Former Denver Broncos linebacker Tom Jackson was drafted in the 4th round (88th overall), in the1973 NFL Draft out of Louisville.
Voted Denver's Most Inspirational Player six times by his teammates, Jackson was a key part of the famous Orange Crush defense and helped the Broncos get to the Super Bowl twice (XII and XXI).
Having played in 191 games with the Broncos, he ranks third in team history for most games played, behind former Broncos kicker Jason Elam and quarterback John Elway who rank first and second respectively.
A three-time Pro Bowl selection, Jackson finished his career with 20 interceptions three touchdowns and over 13 sacks (the NFL did officially record statistics of sacks until 1982).
In 1992, Jackson was inducted in the Broncos' Ring of Fame and is should be getting some consideration for the Hall Of Fame.