|Date of birth||April 11, 1950|
|Place of birth||Hopkins, South Carolina|
|NFL draft||1972 / Round: 7 / Pick 164|
|1972–1977||New Orleans Saints|
Earnest Jackson (born April 11, 1950 in Hopkins, South Carolina) is a former professional American football cornerback for eight seasons in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons, and the Detroit Lions. He played college football at Duke University.