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Tom Jackson
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born (1948-07-08) July 8, 1948 (age 72)
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
Playing career
1967–1970Penn State
Position(s)Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1978–1982
1983–1993
Connecticut (OL)
Connecticut
Head coaching record
Overall62–57
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
3 Yankee (1983, 1986, 1989)
Awards
Yankee Conference Coach of the Year (1986)
UPI New England Coach of the Year (1986)

Tom Jackson (born July 8, 1948) is a former American football player and coach in the United States. He played collegiately from 1967 to 1970 for Penn State. Recruited as a part of Joe Paterno's first recruiting class, Jackson earned All-East honors as a guard in 1968 and 1969.[1] Jackson served as the head football coach at the University of Connecticut from 1983 to 1993, compiling a record of 62–57. He resigned on November 17, 1993.[2] Prior to taking over as head coach at Connecticut in 1983, Jackson served as the offensive line coach there.

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Connecticut Huskies (Yankee Conference) (1983–1993)
1983 Connecticut 5–6 4–1 1st
1984 Connecticut 3–8 1–4
1985 Connecticut 4–5 1–4
1986 Connecticut 8–3 5–2 1st
1987 Connecticut 7–4 5–2
1988 Connecticut 7–4 4–4
1989 Connecticut 8–3 6–2 1st
1990 Connecticut 7–4 6–2
1991 Connecticut 3–8 2–6
1992 Connecticut 5–6 4–5
1993 Connecticut 6–5 5–3
Connecticut: 62–57 43–35
Total: 62–57
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

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