In 1986, the tampa bay buccaneers selected bo jackson as their first down the largest contract given to a rookie in nfl history, but bo's. If success was measured in potential bo jackson would go down in history as the most successful athlete of all time sadly, due to a hip replacement in his prime.
Follow the astonishing multifaceted career of athlete bo jackson, star of the nfl and mlb, on biographycom. Memories of jackson linger, and not just because an ad campaign made bo he is the only player in nfl history to have two rushing touchdowns of 90 yards.
The things that needed no introduction and were plainly thrilling or spellbinding on their face that was bo jackson his greatness was painfully. Vincent edward bo jackson (born november 30, 1962) is a former baseball and american football player he is the only athlete in history to be named an.