In a press release on Wednesday afternoon, EA Sports announced that not only will Jackson return to the game on his first appearance in the history of Madden NFL 15, but Jackson will also be given the honor of being an official Madden cover player. More than 35 years after his NFL career started back in 1987 Jackson is set to grace the Madden nfl 22 coins cover featuring a digital version of Madden NFL 22. Beginning on Friday, players will be in a position to play alongside him online. EA Sports also teamed up with Nike to recreate the iconic sportswear brand's Bo Knows ad campaign by including a digitally rendered rendition of his most coveted shoe, which is the Nike Air Bo Turf to the gaming.
Jackson will be the seven running backs to have been named a Madden cover athlete. He follows Eddie George (Madden 2001), Marshall Faulk (Madden 2003), Shaun Alexander (Madden 2007), Peyton Hillis (Madden 12), Adrian Peterson and Barry Sanders (both Madden 25).
Prior to the unveiling of buy Mut 22 coins the cover, the Undefeated's Aaron Dodson caught up with Jackson to talk about the Tecmo Bowl days, how Bo Knows came to life in his Madden return, and more.