Atlanta Falcons

Position
DE
 
Jersey
99
Name  Tyson Jackson
Born  6/6/1986
Height  6-4
Weight  296
College  LSU
DEFENSE
Year S-Tkl A-Tkl Total Sack S-Yds PD FF Safety
YTD 1 5.0 6.0 0.0 0 1 0 0
2013 (KAN) 24 9.0 33.0 4.0 20 3 0 0
2012 (KAN) 31 12.0 43.0 3.0 13 3 0 0
2011 (KAN) 37 18.0 55.0 1.0 10 2 0 0
2010 (KAN) 19 12.0 31.0 1.0 2 1 0 0
2009 (KAN) 26 11.0 37.0 0.0 0 2 0 0

 
Notes:
2009: Selected by Kansas City in 1st round (3rd overall) of the NFL Draft; signed 5-year, $57 million contract, August 7th...

DRAFT ANALYSIS - Played in 53 games at LSU from 2005-08 and made 40 straight starts to end his career...Earned Second-Team All-SEC honors in 2006 and 2008...Had 19.5 sacks and 31.5 TFLs at LSU...Size and bulk are outstanding...Has long arms and a big frame...A physical specimen...Possesses tremendous power and strength...Versatile...Can push his way into the backfield...Outstanding versus the run...Has big hands and uses them well to block passes and push linemen around...Durable and experienced...Not much of a pass rusher...Lacks a quick first step...Speed is average and motor is inconsistent.

Powered by · The Sports Network
.


  • Sidelines

    High school sports talk with reporter James Allen.
  • College Sports

    Talk about Siena and UAlbany college hoops with reporters Pete Iorizzo and Mark Singelais.
  • Sports Media

    Columnist Pete Dougherty keeps track of local and national sports coverage.
  • Hockey Spoken Here

    Covering the local hockey scene, including the Albany Devils, RPI and Union
  • Talking Horses

    Tim Wilkin on the sport of kings at Saratoga and around the country.