Waverly Jackson

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Waverly Jackson
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Position: Offensive lineman
Personal information
Born: (1972-12-19) December 19, 1972 (age 45)
South Hill, Virginia
Career information
College: Virginia Tech
Undrafted: 1998
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 68
Games started: 22
Fumble recoveries: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Waverly Arthur Jackson Jr. (born December 19, 1972 in South Hill, Virginia) is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League. He was signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 1997. He played college football at Virginia Tech.

South Hill, Virginia Town in Virginia, United States

South Hill is a town in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, United States. The population was 4,403 at the 2000 census. Located on major Interstate and U.S. highways, it has a full-service hospital, a tobacco market, and several hotels. South Hill has a close relationship with the neighboring town of La Crosse. Lake Gaston, a large reservoir popular with boaters and fishermen, is a short distance to the southwest.

American football Team field sport

American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. The offense, which is the team controlling the oval-shaped football, attempts to advance down the field by running with or passing the ball, while the defense, which is the team without control of the ball, aims to stop the offense's advance and aims to take control of the ball for themselves. The offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs, or plays, and otherwise they turn over the football to the defense; if the offense succeeds in advancing ten yards or more, they are given a new set of four downs. Points are primarily scored by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts for a field goal. The team with the most points at the end of a game wins.

National Football League Professional American football league

The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America, and the highest professional level of American football in the world. The NFL's 17-week regular season runs from early September to late December, with each team playing 16 games and having one bye week. Following the conclusion of the regular season, six teams from each conference advance to the playoffs, a single-elimination tournament culminating in the Super Bowl, which is usually held in the first Sunday in February, and is played between the champions of the NFC and AFC.

Jackson also played for the Indianapolis Colts.


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