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13 Things to Know about Safeties Coach Greg Jackson | Daily Brew

Greg Jackson is the safeties coach for Houston. A standout in college, Jackson played a dozen seasons in the NFL, and then segued into coaching shortly after his playing career ended. Here are 13 things to know about Jackson.

  1. Jackson started his coaching career at Idaho in 2003, where he was in charge of the Vandals' defensive backs
  2. From 2004-2006, Jackson coached the defensive backs at Louisiana-Monroe
  3. Coached the defensive backs, safeties and linebackers for one season each from 2007-2009 at Tulane
  4. 2010 saw Jackson coach the nickel backs and linebackers at Wisconsin. He also spent 2011 through 2014 in San Francisco as a defensive assistant
  5. Coached the secondary at the University of Michigan in 2015 for head coach Jim Harbaugh, who he played with in San Diego, and coached under at San Francisco
  6. Was the safeties coach for the Cowboys from 2016-2019
  7. Drafted by the New York Giants in the third round of 1989 NFL Draft
  8. Won Super Bowl XXV with the Giants in 1990, picking off five passes during 14 regular season starts
  9. Played 12 seasons in the NFL, with Giants, Eagles, Saints and Chargers
  10. Picked off 32 passes, forced eight fumbles and scored four touchdowns on defense in his career
  11. Played safety at LSU from 1985-1988, as Tigers went to 4 bowl games in his career
  12. Led NCAA with seven interceptions during his All-American season in 1988
  13. Born and raised in Miami, Florida

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