Ten fun facts about Vincent Jackson


Fact 1
He played college football for the University of Northern Colorado.

Fact 2
He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the second round of the 2005 NFL Draft.

Fact 3
On March 13, 2012, Jackson signed a 5-year, $55.55 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jackson set multiple Buccaneer records, with the longest reception in Tampa Bay history (95 yards) and the most receiving yards in a single game (216 yards).


Fact 4
Jackson has been selected to the Pro Bowl three times and has exceeded 1,000 receiving yards during four seasons.

Fact 5
He is also the founder of the Jackson in Action 83 Foundation, which fosters the relationship between deployed troops and their families back at home.

Fact 6
He also was a standout in basketball in high school.

Fact 7
A straight-A student in high school, Jackson was accepted to Columbia, but decided to attend University of Northern Colorado on a partial scholarship to play both basketball and football.

Fact 8
Jackson enrolled at the University of Northern Colorado and played for the Northern Colorado Bears football team. It was one of the few colleges that recruited Jackson out of high school.

Fact 9
He rewrote the record books on the way to becoming Northern Colorado's all-time leader in receptions, receiving yards (game & season), kick return yards, punt return yards, receiving touchdowns.

Fact 10
His senior season was highlighted by a 13-catch, 249-yard, three-touchdown effort against Florida Atlantic.


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Short about Vincent Jackson
is an American football wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL).

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