Former NFL Receiver Vincent Jackson Passes Away



Former NFL receiver Vincent Jackson passed away earlier today at the age of 38. Jackson is an alumnus with the San Diego Chargers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in his 12-year career. Jackson is a three-time Pro-Bowler in his career. His dynamic play makes him a legend on the field.

In a hotel room at around 11:30 a.m, Jackson is found dead Monday morning. His body was discovered by a housekeeper at a Florida hotel. There is no cause of death at this current time. The sheriff’s office comments that there were “no apparent signs of trauma. 

 Jackson was an elite receiver throughout his time in the NFL. Jackson finished his career with 540 catches for 9,080 yards and 57 touchdowns. Along with playing for the San Diego Chargers, Jackson had a great career with Tampa Bay. Currently, Jackson is 4th on the Buccaneers on the all-time receiving list  

Vincent Jackson retired in 2018 after his 12-year career. Jackson is a second-round pick from the 2005 draft out of Northern Colorado. He holds multiple school records there.

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