Mark Jackson biography

Mark Jackson

Wide receiver, American football player

1963 –

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Who is Mark Jackson?

Mark Anthony Jackson is a retired American professional football player who was selected by the Denver Broncos in the sixth round of the 1986 NFL Draft. A 5'9", 174 lb 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.

He lived in Terre Haute, Indiana, during his youth and played for South Vigo High School.

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Born
Jul 23, 1963
Chicago
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Purdue University
Lived in
  • Terre Haute
  • Chicago

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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