Coaches

Charlie Jackson
Defensive Assistant

Biography

Charlie Jackson is in his first season with the Falcons as Defensive Assistant/Defensive Backs Coach. He joined the Falcons from the NCAA National Headquarters where he was a member of the College Football Rules Enforcement Group. His professional coaching background includes multiple defensive coaching roles with the Green Bay Packers and Denver Broncos as well as coaching fellowships with the Falcons and St. Louis Rams. He also served as a college scout for the Seattle Seahawks organization. He has collegiate experience at Colorado, UCLA, Utah State, Buffalo, and the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Jackson was a Commissioned Officer in the United States Air Force before entering the coaching arena. He ascended to the rank of Captain while being stationed more than four years at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida and Los Angeles Air Force Base, California. His duties included serving as the U.S. Government point man in negotiations with three foreign government agencies in support of international treaty agreements.

Jackson was a defensive back at the United States Air Force Academy as a student-athlete, and he competed two years on the Air Force Academy’s indoor track and field team. Following his senior football season, Jackson was selected by his teammates as a permanent team captain and recipient of Air Force football’s highest honor, the Brian Bullard Award, as the player who displays unselfishness, pride in his role, total team commitment, and 110 percent effort. Jackson helped Air Force become a consistent member of the Top 25 national rankings including a Top 10 final ranking and conference championship in 1998. At one point during his tenure, Air Force produced major college football’s longest winning streak (11 games).

Originally from Montezuma, Georgia, Jackson is a 1995 graduate of Macon County High School. As a football player at Macon County, he was a First-Team All-Area, All-Middle Georgia, and All-State football player. He was selected Georgia Region 1A Football Player of the Year and Georgia Class-A Football Defensive Player of the Year. He was also named to the Georgia Academic All-State football team for all classifications.

Jackson graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management from the United States Air Force Academy. He earned a master’s degree in management and sports studies from California State University, Long Beach. He is married to Gina, a former track and field athlete at Long Beach State. The couple has two sons, Charlie III and Isaac.

Charlie Jackson is in his first season with the Falcons as Defensive Assistant/Defensive Backs Coach. He joined the Falcons from the NCAA National Headquarters where he was a member of the College Football Rules Enforcement Group. His professional coaching background includes multiple defensive coaching roles with the Green Bay Packers and Denver Broncos as well as coaching fellowships with the Falcons and St. Louis Rams. He also served as a college scout for the Seattle Seahawks organization. He has collegiate experience at Colorado, UCLA, Utah State, Buffalo, and the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Jackson was a Commissioned Officer in the United States Air Force before entering the coaching arena. He ascended to the rank of Captain while being stationed more than four years at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida and Los Angeles Air Force Base, California. His duties included serving as the U.S. Government point man in negotiations with three foreign government agencies in support of international treaty agreements.

Jackson was a defensive back at the United States Air Force Academy as a student-athlete, and he competed two years on the Air Force Academy’s indoor track and field team. Following his senior football season, Jackson was selected by his teammates as a permanent team captain and recipient of Air Force football’s highest honor, the Brian Bullard Award, as the player who displays unselfishness, pride in his role, total team commitment, and 110 percent effort. Jackson helped Air Force become a consistent member of the Top 25 national rankings including a Top 10 final ranking and conference championship in 1998. At one point during his tenure, Air Force produced major college football’s longest winning streak (11 games).

Originally from Montezuma, Georgia, Jackson is a 1995 graduate of Macon County High School. As a football player at Macon County, he was a First-Team All-Area, All-Middle Georgia, and All-State football player. He was selected Georgia Region 1A Football Player of the Year and Georgia Class-A Football Defensive Player of the Year. He was also named to the Georgia Academic All-State football team for all classifications.

Jackson graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management from the United States Air Force Academy. He earned a master’s degree in management and sports studies from California State University, Long Beach. He is married to Gina, a former track and field athlete at Long Beach State. The couple has two sons, Charlie III and Isaac.