Former NFL QB Tarvaris Jackson has died in a car accident in Alabama. He was 36 years old and played 10 seasons in the NFL.
In those 10 years, he was known for his leadership and mentorship. Here’s 8 minutes of some of his best plays to show he was quite the athlete too.
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Check out these Tarvaris Jackson highlights! He was a second round pick in 2006 to the Minnesota Vikings. He played half of his career with Minnesota. The other half was two stints with Seattle and one year in Buffalo. He was Russell Wilson’s back up during Seattle’s Super Bowl 2014 season. Sending love and condolences to his family. 🙏🏾 #TarvarisJackson
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Ian Rapaport was the first to relay the news. He was notified by Tennessee State University where he was a Quality Control and Quarterbacks coach.
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.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 13, 2020
Jackson was a husband and father of three. Minnesota Vikings reporter Courtney Cronin shared some details of the car accident.
Tarvaris Jackson was back near his native Montgomery, AL on Sunday when he was involved in a single-vehicle crash at 8:50 p.m. Per the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Jackson was killed when the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro he was driving left the roadway, struck a tree then overturned.
— Courtney Cronin (@CourtneyRCronin) April 13, 2020
Sending condolences to his family and friends.