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Husker Damian Jackson, a former Navy SEAL, nominated for Armed Forces Merit Award | KETV

Husker Damian Jackson, a former Navy SEAL, nominated for Armed Forces Merit Award | KETV

Damian Jackson, a 25-year-old former Navy SEAL and current Nebraska defensive lineman, has been nominated for the Armed Forces Merit Award.

The award is annually given to a player with a military background “and/or involvement that has an impact within the realm of college football.”

Thirty-seven other players have been nominated. The winner of the award will be announced the week of Nov. 5.

Jackson spent four years serving as a member of the Navy SEALs.

Source: Husker Damian Jackson, a former Navy SEAL, nominated for Armed Forces Merit Award | KETV