Bo Jackson

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Quotes (6)

  • Bo: I would say my greatest achievement in life right now - my greatest achievement period is - and I'm still trying to achieve it - is to be a wonderful father to my kids.

  • Bo: Man, that's the hardest any white boy ever hit me. (on being hit by Chris Spielman in an Ohio State vs Auburn football game)

  • Bo: Baseball and football are very different games. In a way, both of them are easy. Football is easy if you're crazy as hell. Baseball is easy if you've got patience. They'd both be easier for me if I were a little more crazy-and a little more patient.

  • Bo: Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.

  • Bo: Being the 8th out of 10 kids, and being the one that stayed in trouble, I sort of became a momma's boy.

  • Bo: Back before I injured my hip, I thought going to the gym was for wimps.

Trivia (21)

  • Bo made his Major League debut on September 2, 1986.

  • Bo's highest baseball salary was the $2,410,000 he made in 1993 while playing for the Chicago White Sox.

  • As a senior in high school, Jackson rushed for 1,175 yards in football and hit twenty home runs in just twenty-five games in baseball.

  • On September 5, 1987, Bo married Linda Garrett. The couple have 3 children.

  • Jackson rushed for 16 touchdowns and a total of 2,782 yards in his NFL career.

  • In 1983 and 1985, Jackson was a first team All-American at running back.

  • Bo's number 34 was officially retired during ceremonies on October 31, 1992, at Auburn University.

  • Bo always wanted to fly airplanes.

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