La. Standout Plans to Visit UM

This talented prospect from the state of Louisiana says he's been getting calls from UM coach Curtis Johnson. Read on to get his thoughts on Miami, where they stand on his list, and which other schools are involved.

At 6-foot-1 and 225 pounds, Lake Charles (La.) Washington standout linebacker Brandon Jackson is having an excellent senior campaign.

"We're 6-3 and doing pretty good," Jackson said. "I have 100 tackles, two interceptions, five caused fumbles, and three sacks."

Jackson, who doubles as a tight end on occasion, is waiting on test score results to come back after getting a 16 on his first attempt.

"Recruiting's been going alright," he said. "I'm trying to feel everyone out right now. I'm waiting till after the season to cut my list down and I'll take my trips after the season."

Jackson claims four written scholarship offers, while others have been calling.

"Arkansas, LSU, Tulane, and Louisiana Monroe have sent offers," he said. "In addition to that, I still get calls from coaches at Virginia, Tennessee, and Miami."

The standout linebacker said he talks with UM coach Curtis Johnson.

"I last talked to him about two weeks ago," he said. "We basically talk about how I'm doing in school, how good they are with academics, and how their defense is run."

So how interested is the talented linebacker in Miami?

"I'm definitely considering Miami," he said. "I'll probably use one of my visits there. They bring out great linebackers from that school."

With LSU involved, Jackson was asked about the chances of leaving his home state.

"Great," he said quickly. "LSU is a good place and all, but it's not the only one. Distance is not going to be a factor at all to me."


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