Tim Jackson is the author of the new book, Understanding College Athletics Through The Eyes Of College Athletes. Tim was inducted into the Youngstown State Hall of Fame after starting all 112 games in his four-year career with the YSU men’s basketball program from 1987-1991. He is one of just four players in school history with more than 1,000 points and at least 800 rebounds.
At YSU, he averaged 13.7 points per game during his career. He hauled down 810 career rebounds, while averaging eight per game. He is currently ranked in the top ten all time at YSU in Career Minutes, Career Games Started, Rebounds, Field Goal Percentage, and Fouls. He is the number 12 all-time leading scorer.
Jackson graduated from YSU with a degree in Elementary Education. While in high school at Canton McKinley (OH), he scored 1,032 points and had 650 rebounds and is currently the 7th all-time leading scorer for the Bulldogs.
Tim is currently a middle school teacher at Norfolk Public Schools in Virginia after stops in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Arizona. In addition, he is a high school and college football official as well as a high school basketball referee.
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