Jack Jenkins (American football)

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Jack Jenkins
No. 38
Position: Running back
Personal information
Born: (1921-05-06)May 6, 1921
Texarkana, Texas
Died: April 30, 1982(1982-04-30) (aged 60)
Florence, Alabama
Career information
High school: Texarkana (TX) Texas
College: Vanderbilt
NFL Draft: 1943 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards: 274
Average: 3.3
Touchdowns: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Jacque Sumpter Jenkins (May 6, 1921 – April 30, 1982) was an American football running back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Vanderbilt University where he was an All-SEC blocking back,[1] and was drafted in the first round (tenth overall) of the 1943 NFL Draft.


  1. ^ "Six Schools Win Places on Annual Mythical Eleven". The Evening Independent. December 1, 1941.