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BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN " ANTHONY TYSON JACKSON " IS A PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL DEFENSIVE END FOR THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS OF THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE (NFL) : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "

                                  BLACK                  SOCIAL              HISTORY                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Anthony Tyson Jackson  born June 6, 1986  is an American football

































































































































 defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Chiefs with the third overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at LSU.

Early years

Jackson attended West St. John High School in Edgard, Louisiana where he was a member of the Rams 2003 and 2004 2A State Championship teams. He was a two-way lineman who was named Class 2A Defensive Player of the Year after a senior season that to talled 84 tackles, 16 sacks, and 17 pressures, while winning the state championship. He was named All-District and All-Parish on the gridiron and also lettered in basketball. Considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Jackson chose LSU over Oklahoma State and Colorado.

College career

Jackson red shirted in 2004.
As a red shirt freshman in 2005, he earned a spot on the Freshman All-SEC team by the league’s coaches and the Sporting News. He recorded thirteen tackles (8 solos) and two sacks and added five quarterback pressures. As a sophomore, in 2006, Jackson was a Second-team All-SEC selection. He was a starter at left DE and recorded 37 tackles (13 solos). He also had 8.5 sacks, six pressures and 10.5 tackles for a loss. Jackson caused and recovered a fumble, broke up four passes and caught an interception.
As a junior, in 2007, Jackson started thirteen of fourteen games at left defensive end. He totalled 36 tackles (15 solos) with 3.5 sacks, 4.5 stops for losses, and twelve quarterback pressures. Jackson caused a fumble and ranked second in the NCAA among defensive linemen with ten pass break-ups.
In 2008, Jackson earned All-SEC Second-team again. He recorded 36 tackles (17 solos) that included 4.5 sacks, 10.5 stops for losses, and seven quarterback pressures. He recovered a fumble and deflected four passes. In total Jackson started 38 of 53 games at LSU, recording 122 tackles (53 solos) with 18 pass deflections, one interception, two forced fumbles and a pair of fumble recoveries. He ranks eighth in school history with 18.5 sacks and is eleventh with 27 stops for losses.

Professional career

2009 NFL Draft

Although having played in a 4-3 alignment at Louisiana State, Jackson was considered an ideal 3-4 defensive end. He drew comparisons to Anthony Weaver. Jackson was chosen by the Kansas City Chiefs with the third pick overall.
Pre-draft measurables
HtWt40-yd dash10-yd split20-yd split20-ss3-coneVertBroadBPWonderlic
6 ft 4⅛ in296 lb4.94 s1.68 s2.79 s4.80 s7.64 s28½ in8 ft 6 in20 reps17
Bench from LSU Pro Day, all others from NFL Combine

Kansas City Chiefs

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Jackson was drafted by the Chiefs, who looked to implement him as DE into their new 3-4 defense. Jackson remained unsigned at the beginning of the Chiefs' training camp session and did not travel with the team to River Falls, Wisconsin (site of the team's practice facilities).[6] The holdout ended on August 7 as he was signed to a five-year contract reportedly worth $57 million with $31 million guaranteed. Tyson played in all 16 games of his rookie season and had 38 tackles (27 solo) with 2 pass deflections. In 2011, Jackson had only one sack though he also had a career record of 55 tackles.