March 27, 2012

Raleigh Jackson Accepts Coaching Position at Slippery Rock

Raleigh Jackson has left The Citadel football coaching staff for a fulltime position as linebackers coach at Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania.

Jackson served as tight ends coach for the Bulldogs in a restricted earnings position the past two seasons. Nathaniel Hogge, who coached wide receivers last season, will once again coach the tight ends after holding that position his first three years at The Citadel. 

Jackson was a four-year letterman at linebacker for the Bulldogs and graduated from The Citadel in 2007. Prior to returning to his alma mater he spent three seasons as the defensive line coach and recruiting coordinator at Missouri Southern State. Jackson began his coaching career as an assistant at Goose Creek High School under former Baylor coach Chuck Reedy.

He appeared in 42 of a possible 44 games with 17 starts during his playing days at The Citadel. He earned a starting spot his senior year and helped lead the Bulldogs to their first winning record in the Southern Conference in 15 years.


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