Dane Jackson (born 29 November 1996) is an American football cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Pittsburgh.
Dane Jackson Early Years :
Jackson attended East Stroudsburg South High School in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. As a senior, he had 50 tackles and four interceptions. Dane was named to the 2016 Big 33 Football Classic.
Dane Jackson Family:
Jackson is the son of Dion Jackson and Nicole Oliver. Dane has three brothers, Devonte, Dennis Jr., and Donovan. His cousin, Stephon Morris, also played cornerback at Penn State University and in the NFL.
Dane Jackson Education:
Jackson attended the University of Pittsburgh, where he played for the Pittsburgh Panthers football team from 2016 to 2019.
Dane Jackson Personal Life :
Dane Jackson is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Kennedy Brown. The couple has a daughter, Brooklynn, who was born in 2019.
Dane Jackson Astrology Sign:
Dane Jackson is a Virgo. Virgos are often seen as over-analytical, picky, and perfectionists. However, they are also hardworking, loyal, and practical.
Dane Jackson Physical stats :
Dane Jackson is 5 ft 11 in and weighs 180 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
Dane Jackson Career:
The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Jackson in the seventh round (232nd overall) of the 2020 NFL Draft. He made his NFL debut on September 14, 2020, against the New York Giants. In Week 2, against the Denver Broncos, he recorded his first career interception off a pass thrown by Jeff Driskel.
On January 3, 2021, Jackson was placed on injured reserve.
In the 2020 season, Jackson had 22 tackles and one interception in 16 games.
He had four tackles and one pass in two games in the playoffs.
In the 2021 season, Jackson is expected to play a key role in the Steelers’ secondary.
Buffalo Bills provide an update on Dane Jackson’s Injury
An update on Dane Jackson. ❤️💙 pic.twitter.com/JL1oVrMI4o— Buffalo Bills (@BuffaloBills) September 20, 2022
The Buffalo Bills have provided an update on Dane Jackson, who suffered a season-ending injury in training camp.
Head coach Sean McDermott announced today that Jackson would miss the entire 2020 season due to the ACL tear he suffered last week.
“Dane is a hard worker and a great teammate,” said McDermott. “We feel awful for him and know he’ll work extremely hard to get back on the field next season.”
The Bills drafted Jackson in this year’s NFL draft’s seventh round. He was expected to compete for a spot on the team’s 53-man roster.
This is a disappointing turn of events for Jackson, who was looking to make an impact in his rookie season. However, he will now have to wait until to take the field for the Bills.
Dane Jackson Awards and Nominations:
- Big 33 Football Classic (2016)
- 7th round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft (232nd overall)
- Career statistics as of 2020: 22 tackles, 1 interception
Dane Jackson Controversy:
Dane Jackson has not been involved in any public controversies.
Dane Jackson Philanthropy:
Jackson is a supporter of the American Cancer Society.
Dane Jackson Net Worth:
Dane Jackson’s net worth is currently unknown. However, as a professional football player, it is estimated that his net worth is in the millions.