Greg Jackson (American football)
August 20, 1966 |
|1989–1993||New York Giants|
|1996||New Orleans Saints|
|1997–2000||San Diego Chargers|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2008||Tulane (Safeties/kick off)|
|2009||Tulane (LB/kick off)|
|2010||Wisconsin (Nickel/Asst. LB)|
|2011–2014||San Francisco 49ers (assistant DB)|
|2016–present||Dallas Cowboys (Safeties)|
Gregory Allen Jackson (born August 20, 1966) is an American football coach and former player. He currently serves at the defensive backs coach for the Dallas Cowboys. 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.
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.
He is the best Dad and his sons are Greg Jr. and Jayden.
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