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G Gabe Jackson Conference Call

Posted May 9, 2014

The Raiders 3rd round selection (81st overall), G Gabe Jackson, took questions from the media via conference call.

Q: Did you know you were going to land with the Raiders?

Jackson: “It was a surprise. I didn’t know that I would end up landing there.”

Q: Did you have any conversations with the Raiders?

Jackson: “Just moments before they picked me.”

Q: So you never spoke with them during the offseason?

Jackson: “I did at the Senior Bowl. I spoke with the offensive line coach.”

Q: Were you watching the draft? Did you see that they had picked a quarterback?

Jackson: “Yes. I was watching. I saw they traded back earlier and I thought I might have ended up there but I didn’t know.”

Q: Where do you fit in with the Raiders offense?

Jackson: “I feel like I fit in with their physical play. They like strong, physical offensive linemen.”

Q: How would you describe your strengths?

Jackson: “My awareness and use of my hands and feet. My alertness and knowing what’s going on.”

Q: Have you played any right guard or has it always been on the left?

Jackson: “Always on the left.”

Q: What do you know about the Raiders?

Jackson: “I haven’t watched a lot of it. I’ve watched some sometimes. I always know they’ve been physical, so that’s the main thing.”

Q: Raiders make a big deal about drafting guys that are serious about their craft. Would that describe you?

Jackson: “Most definitely.”

Q: What kind of blocking scheme did you guys mostly run in college?

Jackson: “Power scheme and some outside zone schemes, and a little gap.”

Q: What makes you more of a guard than a tackle?

Jackson: “To me, I think I’m good on the inside for my power and being good in short space areas. I’m not having to block defensive ends like most tackles are built for.”

Q: Your college coach said you’re a guy that leads by example. Do you see that changing in the NFL?

Jackson: “No, when I get there and I’m around the older guys, I can learn from them and get into that role.”

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