Cardia Jackson

American football player (born 1988)
American football player
Cardia Jackson
No. 48
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1988-04-13) April 13, 1988 (age 34)
Monroe, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
College:UL Monroe
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Cardia Jackson (born April 13, 1988) is an American football linebacker. As a member of the Green Bay Packers, he won Super Bowl XLV over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

College career

He played collegiately for the Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks of the University of Louisiana at Monroe.[1] As a sophomore in 2007, Jackson was named to the second-team all-Sun Belt Conference team after finishing the season with 79 tackles. In 2008, Jackson made 127 tackles in 12 games, which was good enough for 8th in the NCAA in tackles per game. He also had two interceptions in 2008. Following the 2009 season, Jackson was named the Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Year after leading the league with 117 tackles.[2] Jackson became the conference's all-time leader in total tackles in week 10 against Western Kentucky.

Professional career

After not being drafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, Jackson signed with the Rams as an undrafted free agent.[3]

References

  1. ^ "ULM Athletics biography". Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2009-01-25.
  2. ^ "ULM's Cardia Jackson Named Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year - Eight Warhawks Named All-Sun Belt".
  3. ^ ULM linebacker Cardia Jackson set to sign a free agency contract with St. Louis Rams[permanent dead link] The News Star, April 25, 2010

Further reading

  • Letlow, Paul J. (August 11, 2007). "Back for more: Wossman product expects bigger 2007 season". The News-Star. Retrieved November 16, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  • Sparks, Adam (November 28, 2009). "Jackson, Morgan tough 1-2 punch". The Daily News Journal. Retrieved November 16, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  • Demovsky, Rob (August 25, 2011). "Thumbs Up". Green Bay Press-Gazette. Retrieved November 16, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
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Green Bay Packers Super Bowl XLV champions


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