Leroy Jackson (born December 8, 1939) is a former American football halfback in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Western Illinois University and is a member of the school's Athletic Hall of Fame.

Leroy Jackson
No. 22
Position:Halfback
Personal information
Born: (1939-12-08) December 8, 1939 (age 84)
Chicago Heights, Illinois, U.S.
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
College:Western Illinois
NFL draft:1962 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11
AFL draft:1962 / Round: 2 / Pick: 14
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards:142
Receptions:10
Receiving yards:253
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at PFR

On December 8, 1962, his 23rd birthday, Jackson caught an 85-yard touchdown pass for the Redskins from quarterback Norm Snead in a 34–21 loss to the Baltimore Colts. He had been a first-round NFL draft pick of the Cleveland Browns, the 11th player selected in the 1962 draft. Jackson, along with Bobby Mitchell, was traded by the Browns to the Washington Redskins in exchange for Ernie Davis in 1962.

Jackson was the Illinois state champion in the 100-yard dash three years in a row for Bloom High School from 1956–58.