John Jackson (wide receiver)

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John Jackson
Jackson doing sideline reporting at a USC game.
Date of birth: January 2, 1967
Place of birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Career information
Position(s): wide receiver
College: Southern California
NFL Draft: 1990 / Undrafted
As player:
Phoenix Cardinals
Chicago Bears
Career stats
Playing stats at

John Jackson (born January 2, 1967 in Brooklyn, NY) is a sports commentator who works for ESPN Radio 710 and FSN West and formerly played professional American football. "JJ," as he is referenced by his on-air colleagues, co-hosts the Lexus Gauntlet Show and the USC Press Conference Show, and serves as an analyst for Trojans Live. He serves as a sideline reporter during USC football games for 710 ESPN.

High school career[edit]

Jackson prepped at Bishop Amat Memorial High School in La Puente, CA.

College career[edit]

Jackson was an athletic and academic All American at the University of Southern California and also played baseball and was team MVP in 1989.

Professional career[edit]

Jackson played wide receiver for the National Football League Phoenix Cardinals between 1990 and 1992 and for the Chicago Bears in 1996.


Jackson also played baseball at USC and played Minor League Baseball from 1990 to 1995.[1]