Robert Jackson
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 1990
Other Position: Football; 1977-80
Robert Jackson
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 09/27/2007

A superb defensive back on Central's back-to-back Mid-American Conference championship football teams in 1979 and 1980... earned All-MAC honors in both 1979 and 1980, and earned four letters as a Chippewa... his 304 career tackles ranked seventh on the all-time list... finished college with 10 interceptions, 17 deflections and six fumble recoveries... shared captain duties in 1980... led CMU to a 38-5-2 record in his four seasons... also ran track for the Chippewas... was drafted in the 11th round by the Cincinnati Bengals and played nine seasons in the National Football League..