Chevis Jackson life and biography

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Chevis Jackson biography

Date of birth : 1985-12-11
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Mobile, Alabama
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-17
Credited as : Football player NFL, cornerback for the Jaguars, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Chevis Jackson is an American football cornerback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.

Originally drafted by Atlanta in the third round (68th pick overall) of the 2008 draft … Waived on 9/7/10 … Signed by Jacksonville as free agent on 10/18/10.

Second-year CB has played in 31 games with four starts … Played past two seasons with Atlanta after being selected in the third round of the 2008 draft … Was waived during final cuts … Career totals include 64 tackles (55 solo), one sack, one INT, seven passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery … Made only career INT on 11/9/08 at New Orleans and returned it 95 yards for a TD.

Saw action in 15 games with two starts … Finished with 31 tackles (28 solo), one sack, two passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery … Had four tackles and recorded his first career sack on 11/8 vs. WAS … Collected three tackles, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery on 11/29 vs. TB … Posted season-high six tackles on 12/20 at NYJ …

Appeared in 16 games with two starts as a rookie … Finished with 33 tackles (27 solo), one INT and five passes defensed … Picked off Drew Brees on 11/9 at NO and returned it 95 yards for a TD, the second-longest INT return in Falcons history.


Regarded as one of the nation’s top cornerbacks … Helped team rank third in total defense in each of his three seasons … Career totals include 142 tackles (103 solo), eight INTs, eight tackles for loss and 36 passes defensed … Opposing QBs completed only 25.6 percent of their passes thrown his way his senior year … Ranked second in school history in passes defensed … Finished with five INTs as a senior … Majored in sociology.

Single … Resides in Mobile, Ala. … Attended St. Paul’s Episcopal High School … Saw action as CB and WR along with returning kicks and punts … Totaled 40 tackles and seven INTs as a senior … Plays the saxophone in his spare time … Full name: Chevis Dauro Jackson.

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