Mark Jackson (wide receiver)

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Mark Jackson
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Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1963-07-23) July 23, 1963 (age 54)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Career information
College: Purdue
NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 6 / Pick: 161
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 342
Receiving yards: 5,551
Touchdowns: 29
Player stats at

Mark Anthony Jackson (born July 23, 1963) is a former American professional football player who was selected by the Denver Broncos in the sixth round of the 1986 NFL Draft. Jackson attended high school at Terre Haute South Vigo High School and Alton Senior High School.[1] A 5'9", 174 lb (79 kg) wide receiver from Purdue University, Jackson played in the 1984 Peach Bowl before spending nine NFL seasons from 1986 to 1994 for the Broncos, the New York Giants, and the Indianapolis Colts. Jackson played in Super Bowls XXI, XXII, and XXIV with the Broncos. Jackson caught the touchdown pass that sent the game into overtime on "The Drive" in the Broncos' January 11, 1987 AFC Championship Game victory over the Cleveland Browns. Along with Vance Johnson and Ricky Nattiel, Jackson comprised the "Three Amigos" receiving combination in the late 1980s. As of 2017's NFL off-season, Mark Jackson held the Broncos franchise record for career yards per reception in the playoffs (20.29).