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Earnest Jackson
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Date of birth: (1959-12-18) December 18, 1959 (age 60)
Place of birth: Needville, Texas
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: Texas A&M
NFL Draft: 1983 / Round: 8 / Pick: 202
Organizations
 As player:
1983-1984
1985
1986-1988
San Diego Chargers
Philadelphia Eagles
Pittsburgh Steelers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1984, 1986
Playing stats at NFL.com

Earnest Jackson, Jr. (born December 18, 1959) is a former professional American football running back in the National Football League for six seasons for the San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles, and Pittsburgh Steelers. He ran for at least 900 yards in a season for each of his three teams. Jackson played college football at Texas A&M University and was drafted in the eighth round of the 1983 NFL Draft. In 1984 and '85 he ran over a thousand yards each year, respectively. He ended his career with 4,167 yards on 1059 caries along with 22 touchdowns.He also caught the ball for 695 yards on 87 receptions.


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