NFL running back named MVP of the St. Louis Rams 3 times, led the NFC in rushing in 2009. He signed with the Atlanta Falcons in 2013.
He attended Oregon State and as a junior he was 10th in the nation in rushing, and later selected 24th in the NFL draft.
He had one of his best years the Rams in 2006, when he scored 16 touchdowns.
His parents are Steve and Brenda Jackson.
He followed up the successful career of Marshall Faulk as the Rams primary running back.