Malik Jackson

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Full Name Malik Jackson
Age 30 Years Old
Nick Name Malik
Gender Male
Famous As Rugby Player
Birth Date January 11th, 1990
Birth Place Los Angeles, California

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Malik Barron Jackson (defensive lineman) famed by the name Malik Jackson is an American football player who plays in the defensive tackle position. He made his NFL debut in 2012 for the Denver Broncos, helping them win an AFC championship in 2013. He became a free agent after Jacksonville Jaguars released him in March 2019. The Eagles have agreed in principle to sign free agent defensive tackle Malik Jackson to a three-year contract. Malik started playing football while attending Birmingham High School. He played college football for the Tennessee Volunteers. Previously, he was selected in the fifth round with the 137th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. He has recorded 239 total tackles, 32 sacks, 6 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries, and 23 pass deflection in his NFL career till date. 

Philadelphia Eagles agree to sign defensive tackle Malik Jackson to the three-year deal

The Eagles have agreed in principle to sign free agent defensive tackle Malik Jackson to a three-year contract. The deal is worth up to $30 million. Jackson was released by Jacksonville last Friday (8th March 2019). It was only three years ago that he was one of the NFL’s top free agents when he signed a six-year deal worth up to $90 million with the Jaguars after four seasons in Denver. He earned a Pro Bowl invitation two seasons ago when he posted a career-high eight sacks, although he lost his starting job with the Jaguars last season.

Why is Malik Jackson famous for?

Malik Jackson is famous for his name to the AP All-SEC Second Team 2011.

Malik Jackson's Birthday, Place of Birth, Siblings, Horoscope, Parents, Early Life, Bio, Wiki, And More

Malik Jackson was born on 11th January 1990 in Los Angeles, California in the United States with the birth name of Malik Barron Jackson. He was born to a father Jodie Jackson, and a mother, Robin Jackson. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. His religion is Christian. Talking about his siblings, he has a twin brother named Marquis Jackson. Malik started playing football while attending Birmingham High School. He was named to Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, and Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team while at the high school. He was also named Los Angeles Daily News All-Area Co-Defensive MVP in High School. As of 2019, his age is 29 but as of 2020, his age will be 30 on his next birthday in January.

Know About His Ethnicity And Nationality:

He holds American nationality and his ethnicity is African-American.  

Short Description About His Brother; Marquis Jackson

Marquis Ferrod Jackson is a Canadian football defensive lineman for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. He played college football at Portland State. Jackson signed with the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2013. 

Malik Jackson’s Education And Graduation

About his education, he attended Birmingham High School and then he attended the University of Southern California, where he played college football. Two years later, he transferred to the University of Tennessee in the year 2010. He continued to play college football there. He had 48 total tackles, 11 tackles-for-loss, five sacks, five passes defense, one forced fumble, and one interception during 2010 season. He recorded 56 total tackles, 11 tackles-for-loss, 2.5 sacks, two passes defense, and one forced fumble in the 2011 season. He was named to the AP All-SEC Second Team in recognition of his performance in the 2010 season. 

Height, Weight, Hair Color, Body Measurement Of Malik Jackson

Malik Jackson is a very handsome player with an athletic body build. He stands at a height of 1.96 m i.e. 6 feet and 5 inches tall. He has a body weight of 290 lbs i.e. 132 Kg. His other body measurements such as dress size, hair color, eye color and more are currently unavailable. He has a very charming smile as well as a dashing style. 

Career Journey Of Malik Jackson

  • Malik Jackson began his journey in the football when he was announced that he would play in the 2012 Senior Bowl as a late addition in January 2012.
  • Then, he played for Washington Redskins' head coach Mike Shanahan's South team in the same month on 28th January 2012. 
  • He also attended the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana as a defensive tackle and performed all of the combine drills. 
  • In March 2012, he attended Tennessee's pro day.
  • After that, the Denver Broncos selected him with the 137th overall pick in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. 
  • He was the second defensive lineman drafted by the Denver Broncos after Derek Wolfe. 
  • He signed a four-year deal worth $2.31 million including a signing bonus of $213,612 with the Broncos on May 18, 2012.
  • He made his professional NFL debut in a 27-21 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on 17 September 2012. 
  • He finished his rookie season with five combined tackles in 14 games and zero starts. 
  • He played his first career playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens during the AFC Divisional round on 12 January 2013.
  • He earned his first career start on 1st December 2013 against the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • He remained the starting defensive end for the Broncos for the remainder of the season after Derek Wolfe was unable to return after dealing with seizure-like symptoms throughout the season. 
  • He finished his second season with 42 combined tackles, six sacks, four pass deflections, and a forced fumble in 16 games and five starts. 
  • He made his first career postseason start against San Diego Chargers in the AFC Divisional round. 
  • He completed the 2014 season with 42 combined tackles, three sacks, four pass deflections, and a forced fumble in 16 games and three starts. 
  • He was named the starting defensive end to start the 2015 season. 
  • He finished the 2015 season with career-high 45 combined tackles, seven pass deflections, five sacks, and a safety in 16 games and 16 starts. 
  • He recorded five combined tackles in the Broncos' 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. 
  • Then, the Jacksonville Jaguars signed him to a six-year deal worth $85.5 million with $31.5 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $10 million on 9th March 2016. 
  • He was named the starting defensive end to start the season and wore shirt number 90. 
  • He recorded 33 combined tackles, 6.5 sacks, and four pass deflection in 16 games and 16 starts in the 2016 season. 
  • Under the new head coach, Doug Marrone, he was reassigned to defensive tackle to start the 2017 season. 
  • He joined a stout defensive line along with Yannick Ngakoue, Dante Fowler Jr., Marcell Dareus, and was headed by Calais Campbell. They became one of the top defensive lines in the league and adopted the name "Jacksonville".
  • He was named to his first Pro Bowl on 19th December 2017. 
  • Pro Football Focus gave him an overall grade of 86.4 ranking 17th among all qualifying interior defensive linemen. 
  • The Jaguars released him on 8 thMarch 2019 due to salary cap issues. 

Is Malik Jackson Married Or Unmarried or Dating? 

Malik Jackson is not married yet but as of today, he is dating Jade Bennett. He has maintained a private life so more information cannot be obtained about him. As of now, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. They are enjoying their life a lot as of today. The couple is planning to get married soon. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. There is no information about his previous dating history. 

Know About His Children:

Malik Jackson does not have any children. 

How much is Malik Jackson’s Net Worth and Salary? 

Malik Jackson is a very famous defensive tackle as well as a very successful football player. He signed a $2.31 million contract including a signing bonus of $213, 612 when the Denver Broncos drafted him in 2012 NFL draft. He then joined the Jacksonville Jaguars for $85.5 million including $31.5 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $10 million. As of 2019, his net worth is under review. It will be updated soon. His salary is also still unknown. But there is no doubt in the mind of his follower that he is earning his salary in millions from his career. He is satisfied with his earnings. 

Know About His Source Of Income:

His source of earnings come from salary, bonuses, endorsements, and contract extensions.