Lamar Jackson (born April 13, 1998) is an American football cornerback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Nebraska and was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Jets in 2020.Jackson played quarterback, cornerback, and safety at Franklin High School. Lamar Jackson played in the 2015 Under Armour All-American game following his senior season. Lamar Jackson committed to Nebraska on February 3, 2016, turning down offers from California, UCLA, Utah, and Washington State.After recording 40 tackles and three interceptions in his senior season, Jackson was named Nebraska's Defensive MVP and a Second-team All-Big Ten player.