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Tom Jackson

Thomas Louie Jackson (twitter: @TomJackson57)

Position: LB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 220 lbs.

Born: April 4, 1951 in Cleveland, OH
High School: John Adams
College: Louisville   (school history)
Drafted by the Denver Broncos in the 4th round (88th overall) of the 1973 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 83 (299th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 16, 2014 8:25AM
All-Time Rank: #332. Harry Carson… #333. Eli Manning… #334. Herschel Walker… #335. TOM JACKSON… #336. George Kunz… #337. Bob Griese… #338. Steve Grogan… 

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1973 22 DEN lb 56 8 4 2
1974 23 DEN llb/RLB 57 13 12 1 39 0 39 0 5
1975 24 DEN LLB 57 14 14 2 0 0 0 0 7
1976 25 DEN rlb/ROLB 57 14 14 7 136 1 46 0 0 1 2 0 0 12
1977*+ 26 DEN ROLB 57 13 13 4 95 1 73 0 0 1 0 0 0 15
1978* 27 DEN ROLB 57 16 16 3 28 1 28 0 11
1979* 28 DEN ROLB 57 13 13 1 34 0 34 0 0 0 2 70 0 8
1980 29 DEN ROLB 57 16 16 7
1981 30 DEN ROLB 57 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 9
1982 31 DEN ROLB 57 9 9 1.0 1 8 0 8 0 7
1983 32 DEN ROLB 57 15 15 5.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 34 0 8
1984 33 DEN ROLB 57 16 16 6.0 0 0 1 0 0 10
1985 34 DEN rolb 57 12 5 3
1986 35 DEN ROLB 57 16 14 0.5 5
Career 191 177 13.0 20 340 3 73 0 0 2 8 104 0 109

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1983 32 DEN ROLB 57 15 15 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
Career 191 177 1 2 0 2 2.0 2

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1976 25 DEN rlb/ROLB 57 14 14 1 1 6
1977*+ 26 DEN ROLB 57 13 13 1 1 6
1978* 27 DEN ROLB 57 16 16 1 1 6
Career 191 177 3 3 18
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Bob Schmitz, Floyd Rice, Keith Mitchell, Jim Martin, Mike Johnson, Monte Coleman, Tim Cofield, Dick Campbell, Donnie Spragan, Whitney Paul
4 Keith Mitchell, Mike Johnson, Dave Robinson*, Walt Michaels, Al Atkinson, Cato June, Joe Fortunato, Doug Buffone, Keena Turner, Ron Porter
5 Dave Robinson*, Cornelius Bennett, Pat Swilling, Chris Doleman*, Lofa Tatupu, LaMarr Woodley, Lee Roy Caffey, Jerod Mayo, Terrell Suggs, Greg Lloyd
6 Dave Robinson*, Dan Currie, LaMarr Woodley, Lonnie Warwick, Terrell Suggs, Cornelius Bennett, Archie Matsos, Lofa Tatupu, Chip Banks, Joey Porter
7 Jim Lynch, Terrell Suggs, Lee Roy Caffey, Takeo Spikes, Dave Robinson*, Joey Porter, Mike Stratton, Al Wilson, Archie Matsos, Phil Villapiano
8 Al Wilson, Mike Stratton, Joey Porter, Maxie Baughan, Jim Lynch, Walt Michaels, Chad Brown, Ted Hendricks*, Tom Addison, Chip Banks
9 Joey Porter, Bill Bergey, Jim Lynch, Chad Brown, E.J. Holub, Joe Fortunato, Phil Villapiano, Seth Joyner, Chip Banks, Ted Hendricks*
10 Joe Fortunato, Chad Brown, Jim Lynch, Dave Wilcox*, Ted Hendricks*, William Thomas, Ken Norton, Dave Robinson*, Jeff Siemon, Mike Stratton
11 Dave Robinson*, Ken Norton, Roy Winston, Hardy Nickerson, Jim Lynch, John Reger, Cornelius Bennett, Lee Roy Jordan, Chip Banks, Donnie Edwards
12 Dave Robinson*, Cornelius Bennett, Lee Roy Jordan, Roy Winston, Clay Matthews, Joe Fortunato, Donnie Edwards, Hardy Nickerson, Keith Brooking, Ken Norton
13 Dave Robinson*, Clay Matthews, Roy Winston, Keith Brooking, Wayne Walker, Ken Norton, Cornelius Bennett, Joe Fortunato, Takeo Spikes, Seth Joyner
14 Andy Russell, Clay Matthews, Keith Brooking, Roy Winston, Wayne Walker, Dave Robinson*, Mo Lewis, Ken Norton, Hardy Nickerson, Cornelius Bennett
Career Jack Reynolds, Andy Russell, Cornelius Bennett, Ken Norton, Mo Lewis, Roy Winston, Larry Grantham, Seth Joyner, Wayne Walker, Chad Brown

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams