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Former Perry star in CFL
Former Perry Central High standout Tristan Jackson has signed a free agent contract with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League.
A 5-foot, 8-inch, 185-pound defensive back who played collegiately at Central Arkansas, Jackson was All-Southland Conference as a senior in 2007 at cornerback and kick returner.
He led the league in punt returns, averaging 23.6 yards per kick. He also had 40 solo tackles and 15 assists on defense.