DURHAM, N.H.-- Senior running back Chad Kackert (Simi Valley, Calif.) of the University of New Hampshire football team has signed as a free agent with the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars. He will join the team this week.
Kackert led the Wildcats in rushing this past season with 168 carries for 780 yards and 10 rushing TDs. He was also an outstanding returner for the 'Cats, leading the squad with 25 kick returns for an average of 20.4 yards per return. He had a long return of 59 yards last season.
He also caught 10 passes out of the backfield for 58 yards.
Kackert is listed at 5-8, 200 pounds, and he had an outstanding Pro Day at UNH, running a 4.31 in the 40-yard dash.