“He’s a jumbo athlete,” Hammock said. “I think when you’ve got those type of athletes, he’s all of 6-[foot]-3, 6-[foot]-4 and can run. We [are] looking at him ... giving us some flexibility. We may put three safeties out there because of the things he can do.”
After arriving for summer workouts in June, Terry gained quick recognition as a note-taker and observer.
“Having guys like Mykelti [Williams], Trayshon Foster, Trequan Smith, all of those guys, [Adam] Buirge, having those older guys, those mature guys who have been through game situations, and they know what they’re doing in practice, they know the schemes, the coaches, how they want it to be played and everything,” Terry said. “It really helps me with my game with being relaxed out there and really feeling more comfortable.”
Jackson, who is using a variety of looks in the secondary, often has been in Terry’s hip pocket early in fall practice to teach the intricacies of the new defense.