USF In Top Three For Georgia LB

Jakevin Jackson, a linebacker hailing from Georgia Military College in Milledgeville, earned an offer from coach Willie Taggart and the South Florida Bulls earlier this month. USFNation.com caught up with physically imposing linebacker for the latest with his season and his recruitment.

Residing in Milledgeville and playing for Georgia Military College, JaKevin Jackson, a 6-foot-3, 245-pound outside linebacker, has seen his college interest surge since he's made the move from Tifton (Ga.) High to the Junior-College ranks.

Previously holding a single offer from Middle Tennessee State before he made the move to Georgia Military College, Jackson has garnered offers from West Virginia, Kansas State, Cincinnati and Southern Miss.

Rewind to the opening week of September, Jackson snagged his fifth offer from coach Willie Taggart and the South Florida Bulls and USFNation.com caught up with linebacker for the latest with his recruitment and current season with Georgia Military.

"The season is going pretty good," Jackson said. "We're 4-0 and ranked seventh in the country right now."

Located just north of the Sunshine State, receiving an offer from South Florida was a meaningful offer for the massive linebacker and playing in beautiful weather would be very enticing.

"It's very close to home," Jackson said. "I'm from southern Georgia and USF would be a beautiful place to attend school. They've been looking at my film and said they loved it. They're saying I could come down there and make a big impact on their defense. The coaching staff also said I could possibly come in and start and be a good player there."

Jackson also discussed what's going to factor into decision and when plans to make his announcement.

"Definitely, the relationship with the coaches," Jackson said. "I just can't go to a school and I don't talk to the coaches. I also plan on taking my visits in January and I'll make decision shortly after that."

Previously naming West Virginia as his lone leader, have things changed with the Georgia Military star?

"I don't have any leaders, but West Virginia, South Florida and Kansas State are my top three in any order," Jackson said.

Jackson will have three years of Division I eligibility once he leaves Georgia Military College in March.

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