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Sean Progar Jackson

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Name  Sean Progar-Jackson
Height:  6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Role  American football player

Undrafted:  2013
Weight  113 kg
Positions  Linebacker
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Date of birth:  (1990-06-07) June 7, 1990 (age 25)
High school:  Glenbrook South High School
College  Northern Illinois Huskies football

Place of birth:  Park Ridge, Illinois

Sean Progar-Jackson (born June 7, 1990) is a former American football outside linebacker. He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2013. He played college football at Northern Illinois.


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Early years

He attended Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, Illinois. He was a three-time all-conference selection who earned all-state honors in his senior season and was an all-area selection as a junior in high school. He was named twice as the team's most valuable defensive player. He recorded a total of 40 sacks and forced 12 fumbles in three seasons while in high school.

Northern Illinois

He finished college with a total of 169 tackles, 24.5 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, 5 pass deflections and one interception.

Redshirt freshman season

He was a redshirt freshman and sat out the entire 2008 season. He was selected as the team's defensive work team player of the year.

Freshman season

In his freshman year, he had 30 tackles, 6 sacks, 2 forced fumbles and one pass deflection.

Sophomore season

In his sophomore year, he recorded 38 tackles, 4 sacks and one pass deflection. He was selected to the first-team All Mid-American Conference team following the conclusion of the season.

Junior season

In his junior year, he had 52 tackles, 5.5 sacks, one forced fumble and one pass deflection. He was selected to the second-team All Mid-American Conference team. He was selected as the NIU Defensive Lineman of the Year by the coaching staff.

Senior season

In his senior year, he had 49 tackles, a career-high 8.5 sacks, one interception, 2 forced fumble and 2 pass deflections. He was selected to the first-team All-MAC team following his senior season.

New York Jets

On May 12, 2013, He signed with the New York Jets as undrafted free agent. He was released on August 26, 2013.< He is now a sales representative at Ron horn's office and an aspiring State Farm agent.


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