Jackson was originally drafted first overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL Draft, but refused to play for the franchise. Jackson instead entered the following year's draft, being selected in the seventh round (rd overall) by the Los Angeles versant.use: Auburn. Bo Jackson played in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Raiders (). He also played Major League Baseball as a member of the Kansas City Royals (), the Chicago White Sox () and the California Angels (). In January Jackson injured his hip during a Raiders play-off game, and the resulting deterioration of the joint led to his never playing in the NFL again. He was subsequently released by the Royals and played three partial seasons for the Chicago White Sox (, ) and the California Angels () with mixed results before retiring in Although his hip injury prevented him from fully realizing his athletic potential on the professional level, Jackson . Apr 25, · Jackson played in 25 games for the Kansas City Royals in In , he appeared in games and hit with 22 home runs and 53 runs batted in. Draft: Los Angeles Raiders in the 7th round (rd overall) of the NFL Draft., Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 1st round (1st overall) of the NFL Draft. Born: Nov 30, Jul 07, · Raiders running back Bo Jackson only played in the NFL from For those, like myself, who are old enough to have seen Jackson run the football, talk about how amazing of an athlete and football player he truly versant.us: Daniel Wolf. Bo Jackson, the supremely strong and swift Los Angeles Raiders running back, suffered a severe hip injury while playing in an AFC divisional playoff game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Jan. 13, The injury was later complicated by a condition called avascular necrosis, which impedes blood flow and destroys bone cells and cartilage.
December 15, Afterward, he strongly suspected the team knowingly sabotaged his eligibility. Referencing his video game character, Jackson was featured in a advertisement for the Kia Sorento , with Jackson driving the car into a virtual stadium a second ad features Brian Bosworth with Jackson referencing the infamous Monday Night Football touchdown run. Bo Jackson says hello! White Green Allen H. When and where was baseball player Bo Jackson born?
Jackson would be the first Heisman winner since Army's Pete Dawkins in not to pursue pro football the following year. What happened to Bo Jackson of the Oakland Raiders? He will forever be known as one of the greatest draft steals in NFL history. Views Read Edit View history. In the Auburn-Alabama game , Jackson rushed for yards on 20 rushes Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.
Jackson was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in The time-out wasn't granted, but Jackson recovered to swing and hit the pitch over the left-field wall for a home run despite only really seeing the ball as it was on its way to the plate. Smith Bush T. The tornadoes claimed hundreds of lives and left many Alabama residents without power. Jackson finished the game with two hits in four at-bats, one run scored, and two RBI. Garrett Mayfield Murray.