Fred Jackson

Date of Birth
Feb 19, 1981
216 lbs

Fred Jackson


Fred Jackson has spent his entire NFL career, eight full seasons, with the Buffalo Bills. During that time, he has established himself as a valuable running back, return man and receiver. In 2009, Jackson became the first player in NFL history to rush for more than 1,000 yards and total more than 1,000 kick-off return yards in the same season.

Early Years & College

Jackson was born in Fort Worth, Texas, on Feb. 20, 1981. Jackson attended Arlington Lamar High where he never started a varsity game and was only elevated to second string his senior year due to injury. After graduating, he received no college scholarship offers, instead enrolling at tiny Division III Coe College (Iowa). At Coe, in 2002, Jackson ran for 1,702 yards and 29 touchdowns and was named a consensus All-American.