Branden Jackson

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Branden Jackson
No. 93 – Seattle Seahawks
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1992-11-11) November 11, 1992 (age 27)
McKeesport, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school:McKeesport Area
(McKeesport, Pennsylvania)
College:Texas Tech
Undrafted:2016
Career history
Roster status:Injured reserve
Career NFL statistics as of 2019
Total tackles:42
Sacks:3.5
Pass deflections:3
Player stats at NFL.com

Branden Jackson (born November 11, 1992) is an American football defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas Tech.

College career[edit]

Jackson played four years at Texas Tech, appearing in 51 games with 38 starts, totalling 138 tackles, 11 sacks, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, and one pass defensed.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 3 78 in
(1.93 m)
273 lb
(124 kg)
33 38 in
(0.85 m)
10 14 in
(0.26 m)
5.06 s 4.77 s 7.40 s 31.5 in
(0.80 m)
9 ft 5 in
(2.87 m)
20 reps
All values from NFL Combine[1]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Jackson signed with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent on May 16, 2016.[2] He was released by the Raiders on September 3, 2016 and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[3][4] On December 3, 2016, he was promoted to the active roster.[5]

On September 2, 2017, Jackson was waived by the Raiders.[6]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

On September 26, 2017, Jackson was signed to the Seattle Seahawks' practice squad.[7] He was promoted to the active roster on October 7, 2017.[8]

On September 2, 2018, Jackson was waived by the Seahawks and was re-signed to the practice squad.[9][10] He was promoted to the active roster on September 25, 2018.[11]

Jackson re-signed with the Seahawks on April 23, 2020.[12] He was released on July 26, 2020,[13] but was re-signed on August 6.[14] He was placed on injured reserve on August 30, 2020.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Branden Jackson Combine Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved January 16, 2020.
  2. ^ "Oakland Raiders Announce Roster Moves". Raiders.com. May 16, 2016. Archived from the original on September 9, 2017. Retrieved December 3, 2016.
  3. ^ "Oakland Raiders Trim Roster To 53 Players". Raiders.com. September 3, 2016. Archived from the original on September 9, 2017. Retrieved December 3, 2016.
  4. ^ "Raiders Announce Practice Squad Signings". Raiders.com. September 4, 2016. Archived from the original on September 9, 2017. Retrieved December 3, 2016.
  5. ^ "Raiders Sign DL Branden Jackson to Active Roster; Hayden to Reserve/Injured List". Raiders.com. December 3, 2016. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 4, 2016.
  6. ^ "Raiders Announce Transactions". Raiders.com. September 2, 2017. Archived from the original on December 9, 2017. Retrieved September 8, 2017.
  7. ^ "Seahawks cut Tyvis Powell, Gabe Jackson; sign Branden Jackson". 247sports.com. September 26, 2017.
  8. ^ Boyle, John (October 7, 2017). "Seahawks Sign DE Branden Jackson; Waive LB Justin March-Lillard". Seahawks.com.
  9. ^ "Seahawks Claim G Jordan Simmons And DB Simeon Thomas On Waivers". Seahawks.com. September 2, 2018.
  10. ^ "Seahawks re-sign Branden Jackson, release Antwione Williams". 247sports.com. September 5, 2018.
  11. ^ Boyle, John (September 25, 2018). "Seahawks Sign Defensive End Branden Jackson Off Practice Squad, Waive Tight End Darrell Daniels". Seahawks.com.
  12. ^ Boyle, John (April 23, 2020). "Seahawks Sign Linebacker Bruce Irvin; Re-Sign Joey Hunt, Branden Jackson & Bryan Mone". Seahawks.com. Retrieved April 23, 2020.
  13. ^ Rauschenberg, Nathan (July 26, 2020). "Seahawks Waive Seven, Terminate Two, Including Center Joey Hunt". Seahawks.com. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  14. ^ Boyle, John (August 6, 2020). "Seahawks Re-Sign DE Branden Jackson". Seahawks.com. Retrieved August 10, 2020.
  15. ^ Boyle, John (August 30, 2020). "Seahawks Sign DE Pita Taumoepenu; Place Branden Jackson On IR". Seahawks.com.

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