Florida Lineman talks recruiting

Jatavious Jackson OT, Bell Glades, FL) - After helping Glades Central to the Class 3A State Championship, the 6' 4", 280 pound offensive tackle prospect has begun to focus his attention on his recruitment.

"I like LSU, Clemson, West Virginia, and FSU the most, but I am still looking at some other schools as well."

Jatavious had 75 tackles and 9 sacks at defensive tackle this season, but is being recruited for both positions.

"Florida, FSU, West Virginia, Ole Miss, and FIU offered me for offensive tackle. LSU, Clemson, and Louisville offered me for defensive tackle."

Which position does Jackson believe he is best suited to play?

"I think I can play several different positions equally well."

Jackson had previously stated that he was interested in South Florida and Ole Miss; are those two schools still under consideration?

"South Florida is still recruiting me, yea, I am still interested in them. I have an offer from Ole Miss as well. I had a chance to talk with Coach Kehoe at my house before the break. He told me what he was trying to build. I know all about Coach Kehoe from his days at Miami. I have a great deal of respect for him. We are talking about getting a visit lined up."

Who else has come in for inhome visit?

"Coach Lilly from FSU came to my house. He was trying to get an official visit lined up. The rest of the schools have been by my school, plus Ohio State too."

Who else is trying to talk the Orlando Sentinel's #49 overall prospect from the Sunshine state into taking an official visit?

"LSU, FSU, Florida, and West Virginia."

What stands out about LSU right now?

"It is just their academics. I did some research and that is what I liked, their academics."


"It is not a big school so I can focus on my football and academics."

West Virginia?

"I just like their coaching staff."


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