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Jackie Simpson (defensive back)

NameJackie Simpson
Number41, 47
PositionDefensive back
Birth DateApril 2, 1934(age 81)
Birth PlaceMiami, Florida
Heightft5
Heightin10
Weight183
HighschoolMiami Edison Senior High School
CollegeUniversity of Florida
Draftyear1957
Draftround4
Draftpick44
Debutyear1958
DebutteamBaltimore Colts
FinalteamPittsburgh Steelers
Finalyear1962
Pastteams * Baltimore Colts (1958 - 1960) * Pittsburgh Steelers (1961 - 1962)
Highlights * Third-team All-SEC (1954, 1955) * Second-team All-SEC (1956) * University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame * NFL Championship (1958, 1959)
Statlabel1Games played
Statvalue145
Statlabel2Interceptions
Statvalue22
Statlabel3Fumble recoveries
Statvalue31
NflSIM537207
PfrSimpJa21
DbfSIMPSJAC01

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John Marlin "Jackie" Simpson (born April 2, 1934) is a former American college and professional football player who was a defensive back in the National Football League (NFL) for five seasons in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Simpson played college football for the University of Florida, and then played professionally for the Baltimore Colts and the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL thereafter.


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