Jackson is 100 Percent Sooner

Tonight Sooners Illustrated was able to catch up with Oklahoma's first 2011 commitment in WR Kameel Jackson out of Sam Houston High School in Arlington, Texas Check inside to see what Jackson had to say.

The 2009 season didn't go as planned for Kameel Jackson due to being hampered by a knee injury that kept him out for most of the season. Jackson did however show his toughness in playing through the pain and finishing with around 20-catches for 265-yards and 3-touchdowns.

With the offseason in full swing Jackson states he hasn't had any problems with the knee.

"It's 100 percent again," Jackson said. "I don't even wear my brace anymore."

Only a couple months into the offseason and Jackson has already displayed what he can do when he is at full strength.

"I went to a camp a couple of weeks ago and won the camp MVP," Jackson stated. "I ran a 4.44 hand timed 40-yard dash and my vertical was 36.5 inches."

With it being so early into the recruiting process for 2011 prospects it's no surprise that some schools have continued to try and contact Jackson. But not to worry Sooner fans as Jackson cleared up his commitment status in just three words.

"Schools like Notre Dame and Oklahoma State are still trying to talk and keep up with me," Jackson explained.

"I am 100 percent committed," Jackson said when asked if he was solid to the Sooners.

Wide Receiver Coach Jay Norvell has slowly begun to win over Sooner fans with the wide receiver potential he brought in with the 2010 class.

And the 2011 receiving core looks to have the chance to be just as much or even more promising with Jackson being a good start to the puzzle.

"We had a good relationship before my commitment and it has gotten better since," Jackson explained about Norvell and his relationship. "I call him weekly and we talk about things like recruiting other players. And talking about how he can't wait to get me up there and about the weight I have been putting on and stuff like that."

Speaking of the weight he has been putting on Jackson states he is currently at 6-foot-1 and 203-pounds which is quite a bit bigger than what he is listed at.

Jackson has been working on a few close friends to join him in becoming future Sooners as well. Even if they are committed to his future school's arch rival.

"I have been trying to talk to Miles Onyegbule even though he committed to Texas a few days ago," Jackson said. "And I have been talking to Jamal Turner and the Morales twins as well a little bit."

Along with talking to his close friends Jackson states he also intends to get in contact with 2011 Scout.com top 150 prospects in 4-star WR Trey Metoyer and 4-star RB Aaron Green in the near future.

This Saturday Oklahoma is having their first Jr day for the 2011 class for a select few big name prospects who were personally invited. And with Jackson being committed he is obviously one of them.

"I have been there quite a bit but for some reason I have never been able to see the town all that much. I have been up there three times and it seems like the Sooner mall is always closed so I'm going to try and get out to the Sooner Mall this time. And I'd like to get out to a few restaurants."

For the 2010 season Jackson is really looking forward to his team getting closer and building the team unity instead of focusing solely on himself.

"I want our team unity to get closer and if that happens the sky is the limit so that's really what I am looking forward to the most for the season."

Kameel isn't the only talented receiver in his family, his older brother Kenzee is quite impressive in his own right. Kenzee has accepted a scholarship offer to play receiver at Texas A&M Commerce and Kameel talked about how excited he is for his brother to show what he is made of.

"I really would have liked to get him up to OU with me but I am really excited to see him at Texas A&M Commerce. I am going to try and attend every home game that I can. I'm just real excited for him to get up there and give everything he's got. I'm excited and I know he's not going to let them down so it's going to be great."

Jackson is trying to build a close relationship fellow 2011 commit Kendal Thompson, a Scout.com 4-star quarterback, who may be delivering him the rock in college and is hopeful the first two commitments in the class are able to room together when they arrive in Norman.

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