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All Interesting Facts About Darrell Jackson; A Story Of A Wide Receiver's Lap From Florida Gators To Seattle Seahawks

Published Tue Feb 04 2020 By Akki
All Interesting Facts About Darrell Jackson; A Story Of A Wide Receiver's Lap From Florida Gators To Seattle Seahawks

The former American football wide receiver, Darrell Lamont Jackson played in the NFL for eight years from 2000 to 2008.

During his NFL run, Darrell represented 3 major teams; Seattle Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers, and Denver Broncos. Although, he was born in a small town of Dayton, Ohio, on December 6, 1978, he succeeded in becoming one of the most memorable NFL players of all time.

Here are some facts about footballer Jackson:

Net Worth 

Darrell Jackson has an estimated net worth $2 million, which he amassed from his profession as a sportsman. He is a retired footballer, who played 9 seasons as a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL).

Following his professional career, he earned $1.5 million in his last season as he signed a year contract with the Denver Broncos in April 2008.

Jackson posing for a photo.
Jackson taking a photo.
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Jackson enrolled in Tampa Catholic High School of Tampa, Florida. In school days, he was an outstanding wide receiver for the school football team. After graduation, he joined the University of Florida in an athletic scholarship. 

In the final year of college, he drops out to pursue his career in the NFL Draft. 


Born on a joint family, Jackson has seven brothers and sisters. He experiences a hard time growing with his siblings and learned the importance of sharing and caring. Hence, the love between Jackson and siblings never retired.

Body Measurement

The American footballer, Darrell is a handsome African athlete. As per the NFL record, he stands tall about 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) in height and weighs around 210 lb (95 kg). additionally, the NFL star has brown eyes and black hair.

Jackson running for a score.
Jackson in a football game.
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The millionaire, wide receiver Darrell, is a tattoo fan and has inked his body many times. Each of his tattoo has its own meaning and Darrell interpretations to it, and as per the football star they are there for a specific reason.

He has inked D88 in his left upper arm. Similarly, he also has a cross tattoo in his right upper arm, expresses his believe in a spirituality and religion as the Cross is the sign of the Christianity.

Great Basketballer as Well

When Jackson was young, he was more into basketball than football. Though he is a renowned wider receiver, he is also a gifted basketball player.

While at school Jackson even represented his school in the state basketball tournament as a point guard and helped lead his team twice in the nationals.

NFL Records

The prominent sportsman, Darrell was as a wide receiver in the NFL before he retired. He played nine seasons wholly as his career lies between three football teams; Seattle Seahawks (seven seasons), San Francisco 49ers (one season), and Denver Broncos (one season). In his career span, he appeared in 123 regular-season games and had 499 rec for 7,132 yards with 14.3 average and 51 TDS.

A picture of Darrell catching a ball.
Jackson ready to catch a ball.
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Honorable Awards

Priority to his football career, Jackson is the pride of his school, college, and state. He received a number of honorable awards for his excellent performance in games.

In his college days, he was named first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) for the Florida Gators. In 2007, he was enlisted in the "All-Century Team" of the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA).

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