USC cornerback Adoree' Jackson was selected as the Pac-12 Conference freshman defensive player of the year, the conference announced Tuesday.
Jackson, who played at Gardena Serra High, started the last eight games for the Trojans. He made 42 tackles, including four for losses. He broke up nine passes and forced a fumble.
Jackson also played receiver, catching seven passes, two for touchdowns.
He averaged 27.7 yards per kickoff return, which ranks fourth nationally, and scored on a 100-yard return against Utah.