Player Bio

Eddie Jackson
S #39
Height:
6-0
Weight:
202
Age:
23
College:
Alabama
Experience:
R

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
36
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 36 30 6 0.0 0 4 1 76 -- 76 1 0 1
2017 CHI 10 10 36 30 6 0.0 0 4 1 76 76 76 1 0 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 ATL L 17-23 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @TB L 7-29 8 7 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 PIT W 23-17 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @GB L 14-35 1 1 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 MIN L 17-20 4 2 2 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @BAL W 27-24 6 5 1 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 CAR W 17-3 4 4 0 0.0 0 1 1 76 76 76 1 0 1
8 @NO L 12-20 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 GB L 16-23 5 5 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 DET L 24-27 3 1 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

COLLEGE CAREER: Started 38-of-41 career contests at Alabama, posting 130 tackles, 8.5 TFLs, 14 pass breakups, and 9 interceptions (3 returned for touchdowns) … Earned second team All-SEC as a senior and first team All-SEC and second-team All-America as a junoir… Owns school record for most career interception yards... Led SEC in INTs (6) as a junior.

SENIOR: Selected as one of the Crimson Tide's permanent team captains for the 2016 season ... Earned second team All-SEC honors from the conference coaches, despite playing in only eight games ... Midseason All-American by CBS, ESPN and USA Today ... Suffered a season-ending leg injury against Texas A&M ... owns the Alabama record for career interception return yards with 303 on 9 interceptions ... Registered 24 total tackles and two pass breakups to go with his interception ... Earned UA coaches' defensive player of the week honors for the Western Kentucky matchup and special teams player of the week recognition for his performances at Ole Miss and Tennessee. JUNIOR: Made the transition to safety in the spring of 2015 and excelled in his new role ... selected to the All-SEC First Team by the conference coaches and Associated Press ... earned second team All-America honors from Walter Camp and the FWAA ... named a third team All-American by the Associated Press ... led the team in interceptions with six -- two picks returned for touchdowns, a forced fumble and fumble recovery to go with his 46 tackles from the starting safety spot ... accumulated 230 return yards on his interceptions, shattering the previous all-time record of 163 by Hootie Ingram in 1952 across Ingram's 10 interceptions ... finished tied for seventh nationally and as the SEC leader for interceptions ... earned FWAA National Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance at Texas A&M ... one of 16 semifinalists for the Jim Thorpe Award, presented annually to the nation's top defensive back. SOPHOMORE: Penciled in to be a starter at cornerback before tearing his ACL in spring practice ... returned to game action on Sept. 6 against FAU and started 10 of 11 games at cornerback, including nine straight … registered 41 total tackles, including two for loss (-12 yards), one sack (-11 yards), an interception (18 yards), six pass breakups, one recovered fumble (16 yards) and two forced fumbles ... earned Alabama Defensive Player of the Week honors after the FAU and Mississippi State games. FRESHMAN: Started four games at cornerback as a true freshman for Alabama and played in seven contests ... finished with 19 tackles, including 16 solo stops and one tackle for loss (3 yards) ... added an interception, a quarterback hurry and three pass breakups ... returned a fumble 35 yards against Chattanooga … named a Special Teams Player of the Week by the Alabama coaching staff after the Arkansas game.

PERSONAL: Played at Boyd Anderson High School in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida under coach Wayne Blair... ESPN listed him as No. 54 wide receiver …Caught 37 passes for 792 yards and touchdowns on the offensive side of the ball as a senior in 2012 … Added five interceptions, 66 tackles and one forced fumble on defense … Returned two interceptions for touchdowns.

COLLEGE CAREER: Started 38-of-41 career contests at Alabama, posting 130 tackles, 8.5 TFLs, 14 pass breakups, and 9 interceptions (3 returned for touchdowns) … Earned second team All-SEC as a senior and first team All-SEC and second-team All-America as a junoir… Owns school record for most career interception yards... Led SEC in INTs (6) as a junior.

SENIOR: Selected as one of the Crimson Tide's permanent team captains for the 2016 season ... Earned second team All-SEC honors from the conference coaches, despite playing in only eight games ... Midseason All-American by CBS, ESPN and USA Today ... Suffered a season-ending leg injury against Texas A&M ... owns the Alabama record for career interception return yards with 303 on 9 interceptions ... Registered 24 total tackles and two pass breakups to go with his interception ... Earned UA coaches' defensive player of the week honors for the Western Kentucky matchup and special teams player of the week recognition for his performances at Ole Miss and Tennessee. JUNIOR: Made the transition to safety in the spring of 2015 and excelled in his new role ... selected to the All-SEC First Team by the conference coaches and Associated Press ... earned second team All-America honors from Walter Camp and the FWAA ... named a third team All-American by the Associated Press ... led the team in interceptions with six -- two picks returned for touchdowns, a forced fumble and fumble recovery to go with his 46 tackles from the starting safety spot ... accumulated 230 return yards on his interceptions, shattering the previous all-time record of 163 by Hootie Ingram in 1952 across Ingram's 10 interceptions ... finished tied for seventh nationally and as the SEC leader for interceptions ... earned FWAA National Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance at Texas A&M ... one of 16 semifinalists for the Jim Thorpe Award, presented annually to the nation's top defensive back. SOPHOMORE: Penciled in to be a starter at cornerback before tearing his ACL in spring practice ... returned to game action on Sept. 6 against FAU and started 10 of 11 games at cornerback, including nine straight … registered 41 total tackles, including two for loss (-12 yards), one sack (-11 yards), an interception (18 yards), six pass breakups, one recovered fumble (16 yards) and two forced fumbles ... earned Alabama Defensive Player of the Week honors after the FAU and Mississippi State games. FRESHMAN: Started four games at cornerback as a true freshman for Alabama and played in seven contests ... finished with 19 tackles, including 16 solo stops and one tackle for loss (3 yards) ... added an interception, a quarterback hurry and three pass breakups ... returned a fumble 35 yards against Chattanooga … named a Special Teams Player of the Week by the Alabama coaching staff after the Arkansas game.

PERSONAL: Played at Boyd Anderson High School in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida under coach Wayne Blair... ESPN listed him as No. 54 wide receiver …Caught 37 passes for 792 yards and touchdowns on the offensive side of the ball as a senior in 2012 … Added five interceptions, 66 tackles and one forced fumble on defense … Returned two interceptions for touchdowns.

 

Recent Articles

  • Jackson possesses high football IQ

    Posted Sep 8, 2017

    The only Bears rookie expected to start Sunday's season opener, safety Eddie Jackson earned the job not only because of his ball skills and instincts but his high football IQ.

  • 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.

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