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Fred Jackson
RB #22
Height:
6-1
Weight:
216
Age:
33
College:
Coe College
Hometown:
Fort Worth,TX
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2013):

CAR
206
YDS
890
AVG
4.3
TDS
9
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 1,138 5,121 4.5 80 28 256 2,139 8.4 65 6 22 11
2013 BUF 16 6 206 890 4.3 59 9 47 387 8.2 37 1 3 0
2012 BUF 10 8 115 437 3.8 15 3 34 217 6.4 34 1 5 4
2011 BUF 10 10 170 934 5.5 80T 6 39 442 11.3 49 0 2 2
2010 BUF 16 13 222 927 4.2 39 5 31 215 6.9 65T 2 5 2
2009 BUF 16 11 237 1,062 4.5 43 2 46 371 8.1 21 2 4 2
2008 BUF 16 3 130 571 4.4 32 3 37 317 8.6 65 0 3 1
2007 BUF 8 1 58 300 5.2 27 0 22 190 8.6 54 0 -- --
2006 BUF 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 NE L 21-23 13 67 5.2 13 0 4 41 10.3 14 0 1 0
2 CAR W 24-23 12 30 2.5 5 1 5 35 7 14 0 -- --
3 @NYJ L 20-27 7 72 10.3 59 0 4 37 9.3 17 0 -- --
4 BAL W 23-20 16 87 5.4 16 1 -- -- -- -- -- 2 0
5 @CLE L 24-37 17 53 3.1 11 2 4 40 10 13 0 -- --
6 CIN L 24-27 10 35 3.5 11 0 4 13 3.3 9 0 -- --
7 @MIA W 23-21 11 36 3.3 10 1 4 49 12.3 21 0 -- --
8 @NO L 17-35 15 45 3 15 1 2 8 4 5 0 -- --
9 KC L 13-23 16 77 4.8 15 0 1 22 22 22 0 -- --
10 @PIT L 10-23 12 55 4.6 11 0 3 7 2.3 4 0 -- --
11 NYJ W 37-14 12 34 2.8 7 0 2 5 2.5 6 0 -- --
13 ATL L 31-34 11 42 3.8 8 1 4 36 9 21 1 -- --
14 @TB L 6-27 5 12 2.4 4 0 4 26 6.5 14 0 -- --
15 @JAC W 27-20 17 80 4.7 19 0 1 8 8 8 0 -- --
16 MIA W 19-0 18 105 5.8 14 1 2 7 3.5 7 0 -- --
17 @NE L 20-34 14 60 4.3 16 1 3 53 17.7 37 0 -- --

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Bio

PRO

Originally, signed to Bills practice squad on September 3, 2006 … played two seasons with the Sioux City Bandits of the United Indoor Football League where he was named league MVP and Offensive Player of the Year in 2005. … set a United Indoor Football League record with 1,770 yards and 53 touchdowns in 2005. … played in NFL Europa in 2006 with the Rhein Fire – led the team with 731 rushing yards.

CAREER
•    Became the first player in NFL history to rush for more than 1,000 yards and total more than 1,000 kickoff return yards in the same season in 2009

•    Led the NFL with 2,516 (1,062 rushing + 1,014 kickoff + 371 receiving + 69 punting) combined net yards in 2009, the fourth-most yards in a single-season in NFL history

•    One of two NFL players to rush for a touchdown, catch a touchdown pass and throw a touchdown pass (Joseph Addai)

•    Set career highs in carries (237) and rushing yards (1,062) in 2009

•    Rankings in the Bills record book:

      o    Rushing average, 4th – 4.50 (1,139 attempts – 5,127 rushing yards) among rushers with 200-plus carries

      o    Rushing yards (career), 3rd -- 5,127

      o    Rushing average (season), 9th – 5.17 (2007)

•    Along with Marshawn Lynch (47 receptions), Jackson    (37 receptions) combined for the most receptions of an NFL backfield duo in 2008… total ranks as the fourth                                                                 highest output for a running back tandem in team history

•    Along with Lynch’s 1,036 yards rushing in 2008, Jackson (571) and Lynch became the 11th running back duo in team history to eclipse 1,000 and 500 yards in one season                                and first to accomplish the feat since Thurman Thomas (1,033) and Darick Holmes (571)  in 1996

PRO

Originally, signed to Bills practice squad on September 3, 2006 … played two seasons with the Sioux City Bandits of the United Indoor Football League where he was named league MVP and Offensive Player of the Year in 2005. … set a United Indoor Football League record with 1,770 yards and 53 touchdowns in 2005. … played in NFL Europa in 2006 with the Rhein Fire – led the team with 731 rushing yards.

2013

•    Played in all 16 games, starting 6. Became just the third Bills running back to surpass 5,000 career yards rushing in Week 15 ... Along with RB C.J. Spiller, became just the second Bills duo in franchise history to each surpass 800 yards rushing. 

•    Selected as a team captain by his teammates for the third consecutive season

•    vs. NE (9/8): Accumulated 108 yards from scrimmage, including leading the team in both rushing and receiving yards  ... Tallied 67 rushing yards on 13 carries, including a long rush of 13 yards ... Added a 41 receiving yards on four catches ... Marked the 27th time in his career having surpassed 100 yards from scrimmage.

•    vs. CAR (9/15): Carried the ball 12 times for 30 yards and a touchdown ... Added five receptions for 35 yards ... Has now recorded 20 rushing touchdowns and five receiving touchdowns in his career, just the seventh Bill to achieve such the feat.

•    at NYJ (9/22): Tallied a team-high 72 rushing yards on seven carries .. Recorded a 59-yard rush to end the first quarter--the second longest run of his career (80-yd. TD at NYG, 10/16/11) ... Added four receptions for 37 yards.

•    vs. BAL (9/29): Carried the ball 16 times for game-high 87 yards and a score--the first rushing TD allowed by the Ravens this season ... Moved into third place in the team’s all-time rushing ranks by passing RB Joe Cribbs ... Played in his 80th career game.

•    at CLE (10/3): Started his first game of the season, carring the ball 17 times for 53 yards and two scores ... Added 40 yards on four receptions ... Marked the 6th career multi-TD performance of his career.

•    vs. CIN (10/13): Started at running back, carrying the ball 10 times for 35 yards ... Added 13 yards via the air on four receptions

•    at MIA (10/20): Ran the ball 11 times for 36 yards and a score ... Added four receptions for 49 yards.

•    at NO (10/27): Led the Bills in rushing with 45 yards and a score on 15 carries ... Tied Jack Kemp for seventh with 25 career rushing TDs on the teams rushing touchdown list.

•    vs. KC (11/3): Made his 50th career start, carrying the ball 16 times for 77 yards and adding 22 yards via the air on one reception ... Surpassed 500 yards rushing on the season

•    at PIT (11/10): Led the team in rushing with 55 yards on 12 carries ... Added three receptions for seven yards ... Surpassed 2,000 yards recieving for his career, becoming the second RB in Bills history to post 4,000 career rushing yards and 2,000 recieving yards (Thurman Thomas) and just the seventh active back to achieve the feat.

•    vs. NYJ (11/17): Carried the ball 12 times for 34 yards ... Caught two passes for five yards.

•    vs. ATL (12/1): Racked up two touchdowns on the day, one on the ground and the other coming through the air--marking the second time in his career to score a rushing/receiving touchdown ... Finished with 42 yards rushing and 36 receiving ... Moved into a tie for sixth on the Bills all-time rushing TD list with Antowain Smith (26).

•    at TB (12/8): Carried the ball five times for 22 yards ... Added 26 yards through the air on four receptions, including his 250th career reception

•    at JAC (12/15): Ran for 80 yards on 17 carries, surpassing 700 yards rushing on the season.

•    vs. MIA (12/22): Notched his 15th career 100-yard rushing performance with 111 yards on 19 carries ... Surpassed 5,000 yards for his career--becoming just the third Bills RB to reach the milestone (Simpson, Thomas).

•    at NE (12/29): Carried the ball 14 times for 60 yards and a score ... Added 53 yards through the air on three receptions. 

CAREER
•    Became the first player in NFL history to rush for more than 1,000 yards and total more than 1,000 kickoff return yards in the same season in 2009

•    Led the NFL with 2,516 (1,062 rushing + 1,014 kickoff + 371 receiving + 69 punting) combined net yards in 2009, the fourth-most yards in a single-season in NFL history

•    One of two NFL players to rush for a touchdown, catch a touchdown pass and throw a touchdown pass (Joseph Addai)

•    Set career highs in carries (237) and rushing yards (1,062) in 2009

•    Rankings in the Bills record book:

      o    Rushing average, 4th – 4.50 (1,139 attempts – 5,127 rushing yards) among rushers with 200-plus carries

      o    Rushing yards (career), 3rd -- 5,127

      o    Rushing average (season), 9th – 5.17 (2007)

•    Along with Marshawn Lynch (47 receptions), Jackson    (37 receptions) combined for the most receptions of an NFL backfield duo in 2008… total ranks as the fourth                                                                 highest output for a running back tandem in team history

•    Along with Lynch’s 1,036 yards rushing in 2008, Jackson (571) and Lynch became the 11th running back duo in team history to eclipse 1,000 and 500 yards in one season                                and first to accomplish the feat since Thurman Thomas (1,033) and Darick Holmes (571)  in 1996


2012
•  Eclipsed 4,000 career rushing yards
 •   Selected as an offensive captain by his teammates

 •   At NYJ (9/9), rushed for 15 yards on six carries, before leaving with a knee injury early in the second quarter
 •   vs. KC (9/16) and at Cle. (9/23), inactive due to injury
•    vs. NE (9/30), returned to the starting line up after injuring his knee on opening weekend ... tallied 13 rushes for 29 yards and three catches for 50 yards... moved into third all-time among Bills RBs with 170 catches

•    at SF (10/7), carried the ball a team-high nine times, totaling 29 yards ... with the 29 yards, has now amassed 3,867 yards in his career as a Bill, surpassing RB Travis Henry (3,849) for fourth place on the team’s all-time rushing list ... also caught one pass for five yards
•    at Ari. (10/14), started at running back and tallied 53 yards on 16 carries and his first touchdown of 2012 to go along with 30 yards on five receptions... passed RB Joe Cribbs for second on the team’s all-time list for receptions by a RB with 184 (trails Thurman Thomas - 456)
•    vs. Ten. (10/21), tallied a team-high 71 rushing yards on nine carries to go along with a team-best  and career- high eight catches for 49 yards and a touchdown ... moved into fifth in team history with 870 career rushing attempts (passed Willis McGahee (868) and needs 93 to catch #4 Trravis Henry (963)) ... moved into seventh in team history with 5,660 career scrimmage yards
•    at Hou. (11/4), started for the sixth time this season ... finished with 21 yards on six carries and 14 yards on five catches ... Has 4,012 career rushing yards ... became the fourth player in team history with at least 4,000 career rushing yards (Thurman Thomas - 11,938, OJ Simpson - 10,183 and Joe Cribbs - 4,445) and joins the trio as the fourth Bill with at least 4,000 rushing and 1,500 receiving yards
•    at NE (11/11), had 16 carries for 80 yards and two TDs along with four receptions for 35 yards... became only the second Bils RB with at least 200 receptions (Thurman Thomas, 456)
•    vs. Mia. (11/15), inactive due to injury
•    at Ind. (11/25), had six carries for 16 yards and one catch for eight yards
•    vs. Jac. (12/2), started at running back, tallied 25 carries for 109 yards... his 14th career 100-yard rushing game - tying him for third on the Bills all-time list (Willis McGahee)... also had two catches for 10 yards

•    vs. StL (12/9), had nine carries for 14 yards and five catches for 16 yards, before leaving with an injury in the fourth quarter
•     PLACED ON INJURED RESERVE - December 11, 2012

2011
•    Led the AFC (ninth in the NFL ) with a 5.5 (170-934) yard rushing avg
•    Prior to being placed on IR, led the NFL with six 100-yard rushing games, second in scrimmage yards (1,376) third in rushing yards (934), and fourth in first downs (53)
•    Became the third player in team history to record 1,300 scrimmage yards through first 10 games
•    At KC (9/11), produced the first Bills 100-yard rushing game in a season-opener since 2005, gaining 112 rushing yards on 20 carries... became the 14th player in team history with 4,000 career scrimmage yards

•    Led the team with 117 rushing yards on 15 carries for his ninth career 100-plus yard game vs. OAK (9/18) and scored twice on the ground... joined O.J. Simpson (1973 and 1975) and Thurman Thomas (1991) as the third running back in team history to eclipse 100 yards in each of the first two games of a season... became the eighth player in team history with 3,000 rushing yards and moved into seventh on the team’s all-time rushing chart (3,089)

•    Vs. NE (9/25), led the team with 74 rushing yards with one touchdown on 12 carries... also pitched in five receptions for 87 yards, including a 38-yarder that enabled the Bills to run down the clock and kick the game-winning field goal... has 303 rushing yards on the season, the sixth time a Bill has had 300+ rushing yards after the first three games, joining OJ Simpson (538 in 1975 and 476 in 1973, Thurman Thomas (334 in 1991 and 321 in 1990) and Willis McGahee (311 in 2006).
•    at CIN (10/2): finished with a team-high 66 yards on 17 carries and a touchdown ... also tallied five catches for 32 yards
•    vs. PHI (10/9): led team with 111 rushing yards on 26 carries and a touchdown, to go along with 85 yards on six receptions ... his 196 scrimmage yards was the 2nd most in his career

•    at NYG (10/16): tallied a season-high 121 yards on 16 carries, including a career-long 80-yard touchdown scamper in the first quarter... His 11th career 100-yard rushing game, which puts him alone in sixth place on the Bills all-time list ... has a rushing TD in five straight games, the sixth time in team history a player has had a rushing TD streak of 5+ games, first since Robb Riddick’s six-game streak in 1988... also registered five catches for 47 yards
•    vs. WAS (10/30): had 26 carries for 120 yards and three catches for a team-high 74 yards... has five 100-yard games this season, first Bill since 2005 (W. McGahee) with five in a season... has three straight 100-yard games... first Bill to tally three in a row since Thurman Thomas in games 2-4 in 1994

•    vs. NYJ (11/6): tallied 18 carries for a game-high 82 yards and had 38 yards on three receptions ... has 1,194 scrimmage yards in 2011 - the second-highest total through eight games in team history
•    at DAL (11/13): finished with 13 carries for 114 yards ... his sixth 100-yard game of the season and the 13th of his career, which is tied for fourth-most in Bills history

•    at MIA (11/20): gained 17 yards on seven carries to go along with five receptions for 50 yards ... moved into a tie with OJ Simpson (175) for third-most catches among Bills RBs
•    PLACED ON INJURED RESERVE NOV. 23

CAREER HIGHS
RUSHING:

Rushing Yards: 212, 1/3/10 vs. IND

Rushing Att.: 33, 1/3/10 vs. IND

Long Rush: 80t, 10/16/11 at NYG

Rushing TDs: 2, three times, most recent 9/18/11 vs. OAK

 

RECEIVING:

Receptions: 8, 10/21/12 vs. TEN

Rec. Yards: 104, 11/28/10 vs. PIT

Long Rec.: 65, twice, most recent 11/28/10 vs. PIT

Receiving TDs: 1, 6 times, most recent 12/1/13 vs. ATL

 

KICKOFF RETURNS:

Attempts: 7, 11/15/09 at TEN

Yards: 178, 11/1/09 vs. HOU

Long: 71, 11/1/09 vs. HOU

2010
vs. MIA (9/12) Started his second-consecutive Kickoff Weekend game... led the team in rushing with 19 yards on four carries... added two catches for no gain... has rushed for 107 yards on 29 carries in three career season-opening contests along with seven catches for 83 yards and one touchdown... has posted two-plus catches in each of his last 14 games with a catch

at GB (9/19) Scored the team’s lone touchdown on a three-yard run, his eighth career touchdown (sixth by rushing)... finished with nine carries for 39 yards

at NE (9/26) Produced eight yards rushing on four carries

vs. NYJ (10/3) Posted 21 rushing yards on three carries, surpassing the 2,000 rushing yard milestone in his career

vs. JAC (10/10), Stepped into the full-time starter’s role, leading the ground game with a season-high 73 yards on 12 carries

at BAL (10/24) Matched his season-high of 73 yards on 23 carries... added one reception for a gain of four yards

at KC (10/31) Posted a team-best 64 yards rushing on 20 carries... caught three passes for 11 yards

vs. CHI (11/7) Scored on a four-yard carry and totaled eight carries for 16 yards with five catches for 20 yards

vs. DET (11/14) Scored each of Buffalo’s touchdowns for his second career multi-touchdown game... led the team with 133 rushing yards on 25 carries with a score and added a team-best six catches for 37 yards and a touchdown... became first Bill since Travis Henry (10/5/03 vs. CIN) to post a rushing and receiving touchdown in the same game

at CIN (11/21) Became the first RB in team history since 2004 (Willis McGahee) to record back-to-back multi-touchdown games, rushing for two scores on 21 carries for 116 yards... has now rushed for a touchdown in three straight games... also the first Bill with consecutive 100-plus yard performances since McGahee (2004)... eclipsed 100-rushing yards for the sixth time in his career

vs. PIT (11/28) Gained a career-high 104 receiving yards, matching a career-long with a 65-yard catch and run for a touchdown... has scored in four consecutive games.

2009
•    Became the first player in NFL history to rush for more than 1,000 yards and total more than 1,000 kickoff return yards in the same season in 2009

•    Led the NFL with 2,516 (1,062 rushing + 1,014 kickoff + 371 receiving + 69 punting) combined net yards in 2009, the fourth-most yards in a single-season in NFL history

•    One of two NFL players to rush for a touchdown, catch a touchdown pass and throw a touchdown pass (Joseph Addai)

•    Set career highs in carries (237), rushing yards (1,062), receptions (46) and receiving yards (371) in 2009

•    Rankings in the Bills record book:

      o    Rushing average, 3rd – 4.54 (932 attempts – 4,231 ushing yards) among rushers with 200-plus carries

      o    Kick return yards (season), 10th – 1,014 (2009)

      o    Rushing average (season), 9th – 5.17 (2007)

•  At NE (9/14): Finished with a game-high 57 rushing yards on 15 carries and led the team in receiving, with five receptions for 83 yards and his first career touchdown catch

• Vs. TB (9/20): Posted a game-high 163 rushing yards on 28 carries

• Vs. NO (9/27): Produced 97 scrimmage yards (71 rushing, 25 receiving) … combined to record 425 scrimmage yards in first three games of the season, marking the 4th-most in team history through the first three games by an individual player to start a season

• Vs. HOU (11/1): Gained 178 yards on five kickoff returns, setting a new career-high… recorded a 71-yard kickoff return, the longest of his career, in the second quarter

• At TEN (11/15): Threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to WR  Lee Evans on the team’s first drive… was his first career pass attempt and became the eighth non-QB to complete a TD pass in team history… led the team with 48 rushing yards on eight carries, caught three passes for 23 yards and added 167 kickoff return yards on seven attempts (new career-high) along with 25 punt return yards on two returns

• Vs. MIA (11/29): Recorded his first career multi-touchdown game with two rushing scores… produced a team-high 73 yards rushing on 15 carries … added five catches for 43 yards and three kickoff returns for 61 yards

• At KC (12/13): Ran for a team-best 99 yards on 20 carries

• Vs. IND (1/3): Registered a game-high and career-best 212 rushing yards on 33 carries… 212 yards is the seventh- most productive day in team history and the first 200+yard rushing game by a Bill since T. Thomas (9/24/90 at NYJ)... Eclipsed the 1,000 yard rushing plateau on the season to mark the 27th occasion a Bills player accomplished the feat, the 11th player to do so… With 1,062 rushing yards and 1,014 kickoff return yards, became first player in NFL history to have 1,000+ rushing yards and 1,000+ kickoff return yards in the same season… caught an 11-yard touchdown in the first quarter from QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, the game’s first points

2008
•    Posted a game-high in receptions and receiving yards, catching seven passes for 83 yards, both new career-highs in his 10th career game at Jac. (9/14)

•    Scored his first career touchdown on a 22-yard run at StL. (9/28)… posted first punt return of career and finished with three returns for 52 yards

•    Rushed for 60 yards on 12 attempts vs. Cle. (11/17) and added four kickoff returns for 61 yards.

•    Posted his second straight game with 50-plus rushing yards, gaining 56 yards on nine carries at SF (11/23)… added two receptions for 20 yards

•    Scored his second touchdown of the season from 11 yards out at NYJ (12/14)… gained 31 yards on the ground on seven carries and caught a team-high six passes for 24 yards

•    Stepped in for an injured Marshawn Lynch at Den. (12/21), adding 43 rushing yards on 10 carries and 70 receiving yards on three receptions… posted two kick returns for 47 yards… gave team a 30-23 lead in fourth quarter courtesy of an eight-yard touchdown run… caught a 65-yard pass from QB Trent Edwards, tying the seventh-longest non-scoring reception in team history

•    Set new career-highs with 27 rushing attempts for 136 rushing yards vs. NE (12/28), marking his second career 100-yard rushing game… recorded a new career-long rush for 32 yards… returned one punt for 30 yards and one kickoff for 10 yards

2007
•    Posted 58 carries for 300 yards and 22 receptions for 190 yards in eight games, with one start

•    Averaged 5.17 yards per carry, the ninth-best single season mark in team history

•    Made NFL debut at NYJ (10/28) with one carry for one yard, also had a reception

•    Made first career NFL start at Was. (12/2), tallied 151 total yards (82 rushing, 69 receiving).  Had 16 rushing attempts … made a then-career-long 54-yard pass reception to help set-up Rian Lindell’s fourth field goal of the game … became the first Division III running back to start an NFL game since former Philadelphia RB Chris Warren 12/24/00 vs. Cin.
•    Posted first career 100-yard rushing game vs. Mia. (12/9), 15 carries for 115 yards … combined with rookie RB Marshawn Lynch to become the first Bills running back duo to each rush for 100 yards in a game since Darick Holmes-122 and Thurman Thomas-107 vs. Was. (11/3/96) … became first running back from a Division III college to rush for over 100 yards since Dallas’ Chris Warren in 1998

•    Had six catches at Phi. (12/30)

COLLEGE
Attended Coe College, a Division III school in Cedar Rapids, IA … rushed for 1,702 yards and 29 touchdowns as a senior in 2002 … played for four years … named all-America and Iowa Conference MVP of the Aztec Bowl. … Graduated in 2003 with a degree in sociology.



PERSONAL
Native of Fort Worth, TX … attended Lamar High School in Arlington, TX … married to Danielle Jackson on July 8, 2006 and they have one son, Braeden, and two daughters, Kaelen and Jaeden … has an identical twin brother named Patrick and three younger sisters Krystal and Tryna Jackson and Maria Starks … had his number retired by the United States Indoor Football League’s Sioux City Bandits in May 2008 … prior to starting his professional football career, he worked as a youth counselor for Systems Unlimited in 2003-04 and the Boys and Girls club in 2005.

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