Asa Jackson

The Ravens picked cornerback and return man Asa Jackson from Cal Poly in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL draft (169th overall). (Cal Poly athletics / April 28, 2012)

Asa Jackson at a glance

Cornerback, Cal Poly

Ht./Wt.: 5 feet 10,  190 pounds

Born: Dec. 2, 1989, in Sacramento, Calif.

High School: Christian Brothers (Sacramento)

College highlights: Impressed scouts at the combine by running a 4.4-second 40-yard dash and bench pressing 225 pounds 19 times. ... Four-time All-Great West Conference pick … Jackson had 54 tackles, two interceptions, seven breakups and nine deflections last fall for Cal Poly and was named a Sports Network All-American. He also averaged 25.1 yards on kickoff returns and 14.7 yards on punt returns. … Was the Great West Conference Freshman Player of the Year after starting all 11 games and finishing fourth on the team with 42 tackles.

Personal: Son of Dr. Harold Jackson and Dr. Karen Webster. … Brother Ade plays at Penn. … Recruited as a sprinter out of high school by Georgetown and Notre Dame.