Acquired in 1967, the Denver Broncos' Rich "Tombstone" Jackson was an All Pro Defensive end.
Considered by many as the best defensive end in professional football during his prime, Jackson was the first Bronco to be named to the All-NFL first team in 1970.
In 1969, he posted a career high 11 sacks, recording 10 a year earlier and the year after.
He was All-AFL from 1968-69 and a starter in the 1970 Pro Bowl. He made the Pro Bowl again in 1971 despite playing in only seven games due to a knee injury which eventually forced him out of football.
Jackson finished his career with 34 sacks. He was a standout end at Southern University on both sides of the ball. He also lettered in track and was the NAIA shotput champion.
Jackson was part of the inaugural class of inductees into the Denver Broncos' Ring of Fame. He was inducted in 1984 along with safety Goose Gonsoulin, running back Floyd Little, and wide receiver Lionel Taylor.