The Terps also secured wide receiver Marcus Fleming as a transfer from Nebraska.
“We got to send the seniors out the right way."
The Terps gave up a Big Ten-leading 3.2 sacks per game last year.
Jackson is one of four starters from last year's team to opt out.
While Locksley and the Terps are out of bowl contention, they're confident in the future of the program.
“We’ve still got a lot more to prove in the two games left.”
In the Terps' past five losses, their opponents have scored on at least their first two attempts.
The Buckeyes took a 42-0 lead into halftime.
Jones played sparingly at Ohio State but has developed into a key piece for the Terps.
“Everything’s not always going to be nice and breezy."