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Vincent Jackson
Vincent Jackson
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Vincent Jackson

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Date of birth
Jan 14, 1983
College
Northern Colorado
Height
6-5
Weight
230 Lbs

Bio

Vincent Jackson is a wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played college football at the University of Northern Colorado and was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the 2005 NFL Draft.

EARLY YEARS

Jackson was born on January 14, 1983 in Colorado Spring, Colorado. At Widefield High School, he was an All-State Honorable Mention, a member of the all-area first-team and first-team all-conference as a senior. He was set to go to Columbia due to academics, but decided to go to the University of Northern Colorado on a partial scholarship to play football and basketball.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO

As a true freshman and during his first career touch, Jackson returned a punt for a TD against Adams State College on his way to earning All-American honors as a punt returner.

He left the Bears as the all-time leader in receptions, receiving yards, kick return yards, punt return yards, and receiving TDs.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS

Jackson was drafted by the San Diego Chargers with the 29th pick (61st overall) in the second round of the 2005 NFL Draft.

After a three-reception rookie season, Jackson started seven games in his second season and finished with six TDs.

In 2009, Jackson would be named to his first Pro-Bowl after making 68 catches for 1,167 yards and nine TDs. He would hit nine TDs again in 2011, sixth in the NFL, and earn his second trip to the Pro-Bowl.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

Jackson signed a 5-year, $55 million contract with the Buccaneers on March 13, 2012 and was named team captain.

Since then, Jackson has started all 32 games, catching 150 passes for 2,608 yards, including a career-high 1,384 yards in 2012, and 15 TDs. 

Statistics

Stats REC TAR YDS Y/R TD LONG 20+ 40+ FUM RZ TAR 1DN YDS/G
2013 Regular Season 78 159 1224 15.7 7 60 10 2 1 18 60 76.50

Game Log

Date Opponent Result REC TAR YDS Y/R LONG RZ TAR TD ATT YDS Y/A RZ ATT TD
12-28-2014 @ New Orleans Saints New Orleans Saints 20-23 1 2 11 11.0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Green Bay Packers Green Bay Packers 3-20 3 6 60 20.0 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Carolina Panthers Carolina Panthers 19-17 6 10 70 11.7 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-7-2014 @ Detroit Lions Detroit Lions 34-17 10 17 159 15.9 50 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-30-2014 @ Cincinnati Bengals Cincinnati Bengals 13-14 2 4 24 12.0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

News

Vincent Jackson: (Ribs) Questionable for Sunday

by Football News

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson is questionable to play Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings due to rib injury, according to Fox Sports 1. Jackson was able to practice in a limited capacity all week... Read more

Vincent Jackson: (Knee Injury) Misses Practice

by Football News

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson missed Wednesday's practice due to a knee injury, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Jackson was among a number of players held out ahead of the team's Week 7 bye... Read more