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Jackson, LeRoy

LeRoy Jackson '63
  • Sport: Football
  • Years attended: 1960-1963
  • 3x All-WCC selection
  • Inducted in 2006

Jackson was the first African American to play basketball at Santa Clara. He was not only a trailblazer into a new era, but a tremendous leader on the court. As a center for the Broncos, Jackson led the team to a 53-24 winning record. Three times Jackson was named to the All-West Coast Conference team. Two of his three seasons Jackson led his team in points. All three seasons he was the team’s top rebounder. Jackson grabbed a record 273 boards during his senior year, a total that remains ranked among the school’s best.

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