In the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft, Jackson was selected by the Houston Texans (20th overall).
He was chosen in 2010, behind Florida’s Joe Haden, as the second cornerback (7th overall). The 20th overall pick by the Texans is Jackson. He signed a five-year, $13.52 million contract with the Houston Texans on July 30, 2010, which included a $7.36 million guarantee and a $875,500 signing bonus.
On April 10, 1988, Kareem Jackson was born. He plays strong safety for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League in American football (NFL). In the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft, the Houston Texans selected him.
Jackson started 12 of the Crimson Tide’s 13 games as a true freshman. He finished the season second on the team in interceptions with three and fourth in pass breakups with four. Jackson finished the season with 66 tackles, which placed him fifth on the team.
Later, he was named a Freshman All-American. Jackson studied at Westside High. He mostly played running back as a senior, racking up 1,436 rushing yards and 20 touchdowns in addition to nine receptions for 256 yards and two receiving scores.
Jackson attended the NFL Combine after graduating from Alabama and completed the whole workout and all necessary drills. Being happy with his combined performance, he decided to limit his participation in positional drills at Alabama’s Pro Day.
Most pundits and scouts predicted he would be selected in the first or second round after playing well. He was rated the fifth-best cornerback and the 32nd-best prospect overall by NFLDraftScout.com in a deep cornerback draft.
Kareem Jackson’s Parents: Who Are Kareem Jackson’s Parents?
There’s scanty or no information about who his parents are. That notwithstanding, we know his mom is called Rossalyn Jackson.