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Lawrence Jackson

Lawrence Jackson during his tenure with the USC Trojans.
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Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-08-30) August 30, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 271 lb (123 kg)
Career information
High school: Inglewood (CA)
College: Southern California
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 1 / Pick: 28
Career history

Seattle Seahawks (2008–2009)
Detroit Lions (2010–2012)
Minnesota Vikings (2013)*

 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards

Second-Team All-America (2007)
2× First-Team All-Pac-10 (2005, 2007)
Second-Team Team All-Pac-10 (2006)

Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 141
Sacks: 19.5
Fumbles Forced: 4
Fumbles Recovered: 2
Player stats at

I studied philosophy and ended on sociology. For some reason, all the advanced courses in philosophy were offered 4:30 to 6:30, so I could never go because of football, so I had to switch.
Lawrence Jackson
I'm signing on to be an athlete, and it's almost like Karl Marx's theory on capitalism. I am both the worker and the product. I'm choosing to be a part of this system, thus I'm choosing to be part of the conditions that are set in this system.
Lawrence Jackson
Lenny Kravitz is one of my favorite musical artists.
Many sports, not just football, have kind of the macho meathead mentality where innovation is almost frowned upon.
Lawrence Jackson
The proper care and rearing of a child is integral to their development. It breaks my heart to know that some children's futures are being destroyed within their own homes.
Lawrence Jackson
It's all about work when you reach up, tap in and step on that field. You don't mess around when you go through that gate.
Lawrence Jackson