Daniel Jackson (soccer)

Daniel Jackson (born July 10, 1989) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a forward for USL League One club Richmond Kickers.

Daniel Jackson
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-07-10) July 10, 1989
Place of birth Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Richmond Kickers
Number 9
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Cumberland Bulldogs
2012–2013 Coker Cobras 33 (19)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Kalamazoo Outrage 19 (2)
2012 FC JAX Destroyers 16 (1)
2013 D.C. United U-23 8 (8)
2014 Carolina RailHawks 17 (0)
2015 Charlotte Independence 15 (4)
2015Carolina RailHawks (loan) 3 (0)
2016–2017 Oklahoma City Energy 13 (0)
2017 Saint Louis FC 10 (2)
2018 Devonport City 8 (4)
2018 BK-46 8 (4)
2019– Richmond Kickers 22 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 21, 2019

Career

College and amateur

Jackson played four years of college soccer, two years spent at Cumberland University before transferring to Coker College in 2012.[1]

While at college, Jackson appeared for Premier Development League clubs Kalamazoo Outrage and FC JAX Destroyers,[2] as well as NPSL club D.C. United U-23.[3]

Professional

On January 21, 2014 Jackson was selected in the fourth round (70th overall) of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft by Real Salt Lake.[4] However, he wasn't signed by the club.

Jackson signed with NASL club Carolina RailHawks on March 12, 2014.[5]

After a season in the United Soccer League with Charlotte Independence in 2015, Jackson moved to fellow USL club Oklahoma City Energy on February 2, 2016.[6]

On July 11, 2017, Jackson was transferred to Saint Louis FC from the Oklahoma City Energy on a permanent deal, while Saint Louis FC sent Jose Angulo to OKC in return.[7]

In February 2018, Jackson joined National Premier Leagues Tasmania side Devonport City for a short spell ending in early June.[8]

Jackson returned to the United States by signing with the Richmond Kickers on February 11, 2019.[9]

References

  1. "Daniel Jackson - Coker College". cokercobras.com. Retrieved May 2, 2014.
  2. "Daniel Jackson | SoccerStats.us". soccerstats.us. Retrieved May 2, 2014.
  3. "National Premier Soccer League". nationalpremiersoccerleague.com. Archived from the original on July 25, 2014. Retrieved May 2, 2014.
  4. "Jackson Drafted by Real Salt Lake of MLS". coker.edu. Archived from the original on May 2, 2014. Retrieved May 2, 2014.
  5. "RailHawks Sign Forward Daniel Jackson - OurSports Central - Independent and Minor League Sports News". oursportscentral.com. Retrieved May 2, 2014.
  6. OKC Energy FC (February 2, 2016). "Energy FC Adds Ex-Independence Forward Jackson - United Soccer League". Old.uslsoccer.com. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  7. Cole, Brad (February 14, 2018). "Duo looking to strike back".
  8. "Daniel Jackson Signs with the Kickers". RichmondKickers.com. Retrieved February 11, 2019.


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