Find out from this article who American footballer Darius Jackson, his parents; Tyrone Jackson and Sandra Jackson.
Darius Jackson is a former American football running back in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Houston Texans. He played college football at Eastern Michigan University.
Who is Darius Jackson?
Jackson attended Sparta High School in Sparta, Illinois. He was a two-way football player as a senior, registering almost 1,100 rushing yards while playing quarterback, running back, and safety. He received all-conference honors on both sides of the ball and was an Academic All-State selection. He also practiced baseball.
College career of Darius Jackson
He accepted a football scholarship from Eastern Michigan University. As a sophomore, he appeared in seven games (one start) and had 201 rushing yards. The next year, he appeared in all 12 games (4 starts), posting 295 rushing yards.
As a senior, he became a full-time starter and had a breakout year, rushing for 1,078 yards on 208 carries (5.2 avg.), 14 rushing touchdowns, 21 receptions for 201 yards, two receiving touchdowns, and 16 total touchdowns (school record).
Professional career of Darius Jackson
Jackson was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the sixth round (216th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft, in part because of the athletic traits he displayed during his pro day. He made the Cowboys 53-man roster in order to protect his rights from being claimed by another team and was declared inactive in 14 games. On December 13, he was waived to make room for running back Darren McFadden, who was being activated from the non-football injury list.
On December 14, 2016, Jackson was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns. He was declared inactive for the remaining three games.
On June 1, 2017, Jackson was waived or injured with an undisclosed knee injury that forced him to miss organized team activities. He cleared waivers and was placed on the injured reserve list on June 2.
On May 3, 2018, Jackson was waived by the Browns.
On May 30, 2018, Jackson signed with the Dallas Cowboys. On September 1, 2018, he was waived by the Cowboys and was signed to the practice squad the next day.
On September 3, 2018, Jackson was signed by the Green Bay Packers from the Cowboys’ practice squad, as the team was looking for a third running back, with Aaron Jones suspended for the first two games, and Devante Mays being released with an injury settlement. He was waived on October 6, 2018.
Who are Darius Jackson parents
Darius Jackson’s parents are Tyrone and Sandra. According to LinkedIn, Tyrone Jackson is a successful stock market investor and mentor, who has helped hundreds of self-directed investors change their lives. Also, Sandra Jackson is a registered social worker practicing psychotherapy in Toronto’s east-end, and a lawyer who formerly practiced family law. However, there are no information about their background and personal lifestyle online.