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Jackson impressed with, mentoring Webb

Tarvaris Jackson (Nick Laham/Getty)

Tarvaris Jackson has a lot of similar experiences he can share with quarterback Joe Webb, and he has familiarity with Webb as well. Jackson talked about that and his transforming role to a veteran mentor to younger players now, but mostly he was just impressed with what he has seen from Webb.

Tarvaris Jackson can relate to Joe Webb's situation. Athletic quarterbacks. Smaller schools. Alabama colleges. In fact, Jackson hadn't just heard of Joe Webb before the Vikings drafted Webb in the sixth round this year, Jackson had actually tried to help recruit Webb to Alabama State four years ago. Webb ended up going to Alabama-Birmingham. "Even when I was at ASU, we were trying to get him to... Recommended Stories