Jackson has become the seventh running back designated as a Madden cover athlete. He is followed by Mut 22 coins 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 discuss the Tecmo Bowl days, how Bo Knows came to life, his Madden return, and much more.
The conversation was edited for clarity and clarity.
What does it mean to you to be a cover athlete for the game 35 years after your career first began?
This has been in the making off and on for years. It was time to get it suitable for my business. Working with the Madden team to get things sorted out, complete all the i's dot all the t's- once we got that completed, the rest was just going for it. I thought that somewhere in my life I'd done the right thing so that I could continue to be seen as one of the iconic athletes from over three decades ago. Madden isn't convinced enough of me to do something like this.
The video game you played in your past dates back to 1989 when you became the center of attention at Tecmo Bowl. What was it like seeing yourself from cheapest madden 22 coins the back of your mind?