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Vincent Jackson
WR #83
Height:
6-5
Weight:
230
Age:
31
College:
Northern Colorado
Hometown:
Colorado Springs, CO
Experience:
10

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
25
YDS
344
AVG
13.8
TDS
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 447 7,706 17.2 95 54 15 161 10.7 41 0 2 1
2014 TB 6 6 25 344 13.8 34 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 TB 16 16 78 1,224 15.7 60 7 1 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2012 TB 16 16 72 1,384 19.2 95 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 SD 16 16 60 1,106 18.4 58 9 3 51 17 41 0 -- --
2010 SD 5 5 14 248 17.7 58T 3 1 14 14 14 0 -- --
2009 SD 15 15 68 1,167 17.2 55 9 3 11 3.7 12 0 -- --
2008 SD 16 16 59 1,098 18.6 60 7 4 69 17.3 31 0 1 1
2007 SD 16 16 41 623 15.2 45 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 SD 16 7 27 453 16.8 55 6 3 16 5.3 8 0 -- --
2005 SD 8 0 3 59 19.7 21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 CAR L 14-20 4 36 9 15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 STL L 17-19 4 51 12.8 20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @ATL L 14-56 2 15 7.5 12 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @PIT W 27-24 3 32 10.7 18 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @NO L 31-37 8 144 18 34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 BAL L 17-48 4 66 16.5 33 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on March 13, 2012 as an unrestricted free agent from San Diego.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL

  • Originally selected by the San Diego Chargers in the second round (61st overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Played seven seasons with San Diego (2005-11) before joining Tampa Bay in 2012.
  • Has played in 124 games, starting 107, including the last 104 in which he has played, dating back to 2006.
  • Has posted five 1,000-yard receiving seasons, recording 1,098 yards in 2008; 1,167 yards in 2009; and 1,106 yards in 2011, 1,384. yards in 2012 and 1,189 yards in 2013.
  • In 2012, set career high in receiving yards (1,384).
  • In 2013, set career high in receptions (74).
  • Led the league in yards per catch in 2012, with a 19.2 ypc avarage.
  • Tied for second in the league with a 17.2 ypc avg in 2009, making him the only receiver in the NFL to average more than 17.0 ypc each in both 2008 (18.6 ypc) and 2009.
  • Three-time Pro Bowler, voted to the All-Star game following his performance in the 2009, 2011 and 2012 seasons.

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Named to the All-NFC South team by ProFootballFocus.com and ESPN.com.
  • Finished the season with a career-best 74 receptions, the eight-most in franchise history.
  • Ended the year with 1,224 receiving yards, the sixth-most in franchise history.
  • Became the first Bucs receiver to record back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons since Joey Galloway (2005-07).
  • In the season opener at New York Jets (9/8), recorded his 20th 100-yard receiving game, finishing with a team-leading seven receptions for another team-leading 154 yards (22.0 avg.).
  • Recorded 231 receiving yards over the first two weeks of the season, the most by a Buccaneer in franchise history, surpassing Keyshawn Johnson (185 yards-2003).
  • At Atlanta (10/20), finished with 10 receptions for 138 yards and two touchdowns, marking his 22nd career 100-yard receiving game (eighth as a Buccaneer) and his eighth career multi-touchdown game (third as a Buccaneer).
  • Tied a career high with 10 receptions at Atlanta (10/20), while marking the first time he has had back-to-back 100-yard receiving games since 2009 (12/13-12/20).
  • His two touchdown receptions vs. Philadelphia (10/13) and at Atlanta (10/20), mark the first time in his career for back-to-back multi-touchdown games, and only the second time in franchise history for the feat (Horace Copeland, 10/24/1993 and 10/31/1993).
  • With 1,928 yards through his game at Atlanta (10/20), broke the 1,800-yard mark  in 22 games, becoming the fastest player in team history to reach that mark.
  • He is the first Buccaneer to ever record consecutive games with 100+ receiving yards and multiple touchdown receptions.
  • With 76 receiving yards against Carolina (10/24), he broke the 2,000 yard mark as a Buccaneer, becoming only the 20th player in team history to do so.
  • With 165 yards on 10 receptions vs. Atlanta (11/17), marked his ninth 100-yard receiving game as a Buccaneer, the fifth-most in team history.
  • Against Buffalo (12/8), eclipsed 1,000 yards on the season, achieving this feat for the third consecutive season and fifth time in his career.
  • At St. Louis (12/22), set a new career high in receptions with 74, finishing the game with five catches for 98 yards.

 

COLLEGE

  • Recorded a school-record 177 receptions for 3,548 yards and 37 touchdowns while at Northern Colorado (2002-04), in addition to amassing 1,024 yards on punt returns.
  • Named All-Great West Conference Offensive Player of the Year as a senior in 2004, as well as earning first-team all-conference honors.
  • Led the team to NCAA semifinals as a junior while being named second-team All-America by the Associated Press and Sports Network.
  • Also started for Northern Colorado in basketball.
  • Majored in business.

 

COMMUNITY

  • Launched the Jackson in Action 83 Foundation on Veterans’ Day 2012 to help military members stay connected with their children during deployments and help raise awareness and support for U.S. military families.
  • Sponsors military families at every Buccaneers home game through the “Jackson in Action” Front Row Fans section at Raymond James Stadium.
  • Along with his wife, Lindsey, and with support from the Buccaneers, published “Danny Dogtags: Dealing with Deployment,” a children’s book to help kids cope with a loved one leaving home on deployment.
  • In March 2014, participated in the “Fashion Funds for the Cure” fashion show benefitting the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
  • Throughout the 2013-14 school year, hosted a “Salute to Reading” program for local students, with the goal of inspiring and rewarding outstanding students at the elementary level for reading improvement.
  • Helped host a “Salute to Service Barbecue” with USAA at MacDill Air Force Base in November 2013 to thank military members for their service.
  • Led by the country’s second highest-ranked military officer – Admiral James A. Winnefeld Jr. –participated in a USO Tour to the Middle East in March 2013 to greet military stationed overseas.
  • Helped organize a surprise reunion for SSgt. Austin Story and his family at One Buccaneer Place in November 2012.
  • Spoke to students at Northwest Elementary about the importance of physical fitness, helped present a $10,000 Play 60 grant, and led students through a P.E. class to congratulate the winners of the Play 60 Super School contest in November 2012.
  • Participated in the annual “Chalk Talk with the Buccaneers” chamber of commerce luncheon in September 2012, greeting fans and speaking on the excitement for the 2012 season.
  • Greeted fans and signed autographs at the Buccaneers Official Draft Party, presented by Miller Lite, in April 2012.

 

PERSONAL

  • Attended Widefield High School (Colorado Springs, CO), earning football honorable mention all-state honors as a senior, in addition to accumulating a 4.1 GPA.
  • Also lettered in basketball.
  • He and wife Lindsay have one son, Carter Action Jackson.
  • Born Vincent Jackson on January 14, 1983, in Fort Polk, Louisiana.

 

ACQUIRED BY BUCS

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on March 13, 2012 as an unrestricted free agent from San Diego.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL

  • Originally selected by the San Diego Chargers in the second round (61st overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Played seven seasons with San Diego (2005-11) before joining Tampa Bay in 2012.
  • Has played in 124 games, starting 107, including the last 104 in which he has played, dating back to 2006.
  • Has posted five 1,000-yard receiving seasons, recording 1,098 yards in 2008; 1,167 yards in 2009; and 1,106 yards in 2011, 1,384. yards in 2012 and 1,189 yards in 2013.
  • In 2012, set career high in receiving yards (1,384).
  • In 2013, set career high in receptions (74).
  • Led the league in yards per catch in 2012, with a 19.2 ypc avarage.
  • Tied for second in the league with a 17.2 ypc avg in 2009, making him the only receiver in the NFL to average more than 17.0 ypc each in both 2008 (18.6 ypc) and 2009.
  • Three-time Pro Bowler, voted to the All-Star game following his performance in the 2009, 2011 and 2012 seasons.

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Named to the All-NFC South team by ProFootballFocus.com and ESPN.com.
  • Finished the season with a career-best 74 receptions, the eight-most in franchise history.
  • Ended the year with 1,224 receiving yards, the sixth-most in franchise history.
  • Became the first Bucs receiver to record back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons since Joey Galloway (2005-07).
  • In the season opener at New York Jets (9/8), recorded his 20th 100-yard receiving game, finishing with a team-leading seven receptions for another team-leading 154 yards (22.0 avg.).
  • Recorded 231 receiving yards over the first two weeks of the season, the most by a Buccaneer in franchise history, surpassing Keyshawn Johnson (185 yards-2003).
  • At Atlanta (10/20), finished with 10 receptions for 138 yards and two touchdowns, marking his 22nd career 100-yard receiving game (eighth as a Buccaneer) and his eighth career multi-touchdown game (third as a Buccaneer).
  • Tied a career high with 10 receptions at Atlanta (10/20), while marking the first time he has had back-to-back 100-yard receiving games since 2009 (12/13-12/20).
  • His two touchdown receptions vs. Philadelphia (10/13) and at Atlanta (10/20), mark the first time in his career for back-to-back multi-touchdown games, and only the second time in franchise history for the feat (Horace Copeland, 10/24/1993 and 10/31/1993).
  • With 1,928 yards through his game at Atlanta (10/20), broke the 1,800-yard mark  in 22 games, becoming the fastest player in team history to reach that mark.
  • He is the first Buccaneer to ever record consecutive games with 100+ receiving yards and multiple touchdown receptions.
  • With 76 receiving yards against Carolina (10/24), he broke the 2,000 yard mark as a Buccaneer, becoming only the 20th player in team history to do so.
  • With 165 yards on 10 receptions vs. Atlanta (11/17), marked his ninth 100-yard receiving game as a Buccaneer, the fifth-most in team history.
  • Against Buffalo (12/8), eclipsed 1,000 yards on the season, achieving this feat for the third consecutive season and fifth time in his career.
  • At St. Louis (12/22), set a new career high in receptions with 74, finishing the game with five catches for 98 yards.

 

COLLEGE

  • Recorded a school-record 177 receptions for 3,548 yards and 37 touchdowns while at Northern Colorado (2002-04), in addition to amassing 1,024 yards on punt returns.
  • Named All-Great West Conference Offensive Player of the Year as a senior in 2004, as well as earning first-team all-conference honors.
  • Led the team to NCAA semifinals as a junior while being named second-team All-America by the Associated Press and Sports Network.
  • Also started for Northern Colorado in basketball.
  • Majored in business.

 

COMMUNITY

  • Launched the Jackson in Action 83 Foundation on Veterans’ Day 2012 to help military members stay connected with their children during deployments and help raise awareness and support for U.S. military families.
  • Sponsors military families at every Buccaneers home game through the “Jackson in Action” Front Row Fans section at Raymond James Stadium.
  • Along with his wife, Lindsey, and with support from the Buccaneers, published “Danny Dogtags: Dealing with Deployment,” a children’s book to help kids cope with a loved one leaving home on deployment.
  • In March 2014, participated in the “Fashion Funds for the Cure” fashion show benefitting the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
  • Throughout the 2013-14 school year, hosted a “Salute to Reading” program for local students, with the goal of inspiring and rewarding outstanding students at the elementary level for reading improvement.
  • Helped host a “Salute to Service Barbecue” with USAA at MacDill Air Force Base in November 2013 to thank military members for their service.
  • Led by the country’s second highest-ranked military officer – Admiral James A. Winnefeld Jr. –participated in a USO Tour to the Middle East in March 2013 to greet military stationed overseas.
  • Helped organize a surprise reunion for SSgt. Austin Story and his family at One Buccaneer Place in November 2012.
  • Spoke to students at Northwest Elementary about the importance of physical fitness, helped present a $10,000 Play 60 grant, and led students through a P.E. class to congratulate the winners of the Play 60 Super School contest in November 2012.
  • Participated in the annual “Chalk Talk with the Buccaneers” chamber of commerce luncheon in September 2012, greeting fans and speaking on the excitement for the 2012 season.
  • Greeted fans and signed autographs at the Buccaneers Official Draft Party, presented by Miller Lite, in April 2012.

 

PERSONAL

  • Attended Widefield High School (Colorado Springs, CO), earning football honorable mention all-state honors as a senior, in addition to accumulating a 4.1 GPA.
  • Also lettered in basketball.
  • He and wife Lindsay have one son, Carter Action Jackson.
  • Born Vincent Jackson on January 14, 1983, in Fort Polk, Louisiana.