Bob Jackson (American football)

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Bob Jackson
Position: Running back
Personal information
Born: (1940-03-16) March 16, 1940 (age 80)
Shreveport, Louisiana
Career information
College: New Mexico State
NFL Draft: 1962  / Round: 2 / Pick: 19
AFL draft: 1962  / Round: 7 / Pick: 56
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing att-yards:184-624
Receptions-yards:32-333
Touchdowns:16
Player stats at NFL.com

Robert Dean Jackson (born March 16, 1940) is a former professional American football running back in the American Football League (AFL). He played four seasons for the San Diego Chargers (1962–1963), the Houston Oilers (1964, 1965), and the Oakland Raiders (1964).

Jackson also played for in the Continental Football League for three seasons for the Orange County Ramblers (1967-1968) and the Portland Loggers (1969). He won the league Most valuable player award for the 1967 season.


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