Greg Jackson (American football)

Greg Jackson
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1966-08-20) August 20, 1966
Place of birth: Hialeah, Florida
Career information
College: LSU
NFL Draft: 1989 / Round: 3 / Pick: 78
Debuted in 1989
Last played in 2000
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Interceptions 32
Sacks 4
Touchdowns 2
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Gregory Allen Jackson (born August 20, 1966 in Hialeah, Florida) is a former American football safety in the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the third round of the 1989 NFL Draft. He played college football at LSU.

Jackson also played for the Philadelphia Eagles, New Orleans Saints, and San Diego Chargers.

In 1994, he took over from Wes Hopkins as the starting free safety of the Philadelphia Eagles,[1][2] and played there the following year,[3] till replaced by rookie Brian Dawkins.[4]

Jackson was hired as assistant secondary coach by the San Francisco 49ers on February 17, 2011.


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