Josh Jackson honored by Walter Camp Foundation

IOWA CITY — University of Iowa junior defensive back Josh Jackson has been named Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week following Iowa’s 55-24 win over No. 3 Ohio State Saturday in Kinnick Stadium. The award was announced Sunday by the Walter Camp Football Foundation.

Jackson was also named the national defensive Player of the Week by College Sports Madness.

Jackson tied a school record with three interceptions and also added three solo tackles. His first theft led to a touchdown that gave Iowa a 31-17 halftime lead. His second interception led to a field goal, and his third stopped an Ohio State scoring threat in the fourth quarter. His final interception was also recognized by ESPN as Saturday’s Play of the Day in college football.