Originally a first-round (18th pick overall) draft choice by the Tennessee Titans in 2017…Released by Tennessee on March 16, 2021…Signed as a free agent by the Giants on March 23, 2021.
- Originally a first-round (18th pick overall) draft choice by the Tennessee Titans in 2017…Released by Tennessee on March 16, 2021…Signed as a free agent by the Giants on March 23, 2021.
- Jackson has played in 59 regular-season games with 53 starts and started all 6 postseason games in which he played…Totaled 261 tackles (222 solo), 3 interceptions, 41 passes defensed, 7 tackles for loss, 3 forced fumbles and 2 fumble recoveries in the regular season…Also averaged 22.3 yards on 27 kickoff returns and 8.8 yards on 53 punt returns…In the postseason, he has 24 tackles (22 solo) and 5 passes defensed.
- In his first season with the Giants in 2021, played in 13 games with 12 starts…Inactive at Miami (12/5) and at the Chargers (12/12) with a quad injury…Did not play vs. Dallas (12/19) and at Philadelphia (12/26) when he was on the Reserve/COVID-19 list…Totaled 62 tackles (47 solo), 8 passes defensed, one interception and one tackle for loss…Started in his Giants debut and made 5 tackles (3 solo) vs. Denver (9/12)…Tallied 5 tackles (4 solo) and his first 2 passes defensed of the season at Washington (9/16)…Recorded 7 tackles at New Orleans (10/3) and at Dallas (10/10)…Posted one pass defensed in five consecutive games from Oct. 24-Nov. 28…Tied his career high with 12 tackles (8 solo) at Kansas City (11/7)…Recorded his lone interception of the season at Tampa Bay (11/22) when he picked off Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and returned it 10 yards.
- In 2020, played in the final 3 regular-season games, starting 2…Missed the first 13 games with a knee injury he suffered in training camp…Finished with 12 tackles (9 solo)…had 2 tackles (one solo) in his season debut vs. Detroit (12/20)…Made his first start of the season and had 6 tackles (4 solo) at Green Bay (12/27)…Contributed 4 unassisted stops at Houston (1/3)…Started in an AFC Wild Card Game and had a career postseason-high 8 solo tackles vs. Baltimore (1/10).
- In 2019, played in 11 regular-season games with 10 starts and started all 3 postseason games…Inactive for the season's final 5 regular-season games with a knee injury suffered at Indianapolis (12/1)…Posted 40 tackles (36 solo), 2 stops for loss and 7 passes defensed…Returned 3 punts for 26 yards and 2 kickoffs for 23 yards…Collected 9 tackles (8 solo) and a team-best 6 passes defensed in the playoffs… Had 8 tackles (6 solo) and 2 passes defensed vs. Kansas City (11/10)…Recorded a career-high 12 tackles (10 solo), including one for loss and one pass defensed at Jacksonville (12/24)…Credited with 4 solo stops in the AFC Championship Game at Kansas City (1/19).
- In 2018, played in all 16 games with 13 starts…Ranked 3rd on the team with 2 interceptions and 2nd with 11 passes defensed…Tallied 69 tackles (62 solo), including 3 stops for loss…Averaged 9.3 yards on 16 punt returns…Tied for the team lead in passes defensed five times in 2018…Collected his first career interception (off of Deshaun Watson on a deep pass intended for DeAndre Hopkins in the end zone in the 2nd quarter) and had 6 solo tackles and 2 passes defensed vs. Houston (9/16)…Recorded 2 tackles and intercepted a Josh Allen pass intended for Andre Holmes that he returned 7 yards at Buffalo (10/7)…Registered 8 solo tackles vs. Baltimore (10/14) and a season-high 9 tackles, all unassisted, at Indianapolis (11/18).
- As a rookie in 2017, started all 16 regular-season games and both of the Titans' postseason games at cornerback…Led the team with a career-high 23 passes defensed…Registered 67 tackles (58 solo), 4 stops for loss and 3 forced fumbles… Returned 34 punts for an 8.5-yard average and 25 kickoffs for a 23.1-yard average…In the playoffs, tallied 7 tackles (6 solo) and 3 passes defensed…Averaged 4.5 yards on 4 punt returns and 21.0 yards on 6 kickoff returns…Led or tied for the team lead in passes defensed 8 times…Made his NFL debut vs. Oakland (9/10) and posted 4 solo tackles and a team-high 2 passes defensed….Returned one kickoff for 35 yards and one punt for 5 yards…Collected a season and team-high 11 solo tackles at Pittsburgh (11/16) and 8 unassisted stops at San Francisco (12/17)…Tallied 4 solo tackles in his postseason debut in an AFC Wild Card Game at Kansas City (1/6).
- In 3 seasons at Southern California, played in 40 games with 37 starts (34 at cornerback, one at safety, one at wide receiver and one concurrently at cornerback and wide receiver)…Recorded 139 tackles, 6 stops for loss, 29 passes defensed, 6 interceptions including one returned for a touchdown, 3 fumble recoveries and 2 forced fumbles…On offense, notched 39 receptions for 628 yards and 6 touchdowns and 15 carries for 92 yards…As a return specialist, averaged 27.1 yards on 79 kickoff returns with 4 touchdowns and 12.6 yards on 46 punt returns with 4 scores…Scored 15 career touchdowns in 4 different ways: via reception (6), interception (one), kickoff return (4) and punt return (4).
- Tied the NCAA records for most career touchdowns on kick returns (8) and all runbacks (9)…Owns the USC career records for kickoff returns (79) and yardage (2,141 yards) and his 27.1-yard average is 2nd in school history…Ranks 5th on USC's all-time punt return list (578 yards) and his 4 punt return touchdowns are tied for the school record.
- As a junior in 2016, started all 13 games at cornerback…Collected 55 tackles, 2 for loss and team-high totals of 11 deflections, 5 interceptions and 2 fumble recoveries…Averaged 29.5 yards on 26 kickoff returns with 2 touchdowns and 15.8 yards on 20 punt returns with 2 scores…Had 7 carries for 51 yards and 2 receptions for 76 yards with a touchdown while playing 18 plays on offense…Ranked 2nd nationally in both punt and kickoff return touchdowns (two, first in Pac-12), second in kickoff return touchdowns (two, first in Pac-12) and 3rd in punt return average (15.8, first in Pac-12)… Won the Thorpe Award as the nation's best defensive back and one of 4 finalists for both the Hornung Award and Lott IMPACT Trophy…Named a consensus first-team All-American first teamer by AP (cornerback), Football Writers (punt returner), Football Coaches (all-purpose player), Walter Camp (defensive back; 2nd team kick returner), Sporting News (cornerback), ESPN (all-purpose player), Sports Illustrated (all-purpose player; 2nd team returner), Phil Steele (punt returner; 2nd team all-purpose player and 3rd team defensive back and kick returner) and a 2nd-teamer by USA Today (returner).
- Named the 2016 Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year and first-team All-Pac-12 at 2 positions (defensive back and return specialist)…A team captain, named USC's most valuable player (the first Trojan to repeat as team MVP since 2004-05) as well as USC's Special Teams Player of the Year and Defensive Perimeter Player of the Year.
- In 2015, started 12 games at cornerback, one at safety and one at wide receiver…Totaled 35 tackles, 8 pass deflections, one forced fumble and one interception returned for a touchdown…Registered 27 receptions for 414 yards and 2 touchdowns and 7 carries for 36 yards on offense…Averaged 23.0 yards on 30 kickoff returns and 10.5 yards on 24 punt returns, 2 for touchdowns…Was the nation's only player with at least 400 receiving yards, 600 kickoff return yards, 200 punt return yards and 30 tackles…Named first-team All-Pac-12 as a defensive back, 2nd team as a return specialist) and USC's MVP.
- As a freshman in 2014, played in all 13 games with 10 starts at cornerback and one start concurrently at wide receiver…Tallied 49 tackles, 4 stops for loss, 10 passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery…Added 10 receptions for 138 yards and 3 touchdowns and one carry for 5 yards…Posted 23 kickoff returns for a 29.7-yard average and 2 touchdowns and 2 punt returns for 12 yards…Named to several freshman All-America teams and Pac-12 Defensive Freshman of the Year.
- Partnered with the STEM Alliance and Children's Village during the 2021 season to provide access to STEM learning opportunities for all children.
- Majored in communications with a real estate minor…Jackson was a long jumper and sprinter on USC's track team in the springs of 2015 and 2016, winning the Pac-12 outdoor long jump title both years (and placing 2nd in the Pac-12 100 meters in 2016) and earning All-America status both years after twice placing 5th in the NCAA long jump…Placed 10th in the long jump in the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.
- Attended Serra (Gardena, Calif.) High School, where he was named to the 2013 USA Today All-USA first team, Parade All-America first team, Prep Star All-America Dream Team and several other All-America team…All-CIF Western Division Defensive Player of the Year and All-Mission League MVP…As a senior, played wide receiver, running back, defensive back and return specialist…Ran for 639 yards and 5 touchdowns on 66 carries and caught 38 passes for 812 yards with 7 scores…Had 36 tackles, 6 interceptions (3 for touchdowns) and one forced fumble and had 3 additional touchdowns on returns…In 2012, received numerous honors after catching 33 passes for 546 yards and 5 touchdowns and rushing for 175 yards on 7 carries with 5 touchdowns on offense, plus he had 56 tackles, 5 interceptions, 7 passes defensed, 2 forced fumbles and one fumble recovery on defense…As a sophomore in 2011, had 2 receptions for 39 yards and made 23 tackles, 6 interceptions and 10 pass deflections…Played his freshman year at Belleville (Ill.) East High School…Moved to California prior to his sophomore year in high school…Was also on Serra's track team and won the 2012 state long jump title at 20-0.5 and was named the 2012 Cal-Hi Sports California Sophomore Athlete of the Year and 2013 Cal-Hi Sports California Junior Athlete of the Year…Was also a guard on Serra's basketball team…Lists his parents, Chris and Vianca Jackson, as the people that inspire him the most…Jackson, business partner James Moore, and Jay Levine co-founded Kor Media Entertainment (KME), a Los Angeles-based entertainment agency under the Warner Brothers Digital umbrella.
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