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Steven Jackson
Steven Jackson

Date of birth
Jul 22, 1983
College
Oregon State
Height
6-2
Weight
240 Lbs

Bio

Steven Jackson is a running back for the Atlanta Falcons. He played the first nine years of his career with the St. Louis Rams before he joined the Falcons in 2013.

EARLY YEARS

Jackson was born on July 22, 1983 in Las Vegas, Nevada. At Eldorado High School, Jackson rushed for 6,396 yards and 81 TDs for the Sundevils. His team lost to McQueen High School in the stat final his senior year.

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

After not touching the ball much as a freshman, Jackson put together two big seasons for the Beavers. As a sophomore, he led the Pac-10 with 1,690 rushing yards and 15 TDs. He followed that performance with another conference-leading 1,545 yards and 19 TDs.

His 46 career TDs ranks sixth in conference history.

ST. LOUIS RAMS

Jackson was drafted by the St. Louis Rams with the 24th pick in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft.

With Marshall Faulk still on the team, Jackson had only 673 yards and four TDs. After Jackson was named the start in 2005, he put together eight straight seasons with at least 1,000 rushing yards. In 2006, he set career highs in rushing yards (1,528), rushing attempts (346), rushing TDs (13), receptions (90), receiving yards (806) and receiving TDs (3).

ATLANTA FALCONS

On March 14, 2013, Jackson signed a three-year contract with the Falcons. In his first year with the team, Jackson rushed for a career-low 543 yards to go with six TDs.

Jackson is currently 20th in career rushing yards and has 71 career TDs.

Game Log

Date Opponent Result ATT YDS Y/A LONG RZ ATT TD REC TAR YDS Y/R RZ TAR TD
12-28-2014 @ Carolina Panthers Carolina Panthers 3-34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ New Orleans Saints New Orleans Saints 14-30 4 9 2.3 5 0 0 1 1 14 14.0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh Steelers 20-27 11 46 4.2 12 2 0 1 1 11 11.0 0 0
12-8-2014 @ Green Bay Packers Green Bay Packers 43-37 16 50 3.1 10 4 1 2 2 26 13.0 0 0
11-30-2014 @ Arizona Cardinals Arizona Cardinals 29-18 18 101 5.6 55 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

News

Steven Jackson: Released By Falcons

Steven Jackson: Released By Falcons

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The Atlanta Falcons released running back Steven Jackson on Thursday. The move ends Jackson's two-year tenure in Atlanta, while saving the Falcons $3.75 million in salary cap space for next season... Read more

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Two rookie RBs, Devonta Freeman and Jerome Smith, will not only add much-needed talent and depth to the backfield of the Atlanta Falcons - they’re also trying to compete for the right to become the successor to Steven Jackson once the veteran... Read more

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