Former NFL quarterback Tarvaris Jackson died in a car crash on Sunday night. He was 36.
Jackson died in a crash near Montgomery, Ala., when his car left the road and struck a tree, ESPN reported.
Jackson was a second-round draft pick out of Football Championship Subdivision school Alabama State. He played parts of nine seasons in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks. He was Russell Wilson’s back-up during their championship season for the Seahawks in 2014.
TJack… you will be missed. Praying for your family…Love you man. 💔
— Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) April 13, 2020
Jackson spent the 2018 season as a quality control assistant at Alabama State before joining Tennessee State as its quarterbacks’ coach in 2019.