The Russ Jackson Award is presented to the CIS football player best exemplifying the attributes of academic achievement, football skill, and citizenship and is named in honour of Canadian Football League Hall of Famer and former Ottawa Rough Riders and McMaster University quarterback, Russ Jackson.
List of Russ Jackson award winners
- "Past CIS Award Winners". Canadian Interuniversity Sport. http://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/fball/history/past_awards.