Jackson is seventh Madden nfl 22 coins running back named as a Madden cover athlete. He is followed by Eddie George (Madden 2001), Marshall Faulk (Madden 2003), Shaun Alexander (Madden 2007), Peyton Hillis (Madden 12), Adrian Peterson and Barry Sanders (both Madden 25).
Before the cover's unveiling, The Undefeated's Aaron Dodson caught up with Jackson to talk about the Tecmo Bowl days, how Bo Knows came to life as well as his Madden return, and more.
It has been edited to improve clarity and length.
What does it mean for you that you are finally a player on the cover for the sport 35 years after the start of your career?
The idea has been in the works on and off for many years. The timing had to be right for my brand. The teaming up with the Madden people to work things out make sure to cross all the i's, cross the t'sOnce we had it completed, the rest was just going along with it. I decided that, somewhere in my history, I did something right in order to cheap Mut 22 coins still be regarded as one of the legendary sportsmen from more than 30 years ago. Madden isn't convinced enough of me to do something like this.