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App State Football BIO
12 Jamal Londry-Jackson
All-conference, all-America and Walter Payton Award candidate returns for his third and final season as Appalachian State’s starting quarterback … is coming off one of the best seasons by a passer in Appalachian history … set school records for single-season completions (268) and pass attempts (406) while falling just 13 yards short of the program record with 3,278 passing yards … with a similar campaign as a senior, could finish his career ranked as high as second in Appalachian’s all-time annals for career passing yards, completions, attempts, touchdowns and total offense, behind only four-time all-American and two-time Payton Award winner Armanti Edwards … already owns six school records (most passing yards by a sophomore, most passing yards by a junior and most consecutive games with 200 passing yards and 250 yards of total offense, both overall and to begin a career as a starter) … brings a string of 19-straight starts into the season … sustained a severe knee injury during a Week 9 win at Western Carolina on Oct. 27 of last season that limited his mobility down the stretch and required offseason surgery … sat out the majority of spring drills following the January procedure but participated fully in the Mountaineers’ offseason strength and conditioning program and is expected to be at 100 percent when fall camp opens … is a true dual-threat quarterback that can confound opposing defenses with his passing and running ability … draws many comparisons to Appalachian State Hall-of-Fame signal-caller Richie Williams due to his 6-3 frame, strong and accurate arm and ability to make plays with his feet either through called runs or improvisation … a respected team leader who is one of the few players in Appalachian history to have been voted a team captain by his teammates as a junior … is a fan favorite due to the way that he carries himself on and off the field, his regular interaction with fans of all ages and his willingness to give back to the community in a variety of ways … after going by the name of Jamal Jackson during the first four years of his collegiate career, has decided to use his full legal name, Jamal Londry-Jackson, to honor his mother, Kathy Londry.

2012: Started all 12 games at quarterback … was a finalist for the Walter Payton Award, placing 14th in voting for the honor that recognizes the NCAA Division I FCS Player of the Year … named first-team all-Southern Conference by the league’s coaches and media … threw for 3,278 yards, the most by a junior and good for second overall in Appalachian State single-season history, just 13 yards shy of the school record of 3,291 (Armanti Edwards - 2009) … 3,278 passing yards also ranked seventh in SoCon history … set school records with 268 completions (also seventh in SoCon history) and 406 pass attempts … 21 touchdown passes were good for a tie for fourth in program history … .660 completion percentage was the fourth-highest in school history … 3,606 yards of total offense ranked eighth in Appalachian history … led the SoCon in total passing yards, completions, pass attempts and total offense … among all NCAA Division I FCS players nationally, ranked seventh in total passing yards, seventh in total offense, 11th in completions, 14th in passing efficiency (146.96 passer rating) and 19th in touchdown passes … opened the season by nearly engineering an upset victory at East Carolina, throwing for 300 yards on 23-of-40 passing and adding 34 yards and a touchdown on seven carries in the Mountaineers’ 35-13 loss at ECU (Appalachian trailed 14-13 with less than three minutes to go in the third quarter before the Pirates pulled away) … was named National Offensive Performer of the Week by College Football Performance Awards and Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in home-opening 35-27 victory over Montana … accounted for 325 yards of total offense (260 passing, 65 rushing) and three of Appalachian’s five touchdowns (two passing and one rushing) in the win over the Griz … with the stellar performances versus ECU and Montana, extended four school records that he originally set as a sophomore in 2012 to a whopping nine games — most consecutive 200-yard passing games overall (previous record: five - set by Richie Williams in 2004 and Armanti Edwards in 2009), most consecutive 200-yard passing games to begin a career as a starter (previous record: two - set by Joe Burchette in 2000), most consecutive 250-yard total-offense games overall (previous record: five - achieved by Edwards three times) and most consecutive 250-yard total-offense games to begin a career as a starter (previous record: three - set by Edwards in 2006) … the unprecedented streaks were snapped in Week 3 when he threw for just 164 yards and had 217 yards of total offense in a 52-28 loss to The Citadel … rebounded from the tough outing versus The Citadel to throw at least three touchdowns passes in each of the next three games — wins over Chattanooga, Coastal Carolina and Elon … threw for 268 yards and three touchdowns in come-from-behind 34-17 win at UTC … led 55-14 rout over CCU by throwing for 285 yards, rushing for 54 and accounting for four touchdowns (three passing, one rushing) in just barely more than three quarters of work … turned in perhaps the finest all-around performance of his career in 35-23 win over Elon … accounted for all five Mountaineer touchdowns in the homecoming victory with a career-high four touchdown passes and a rushing score … totaled 398 yards of offense (304 passing, career-high 94 rushing) in the triumph over the Phoenix … was named the National Performer of the Week by College Football Performance Awards and SoCon Offensive Player of the Week for the second time following the career day versus Elon … the following week at Samford, led Appalachian on a seven-play, 80-yard drive in just 1:11 which culminated with him throwing a game-winning 22-yard touchdown pass to Sean Price with just 22 seconds to go in the heart-stopping 28-25 triumph over SU … threw for 288 yards and two scores overall but managed just six yards on nine carries in the win at Samford … accounted for 289 total yards (257 passing, 32 rushing) but just one touchdown (a one-yard run) in 38-28 loss to No. 8 Wofford … completed 3-of-4 passes for 64 yards and a touchdown the next week at Western Carolina but left the game late in the first quarter after sustaining a severe knee injury … despite being hobbled by the injury that would eventually require offseason surgery, returned to the field the next week and led Appalachian to an epic 31-28 victory at top-ranked Georgia Southern … threw for a career-high 383 yards and three touchdown passes in the win over GSU, including a 23-yard scoring strike to Tony Washington early in the fourth quarter that put the Mountaineers ahead for good … the 383-yard performance at Georgia Southern was the first of three-straight 300-yard passing efforts to close out the season … completed 32 of his career-high 46 pass attempts for 332 yards and a touchdown in SoCon-title-clinching 33-28 victory over Furman … completed 33-of-45 passes for 373 yards and two touchdowns in season-ending 38-37 overtime loss to Illinois State in the second round of the NCAA Division I Football Championship … the 373 passing yards in the heartbreaking defeat to ISU were the second-most in Appalachian State postseason history … threw for 1,088 yards and six touchdowns with just one interception in the final three games of the season but was limited to minus-38 yards rushing due to the knee injury suffered at WCU.

2011: Played in 10 games, starting the final seven games of the season at quarterback … began the season as the backup to starting signal-caller DeAndre Presley but got the starting nod for the sixth game of the campaign at The Citadel after Presley was injured in the previous week’s loss at Wofford … completed 21-for-27 passes for 234 yards and three touchdowns in his starting debut at The Citadel and remained the starter even after Presley — a finalist for the 2010 Walter Payton Award — returned to action the following week … set an Appalachian State sophomore-record 2,001 passing yards on the season … also amassed 296 rushing yards and 22 total touchdowns (15 passing, seven rushing) on the season … was especially impressive in his seven starts, completing 156-of-248 passes (62.9 percent) for 1,875 yards and 14 touchdowns with just seven interceptions … also ran for 216 yards and three scores in his seven starts, giving him 2,091 yards of total offense as a starter (298.7 ypg) … passed for at least 200 yards and amassed at least 250 yards of total offense in each of his seven starts, setting school records for consecutive 200-yard passing games to begin a career as a starter (previous record: two - set by Joe Burchette in 2000), consecutive 250-yard total-offense games to begin a career as a starter (previous record: three - set by Armanti Edwards in 2006), consecutive 200-yard passing games overall (previous record: five - set by Richie Willams in 2004 and Edwards in 2009) and consecutive 250-yard total-offense games overall (previous record: five - achieved by Edwards three times) … his seven 200-yard passing games tied for fourth in school history … before Jackson entered the starting lineup, Appalachian scored touchdowns on two of its previous 23 possessions (8.7 percent) but after he became the starter, the Mountaineers scored touchdowns on 25 of the 90 series with Jackson behind center (27.8 percent) … despite the limited early-season action dragging down his per-game averages, finished second in the SoCon in total offense (229.7 ypg), second in points responsible for (13.2 ppg), fourth in passing yardage (200.1 ypg) and fifth in passing efficiency (138.4) … would have led the SoCon in total offense (298.7 ypg) and points responsible for (14.6 ppg) and ranked second in passing yardage (267.9 ypg) and fourth in passing efficiency (139.4) if only his seven starts were taken into account … finished the season ranked 25th nationally in points responsible for, 29th in passing efficiency and 43rd in passing yardage … national ranks would have jumped to 16th in passing yardage, 17th in points responsible for and 27th in passing efficiency if only his seven starts were taken into account … completed at least 60 percent of his passes in five of his seven starts and no less than 50 percent of his attempts in all seven … saw limited action in each of the first three games of the season … engineered both of Appalachian’s touchdown drives in season-opening loss at Virginia Tech, capping the scoring drives with a 46-yard touchdown pass and a 15-yard scoring run … totaled 54 yards (39 passing, 15 rushing) and scored on runs of 1 and 3 yards in home-opening win over North Carolina A&T … attempted only one pass in rout over Savannah State but ran four times for 19 yards, including a 16-yard touchdown … the 234 passing yards at The Citadel were the most by an Appalachian quarterback in his first career start since Trey Elder threw for 249 yards versus Texas State in 2004 … the three touchdown passes at The Citadel were the most by an ASU signal-caller since D.J. Campbell also threw for three scores versus Gardner-Webb in 1989 (Jerry Moore’s first game as Appalachian’s head coach) … a week after the impressive debut at The Citadel, accounted for a season-high 330 yards (290 passing, 40 rushing) and three touchdowns (two passing, one rushing) in a homecoming win over Samford … threw for 222 yards and three scores and ran for a season-high 54 yards to key a 24-17 triumph over top-ranked Georgia Southern … set season highs for completions (29) and passing yards (312) at Furman … torched Western Carolina for 261 yards on 22-of-34 passing, 48 yards on 10 carries and three touchdowns (two rushing, one passing) in 46-14 rout … led comeback from 21-0 deficit by completing 26-of-42 passes for 284 yards and season-high four touchdowns in 28-21 victory at Elon in regular-season finale … threw a season-high 45 passes, completing 26 for 272 yards in season-ending loss to Maine.

2010: Fell short in open competition for starting quarterback job during fall camp ... embraced role as a backup and appeared in nine games ... in limited action, rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown and completed 7-of-14 passes for 144 yards and another score ... made collegiate debut in home opener versus Jacksonville, rushing seven times for 49 yards (7.0 ypr) and a touchdown and completing both passes he threw for 43 yards ... saw most extensive action of the season the following week versus North Carolina Central, completing 5-of-9 passes for 101 yards and a touchdown and running five times for 23 yards ... ran three times for six yards at Samford ... gained 23 yards on seven carries and was intercepted on the only pass he threw versus The Citadel ... threw only two more passes (both incomplete) and ran once for minus-one yard the rest of the season.

2009: Redshirted.

High School: Rated as a two-star prospect by Rivals.com ... a dual-threat quarterback, completed 66 percent of his passes for 1,652 yards and 20 touchdowns and rushed 35 times for 276 yards and five scores as a senior ... also punted six times for over 200 yards ...  in his only season at North Atlanta after transferring from Atlanta Grady prior to his senior year (2008), helped lead squad to a 5-5 record, just missing out on the program’s first playoff berth in 12 years ... compiled a 3.7 grade point average ... coached by Brian Montgomery.

Personal: Full name is Brandyn Jamal Londry-Jackson ... born Sept. 5, 1990 (turns 23 during season) ... son of Kathryn Londry ... majoring in communication-advertising.
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
City/State: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: North Atlanta
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