Fans, Athletes pay tribute to Vincent Jackson
BRANDON, Fla. (WWSB) - Fans and Athletes across the country are sending their condolences following the passing of former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Vincent Jackson.
Jackson was found dead Monday at a hotel in Brandon, Fla.
According to staff, Jackson had checked into the hotel on Jan. 11 and had been staying in a room since that date. A formal missing persons report was filed on Feb. 11. Officers made contact with Jackson as part of the welfare check at the hotel and spoke with him. After assessing his well-being, the missing persons case was canceled.
Jackson was found deceased by a housekeeper in his hotel room around 11:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 15.
Here are some of the condolences:
Rest in peace, Vincent Jackson. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/ik3GYZjQDr— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@Buccaneers) February 15, 2021
V Jax thank you for everything I love you big bro. Praying for your family Rest in Paradise— Mike Evans (@MikeEvans13_) February 15, 2021
On the passing of Vincent Jackson: pic.twitter.com/2KVSKtFnV2— Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) February 16, 2021
I met Vincent Jackson once and he was great to me. He was a bright spot from 2012-16 for the @Buccaneers. He will be missed. #RIPVincentJackson— Evan Longoria (@Evan3Longoria) February 15, 2021
So sad to hear about the death of NFL great Vincent Jackson...rest easy boss. 🙏🏿 pic.twitter.com/uyXJwsdoik— Charles Tillman (@peanuttillman) February 15, 2021
Former Chargers and Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson has died at age 38.— NFL (@NFL) February 15, 2021
Rest In Peace. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/fqVaJObnKy
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