Tony Jackson (American football)

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Tony Jackson
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-07-05) July 5, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth: Ypsilanti, Michigan
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
College: Iowa
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 6 / Pick: 196
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Tony Jackson (born July 5, 1982) is a former American football fullback. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the sixth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Iowa.

Early years[edit]

Jackson attended Willow Run High School in Ypsilanti, Michigan, where he starred in football, basketball, and track & field. In football, he was a two-time All-Conference pick.

Professional career[edit]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Jackson was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks as a tight end in the sixth round (196th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft. However, he was waived by the team following the preseason.

New York Giants[edit]

Jackson was signed by the New York Giants in the 2006 offseason, but failed to make the team out of training camp and was released.

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Jackson was signed to the practice squad of the Oakland Raiders on October 25, 2006. He was re-signed by the team in the 2007 offseason, but waived on July 24. He again spent time with the team during the 2008 offseason, but was released on July 18.

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