Earnest Jackson

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Earnest Jackson
No. 41, 43
Date of birth: (1959-12-18) December 18, 1959 (age 55)
Place of birth: Needville, Texas
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: Texas A&M
NFL Draft: 1983 / Round: 8 / Pick: 202
As player:
San Diego Chargers
Philadelphia Eagles
Pittsburgh Steelers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1984, 1986
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Earnest Jackson, Jr. (born December 18, 1959) is a former professional American football running back in the National Football League for six seasons for the San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles, and Pittsburgh Steelers. He ran for at least 900 yards in a season for each of his three teams. Jackson played college football at Texas A&M University and was drafted in the eighth round of the 1983 NFL Draft. In 1984 and '85 he ran over a thousand yards each year, respectively. He ended his career with 4,167 yards on 1059 caries along with 22 touchdowns.He also caught the ball for 695 yards on 87 receptions.