Vincent Jackson

Birth Day January 14th, 1983
Birth Place Colorado Springs, Colorado
Age 41 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

Vincent Jackson Biography

Vincent Terrell Jackson shortly named Vincent Jackson was an American professional football player who was a wide receiver for 12 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). His shirt number/jersey number was 83. Initially, he played college football at Northern Colorado. He was selected by the San Diego Chargers in the second round (61st overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft and made his team debut match against Oakland Raiders on 16th October. He then signed a 5-year, $55.55 million contracts with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on 13th March 2012. On 17th May 2018, he announced his retirement from the football career. He was even selected to the Pro Bowl three times and exceeded 1,000 receiving yards six times in his career. He also set Buccaneers records for receiving yards in a single game (216) and the longest single reception (95 yards) during Tampa Bay's October 21, 2012, game against the New Orleans Saints. Scroll more to know about his Full Biography, Family Details, Interesting Facts, Wiki, Age, Birthday,  Cause of Death, Retire, and Career Stats. 

Vincent Jackson Cause of Death

Vincent Jackson was found dead on 15th February 2021 (Monday) by a housekeeper in a room at Homewood Suites in Brandon, Florida. He passed away at the age of 38. Whereas his death cause/cause of death is still to get revealed yet. He had been staying at the Homewood Suites in Brandon, about 12 miles outside Tampa, since January 11, according to a news release from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's Office officials said they spoke with Jackson's family members on February 10, after they had called to report that he was missing. A formal report was filed the following day. Last Friday, officials said they located Jackson at the Homewood Suites and spoke with him, according to the news release. "After assessing Jackson's well-being, the missing person case was canceled," the release said. 

Former Chargers and Buccaneers wide receiver, Vincent Jackson found dead at 38


Vincent Jackson was famous for being an American professional football player. He was best known for playing as a wide receiver for 12 seasons in the NFL. 

Born on 14th January 1983, Vincent Jackson's birthplace/hometown was in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the USA. His birth name/full name was Vincent Terrell Jackson. He lastly celebrated his 38th birthday as of 2021. He held American nationality and his ethnic-background was American-White. His race was White. His parents (father and mother) served in the United States Armed Forces. His parent's names are; Sherry Jackson (mother) and Terence Jackson (father). Capricorn was his Zodiac sign and his religion was Christian. About his education, he attended Widefield High School, and then attended the University of Northern Colorado on a partial scholarship to play both basketball and football. He enrolled at the University of Northern Colorado and played for the Northern Colorado Bears football team. He graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Business Management in the year 2016. His senior season was highlighted by a 13-catch, 249-yard, three-touchdown effort against Florida Atlantic. Jackson also started for Northern Colorado in basketball. 

Vincent Jackson was a very handsome man with a glowing face and charming smile attracting a lot of people towards him. He stood tall at the height of 6 ft 5 in or 1.96 m. His balanced weight consists of 230 lb or 104 KG. His body build was athletic as he was a fitness freak. He was very conscious about his food intake. He had a strong body. His other body measurements have not been publicized yet. He even spoke to students at Northwest Elementary about the importance of physical fitness, helped present a $10,000 Play 60 grant, and led students through a P.E. class to congratulate the winners of the Play 60 Super School contest. 

Vincent Jackson Career Timeline (2005-2018)

  • Being selected by the San Diego Chargers in the second round (61st overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft, Vincent Jackson slow started the initial year because of several injuries. He made his team debut against Oakland Raiders on 16th October. 
  • He then caught his first NFL touchdown on 17th September 2006 against Tennessee Titans. After that, he played for the team against the Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders in the 2006 season. 
  • He started his 2007 season playing against the Chicago Bears and then had a career season with 59 receptions, 7 touchdowns, and 1,098 yards in the 2008 season becoming the first Chargers wide receiver to have 1,000 yards receiving since 2001. 
  • He ended the 2009 season with 68 receptions and led the team in receiving with 9 touchdowns and 1,167 yards. 
  • He was selected to his first Pro Bowl during the 2009 NFL season as an alternate. After violating the league's personal conduct policy, it was announced that he was suspended for three games on 1st July 2010 and returned in week 11 of the 2010 NFL season after holding out the first 10 games. He finished the season with 14 receptions and 248 yards. 
  • Because of his contract holdout during the 2010 NFL season, he received only $583,000 in compensation for playing in the final six games of the season and finished the 2010 season with a total of 60 catches for 1,106 yards and nine touchdowns. 

Vincent Jackson, a former American footballer


  • He then became a Restricted Free Agent for an additional year, causing the Chargers to place a one-year, $3.2 million tender on him. The Chargers cut his tender to $583,000, 110% of his salary for the 2009 NFL season on 15th June 2010. 
  • On 29th October 2010, he ended his hold-out and signed the one year tender. On 30th October 2010, he would be an unrestricted free agent. 
  • He then signed a 5-year, $55.55 million contracts with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on 13th March 201 and was elected a team captain on 7th September 2012. He finished the 2012 season with career-highs in receptions (72) and receiving yards (1,384). 
  • He also set Buccaneers records for receiving yards in a single game (216) and the longest single reception (95 yards) during Tampa Bay's October 21, 2012, game against the New Orleans Saints.
  • He caught his first touchdown since December 2012 in the game against Philadelphia Eagles on 13th October 2013 and finished the 2014 season with over 1,000 yards for the sixth time in his career. 
  • On 30th December 2015, he was placed on injured reserve ending his 2015 season. He was placed on injured reserve after suffering a knee injury in Week 5 in a win against the Carolina Panthers on 18th October 2016. 
  • On 17th May 2018, he announced his retirement.

Vincent Jackson NFL Career Stats

  • Receptions:                 540
  • Receiving yards:         9,080
  • Receiving touchdowns: 57

Vincent Jackson's Married Life and Children

Vincent Jackson was a married man. He married his beautiful wife, Lindsey VanDeweghe in the year 2011. He met his spouse and spent the first seven years of his career in San Diego. The couple has been married for ten years. The duo was also blessed with three children which completed his family. He was a proud father to his children; Carter, Amaya, and Dominick. He kept the media away from his family. He was straight as per his sexual orientation. Back to his death, the duo was enjoying their life a lot without any disturbances. 

Vincent Jackson's wife Lindsey VanDeweghe


Vincent Jackson Net Worth, Salary & Wealth

Vincent Jackson was a former professional footballer. He had played for 12 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) as a wide receiver. During his career, he had made a huge amount of money from his football career. As of 2021, the net worth of Vincent is estimated to have $50 Million and he was making a salary of $25 Million. He received approximately $11.4 million, almost 20 times more than in the previous season for the 2011 season. He signed a 5-year, $55.55 million contracts with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He sponsored military families at every Buccaneers home game through the 'Jackson in Action' Front Row Fans section at Raymond James Stadium. He made most of the wealth from his football career and he was living a luxurious lifestyle. 

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