J. C. Pearson

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J. C. Pearson
Date of birth (1963-08-17) August 17, 1963 (age 53)
Place of birth Oceanside, California
Career information
Position(s) DB
College Washington
NFL draft 1986 / Round:
Career history
As player
1986–1992 Kansas City Chiefs
1993 Minnesota Vikings
Career stats

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

College career[edit]

Pearson played for the University of Washington

Professional career[edit]

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

Sportscasting career[edit]

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 did the air analysis for college football games on Fox Sports Net. On Dec. 26, 2010 he did the Little Caesars Bowl between Florida International and Toledo.

Pearson is now 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.