Recruiting: R.J. Jackson

Houston Westside (TX) running back R.J. Jackson (5-11, 200, 4.55, Scout.com's #10 RB, 4 stars) now says Oklahoma State (12/3 official trip) leads slightly over Texas, LSU, Florida, TCU and Miami.

This update was filed by Allen Wallace of Scout.com after he spoke with Jackson.

"It's just a slight lead that Oklahoma State has over the other schools," says Jackson. "But tied as my number two schools are Texas, LSU and Florida.

"My trip to Oklahoma State went great. On a scale of 1-10 I'd give it a 10.

"My host was Bobby Reid (QB). We pretty much just hung out at the dorms. I'm a laid-back guy and I really don't like to go out that much. He told me a lot about how the days go there and what to expect. I guess I interrogated him a bit.

"The highlight of the trip was talking to coaches (Les) Miles and (Larry) Porter (RBs). They pretty much laid out a plan for me for the next four years. They really showed how much they want me there.

"They did a good job of not pressuring me to commit…that's one thing I don't like that some coaches do.

"They're just a couple wins away from the Big 12 title, and winning a national title too. They just need a couple more highlight players. I feel I could go in there and do some good things for that program.

"Texas is going to continue to have 10-win seasons. They had a tough time trying to beat Oklahoma this season, and I'd really like to contribute to their program. They also have a chance to compete for the national title every year.

"LSU has got a young squad and they've got some great players there. Coach (Nick) Saban does a good job with those kids. He's got some NFL experience and a great coaching staff around him.

"I've always liked Florida. I've also liked what coach (Urban) Meyer did at Utah with what he had. I really admire that. I'm looking forward to what that coaching staff is going to do in Florida."

Jackson says he will officially visit Texas (12/10), LSU (12/17) and Florida (Jan).

Final SR (11-1) stats: 700+ yds rush/9 ypc; 800+ yds rec/20 yds per catch; 34 total TDs; 30 tackles/7 picks

3.1/1090 SAT/no retest

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