Jackson has major interest

Four-star Tadric Jackson has a long list of schools after his services.

At the NBPA Top 100 Camp Tadric Jackson was very good. Jackson has been on the national radar since his freshman year, and now he looks to be as good as ever. The combo guard from Tifton (Ga) Tift County has shown improvement, and the four-star prospect is beginning to think about official visits.

For Jackson it was a solid showing at the NBPA Camp, and he proved that he can play either guard spot, and most importantly that he can score the ball at a high level.

"It was a real good experience," said Jackson of the camp. "You learn a lot of things from the NBA players, just skills and moves, things like that."

Recruiting wise there is still a long list of schools showing Jackson significant interest.

"I have been talking to Georgia Tech, Alabama, Ole Miss, Maryland, Tennessee, South Carolina, La Salle, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Florida State, a lot of schools," noted Jackson.

Georgia Tech head man Brian Gregory has been a fixture at Jackson's games since the beginning of his high school career, and Jackson likes the Yellow Jackets.

"Coach Gregory has been real good," said Jackson. "He is telling me that I am someone who can come in right away and play. He has been by to see me practice, and I have been on their campus a lot. We have a good relationship."

Alabama is another school that has been very active in recruiting Jackson.

"Coach (John) Brannen must call about every day," said Jackson. "He talks to me and my mom. He just calls to talk and see how I am doing and my family is doing, it isn't even about basketball."

In terms of visits, nothing has been decided, though Jackson hopes to make trips in the not too distant future.

"I don't know which schools I am going to visit right now, but I hope to take a few in mid-August," said Jackson.

When it comes to what Jackson is looking for in a school, he has a good idea of what is important to him.

"Really I just look for my style of play," said Jackson. "I like a lot of ball screens and coming off of them being able to shoot and drive. I don't want to go to a school where I can't play my style of ball."


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