Eddie Jackson

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Professional safety in the NFL drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 4th round of the 2017 NFL Draft. He was named the starting free safety for the Bears by head coach John Fox to begin the season. 

Before Fame

He played defensive back and wide receiver at Boyd H. Anderson High School in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida. 

Trivia

At the University of Alabama, he began his career as a cornerback. He tore his ACL prior to his sophomore season but returned to play in 11 games that year. He switched to safety as a junior and was named the Defensive MVP of the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship. 

Family Life

He was born in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida. 

Associated With

He was coached by Nick Saban while at Alabama.