"I committed to Ole Miss just a few minutes ago," commented A.J. Jackson.
A.J. led the nation
in TD's last season with 19, in large part to his buddy Brent Schaeffer.
is the best QB in the country. I do not care what anybody says. There is nobody
better than Brent out there. We have that connection. That is why I choose Ole
Miss. He can auto me to do a different route without the defense even knowing.
We have that connection that can not be matched. I wish he were still here this
year. I miss him, but we will be doing our thing again next year."
College of Sequoias has had a difficult time replacing Brent this season.
are doing pretty good, but we are weak at one spot, quarterback. If we do not
have one step up, we can not do it. Last season, I got a lot of TD's, but this
season it has been a struggle. Our QB threw 5 picks last game, but I still have
5 TD's through the first three games."
A.J. was one of the more sought
after wide receivers in the country due to his explosiveness and 6' 6", 225
"I had offers from a lot of people. Oregon offered me, USC
offered me and wanted me real bad. They still do. Nebraska's coach hand wrote
me a letter with an offer, and they have been trying to get me to set up an official
visit. But it is all Ole Miss now. That is where I have wanted to go the whole
Has Jackson set up his official visit?
"I am going
up there for the Georgia game. That is when we have our bye week."
did Brent have to say about A.J.'s decision to sign with Ole Miss?
does not know yet. Brent is in class, but I told him I was going to do it last
night. He told me that he was going to fly out here and drag me down there if
I fooled around. Brent misses me, but not half as much as I miss him."
expects to graduate in May.