Harold "Sunny" Jackson


College Career

Jackson State (1964-1968)

• SWAC first team (’65, ‘66)

• Led the SWAC in receiving with 46 catches for 612 yards and 11 touchdowns (’65)

•Led the SWAC with 56 catches for 878 yards and 8 touchdowns (’66)

• Clocked at 9.3 in the 100 yard dash, a school record


Pro Career

Los Angeles Rams (1968)
Philadelphia Eagles (1969-1972)

• Named to the Sporting News NFC All-Star Team (’72)

• Played in Pro Bowl (NFL All-Star Game) (’69, ‘72)

Los Angeles Rams (1973-1977)

• Named to the Sporting News NFC All-Star Team (’73, ‘77)

• Played in NFC Championship Game

(’74, ‘75, ’76)

• Played in Pro Bowl (NFL All-Star Game) (’73, ‘75, ’77)

New England Patriots (1978-1981)
Seattle Seahawks (1983)

• Played in NFC Championship game (’83)

• Pro record: Receptions for 10,372 yards, average 17.9 yards per catch and 76 touchdowns


Did You Know?

The record for most players selected by the NFL draft in a single season from a Mississippi school is 11 from Jackson State in 1968. Harold Jackson was one of those players.

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