Branden Jackson

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Branden Jackson
No. 93 – Seattle Seahawks
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1992-11-11) November 11, 1992 (age 26)
McKeesport, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school: McKeesport Area
(McKeesport, Pennsylvania)
College: Texas Tech
Undrafted: 2016
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 9, 2018
Total tackles: 19
Sacks: 1.5
Forced fumbles: 0
Fumble recoveries: 0

Branden Jackson (born November 11, 1992) is an American football defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas Tech.

College career

Jackson played four years at Texas Tech, appearing in 51 games with 38 starts, totalling 138 tackles, 11 sacks, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, and one pass defensed.

Professional career

Oakland Raiders

Jackson signed with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent on May 16, 2016.[1] He was released by the Raiders on September 3, 2016 and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[2][3] On December 3, 2016, he was promoted to the active roster.[4]

On September 2, 2017, Jackson was waived by the Raiders.[5]

Seattle Seahawks

On September 26, 2017, Jackson was signed to the Seattle Seahawks' practice squad.[6] He was promoted to the active roster on October 7, 2017.[7]

On September 2, 2018, Jackson was waived by the Seahawks and was re-signed to the practice squad.[8][9] He was promoted to the active roster on September 25, 2018.[10]


  1. ^ "Oakland Raiders Announce Roster Moves". May 16, 2016. Retrieved December 3, 2016.
  2. ^ "Oakland Raiders Trim Roster To 53 Players". September 3, 2016. Retrieved December 3, 2016.
  3. ^ "Raiders Announce Practice Squad Signings". September 4, 2016. Retrieved December 3, 2016.
  4. ^ "Raiders Sign DL Branden Jackson to Active Roster; Hayden to Reserve/Injured List". December 3, 2016.
  5. ^ "Raiders Announce Transactions". September 2, 2017. Archived from the original on 2017-12-09. Retrieved 2017-09-08.
  6. ^ "Seahawks cut Tyvis Powell, Gabe Jackson; sign Branden Jackson". September 26, 2017.
  7. ^ Boyle, John (October 7, 2017). "Seahawks Sign DE Branden Jackson; Waive LB Justin March-Lillard".
  8. ^ "Seahawks Claim G Jordan Simmons And DB Simeon Thomas On Waivers". September 2, 2018.
  9. ^ "Seahawks re-sign Branden Jackson, release Antwione Williams". September 5, 2018.
  10. ^ Boyle, John (September 25, 2018). "Seahawks Sign Defensive End Branden Jackson Off Practice Squad, Waive Tight End Darrell Daniels".

External links

  • Texas Tech Red Raiders bio
  • Oakland Raiders bio
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