Players

D'Qwell Jackson
ILB #52
Height:
6-0
Weight:
240
Age:
30
College:
Maryland
Hometown:
Largo, FL
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
141
SCK
1.5
FF
1
INT
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 824 530 294 11.5 0 28 8 85 -- 27 1 5 7
2013 CLE 16 16 141 75 66 1.5 -- 7 1 0 -- 0 0 1 1
2012 CLE 16 16 118 63 55 3.5 0 7 2 31 15.5 27 1 2 2
2011 CLE 16 16 158 116 42 3.5 -- 3 1 24 24 24 0 1 3
2010 CLE 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 CLE 6 6 59 46 13 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2008 CLE 16 16 154 95 59 2.0 -- 6 3 29 9.7 16 0 0 --
2007 CLE 14 13 101 75 26 1.0 -- 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 1
2006 CLE 13 13 93 60 33 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 MIA L 10-23 9 6 3 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @BAL L 6-14 8 4 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
3 @MIN W 31-27 11 7 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
4 CIN W 17-6 10 7 3 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 BUF W 37-24 11 3 8 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 DET L 17-31 8 3 5 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @GB L 13-31 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @KC L 17-23 9 7 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 BAL W 24-18 9 4 5 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @CIN L 20-41 9 1 8 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 PIT L 11-27 9 3 6 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 JAC L 28-32 6 6 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @NE L 26-27 9 4 5 -- -- 1 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
15 CHI L 31-38 9 6 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @NYJ L 13-24 11 7 4 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 @PIT L 7-20 9 5 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

• Signed by the Colts as a free agent on March 6, 2014.

• Selected by the Browns in the second round (34th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft.

 

2013 (BROWNS):

• As a defensive captain, started all 16 games at inside linebacker and tallied a team-high 143 tackles (92 solo), 1.5 sacks, seven passes defensed, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.

• Played in 1,149-of-1,150 (99.9%) defensive snaps, missing only a Hail Mary attempt at the end of a game against Minnesota (9/22).

• Posted 10-plus tackles in seven games.

• Tied the team lead with 10 tackles while adding one pass defensed that led to an interception in the season opener against Miami (9/8).

• Notched eight tackles and his lone fumble recovery of the season in a Week 2 loss at Baltimore (9/15).

• Tied his season-high with 11 tackles (eight solo) and added one forced fumble in a Week 3 win at Minnesota (9/22).

• Recorded 11 tackles (seven solo) for the second consecutive week and contributed with one pass defensed in a Week 4 victory against Cincinnati (9/29).

• In Week 8, tied a team-high with 10 tackles (six solo) and registered his third-career multiple-sack game (1.5) at Kansas City (10/27). Both sacks forced Kansas City punts.

• Posted a team-leading nine tackles (seven solo) while adding one pass defensed in a Week 9 victory against Baltimore (11/3).

• Tied for the team lead with 10 tackles (five solo) in a Week 11 loss at Cincinnati (11/17).

• Finished with nine tackles (eight solo), one interception and one pass defensed in a Week 14 loss at New England (12/8). His first quarter interception set up a Browns field goal and ended Tom Brady’s streak of 109 consecutive passes at Gillette Stadium without an interception.

• Led the team and posted his sixth game of the season with double-digit tackles (10) while contributing with one pass defensed in a Week 16 loss at the New York Jets (12/22).

 

2012 (BROWNS):

• Started all 16 games at inside linebacker and registered a team-high 119 tackles while adding 3.5 sacks, two interceptions, seven passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles.

• The season marked the fifth time in his career he reached the 100-tackle plateau and the second in-a-row.

• Became the first Brown to have an interception in the first two games of a season since Anthony Henry in 2004 and the first Browns linebacker to have an interception in the first two games of a season since the merger in 1970.

• Served as a defensive captain and was voted as a first alternate at middle linebacker for the AFC Pro Bowl squad.

• Earned the Browns Dino Lucarelli Good Guy Award.

• Picked off a Michael Vick pass in the fourth quarter against Philadelphia (9/9), and returned it 27 yards for his first career touchdown.

• Tallied a career-high 3.0 sacks at Cincinnati (9/16). Became the first Brown to have 3.0 sacks in a game since Kenard Lang had three against Baltimore on September 12, 2004 and the first Browns linebacker to have 3.0-or-more sacks in a game since Andre Davis had 4.0 at Kansas City on November 9, 2003.

• Led the team with nine tackles and added a fumble recovery and a forced fumble against Pittsburgh (11/25), which were two of eight turnovers forced by the Browns defense on the day. Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance.

 

2011 (BROWNS):

• Started all 16 games at middle linebacker and led the team with 158 tackles, a career-high 3.5 sacks, an interception, a forced fumble and three fumble recoveries.

• His tackle total was second in the NFL, trailing only Washington’s London Fletcher (166).

• His three fumble recoveries led the team and tied for the most defensive recoveries in the AFC, along with Baltimore’s Haloti Ngata, New England’s Rob Ninkovich and Indianapolis’ Robert Mathis.

• Cited as the NFL Comeback Player of the Year by Peter King of Sports Illustrated.

• Voted by the local media as the Browns 2011 Player of the Year and was the recipient of the team’s Ed Block Courage Award.

• Named AFC Defensive Player of the Month for September after registering 30 tackles, 2.5 sacks, a fumble recovery, a forced fumble and a pass defensed in three games as the Browns allowed just five touchdowns and went 2-1 in the month.

• Named to USA Today’s All-Joe Team.

• Led the Browns in tackles 13 times and accounted for double digit tackle totals on eight occasions.

• Led the team with 10 tackles at San Francisco (10/30), including three tackles on the Browns’ goal-line stand in the second quarter which ended with a stop on fourth-and-goal from the one.

• Totaled eight tackles and an interception which he returned for a career-long 24 yards at Houston (11/6).

• Notched a season-best 13 tackles, 1.0 sack and a fumble recovery at Pittsburgh (12/8).

 

2010 (BROWNS):

• Was inactive for the first two games of the season with a pectoral injury prior to being placed on Injured Reserve on September 25.

 

2009 (BROWNS):

• Started each of the first six games at inside linebacker and was voted a co-captain on defense.

• Finished the year with 57 tackles (44 solo), one forced fumble and two passes defensed.

• Led the team in tackles in four of the six contests in which he appeared.

• Registered a season-high 14 tackles in addition to one pass defensed and his first career forced fumble against Cincinnati (10/4).

• Sustained a pectoral injury at Pittsburgh (10/18) and was placed on Injured Reserve on October 20.

 

2008 (BROWNS):

• Started all 16 games and led the team with 188 tackles, 2.0 sacks, three interceptions and five passes defensed.

• Intercepted Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco at Baltimore (9/21) while adding 12 tackles and one pass defensed.

• Shared a sack with Santonio Thomas on a three-yard sack of David Garrard at Jacksonville (10/26) while posting 14 tackles (eight solo).

• Recorded a six-yard sack of Flacco against Baltimore (11/2).

• Registered a career-high 20 tackles and a career-best two interceptions and two passes defensed at Tennessee (12/7). Both

  interceptions came off Kerry Collins, as Jackson became the first Browns linebacker to have two interceptions in a game since Eddie

  Johnson had a pair on October 14, 1984 against the New York Jets.

 

2007 (BROWNS):

• Started 13-of-14 games at linebacker and led the team with 111 tackles while adding 1.0 sack, one interception, one fumble recovery and three passes defensed. Also contributed with one special teams tackle.

• Recorded his first career interception off Matt Schaub against Houston (11/25) while totaling 11 tackles (eight solo).

• Had a season-high 12 tackles at N.Y. Jets (12/9).

• Part of a defensive effort that gave the Browns their first shutout since 2005 (11/20/05 vs. Miami, 22-0 win) and held the Bills to 232

  net yards of offense in an 8-0 win against Buffalo (12/16).

• Posted seven tackles and his lone fumble recovery of the season in a loss at Cincinnati (12/23).

• Tallied his first career sack to go along with nine tackles (eight solo) in the regular season finale win against San Francisco (12/30).

 

2006 (BROWNS):

• Started all 13 games he appeared in and ranked second on the club with 115 tackles and 11 special teams stops while adding one pass defensed.

• Was credited with double-digit tackle totals on five occasions.

• Made his NFL debut and started at weakside linebacker compiling 10 tackles against New Orleans (9/10).

• Finished with 12 tackles against Miami (10/14) and at the New York Jets (12/9).

• Was placed on Injured Reserve on December 15.

 

COLLEGE:

• In 48 games at the University of Maryland (2002-05), started 34 contests and became the seventh player in school history to record more than 400 career tackles.

• His 447 tackles ranked fourth on the school’s all-time record list.

• Finished his collegiate career with 10.5 sacks for 62 yards, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, six interceptions, eight passes defensed and one blocked kick.

• In 2005, became only the second Maryland player to earn the ACC Defensive Player of the Year award, joining E.J. Henderson, who earned the award in 2001 and 2002.

• Became one of three players in school annals to lead the team in tackles in three consecutive seasons.

 

PERSONAL:

• Attended Seminole (Fla.) High School and lettered three times in football, competing as a fullback, linebacker, quarterback and punter.

• Played in the prestigious Florida-Georgia All-Star game.

• Seminole High went 23-4 in his last two years and made the regional finals both seasons.

• Embarked on a week-long visit to U.S. troops at military bases throughout Southwest Asia as part of the NFL-USO program during the 2013 offseason.

• Founded the “Read Hope, Real Dreams” season ticket program, which provided tickets, apparel and food for the East Cleveland Neighborhood organization.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

• Signed by the Colts as a free agent on March 6, 2014.

• Selected by the Browns in the second round (34th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft.

 

2013 (BROWNS):

• As a defensive captain, started all 16 games at inside linebacker and tallied a team-high 143 tackles (92 solo), 1.5 sacks, seven passes defensed, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.

• Played in 1,149-of-1,150 (99.9%) defensive snaps, missing only a Hail Mary attempt at the end of a game against Minnesota (9/22).

• Posted 10-plus tackles in seven games.

• Tied the team lead with 10 tackles while adding one pass defensed that led to an interception in the season opener against Miami (9/8).

• Notched eight tackles and his lone fumble recovery of the season in a Week 2 loss at Baltimore (9/15).

• Tied his season-high with 11 tackles (eight solo) and added one forced fumble in a Week 3 win at Minnesota (9/22).

• Recorded 11 tackles (seven solo) for the second consecutive week and contributed with one pass defensed in a Week 4 victory against Cincinnati (9/29).

• In Week 8, tied a team-high with 10 tackles (six solo) and registered his third-career multiple-sack game (1.5) at Kansas City (10/27). Both sacks forced Kansas City punts.

• Posted a team-leading nine tackles (seven solo) while adding one pass defensed in a Week 9 victory against Baltimore (11/3).

• Tied for the team lead with 10 tackles (five solo) in a Week 11 loss at Cincinnati (11/17).

• Finished with nine tackles (eight solo), one interception and one pass defensed in a Week 14 loss at New England (12/8). His first quarter interception set up a Browns field goal and ended Tom Brady’s streak of 109 consecutive passes at Gillette Stadium without an interception.

• Led the team and posted his sixth game of the season with double-digit tackles (10) while contributing with one pass defensed in a Week 16 loss at the New York Jets (12/22).

 

2012 (BROWNS):

• Started all 16 games at inside linebacker and registered a team-high 119 tackles while adding 3.5 sacks, two interceptions, seven passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles.

• The season marked the fifth time in his career he reached the 100-tackle plateau and the second in-a-row.

• Became the first Brown to have an interception in the first two games of a season since Anthony Henry in 2004 and the first Browns linebacker to have an interception in the first two games of a season since the merger in 1970.

• Served as a defensive captain and was voted as a first alternate at middle linebacker for the AFC Pro Bowl squad.

• Earned the Browns Dino Lucarelli Good Guy Award.

• Picked off a Michael Vick pass in the fourth quarter against Philadelphia (9/9), and returned it 27 yards for his first career touchdown.

• Tallied a career-high 3.0 sacks at Cincinnati (9/16). Became the first Brown to have 3.0 sacks in a game since Kenard Lang had three against Baltimore on September 12, 2004 and the first Browns linebacker to have 3.0-or-more sacks in a game since Andre Davis had 4.0 at Kansas City on November 9, 2003.

• Led the team with nine tackles and added a fumble recovery and a forced fumble against Pittsburgh (11/25), which were two of eight turnovers forced by the Browns defense on the day. Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance.

 

2011 (BROWNS):

• Started all 16 games at middle linebacker and led the team with 158 tackles, a career-high 3.5 sacks, an interception, a forced fumble and three fumble recoveries.

• His tackle total was second in the NFL, trailing only Washington’s London Fletcher (166).

• His three fumble recoveries led the team and tied for the most defensive recoveries in the AFC, along with Baltimore’s Haloti Ngata, New England’s Rob Ninkovich and Indianapolis’ Robert Mathis.

• Cited as the NFL Comeback Player of the Year by Peter King of Sports Illustrated.

• Voted by the local media as the Browns 2011 Player of the Year and was the recipient of the team’s Ed Block Courage Award.

• Named AFC Defensive Player of the Month for September after registering 30 tackles, 2.5 sacks, a fumble recovery, a forced fumble and a pass defensed in three games as the Browns allowed just five touchdowns and went 2-1 in the month.

• Named to USA Today’s All-Joe Team.

• Led the Browns in tackles 13 times and accounted for double digit tackle totals on eight occasions.

• Led the team with 10 tackles at San Francisco (10/30), including three tackles on the Browns’ goal-line stand in the second quarter which ended with a stop on fourth-and-goal from the one.

• Totaled eight tackles and an interception which he returned for a career-long 24 yards at Houston (11/6).

• Notched a season-best 13 tackles, 1.0 sack and a fumble recovery at Pittsburgh (12/8).

 

2010 (BROWNS):

• Was inactive for the first two games of the season with a pectoral injury prior to being placed on Injured Reserve on September 25.

 

2009 (BROWNS):

• Started each of the first six games at inside linebacker and was voted a co-captain on defense.

• Finished the year with 57 tackles (44 solo), one forced fumble and two passes defensed.

• Led the team in tackles in four of the six contests in which he appeared.

• Registered a season-high 14 tackles in addition to one pass defensed and his first career forced fumble against Cincinnati (10/4).

• Sustained a pectoral injury at Pittsburgh (10/18) and was placed on Injured Reserve on October 20.

 

2008 (BROWNS):

• Started all 16 games and led the team with 188 tackles, 2.0 sacks, three interceptions and five passes defensed.

• Intercepted Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco at Baltimore (9/21) while adding 12 tackles and one pass defensed.

• Shared a sack with Santonio Thomas on a three-yard sack of David Garrard at Jacksonville (10/26) while posting 14 tackles (eight solo).

• Recorded a six-yard sack of Flacco against Baltimore (11/2).

• Registered a career-high 20 tackles and a career-best two interceptions and two passes defensed at Tennessee (12/7). Both

  interceptions came off Kerry Collins, as Jackson became the first Browns linebacker to have two interceptions in a game since Eddie

  Johnson had a pair on October 14, 1984 against the New York Jets.

 

2007 (BROWNS):

• Started 13-of-14 games at linebacker and led the team with 111 tackles while adding 1.0 sack, one interception, one fumble recovery and three passes defensed. Also contributed with one special teams tackle.

• Recorded his first career interception off Matt Schaub against Houston (11/25) while totaling 11 tackles (eight solo).

• Had a season-high 12 tackles at N.Y. Jets (12/9).

• Part of a defensive effort that gave the Browns their first shutout since 2005 (11/20/05 vs. Miami, 22-0 win) and held the Bills to 232

  net yards of offense in an 8-0 win against Buffalo (12/16).

• Posted seven tackles and his lone fumble recovery of the season in a loss at Cincinnati (12/23).

• Tallied his first career sack to go along with nine tackles (eight solo) in the regular season finale win against San Francisco (12/30).

 

2006 (BROWNS):

• Started all 13 games he appeared in and ranked second on the club with 115 tackles and 11 special teams stops while adding one pass defensed.

• Was credited with double-digit tackle totals on five occasions.

• Made his NFL debut and started at weakside linebacker compiling 10 tackles against New Orleans (9/10).

• Finished with 12 tackles against Miami (10/14) and at the New York Jets (12/9).

• Was placed on Injured Reserve on December 15.

 

COLLEGE:

• In 48 games at the University of Maryland (2002-05), started 34 contests and became the seventh player in school history to record more than 400 career tackles.

• His 447 tackles ranked fourth on the school’s all-time record list.

• Finished his collegiate career with 10.5 sacks for 62 yards, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, six interceptions, eight passes defensed and one blocked kick.

• In 2005, became only the second Maryland player to earn the ACC Defensive Player of the Year award, joining E.J. Henderson, who earned the award in 2001 and 2002.

• Became one of three players in school annals to lead the team in tackles in three consecutive seasons.

 

PERSONAL:

• Attended Seminole (Fla.) High School and lettered three times in football, competing as a fullback, linebacker, quarterback and punter.

• Played in the prestigious Florida-Georgia All-Star game.

• Seminole High went 23-4 in his last two years and made the regional finals both seasons.

• Embarked on a week-long visit to U.S. troops at military bases throughout Southwest Asia as part of the NFL-USO program during the 2013 offseason.

• Founded the “Read Hope, Real Dreams” season ticket program, which provided tickets, apparel and food for the East Cleveland Neighborhood organization.