WATCH: New Baylor WRs coach Frisman Jackson looks to use NFL experience to his advantage

Fisman Jackson-Baylor Football-Wide Receivers Coach-NFL Experience

New Baylor wide receivers coach Frisman Jackson is no stranger to Bears’ second-year coach Matt Rhule.

Jackson, who was hired by Baylor in January, previously worked with Rhule in the same capacity at Temple from 2015-2016. Jackson left to become the wide receivers coach for the Tennessee Titans in time for the 2017 season as Rhule departed for Waco.

As the two are now reunited, Jackson hopes that he can use his knowledge from his year as an NFL assistant to the team’s advantage.

Jackson, in an video interview with Baylor broadcaster John Morris, said that his time working with young receivers on the Titans roster one season ago has given him a better sense of what needs to be done in order to turn a college wide receiver into a first round NFL Draft pick.

“I was at a level where a lot of guys want to be,” Jackson said. “I coached the fifth pick of the [2017] draft, so it helps me with my receivers to tell them ‘here’s what a first round pick looks like … here’s how he works … here’s what I can do to help develop your game.’ I’m excited to get around these guys and coach these guys up.”

That fifth pick of the draft, which Jackson referred to, is wide receiver and Western Michigan product Corey Davis. Davis’ rookie season in 2017 was plagued by a hamstring injury, but he made his presence felt in the postseason with two touchdown catches against the New England Patriots in AFC Divisional Round of the 2017-18 NFL Playoffs.

Baylor is looking to rebound from a 1-11 mark in Rhule’s debut season as coach in 2017. The Bears begin the 2018 season with a home game vs. Abilene Christian on Sept. 1.

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