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Steven Rashad Jackson (born July 22, 1983) is a former American football running back. He played college football for Oregon State and was drafted by the St. Louis Rams 24th overall in the 2004 NFL Draft. He also played for the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots. Jackson holds the Rams franchise record for most rushing yards, and is a member of the 10,000 yard rushing club.

Contents

1 Early years 2 College career 3 Professional career

3.1 St. Louis Rams 3.2 Atlanta Falcons 3.3 New England Patriots 3.4 Professional statistics 3.5 Los Angeles Rams franchise records 3.6 NFL records

4 Personal life 5 References 6 External links

Early years[edit] Jackson was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was a running back for Eldorado High School. He was named the Sunrise Regional MVP and rushed for 6,396 yards and 81 touchdowns for the Sundevils. Eldorado lost in the state final his senior year to McQueen High School (Reno, Nevada). He also lettered four years in track and field, recording a 10.6 in the 100 meters as a junior, and was a member of the 4 × 100 m (42.64 s) relay squad.[1] Jackson's subsequent success has been credited with prompting college football programs to take more interest in players in the Las Vegas area.[2] This success also led to Jackson's induction into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame in 2011.[3] College career[edit] Jackson attended Oregon State University, where he played for the Oregon State Beavers football team for three seasons (2001–2003). In 36 games, he carried 743 times for 3,625 yards for a 4.9-yard average and 39 touchdowns while adding 680 yards and 6 touchdowns on 66 catches and 240 yards with a touchdown on 7 kickoff returns. His 4,545 all-purpose yards rank second in school history, while he ranks third on the school's all-time scoring list with 276 points. In his sophomore season, Jackson led the Pac-10 Conference in rushing and finished the season eighth nationally with 1,690 yards; an average of 130 yards per game. As a junior, he ranked tenth in the nation in rushing, ninth in all-purpose yardage, and fourth in scoring; he carried the ball 350 times for 1,545 yards and 19 touchdowns, adding 44 receptions for 470 yards and 3 touchdowns. His 2,015 all-purpose yards set an Oregon State school record. Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables

Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP Wonderlic

6 ft 1 1⁄2 in (1.87 m) 231 lb (105 kg) 4.45 s

4.09 s 7.03 s 37.5 in (0.95 m) 9 ft 10 in (3.00 m) 16 reps 28

All values from Oregon State Pro Day,[4] except for Wonderlic score.

* NFLDraftScout.com erroneously lists this as 4.45 in the top section. Correct time is lower on the page.

Jackson was overlooked by several teams in 2004, most likely due to a knee injury suffered during his last year at Oregon State that kept him from participating in drills at the 2004 NFL Combine. Jackson had surgery on the knee after the college season, but required additional surgery after his rookie year to ensure its complete rehabilitation. In an interview with CBS Sports' Pete Prisco on how the knee injury had affected his play, Jackson said "I never felt right. Now it does."[5][6] St. Louis Rams[edit]

Drafted by the Rams in 2004, Jackson spent eight years with the team

Jackson was drafted 24th overall in the 2004 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams. The Rams swapped picks with the Denver Broncos and Cincinnati Bengals to get Jackson. Denver traded Deltha O'Neal to Cincinnati for their first round pick. Then, St. Louis traded up to Cincinnati's selection to grab Jackson while the Bengals chose Chris Perry to replace the departed Corey Dillon, who was traded to the New England Patriots. On July 30, 2004, Jackson signed a five-year, $7 million deal with the Rams, which included a $2.05 million signing bonus. In his 2004 rookie season, he was a backup under Marshall Faulk. Despite the limited playing time, he rushed 134 times for 673 rushing yards and 4 touchdowns, and had 19 receptions for 189 yards. With Faulk aging, Jackson was named the Rams' starting running back for the 2005 season. Jackson had 1,046 rushing yards and 8 touchdowns on 254 attempts, and caught 43 passes for 320 yards and 2 touchdowns. After the dismissal of head coach Mike Martz, 2006 became Jackson's breakout season. With Scott Linehan as the new head coach, the Rams had a more balanced offensive attack. Jackson ran 346 times for 1,528 yards and 13 touchdowns and led all running backs when he caught 90 passes for 806 yards, and adding 3 touchdowns. He also led the NFL in total yards from scrimmage with 2,334. For his efforts, Jackson was named to his first Pro Bowl and received one vote for the 2006 NFL Offensive Player of the Year award.[7] He was also named the Rams MVP of 2006.

Jackson rushing against the 49ers in 2007.

During the Rams' dismal 2007 season, Jackson lashed out at fans and expressed distaste with the music played in the Edward Jones Dome. After the season, with one year left on his rookie contract, Jackson believed he was underpaid and held out of training camp. On August 21, 2008, Jackson officially ended his holdout by signing a six-year contract worth a maximum of $49.3 million, including a $11.4 million signing bonus and $21 million guaranteed. Because the final two years of the deal (the 2012 & 2013 seasons) can be voided based on Jackson's performance, it could become a three-year extension worth $29.3 million instead. Either way, signing the contract made him the highest-paid running back in the NFL.[8] On October 24, 2010, Jackson surpassed Eric Dickerson as the Rams' all-time leading rusher, with a 110-yard effort against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[9] Then on November 21, 2010, he recorded his 10,000th career yard from scrimmage on a first quarter run against the Atlanta Falcons. Jackson rushed for 1,145 yards during the 2011 regular season, marking the seventh consecutive season he has surpassed 1,000 yards.[10] The 2012 draft saw the Rams select two running backs, Daryl Richardson and Isaiah Pead, indicating a potential future running back by committee scenario. With the retirement of LaDanian Tomlinson, Jackson became the NFL's active leader in career rushing yards, where he remained for over three years until passed by Frank Gore in October 2015. During the season, Jackson became the 27th running back in NFL history to rush for over 10,000 yards, and the 6th running back in league history to compile 8 consecutive 1000-yard rushing seasons. Jackson ended the 2012 season with 1,042 yards rushing and 4 touchdowns. At the conclusion of the season, Jackson chose to opt-out of the final year of his contract, to pursue a starting job on a contender.[11] Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Jackson in 2013 with the Falcons

On March 14, 2013, Jackson signed a three-year contract with the Atlanta Falcons.[12] Jackson failed to rush for 1,000 yards, for the first time since his rookie season in 2004, finishing the 2013 season with 543 rushing yards on 157 attempts. In the 2014 season, Jackson's rushing numbers improved with 707 rushing yards in 15 games. Jackson was released by the Falcons on February 26, 2015.[13] New England Patriots[edit] On December 21, 2015, Jackson signed with the New England Patriots.[14] He scored his first touchdown of the season in the Patriots' 20–10 loss to the Miami Dolphins on January 3.[15] He scored his first career playoff touchdown in the AFC Championship game against the Denver Broncos; the Patriots would lose the game 20–18. Professional statistics[edit]

Year Team Games Rushing Receiving

GP GS Att Yds Avg Lng TD Rec Yds Avg Lng TD

2004 St. Louis Rams 14 3 134 673 5.0 48 4 19 189 9.9 28 0

2005 St. Louis Rams 15 15 254 1,046 4.1 51 8 43 320 7.4 27 2

2006 St. Louis Rams 16 16 346 1,528 4.4 59 13 90 806 9.0 64T 3

2007 St. Louis Rams 12 12 237 1,002 4.2 54 5 38 271 7.1 37 1

2008 St. Louis Rams 12 11 253 1,042 4.1 56 7 40 379 9.5 53 1

2009 St. Louis Rams 15 15 324 1,416 4.4 58 4 51 322 6.3 38 0

2010 St. Louis Rams 16 16 330 1,241 3.8 42 6 46 383 8.3 49 0

2011 St. Louis Rams 15 15 260 1,145 4.4 47 5 42 333 7.9 50 1

2012 St. Louis Rams 16 16 258 1,045 4.1 46 4 38 321 8.4 22 0

2013 Atlanta Falcons 12 12 157 543 3.5 50 6 33 191 5.8 25 1

2014 Atlanta Falcons 15 15 190 707 3.7 55 6 20 148 7.4 17 0

2015 New England Patriots 2 1 21 50 2.4 7 1 1 20 20.0 20 0

TOTAL 160 147 2,764 11,438 4.1 59 69 461 3,683 8.0 64 9

Los Angeles Rams franchise records[edit]

Most career rushing yards (10,138) Only Ram player to record 150 rushing yards and 100 receiving yards in same game (December 24, 2006 vs Wash)

NFL records[edit]

Most consecutive seasons with 4+ rushing touchdowns (11) – tied with Emmitt Smith Most consecutive seasons with a 40+ yard run (11) Most rushing attempts by a player without a 60+ yard run (2,764) Most consecutive touches without a fumble (unofficial) - (870) from November 13, 2011 through end of career.

Personal life[edit] Jackson wore the number 39 because it is the number of books in the Old Testament.[16] References[edit]

^ https://www.trackingfootball.com/players/steven-jackson-7852/ ^ Brewer, Ray (August 20, 2009). "Members of Sun's preseason team in a class of their own". Las Vegas Sun.  ^ Brewer, Ray (June 11, 2011). "Rams' Steven Jackson among 5 inducted into local Hall of Fame". Las Vegas Sun.  ^ "- , : 2004 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". www.nfldraftscout.com.  ^ Camp tour: Rams' tough Jackson takes torch from aging Faulk Dead CBS Sports article Archived April 6, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. ^ Camp tour: Rams' tough Jackson takes torch from aging Faulk Archived June 5, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Copied article at ClanRam Forums ^ "LT wins NFL offensive player of the year, too". ESPN.com. January 5, 2007.  ^ "Rams' Jackson gets big new deal, then practices". ESPN.com. August 21, 2008.  ^ "Josh Freeman's TD pass with 10 seconds left lifts Bucs over Rams". ESPN.com. October 24, 2010.  ^ "Steven Jackson". NFL.com.  ^ Ledbetter, D. Orlando. "Falcons ready for start of free agency". ajc.  ^ "Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons agree to contract".  ^ McClure, Vaughn (February 27, 2015). "Falcons release RB Steven Jackson". espn.go.com. Retrieved February 27, 2015.  ^ "New England Patriots sign Steven Jackson". NFL.com. Retrieved 2015-12-21.  ^ "New England 10 - 20 Miami: Final - 2016-01-03 - National Football League - Yahoo! Sports". Yahoo Sports.  ^ "What Drives Running Back Steven Jackson". 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Steven Jackson.

Official website A Week in the Life With Steven Jackson Documentary chronicles an entire week of Steven's life during the 2010-2011 NFL season

Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • ESPN • Yahoo! Sports • SI.com • Pro-Football-Reference • Rotoworld

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2004 NFL draft first-round selections

Eli Manning Robert Gallery Larry Fitzgerald Philip Rivers Sean Taylor Kellen Winslow II Roy Williams DeAngelo Hall Reggie Williams Dunta Robinson Ben Roethlisberger Jonathan Vilma Lee Evans Tommie Harris Michael Clayton Shawn Andrews D. J. Williams Will Smith Vernon Carey Kenechi Udeze Vince Wilfork J. P. Losman Marcus Tubbs Steven Jackson Ahmad Carroll Chris Perry Jason Babin Chris Gamble Michael Jenkins Kevin Jones Rashaun Woods Benjamin Watson

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Cleveland / St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams first-round draft picks

Drake Davis Hall Cordill Mucha Wilson Holovak Butkovich Hirsch Sitko Wedemeyer Thomason Pasquariello West McFadin Carey Moomaw Barker Beatty Morris Marconi Horton Arnett Shofner Michaels Phillips Bass Dickson Cannon McKeever Gabriel Olsen Baker Guthrie Munson Williams Mack L. Smith Seymour Klein Reynolds Robertson Youngblood Cappelletti Fanning Harrah France McLain Brudzinski Peacock Andrews K. Hill Johnson Owens Redden Dickerson Gray Schad Green Cox Hawkins Gary Brostek Lyght Gilbert Bettis Gandy Carter Phillips Kennison Pace Wistrom Holt Canidate Lewis Archuleta Pickett Thomas Kennedy Jackson Barron T. Hill Carriker Long J. Smith Bradford Quinn Brockers Austin Ogletree Robinson Donald Gurley Goff

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St. Louis Rams 2004 NFL Draft selections

Steven Jackson Tony Hargrove Brandon Chillar Jason Shivers Jeff Smoker Erik Jensen Larry Turner

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NFL players with 10,000 rushing yards

Emmitt Smith Walter Payton Barry Sanders Curtis Martin Frank Gore LaDainian Tomlinson Jerome Bettis Eric Dickerson Tony Dorsett Jim Brown Marshall Faulk Adrian Peterson Edgerrin James Marcus Allen Franco Harris Thurman Thomas Fred Taylor Steven Jackson John Riggins Corey Dillon O. J. Simpson Warrick Dunn Ricky Watters Jamal Lewis Thomas Jones Tiki Barber Eddie George Ottis Anderson LeSean McCoy Ricky Williams Marshawn Lynch

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