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USC's Adoree' Jackson earns second Pac-12 title in the long jump

USC's Adoree' Jackson earns second Pac-12 title in the long jump
USC sophomore Adoree' Jackson competes in the men's long jump during the Trojans' dual meet against UCLA on May 1. (Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times)

USC's Adoree' Jackson won a second consecutive title in the men's long jump at the Pac-12 Track and Field Championships at the University of Washington on Saturday.

Jackson, a sophomore who is a multipurpose player on the football team, leaped 25 feet 3½ inches -- the same mark that earned him the title last season.

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Jackson finished second in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.44 seconds.

He also ran the third leg of the 400-meter relay in a foursome that included football teammate Isaac Whitney. USC finished second in 39.74 seconds.

USC's men finished fifth overall and the women finished second.

Jackson, who finished fifth in the long jump at the NCAA championships last year, will now prepare for the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds at Kansas beginning May 26.

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