Greg Jackson (American football)

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Greg Jackson
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Secondary coach
Team Michigan
Conference Big Ten
Biographical details
Born (1966-08-20) August 20, 1966 (age 48)
Hialeah, Florida
Alma mater LSU
Playing career
1989–1993
1994–1995
1996
1997–2000
New York Giants
Philadelphia Eagles
New Orleans Saints
San Diego Chargers
Position(s) Safety
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2003
2004–2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011–2014
2015–present
Idaho (DB)
Louisiana–Monroe (DB)
Tulane (DB)
Tulane (Safeties/kick off)
Tulane (LB/kick off)
Wisconsin (Nickel/Asst. LB)
San Francisco 49ers (assistant DB)
Michigan (DB)

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

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.

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