Honor Jackson

29 Honor Jackson Defensive Back
Height: 6’2 Weight: 191
Yrs/Pat: 2
School: Pacific University
Born: Nov 21, 1948 Gaffney, North Carolina

Career Highlights

  • Honor was drafted by Dallas in 1971.
  • He retired right away, but decided to make his come back. The team that gave him his opportunity was New England.
  • Honor showed his great hitting ability as a safety for the Patriots.
  • He finished the 1972 season with 4 interceptions in 133 yards.


  • He started his college career at the College of Marin.
  • Eventually, he made the transfer to the University of the Pacific. Here, he lettered in both track and football.
  • Playing wide receiver, Honor caught 74 passes for 1236 yards at Pacific. On the track, he showcased his 4.6 speed as a sprinter.

Where Is He Now?

  • Honor Jackson lives in Santa Rosa, California.
  • He is the director of two youth mentoring programs and on board of a third.
  • The first program, Fence at the Top, has tutoring, bible study, mentoring, sports camps, college workshops and college tours.
  • The second program looks more at the mental health of our youth.
  • The third, Rites of Passage, teaches teens everything from workshops, how to balance a check book, time management, team building, college preparation, career readiness, community service, wellness, nutrition, and more.

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