Previous Chargers, Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson Dies at Age 38

Previous San Diego Chargers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide recipient Vincent Jackson was discovered dead at 38 years old on Monday inside a Homewood Suites in Tampa, Florida.

Per The Free Press, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said it is examining Jackson’s demise after he was found by a servant in his lodging on Monday morning. As indicated by the sheriff’s office, there were no evident indications of injury at the scene.

Lodging staff said Jackson looked into the inn on Jan. 11. His family had at first announced him missing on Feb. 10, and an authority report was documented on Feb. 11. On Friday, specialists dropped the missing individual report after they found Jackson and conversed with him at the Homewood Suites.

Sheriff Chad Chronister delivered an statement:

“My heart aches for the many loved ones Vincent Jackson leaves behind, from his wife and children to the Buccaneers nation that adored him. Mr. Jackson was a devoted man who put his family and community above everything else. Football aside, he touched countless lives through his Jackson In Action 83 Foundation. We shared a passion for supporting military families, and three years ago, Jackson was even made an honorary deputy by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office to recognize his dedication to the community. He will be sorely missed by not only football fans across the country, but also the people here in Hillsborough County who reaped the benefits of his generous contributions.”

Jackson played collegiately at Northern Colorado and entered the NFL when the Chargers chose him with a second-round pick in the 2005 draft.

He spent his initial seven seasons in San Diego and afterward played his last five seasons in Tampa Bay during a vocation that kept going from 2005 through 2016.

Jackson was a three-time Pro Bowler who completed his profession with 540 catches for 9,080 yards and 57 touchdowns.

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