Eddie Jackson Statistics, Football Career, Food Network Star and Net Worth

Published Date   16th Jun. 2017, 21:36 pm
Eddie Jackson Statistics, Football Career, Food Network Star and Net Worth
Quick Info
Birth Name: Eddie Jackson
Date of Birth: 19/12/1980
Age: 40 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $1 million

Former footballer and current judge in an American cooking competition, Eddie Jackson statistics in football has won him 4 medals during his college football.


Eddie Jackson was born in 1980 which makes him 36 by 2017. Jackson is an American chef and former football player. He signed contracts with Carolina Panthers, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots and Washington Redskins. But, before all, he used to play in college football when he was in University of Arkansas. Afterwards, he became the Food Network Star winner and serves as judge in the Clash of the Grandmas

Birth and Background

Eddie Jackson was born on December 19, 1980 in Plano, Texas. Eddie Jackson statistics in his profession as football cornerback soared higher with his involvement in college football. Being a football fan from the early days, Eddie started playing football whilst he attended University of Arkansas.

College Career

During college days in the University of Arkansas, Eddie Jackson statistics states that he played 47 games as football cornerback. It was during the time when he was 21 years old. Moreover, Eddie made 174 tackles and defensed 35 passes. Also, Eddie ran high hurdles for national champion Razorback track team. For this, he still holds freshman record as he passed 100 high hurdles. Subsequently, he became College All-American in Track and Field winning 4 national titles.

Professional Career

After college, Eddie signed contract with Carolina Panthers as free agent in 2004. The next year, he spent two seasons, 2005-6 with Miami Dolphins. During his contract with Miami Dolphins, Eddie endured ligament injury towards the end of the last season.

Later, Eddie signed in with New England Patriot in 2007. The contract was two years long starting from $1,510,000 in the first year. However, the deal increased to $1,605,000 in 2008. Eddie Jackson statistics while playing with any of the team is not clearly stated but he has a good reputation as a football cornerback. At last, in 2008 Washington Redskins singed Eddie and released him soon too.

Food Network Star and MasterChef Contestant

After he left football, Eddie left developed interest on MasterChef. Eddie competed for a popular reality TV show MasterChef but he got eliminated on July 31, 2013 securing 8th position. With the desire of becoming one of the food experts, Eddie Jackson statistics on football halted and moved towards a completely new direction.

The passionate cook continued to compete in Food Network Star in its eleventh season. His hard work and dedication paid off as he became the winner of the show. Then after, Eddie gained fame as a host of the BBQ Blitz which was run by Food Network. Also, he co-hosted for Kids BBQ Championship with Damaris Philips, former winner of Next Food Network Star Season 9. Getting away from football, Eddie has been constantly serving as a judge on Clash of the Grandmas.

Eddie Jackson Net Worth

The reality TV personality and former professional player has net worth of $1 million. Starting the career from early college days as a professional footballer, Eddie ended up well paid as a footballer. The gentle and responsible footballer plus chef has also accumulated decent net worth by appearing in television reality shows.

Renowned both as a football cornerback and involvement in cooking competition, Eddie Jackson has been consistent and passionate in both football and cooking. Due to this, Eddie’s fame and net worth went high.

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