News:Frankie Jackson rushed for 77 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries Tuesday at Louisiana-Lafayette.
Analysis:Frankie Jackson has been a disappointment this season, but maybe this will get him going. He's only useful in Sun Belt-only leagues.
News:Frankie Jackson rushed for 72 yards on seven carries Saturday at Oregon. He also caught one pass for eight yards.
Analysis: David Oku got the start for the Red Wolves, but Frankie Jackson did most of his damage in the second half when Arkansas State scored 24 points. He's a good option in Sun Belt-only leagues, but that's about it.
News: Arkansas State running back Frankie Jackson showed off his versatility against Florida International as the redshirt freshman rushed for 48 yards and also had 44 yards receiving.
Analysis: The Red Wolves are not going to grind anyone down with their running backs like when Reggie Arnold roamed the campus, but Jackson is a perfect fit for Hugh Freeze's spread attack.
News: Arkansas State was without their leading rusher in freshman Frankie Jackson against Western Kentucky. Jackson sprained his ankle against Central Arkansas and was listed as questionable against the Hilltoppers.
Analysis: Obviously the Red Wolves did fine, but after rushing for just 25 yards on 28 carries, they need their dynamic freshman back.
News: Arkansas State may have found the gamebreaker they need at running back in Frankie Jackson. Against Memphis, the diminutive freshman rushed for 101 yards and a score on just 10 touches.
Analysis: The spread offense usually utilizes a speedier back more in the mold of Jackson, so look for him to become more of a feature in the offense from here on.