Kearis Jackson (Photo by Chad Simmons)

Kearis Jackson likes what he heard

Peach County four star receiver Kearis Jackson joined his brother JaQuez Friday on their visit to Georgia Tech. Kearis came away with a better idea of how the receivers work in Tech’s spread option offense.

The highlight of the trip for Kearis was getting to watch practice. “I was especially eager to see how the wide receivers worked within the Tech offense.” It was different than he thought it would be but he described it as a good difference. “I like how the receivers really get into the blocking.  I know Demaryius Thomas is one great blocker and wide receiver in the NFL and he played in the offense so you can play wide receiver at Georgia Tech and still go to the NFL.”

Like his brother, Kearis talked to Coach Andy McCollum and Coach Ted Roof. “Coach McCollum was telling me they wanted me as a wide receiver or possibly an A Back.” Kearis liked what he heard from the coaches.

Kearis didn’t think it was possible to like the visit as much as his brother did. “He really wants to go to a school like Georgia Tech. He can play multiple positions and he wants to get a great degree.” Kearis has 27 offers so he’ll have more to sort through before he can make a decision. “To be honest though, I could see myself at Georgia Tech.” If he did go to Tech, Kearis would prefer to play defense. “I would rather move to defense at Tech with some possibility of playing some receiver.”

Auburn, Georgia, Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oregon, and Tennessee are the schools that Kearis feels are recruiting him the hardest. “Georgia Tech is working their way up there too.”

With spring practice approaching, Kearis doesn’t have any additional visits planned. “I’m pretty much waiting for Peach County to start spring practice.”

As things stand now, it doesn’t look as though Kearis and JaQuez are going to be a package deal. “I wouldn’t rule it completely out. I’ll just say at this time, if we do, it would be by coincidence. Later on it might be by design.”

When he makes his decision, Kearis will be looking for a school where he feels comfortable and one where he has a good relationship with the coaches. “I want to find the school that is the best fit for me.” Like his brother, Kearis plans to make his decision after his senior season. Top Stories