14 January 1983
Vincent Jackson, Football Player, United States
He earned All-American honors his freshman year at the University of Northern Colorado, starting his record-breaking college career by scoring on his very first catch.
About Vincent Jackson
NFL wide receiver who was named to his first pro bowl representing the San Diego Chargers in 2009. He signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2012.
He was born in Colorado Springs. He married Lindsey VanDeweghe in 2011.
Friends and colleagues
He and Tom Brady were among the 10 lead plaintiffs in an antitrust lawsuit against the NFL during the lockout following the 2010 season.
Despite his talent on the field, his conduct away from it, like an arrest for driving drunk, forced him to miss games.