Dexter Jackson (linebacker)

Dexter Jackson (born March 19, 1988) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at the Bethune–Cookman University and attended Edward H. White High School in Jacksonville, Florida. He has also been a member of the Milwaukee Mustangs, Orlando Predators, Tampa Bay Storm and Jacksonville Sharks.

Dexter Jackson
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Jackson in 2017
Free agent
Personal information
Born: (1988-03-19) March 19, 1988 (age 33)
Jacksonville, Florida
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:285 lb (129 kg)
Career information
High school:Jacksonville (FL) Edward H. White
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
Fumble recoveries:7
Player stats at

Early lifeEdit

Jackson attended Edward H. White High School.

College careerEdit

Jackson attended Bethune–Cookman University from 2006 to 2009,[1] where he was a Second Team All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference selection as a defensive lineman.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Milwaukee MustangsEdit

On December 12, 2010, Jackson was assigned to the Milwaukee Mustangs.[3][4] Jackson was again assigned to the Mustangs on October 12, 2011.[3][5] On April 16, 2012, Jackson was placed on reassignment.

San Jose SaberCatsEdit

On April 18, 2012, Jackson was traded to the San Jose SaberCats for future considerations.[6] Jackson finished the season injured reserve.

Orlando PredatorsEdit

Jackson was assigned to the Orlando Predators on a two-year deal prior to the 2013 season.[7] Jackson was reassigned on May 16, 2013, but was assigned again to the Predators on May 23, 2013.

Tampa Bay StormEdit

Jackson was assigned to the Tampa Bay Storm for the 2014 season, and started every game he was active in 2014 and 2015.

Jacksonville SharksEdit

In March 2016, Jackson was assigned to the Jacksonville Sharks.[8][9] Jackson was named Second Team All-Arena at the conclusion of the season.[10]

Return to Tampa BayEdit

In January 2017, Jackson returned to the Storm.[11] The Storm folded in December 2017.[12]

Baltimore BrigadeEdit

On March 22, 2018, Jackson was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade.[13]

Personal lifeEdit

He is the son of bodybuilder Dexter Jackson.[14]


  1. ^ "2009 B-CU SENIOR WILDCATS" (PDF). Bethune–Cookman University. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  2. ^ "Travis Roland Named First Team All-MEAC Post-Season Honors". Bethune–Cookman University. December 2, 2008. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Milwaukee Mustangs Historical Transactions". ArenaFan. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  4. ^ Michael Lewis (March 25, 2011). "Toliver, Lee back with Arena teams". GateHouse Media, LLC. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  5. ^ Jim Owczarski (March 14, 2012). "Milwaukee Mustangs avoid disruptions in advance of AFL season opener". OnMilwaukee. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  6. ^ Shawn Wagner (April 19, 2012). "LB Dexter Jackson Traded to San Jose". Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  7. ^ "A quick look at our Arena Football League players". GateHouse Media, LLC. May 30, 2013. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  8. ^ "Sharks Add Linebacker Dexter Jackson". Jacksonville Sharks. March 10, 2016. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  9. ^ "Sharks Add Linebacker Dexter Jackson". OurSports Central. March 11, 2016. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  10. ^ "All-Arena Teams Announced". 3 Point Stance Magazine. August 15, 2016. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  11. ^ "All-Arena Mac Linebacker Dexter Jackson Returns to Storm". OurSports Central. January 27, 2017. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  12. ^ "Tampa Bay Storm suspending operations". Tampa Bay Times. December 21, 2017.
  13. ^ "Team Transactions". Archived from the original on March 22, 2018. Retrieved March 22, 2018.
  14. ^ Harris, Ron (April 25, 2016). "HOW DEXTER JACKSON DEFIES TIME & HIS RIVALS". Retrieved April 30, 2018.

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