American football playerDied when: 36 years 357 days (443 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Tarvaris D'Andre Jackson (April 21, 1983 – April 12, 2020) was an American football quarterback in the National Football League (NFL).Jackson played college football for Alabama State, after previously representing Arkansas.
He played professionally for the Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks and Buffalo Bills.The Vikings selected Jackson in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft, and Jackson played for the Vikings from 2006 to 2010.
A reserve quarterback for much of his time with the Vikings, Jackson was starting quarterback for the 2007 season and part of the 2008 season, after which Jackson started the Vikings' Wild Card playoff game.
In 2011, Jackson signed with the Seahawks and was starting quarterback for the 2011 season.Jackson was then traded to the Bills before the 2012 NFL season but never played a game.
Jackson returned to the Seahawks in 2013.He was the backup quarterback for Russell Wilson during their Super Bowl XLVIII win over the Denver Broncos.