Tristan Jackson
No. 38     Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date of birth: (1986-03-05) March 5, 1986 (age 35)
Place of birth: Beaumont, Mississippi
Career information
Status: Active
CFL status: Import
Position(s): DB
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
College: Central Arkansas
High school: Perry Central
NFL Draft: 2008 / Undrafted
 As player:
Edmonton Eskimos
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Career highlights and awards
Honours: Eskimos' Most Outstanding Special Teams Player (2008, 2009)
Eskimos' Most Outstanding Rookie (2008)
Records: Eskimos Record
  • Most Kickoff Return Yards – Season (1,167) - 2009
Playing stats at

Tristan Jackson (born March 5, 1986 in Beaumont, Mississippi) is a professional Canadian football defensive back for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He was signed as a street free agent by the Eskimos in 2008. He played college football for the Central Arkansas Bears. He has also played for the Edmonton Eskimos, having been with that club for three seasons.

In a 2012 game against the BC Lions, Jackson returned a missed field goal deep in his own end zone for a 129 yard touchdown.[1]

"When I caught it, I was going to take a knee, but I seen two guys outside, and we had two guys, I always believe in my guys up front."[1]
—Jackson about the touchdown


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