Projected as first-round pick, Jackson to enter draft

Updated: January 15, 2008, 4:44 PM ET
By Joe Schad | ESPN.com

California junior wide receiver DeSean Jackson said Tuesday he will enter the NFL draft.

Jackson had 762 receiving yards and six touchdowns this season. He also averaged 10.8 yards and scored one touchdown on punt returns.

Jackson, 5-feet-11, 172 pounds, has been tabbed at 4.3 seconds in the 40-yard dash. Jackson had 1,060 receiving yards as a sophomore.

He is projected as a first-round pick in the next NFL draft.

Joe Schad is a college football reporter for ESPN.

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