S. D. Jackson

Inducted 1982

1927:  Organized the Appalachian Board of Approved Officials

1927 1963:  Served as Commissioner of the Appalachian Board of Approved Officials

1935:  TSSAA approved and adopted officials’ conference which led Mr. Jackson to organize and develop local officials’ associations throughout the state

  • Served as a member of the National Federation of State Associations’ Interscholastic Football Rules Committee
  • Officiated football in the Southeastern Conference and was ranked for many years as top head linesman
  • Officiated in the 1942 Orange Bowl
  • Father, Organizer, Developer, and Leader of the first officials’ association in Tennessee
  • Lettered 16 times in college
  • Brief coaching stint at Emory & Henry College

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