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Jonathan Jackson
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Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1977-09-02) September 2, 1977 (age 43)
Place of birth: Dayton, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 248 lb (112 kg)
Career information
College: Oregon State
Undrafted in 2000
Debuted in 2001 for the Las Vegas Outlaws
Last played in 2002 for the Berlin Thunder
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Jonathan Jackson (born September 2, 1977) is a former professional American football linebacker who played for the Kansas City Chiefs and the New Orleans Saints.[1] He also played for the Las Vegas Outlaws of the defunct XFL.[2]

High schoolEdit

Jonathan attended Bonanza High School in Las Vegas. He was a two-year starter on the football team and also lettered in basketball.

College careerEdit

Jonathan attended Oregon State. He played 44 games in four years totaling 279 tackles, 4 sacks, 3 interceptions and 3 fumble recoveries. He received his degree in Business Administration.

Professional careerEdit

Jackson went undrafted in the 2000 NFL Draft. He was signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the Kansas City Chiefs, but was released during training camp. Due to his ties with Las Vegas, the newly created Las Vegas Outlaws of the XFL drafted Jackson with the 332nd pick in the inaugural XFL Draft.[3] On January 6, 2002, Jackson made his sole NFL appearance for the New Orleans Saints against the San Francisco 49ers in the final game of the 2001-02 regular season.[4] During the 2002 season Jackson played for the Berlin Thunder in NFL Europe.[5]

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