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ICYMI: Harold Jackson Talks JSU Football

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Courtesy of Jackson State Univeristy

Courtesy of Jackson State Univeristy

On the 8-22-14 edition of the HBCU Report we were joined by Jackson State first year head coach Harold Jackson.

Jackson a former standout wide receiver at Jackson State played in the NFL from 1968 through 1983. Jackson was drafted in the 12th round (323 overall) of the 1968 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams. After retiring from professional football, Jackson coached receivers for 10 years in the NFL with New England (1985–89), Tampa Bay (1992–93) and New Orleans (1997–99). In his first NFL season as a coach, the Patriots won the AFC Championship and played in Super Bowl XX.

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