Eddie Jackson Biography
A native of Americus, Georgia, United States, Eddie Jackson is an American former football cornerback and chef. He was signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 2004. However, He played college football for Arkansas and was a member of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.
Eddie Jackson Age
Jackson is 41 years old as of 2021. He was born on 19 December 1980 in Americus, Georgia, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 19 December every year.
Eddie Jackson Height
Jackson stands at a height of 6 feet 0inch(1.83 m) tall and weighs 92 kg(204 lbs ).
Eddie Jackson Education
Jackson attended Boyd H. Anderson High School in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida. He played defensive back and wide receiver for the football team. As a senior, he had 37 receptions for 792 yards on offense and 66 tackles, and five interceptions on defense. Jackson committed to the University of Alabama to play college football under head coach Nick Saban
Eddie Jackson Family
Jackson was born and raised by his parents in Georgia, United States. His mother, Angelia, works as a medical assistant. Jackson’s. Jackson’s father went by the nickname Bo, and his grandfather went by the nickname, Jack. He has an older brother called Demar Dorsey.
Eddie Jackson Wife
Jackson has not come to the public concerning his relationship. We don’t know if he is married or in a relationship. His partner’s information will be updated as soon as the information is available. Also, his kid’s information is not available. We will update this section.
Eddie Jackson Net Worth
Jackson has an estimated net worth of $1 Million.
Eddie Jackson Chicago Bears
The Chicago Bears chose Jackson in the 4th round (112th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. Jackson was the 13th safety drafted in 2017. During training camp, he competed against Chris Prosinski and Adrian Amos to be the beginning free safety. Head coach John Fox named Jackson the starting free safety to begin the season.
On May 15, 2017, the Chicago Bears signed Jackson to a four-year, $3.06 million contract that includes a signing bonus of $665,797.He made his first career start and professional regular-season debut in the Chicago Bears’ season-opener against the Atlanta Falcons and recorded three solo tackles during the 23–17 loss.
On October 22, 2017, Jackson recorded four solo tackles, deflected a pass, made his first career interception, recovered a fumble, and scored two touchdowns during the Bears’ 17–3 victory over the Carolina Panthers. He recovered a fumble by quarterback Cam Newton, on the Panthers’ first drive, and returned it for a 75-yard touchdown in the first quarter to mark the first score of his career.
During the second quarter, Jackson intercepted a pass attempt thrown by Newton, which was intended for wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin, and returned it for a 76-yard touchdown. He earned the NFC Defensive Player of the Week and became the first player in NFL history with multiple 75-plus-yard defensive touchdowns in the same game.
On December 10, 2017, Jackson celebrated his 24th birthday and recorded an interception, forcing a fumble after stripping the ball from A. J. Green, and recovered it during the Bears’ 33–7 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals.
In Week 17, he collected a season-high 11 combined tackles (five solos) in the Bears’ 23–10 loss at the Minnesota Vikings. He finished his rookie season in 2017 with 73 combined tackles (55 solos), six pass deflections, two interceptions, two touchdowns, a forced fumble, and a fumble recovery in 16 games and 16 stars.
Eddie Jackson NFL Draft
Coming out of Alabama, Jackson was projected by the majority of NFL draft experts and scouts to be a third-round pick. He received an invitation to the NFL Combine but was not able to perform any physical drills during the whole pre-draft process due to the injured leg he suffered in October. Jackson was ranked the fifth-best strong safety prospect in the draft by NFLDraftScout.com.
Eddie Jackson Miami Dolphins
Jackson spent the 2005 and 2006 seasons with the Miami Dolphins and finished his last year on injured reserve with a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered in a December 25 contest.
Due in part to his injury, Jackson has not tendered a contract by the Dolphins as a restricted free agent.