Player Bio

Eddie Jackson
DB #39
Height:
6-0
Weight:
202
Age:
24
College:
Alabama
Experience:
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Biography

Selected in the fourth round (112th overall pick) in the 2017 NFL Draft. Jackson appeared in 41 games with 37 starts over four seasons at Alabama, registering 130 tackles, nine interceptions, 13 pass breakups, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. The 6-foot, 201-pounder also returned two of 11 punts for touchdowns last year as a senior.

Selected in the fourth round (112th overall pick) in the 2017 NFL Draft. Jackson appeared in 41 games with 37 starts over four seasons at Alabama, registering 130 tackles, nine interceptions, 13 pass breakups, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. The 6-foot, 201-pounder also returned two of 11 punts for touchdowns last year as a senior.

 

Recent Articles

  • Jackson's debut a confidence-booster

    Posted Aug 12, 2017

    The opportunity to make his NFL debut wasn’t the only reason that Bears rookie safety Eddie Jackson was thrilled to play in Thursday night’s preseason opener against the Broncos.

  • Jackson continuing to shine in camp

    Posted Aug 2, 2017

    Rookie safety Eddie Jackson again showed his ball skills, instincts and range in practice Wednesday, dashing to the sideline to pick off a pass intended for receiver Josh Bellamy.

  • Jackson, Cohen could boost return game

    Posted May 18, 2017

    The Bears hope that running back Tarik Cohen and safety Eddie Jackson contribute on their respective sides of the ball as rookies. But the fourth-round picks also could make an impact returning punts.

  • Bears pick Jackson in Round 4

    Posted Apr 29, 2017

    The Bears on Saturday bolstered their secondary by trading up five spots in the fourth round of the draft to select Alabama safety Eddie Jackson with the No. 112 overall pick.

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