After the 2014 draft ended, the defending Super Bowl champions signed an undrafted rookie free agent whose father won a couple of Super Bowl rings during his NFL career.
Joining the Seahawks is Jackson Jeffcoat. The former Texas defensive end is the son of former Cowboys and Bills defensive end Jim Jeffcoat, who won championships with Dallas in 1992 and 1993.
When your dad is a living legend in the state of Texas and a former Dallas Cowboys player (Jim Jeffcoat) you live with certain expectations. So far former Texas defensive lineman Jackson Jeffcoat has done a good job of that through his college career, but now it's time for the NFL.First step--mastering the NFL Combine. From Bleacher ReportWhile he isn't done working out just...
Texas defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat recorded 13 sacks and a team-leading 86 tackles in 2013, good enough to be named Big 12 defensive player of the year.
Yet, he wasn’t deemed worthy enough for a coveted invitation to the Senior Bowl last month.
Jeffcoat said the slight has only fueled his motivation in preparation for the NFL Scouting Combine and the May draft.
Texas defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat has been named a semifinalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award for the Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year.
In an offseason filled with watch lists, Texas senior defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat earned his most recent notice, a spot on the 2013 Bednarik Award Watch List.
Texas defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat is out for the season with a torn pectoral muscle, and quarterback David Ash's status is uncertain after X-rays showed his left wrist wasn't broken.
Both injuries came in the Longhorns' 63-21 loss to No. 10 Oklahoma on Saturday in Dallas.
The Longhorns said in a statement Sunday that Jeffcoat would have surgery on his right pectoral...
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October 14, 2012
Texas junior defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat, one of the top defenders for the Longhorns, will miss the remainder of the season after rupturing his right pectoral muscle in the Oklahoma game.
Jeffcoat is scheduled to undergo surgery. Jeffcoat had surgery to repair his left pectoral muscle last January and recovered from that injury. He had two assists in Saturday's 63-21 loss...
Jackson Jeffcoat of the Texas Longhorns appears to be losing control of the football, but somehow manages to hang on for the touchdown.
BIRTHDAY: – December 26th, 1991 HEIGHT: – 6’4 WEIGHT: – 245 Scout.com had Jackson Jeffcoat ranked as a five-star Defensive End and the number two overall Defensive End in the country in 2009. He came to Texas at around 230 pounds, but had put on good weight potentiall upward of twenty pounds. Jeffcoat [...]
Jackson Jeffcoat has been a force to be recokned with recently, racking up three sacks in his last two games to bring his season total to... three sacks.
After six games and with no sacks, Jeffcoat's season was beginning to become a disappointment. He was not failing to pressure the quarterback but the fact that he could not finish the play and bring him down was puzzling...