Validation process

Colton Jackson wasn’t starting for Conway when he accepted Arkansas’ scholarship offer before his junior season, and he’s been trying to prove himself worthy every since

Posted: August 24, 2014 at 3:46 a.m.

Conway High School's offensive lineman Colton Jackson works the line during practice Monday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Conway.

When the University of Arkansas offered Conway left tackle Colton Jackson a scholarship before his junior season last year, he accepted right away.

At a glance

PLAYER Colton Jackson


POSITION Left tackle


WEIGHT 296 pounds

NOTEWORTHY Orally committed to Arkansas. … Started last season for Conway’s Class 7A state semifinalist team. … Named to Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s All-Arkansas Preps and All-Metro teams as a junior. … Graded out at 84 percent blocking and allowed only two sacks last season.

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