Virginia commit still interested in taking visits?

Nebraska would like to dip back into St. Peters Prep in Jersey City, N.J. for another player this year. Two years ago Nebraska was able to get Joe Dailey to come to Lincoln. Not backing off, Joe already being there and an offer from Nebraska have him thinking about still taking a December visit.

It wasn't all that long ago that Rashawn Jackson went ahead and committed to Virginia. Since then some schools have backed off on Jackson and allowing him to honor the verbal. For others, it's a road bump. A road bump to persuade a big running back and one of the best on the East coast.

Jackson stands in at 6-foot-2 and 254 pounds and claims to run a 4.6/40. He is a force to be reckoned with carrying the ball and this year he is a force to be reckoned with on the defensive side of the ball as well.

"It's going well, we're 7-0 right now," Jackson said. "We already had our tough games, back to back. We're going undefeated. We will definitely be in the playoffs."

As for Jackson's senior campaign it hasn't been what he might want it to be. An ankle injury has really hampered him most of the season. Most times when he tried to carry the ball he would re-injure the ankle. He has been at linebacker most of the season.

"I don't know what my stats are. I've had an ankle injury. It's a really bad sprain. I'll try to comes back and I will just re-injure it. I have been playing a lot of defense. I play linebacker."

Jackson prefers offense, but it doesn't really matter to him where he plays. He does have at least one offer to play linebacker in college, but the rest see him carrying the ball and blocking on Saturdays next year.

Jackson considers his verbal to Virginia as solid. However, teams have still been trying to get to Jackson for him to re-consider his options. He is contemplating taking some additional visits.

"I will be taking one to UVA, definitely. I have one set to Nebraska. I set that one up before I ever committed. I have to talk to my coach and see if I am going to continue with that or not. I doubt if I will, but then again I am not sure. The visit is set for December 10."

"Most schools have backed off of me since I committed. A couple of schools that have continues to call, those are the schools that want me the most. If I was to start taking officials it would be to those schools."

Those schools according to Jackson are Penn State, Nebraska, and Rutgers. He is still receiving mail from Florida, Maryland and West Virginia, but they do not call anymore.

One in for Nebraska could be that the starting quarterback for them this year is a St. Peter's alum, Joe Dailey. Jackson knows Dailey and played with him two years ago. "We know eachother. No he hasn't talked to me about coming to Nebraska, he's been extremely busy. I need to give him a call. We're not good friends, but we're close enough I guess."

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