Former Alabama Defensive Back Re-Signs With Broncos
Former Alabama defensive back Kareem Jackson is re-signing with the Denver Broncos, according to ESPN's senior NFL insider Adam Schefter.
Jackson played three seasons at the Capstone (2007-09). During his Tide tenure, he recorded 159 total tackles (106 solo, 53 assisted), eight tackles for loss, five interceptions for 164 yards, and one punt return for eight yards.
The former national champion was drafted by the Houston Texans as the No. 20 overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft and stayed in Houston until the end of the 2018 season.
He signed a three-year, $33 million deal with the Denver Broncos in 2019 as an unrestricted free agent, however had his option declined in 2021 and has been signing one-year deals with the team since.
In his professional career, Jackson has recorded 839 total tackles (638 solo, 201 assisted), 107 passes defended, 20 interceptions, seven fumble recoveries, six forced fumbles, four touchdowns, and three sacks.
Jackson will stay in Denver alongside former Alabama players Jerry Jeudy, Christopher Allen, and Pat Surtain II.