Name: Clint Jackson
Alias: The Sheriff
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Height: 5′ 11″ / 180cm
Boxing Record: click
Amateur Record: 139-14
- Welterweight Silver Medalist at the 1974 World Amateur Championships. Results:
- 1974 National AAU Welterweight Champion
- 1974 National Golden Gloves Welterweight Champion
- 1975 National AAU Welterweight Champion
- 1975 National Golden Gloves Welterweight Champion
- 1976 National AAU Welterweight Champion
- 1976 National Golden Gloves Welterweight Champion
- 1976 U.S. Olympic Welterweight Quarterfinalist. Results:
- 1977 National AAU Light Middleweight Champion
- 1978 National AAU Welterweight Finalist, losing to Roger Leonard.
In 1989, Jackson, a former sheriff's deputy, was convicted of kidnapping an Alabama banker in an extortion scheme, in which he demanded $9,000. He is currently serving a life sentence at Bullock Prison in Union Springs, Alabama. His next parole hearing will be in 2011.
- June 30, 1989 wire report for conviction (e.g., Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)
- July 3, 2006 Sports Illustrated, "A Flurry of Punch Lines"
- February 4, 2008 "Clint Jackson, 1976 Olympian" by Ken Hissner