Any way you look at him,
Jimmy Jackson
was a GIANT in amateur wrestling...

... standing 6'6" and weighing in at up to 370 pounds...
> Michigan HS state champ
> Oklahoma State starting heavyweight all four years (1974-78)
> 3x NCAA heavyweight champ (1976-78)
> US freestyle Olympic team member in 1976

Sadly, Jimmy Jackson passed away
earlier this month at age 51...
... but his accomplishments live on,
in a newly updated and expanded photo-tribute
at NCAA Heavyweight Champs Yahoo group!

You'll find more than 80 pics of Jimmy Jackson and his opponents in this photo album that covers his wrestling career

NCAA Heavyweight Champs -- your home for thousands of pics of the best of the big men in college wrestling (and their opponents) in the 20th century... studs like Brock Lesnar, Kerry McCoy, Stephen Neal, Tolly Thompson, Lou Banach, Bruce Baumgartner... as well as legends like Earl McCready, Dick Hutton, Verne Gagne and Chris Taylor.

Moderator, NCAA Hwt Champs Yahoo group

PS To read more about Jimmy Jackson and the other Oklahoma State heavyweight champs: