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Calvin Jackson, Miami Dolphins player and one of the “Dillard Five” dies after an illness

     Jackson was a local star in Broward, playing at Dillard High and becoming one of the “Dillard Five” to attend Auburn. The five players — James Bostic, Otis Mounds, Brian Robinson, Frank Sanders and Jackson — became prominent players in Auburn’s success. Jackson went undrafted but was signed by the Dolphins in 1994. He bridged the Don Shula and Jimmy Johnson eras, initially playing as a nickel back but moving into a starting role in his third season. […]