Fred Jackson

Jackson attended Coe College, where has was named to four All-American teams. In 2002, he rushed for 2,702 yards and 29 touchdowns, and became the two-time Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference MVP.

Jackson’s storied NFL career began in 2006 with the Buffalo Bills. Highlights of his career include:

  • During the 2009 season, Jackson became the first player in NFL history to compile 1,000 rushing and 1,000 kickoff return yards.[20]
  • 2010 winner of the Buffalo Bills/NFL Walter Payton “Man of the Year” award.[20]
  • During the 2010 season, Jackson was named to the USA Today All-Joe Team for his quality play.[21]
  • Number 83 Top 100 NFL Players (2012)
  • NFL Ground Player of the Week (2010), Week 10)
  • NFL Ground Player of the Week (2011, Week 2)

After spending the 2016 season out of football, Jackson announced an attempt at a comeback by signing with The Spring League, for its summer 2017 showcase.

Photo credit: USA TODAY Sports, Timothy Ludwig


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