Former NFL quarterback Tarvaris Jackson passed on in a solitary auto collision in Alabama on Sunday night, a police representative affirmed to on Monday. He was 36.
Jackson was driving on a street a couple of miles south of Montgomery, Alabama, at around 8:50 p.m. Sunday when his 2012 Chevrolet Camaro left the street, hit a tree and flipped, as per Alabama Law Enforcement Agency trooper Michael Carswell. Jackson was moved to a nearby medical clinic and later articulated dead.
“Nothing further is available as ALEA State Troopers continue to investigate,” Carswell said.
A second-round draft choose from Football Championship Subdivision school Alabama State, Jackson played pieces of nine seasons in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks. (He additionally went through the 2012 season with the Buffalo Bills, yet didn’t play.)
Jackson began 34 games once again the course of his vocation, remembering 14 for the Seahawks for 2011, and tossed for in excess of 7,200 yards with 39 touchdowns and 35 capture attempts. The Montgomery local likewise won a Super Bowl ring as Russell Wilson’s reinforcement in 2014.
“TJack… you will be missed. Praying for your family…Love you man,” Wilson composed on Twitter on Monday morning.
Jackson was discharged by the Seahawks in 2016. He was captured in Florida soon thereafter for purportedly threatening to use a weapon on his significant other, however the charges were later dropped.
Jackson at that point chose to resign from the NFL, and move to instructing. He spent the 2018 season as a quality control collaborator at his institute of matriculation before joining Tennessee State as its quarterbacks mentor in 2019.
“I am definitely comfortable with the NFL career I had, but, of course, there are things you wish you could have back to do again that you would do differently,” Jackson told The Tennessean last summer. “A lot of the things I wish that I could have back, I try to teach these guys so that they won’t go through the same thing.”