Coaches

Print
RSS
Steve Jackson
Assistant Secondary

Biography

Steve Jackson enters his 14th season as an NFL coach and second as a coach with the Titans as the assistant secondary coach.

Jackson returns to the organization that drafted him in the third round of the 1991 NFL Draft. He went on to play his entire nine-year career (127 games) for the team. During his time (1991-99) as a player with the Titans/Oilers, Jackson tallied 14 interceptions and nine sacks. The final game of his career was Super Bowl XXXIV, as the Titans took on the St. Louis Rams.
 
Last year, the secondary group tallied 10 interceptions and 71 passes defensed as multiple players earned significant playing time. Four safeties regularly rotated during the season and rookie safety Kevin Byard ranked fifth on the team in tackles (63) while starting seven games.
Steve Jackson enters his 14th season as an NFL coach and second as a coach with the Titans as the assistant secondary coach.

Jackson returns to the organization that drafted him in the third round of the 1991 NFL Draft. He went on to play his entire nine-year career (127 games) for the team. During his time (1991-99) as a player with the Titans/Oilers, Jackson tallied 14 interceptions and nine sacks. The final game of his career was Super Bowl XXXIV, as the Titans took on the St. Louis Rams.
 
Last year, the secondary group tallied 10 interceptions and 71 passes defensed as multiple players earned significant playing time. Four safeties regularly rotated during the season and rookie safety Kevin Byard ranked fifth on the team in tackles (63) while starting seven games.

Jackson spent the majority of his NFL coaching career with the Washington Redskins, totaling eight seasons (2004-11) in the nation’s capital. For four of those seasons (2006-09), he was the passing game coordinator/safeties coach. In his time there, he guided safety Sean Taylor to two Pro Bowls before his death. He spent his first two years (2004-05) and final two seasons (2010-11) as the safeties coach.

Jackson entered the NFL coaching ranks with the Buffalo Bills as the safeties/third down coach for three seasons (2001-03). Jackson’s most recent job in the NFL was an assistant secondary coach with the Detroit Lions in 2013.

Jackson was a four-year starter at Purdue and was a semi-finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, annually given to the nation’s top defensive back, as a senior.

A native of Houston, Texas, Jackson has a daughter, Dominique, and a son, Stephen.

Steve Jackson’s Coaching Timeline:
2016-17:  Assistant Secondary, Tennessee Titans
2013:  Assistant Secondary, Detroit Lions
2010-2011:  Safeties, Washington Redskins
2006-2009:  Passing Game Coordinator/Safeties, Washington Redskins
2004-2005:  Safeties, Washington Redskins
2001-2003:  Safeties/Third Down, Buffalo Bills

Recent Articles

Recent Videos