Hue Jackson will jump in Lake Erie on June 1

Hue Jackson to jump into Lake Erie on June 1 to fulfill promise

But for every Browns employee that jumps in with him, Jackson will donate $100 toward his charity, which works to fight human trafficking within the area.

"It's going to be a cleansing of the Cleveland Browns", Jackson said in March at the NFL Combine.

Following the Browns 1-15 season, Jackson had said that he would jump in the lake if they finished the 2017 season with the same record. If you're wondering how an National Football League coach got roped into jumping into a lake, Jackson did it to himself: The whole situation started with a promise that he made back at the end of the 2016 season. "I'll be swimming in the lake over there or somewhere". I know me and I know these guys too well.

Jackson, together with his wife, formally opened his charity past year, according to the team's website, and they will be opening a residence home in cooperation with the Salvation Army in about two months that will cater to survivors of human trafficking.

Hue Jackson is a man of his word.


Of course, Jackson never said when he'd jump into the lake.

However, if Jackson is unable to make a drastic improvement this time around, he may be diving head first into free agency next year.

Following their disastrous 2016 campaign, Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson vowed that the team would not endure another year like the one they did. And he will not be the only Browns member to take the plunge.

Established in 2017 alongside his wife, Michelle, Jackson's foundation aims to battle human trafficking across Northeast Ohio. To raise that kind of money, he's going to need at least 150 people to make the jump with him.

Jackson also noted he is "hoping to cleanse ourselves of all the losing from the past two seasons" with the jump.

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