|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
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Alton Jackson was the sixth head football coach for the Tennessee State University Tigers located in Nashville, Tennessee and he held that position for the 1929 season. His career coaching record at Tennessee State was 3 wins, 2 losses, and 1 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2007 season, this ranks him 15th at Tennessee State in total wins and 11th at Tennessee State in winning percentage (.583).