Frank Jackson (American football)

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Frank Jackson
Date of birth (1939-04-14) April 14, 1939 (age 77)
Place of birth Levelland, Texas
Career information
Position(s) Wide receiver, halfback
College SMU
AFL draft 1961 / Round: 19 / Pick: 6
Career history
As player
1961–1962 AFL Dallas Texans
1963–1965 AFL Kansas City Chiefs
1966–1967 AFL Miami Dolphins
Career highlights and awards
AFL All-Star 1965
Honors AFL Champion, 1962
Records 4 TD receptions, game
Career stats

Frank Hardin Jackson (born April 14, 1939) is a former American football wide receiver. He played college football at Southern Methodist University (SMU) and professionally with the American Football League's Dallas Texans, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the Miami Dolphins. As a halfback, he scored four TDs (two rushing, two receiving) for the Texans in a 49–21 victory over the Denver Broncos in 1961. As a wide receiver, in 1964 he caught four touchdown passes from Len Dawson in a 49–6 Chiefs defeat of the San Diego Chargers. That tied the pro football record at the time. He was an American Football League All-Star in 1965. He played on the Texans' 1962 AFL Championship team, winning the longest pro football game ever played up to that time in the AFL Championship game against the two-time defending AFL Champion Houston Oilers.

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