Rickey Anderson Jackson (born March 20, 1958 in Pahokee, Florida) is a former American football linebacker in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints (-) and the San Francisco 49ers (-). In 1997, Jackson was inducted into the New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame. Jackson won a Super Bowl ring with the 49ers in Super Bowl XXIX one year before retiring. On February 7, 2010, Jackson was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Jackson's first name was originally spelled 'Ricky'; he says he changed it himself in high school. Jackson played football and basketball at Pahokee High School in Pahokee, Florida. He made 188 tackles and caught 21 passes for eight touchdowns as a tight end. In 2007 he was named to the Florida High School Athletic Association's All-Century Team, consisting of the top 33 players in the 100-year history of high school football in Florida.
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