was the junior’s second big run of the day, breaking off a 68-yard run late in the first quarter that eventually led to Northwestern’s first score of the game.
It was another significant milestone for Jackson, who also surpassed the 4,000-yard mark for his career, still with a season of eligibility left.
Yankee Stadium has seen a lot of great players – mostly in baseball uniforms – but Jackson is putting on a performance that’s going to be hard to forget.