Bucs sign Jackson
Tanard Jackson at the combine
Tanard Jackson at the combine
Posted Jun 22, 2007

Tampa Bay signed the first of its 10 draft picks on Friday, agreeing to a deal with S Tanard Jackson.

Tampa Bay announced Friday that it has signed safety Tanard Jackson to a contract, making him the first rookie draft pick to sign for the Buccaneers. Terms were not disclosed.

Jackson was a fourth-round pick (106th overall) of the Buccaneers in the 2007 NFL Draft. He was a three-year starter at Syracuse, seeing action primarily at cornerback in the defensive backfield. He played in 45 career games with 34 starts, totaling 165 tackles, five interceptions, 2.5 sacks, 8.5 tackles for loss and 14 passes defensed.

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