- Dexter Jackson (wide receiver)
Dexter Jackson No. -- Free Agent Wide receiver Personal information Date of birth: August 5, 1986 Place of birth: Decatur, Georgia Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Weight: 182 lb (83 kg) Career information College: Appalachian State NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 2 / Pick: 58 Debuted in 2008 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Career history
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2008)
- Carolina Panthers (2009)*
- Virginia Destroyers (2011)
- New York Jets (2011)*
- *Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2009 Receptions 0 Receiving yards 0 Receiving TDs 0 Kick return yards 327 Punt return yards 97 Kick return TDs 0 Stats at NFL.com
Dexter Myles Jackson (born August 5, 1986) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Appalachian State.
Jackson proved key in one of college football's biggest upsets, recording two touchdowns and 92 yards as well as 19 yards rushing, in the Mountaineers' 34-32 Week 1 win over the No. 5 ranked Michigan Wolverines. A photograph of Jackson in the act of running the ball past the Michigan defense graced the cover of the September 10, 2007 edition of Sports Illustrated.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Buccaneers waived Jackson on August 31, 2009.
The Carolina Panthers signed Jackson to their practice squad on October 12, 2009. After his contract expired following the season, he was re-signed to a future contract on January 4, 2010. Jackson was waived by the Panthers on August 31, 2010.
New York Jets
- ^ SI Classic Cover Collection - Own a piece of Sports History - Choose from over 1,500!
- ^ The Appalachian Online - Stock rises in senior receiver
- ^ Dexter Jackson Scouting Report - 2008 NFL Draft Prospect
- ^ "UFL Transactions". OurSports Central. May 23, 2011. http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=4208586. Retrieved June 14, 2011.
- ^ Jets Media Relations Department (November 9, 2011). "PS Moves: WR Jackson Signed, DT Gilbert Cut". New York Jets. Archived from the original on November 9, 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/634dM1dco. Retrieved November 9, 2011.
- ^ Vrentas, Jenny (November 19, 2011). "A look back at the Jets' 17-13 loss at Denver". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on November 19, 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/63K3uBydW. Retrieved November 19, 2011.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2008 NFL Draft selections
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