Kingsbury HS RB Terry Jackson Recruiting Update

[Premium Article] Running back Terry Jackson (5-9, 185, 4.42) of Kingsbury High School in Memphis, Tennessee talks recruiting with Gene's Page correspondent Grant Alford.

What is your height, weight and 40 time?
"5-9, 185 and a 4.42."

Where were you timed?
"At the MUS combine here in Memphis."

What about bench and squat?
"I haven't really maxed. I can lift 225 pounds 13 times. And in the squat I work out with about 405."

Do you happen to know your stats for the season?
"I rushed for over 1,400 yards, but I don't know exactly. I scored 13 TD's and had five interceptions."

What positions other than running back are you playing?
"Defensive back. I return punts and kickoffs too."

What schools are recruiting you, so far?
"Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Kentucky, Tennessee, MTSU, South Carolina and a couple more small schools."

What schools are calling you?
"Most of those schools."

About how often do they call?
"Some of them are calling every week."

Of the ones you have listed, have you narrowed them down to a top five?
"Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Tennessee, Kentucky and South Carolina."

Have any of those five offered scholarships?
"Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Kentucky. Those are the ones that I have received written offers from or a coach has offered."

What position is MSU recruiting you at?
"They want me as a tailback."

Have you set up any official visits yet?
"I haven't set up any visits yet, but I should be doing that either this week or next week."

Thanks for your time, Terry.

Grant Alford is a free-lance correspondent for Gene's Page. He is a student at Mississippi State University. You can contact him by email at

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