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Gregory Allen Jackson (born August 20, 1966) is an American football coach who is currently the Defensive backs coach for the Dallas Cowboys of the NFL (National Football League). Jackson is also a former player who played safety in the NFL for 12 seasons for the New York Giants, San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles, and New Orleans Saints. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the third round of the 1989 NFL Draft and played college football at LSU.

Greg Jackson
Dallas Cowboys
Position:Defensive Backs coach
Personal information
Born: (1966-08-20) August 20, 1966 (age 52)
Hialeah, Florida
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:217 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:Hunting Valley (OH) University
College:LSU
NFL Draft:1989 / Round: 3 / Pick: 78
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:617
Quarterback sacks:4.0
Interceptions:32
Forced fumbles:8
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

In 1994, he took over from Wes Hopkins as the starting free safety of the Philadelphia Eagles,[1][2] and played there the following year,[3] till replaced by rookie Brian Dawkins.[4]

Jackson was hired as assistant secondary coach by the San Francisco 49ers on February 17, 2011. After Jim Harbaugh left the 49ers to coach at the University of Michigan, he brought Jackson with him to serve as the secondary coach.

In 2016, Jackson returned to the NFL when he was hired to be the safeties coach for the Dallas Cowboys.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1993 Philadelphia Eagles Starters, Roster, & Players". Pro-Football-Reference.com.
  2. ^ "1994 Philadelphia Eagles Starters, Roster, & Players". Pro-Football-Reference.com.
  3. ^ "1995 Philadelphia Eagles Starters, Roster, & Players". Pro-Football-Reference.com.
  4. ^ "1996 Philadelphia Eagles Starters, Roster, & Players". Pro-Football-Reference.com.

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