Jackson Has Busy Weekend

The West's top prospect, Gardena (Calif.) Serra cornerback Adoree Jackson, starred at the NFTC and had a big weekend in track...

Gardena (Calif.) Serra cornerback Adoree Jackson had a good career in one weekend.

The West's top prospect ran a 10.6 in the 100m, won the long jump with a national best 25'0 and was on Serra's 4x100 team that shined at the CIF-SS track meet on Saturday.

The next day, the five-star had a sterling performance at the Oakland NFTC, making the trek after the track meet and earned himself an invitation to The Opening.

"It feels good to do what I did this weekend," said Jackson. "A lot of people push you and they want to compete with the best and they want to get the best of you. I don't think it's that hard to go from track mode to football mode. You just have to have your mind right and for me, it's an easy transition. I'm a little tired, but I just wanted to come out here and compete and go to The Opening."

Jackson has had a spring that has been busier than most, just recently getting into football playing form after doing track all spring and coming right in from basketball, which was preceded by a state championship football season.

There have been a slew of coaches stopping at Serra daily, no surprise with 14 players with FBS offers.

And Jackson was ready for the onslaught of visitors.

"It's nothing I didn't expect," said Jackson. "I had dreams of all these colleges coming in. Yeah, they're calling your phone and blowing it up, but I've just been managing it and not getting too overwhelmed."

Jackson said the schools coming after him the hardest spanned the country.

"Florida State, Florida, Michigan, Illinois, Notre Dame, UCLA and USC are recruiting me the hardest," said Jackson.

On Sunday, Jackson sported Florida State shorts and Notre Dame gloves. He's worn other schools gear at other events.

But Jackson cautioned to not read into it too much.

"It's just a little something to keep it mixed up," said Jackson. "I like to get color coordinated and sometimes it matches. But if a school is showing me some love, I'll show them some love."

Next up for Jackson is the CIF Masters Meet, where he'll do the three events that he hopes will launch him to the state meet in June.

"If I do good this weekend, I'll have a chance to go to state," said Jackson. "That's another big goal."

Brandon is in his ninth year with Scout.com and FOXSportsNext, currently as a National Recruiting Analyst and West Regional Manager. Prior to joining the Scout Recruiting Team, he was a team recruiting writer.  He's been covering recruiting for the Scout Network since 2003.
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