Tarvaris Jackson Biography – Tarvaris Jackson Wiki
Tarvaris Jackson born Tarvaris D. Jackson was a former American football quarterback. He played 10 NFL seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, Buffalo Bills and Seahawks from 2006 to 2015. He threw for 7,263 yards and 39 touchdowns with 35 interceptions, and he won a Super Bowl as Seattle’s backup quarterback in 2013.
He began his collegiate career at the University of Arkansas before transferring to Alabama State in 2003. As a Hornet, Jackson completed 516 passes in 955 attempts for 7,397 yards, throwing for 64 touchdowns, rushing for 11 touchdowns. He served as the team captain his senior season and was selected as an All-SWAC performer in 2005, leading ASU to the SWAC Championship.
Jackson was selected in the second-round pick out of Alabama State by the Minnesota Vikings in 2006. He played five seasons and in 36 games with the Vikings and had 3,984 passing yards with 24 touchdown passes.
He joined the Seattle Seahawks before the start of the 2011 season and started in 14 games in 2011. In 2012, the Seahawks drafted Wilson. He backed up Wilson during their Super Bowl run. He was on the Buffalo Bills in the summer of 2013 before rejoining the Seahawks until the 2015 season.
After his playing career, Jackson transitioned into coaching. In 2018, he joined Alabama State as a quality control coach and QB coach. In 2019, he joined the Tennessee State football staff as the quarterbacks coach.
He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Troy University in Psychology in 2014.
Tarvaris Jackson Age
Jackson was born on April 21, 1983, in Montgomery, Alabama. He died on April 12, 2020. He 36 years old.
Tarvaris Jackson Wife
Tarvaris Jackson was married to his wife Lakitta Jackson.
Tarvaris Jackson Children
Tarvaris Jackson and his wife Lakitta Jackson have three children – Tarvaris Jackson, Takayla Jackson and Tyson Jackson.
Tarvaris Jackson Death
Jackson died in a single-car crash in Alabama on Sunday, April 12, 2020, at the age of 36. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency trooper Michael Carswell told USA TODAY Sports that “Jackson was driving on a road a few miles south of Montgomery, Alabama, at around 8:50 p.m. Sunday when his 2012 Chevrolet Camaro left the road, hit a tree and flipped.” He was taken to a local hospital and later pronounced dead.
A Tennessee State University official confirmed Jackson’s death to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Rapoport tweeted: “Former #Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson died last night in a car accident in Alabama, a spokesperson for his employer Tennessee State tells me. Jackson, 36, was TSU’s QB coach. Along with Seattle, he also played for the #Vikings and #Bills.”
The Seahawks said in a statement: “The Seahawks are stunned and heartbroken to learn of the tragic passing of legend Tarvaris Jackson. T-Jack earned the respect of the organization and teammates with his competitiveness, toughness and professionalism. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends.”
B.J. Daniels, Jackson’s former teammate with the Seattle Seahawks, tweeted: “Tarvaris Jackson was my mentor! He played the game with dignity and taught me how to use my MIND to manipulate the defense. When my family couldn’t make it to Seattle for holidays, it was TJACK who invited me to his house to celebrate with his family!”
Tarvaris Jackson Cause of Death
Tarvaris Jackson’s cause of death was a car crash.
Tarvaris Jackson Salary, Contract
Tarvaris D. Jackson earned an average annual salary of $1,500,000 playing for the Seattle Seahawks in 2015. He signed a 1-year contract worth $1,500,000 with the Seattle Seahawks in 2015. The contract included a $250,000 signing bonus, $1,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,500,000, according to Spotrac.
Tarvaris Jackson Career Earnings
Tarvaris D. Jackson had estimated career earnings of $13,889,027, according to Spotrac.
Tarvaris Jackson Net Worth
Tarvaris Jackson’s net worth was estimated to be $12 Million.
Tarvaris Jackson Family
Jackson is survived by his wife Lakitta Jackson, and three children – Tarvaris Jackson, Takayla Jackson and Tyson Jackson.
Tarvaris Jackson Height
Tarvaris Jackson stood at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m).
Tarvaris Jackson Instagram
Jackson’s Instagram account (@senorsiete) is set to private.