Blue Bombers add Blake Jackson and Prince Robinson to roster
WINNIPEG, MB., February 25, 2021 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the team has signed American receiver Blake Jackson and American defensive back Prince Robinson.
Jackson (5-11, 200, Mary Hardin-Baylor, March 7, 1994 in Houston, TX) was most recently with Houston of the XFL. He spent parts of 2018 on Cleveland’s roster, seeing action in one game. Jackson played three seasons as a quarterback at Mary Hardin-Baylor, completing 311 of 487 pass attempts for 4,311 yards. He threw 49 touchdowns and led the Crusaders to a Division III national championship as a senior and was named Southwest Conference offensive player of the year and an all-American. Jackson also attended Calgary Stampeders training camp in 2018.
Robinson (6-0, 190, Tarleton State, September 12, 1997 in Houston, TX) led all Division II defenders with three interceptions returned for touchdowns in 2019. The Lone Star Conference Defensive Back of the Year excelled during his time with Tarleton State, finishing his two-year career with 118 tackles, nine interceptions (four returned for touchdowns), 37 passes defended and 3 forced fumbles in just 25 games. He also showcased an elite returner ability, where he scored three more touchdowns.