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Jayice Pearson (born August 17, 1963) is an American retired National Football League defensive back.

J. C. Pearson
Born: (1963-08-17) August 17, 1963 (age 55)
Oceanside, California
Career information
NFL draft1986 / Round:
Career history
As player
1986–1992Kansas City Chiefs
1993Minnesota Vikings


College careerEdit

Pearson played for the University of Washington.[1]:171

Professional careerEdit

Pearson played for the Kansas City Chiefs and Minnesota Vikings between 1986 and 1993.

Sportscasting careerEdit

Pearson began broadcasting NFL games since 2003 after spending several years calling college football for ESPN Plus, often paired with Chris Marlowe on Mountain West Conference games. Pearson worked for Fox, calling games as one of the lower tier broadcast teams. He eventually became a regular middle-tier broadcaster in 2005, working alongside Curt Menefee and later Matt Vasgersian.

Pearson left Fox following the 2008 season to return to ESPN to call college football games on ESPN2 and ESPN with Dave Lamont. In 2010, Pearson was an analyst for college football games on Fox Sports Net. On Dec. 26, 2010, he was part of the Little Caesars Bowl between Florida International and Toledo coverage.

Pearson was part of the afternoon radio show on 610 Sports in Kansas City called "The Drive" with Danny Parkins and Carrington Harrison from 2-6 Central until 2015 when he left the show being replaced with Ben Heisler as producer.


  1. ^ "2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Washington Athletics. Retrieved August 18, 2016.