June 19, 2007

Tide still after Jackson?

At one time, Peach State star running back Dontavius Jackson had the University of Alabama football program solidly in the mix for his college destination. After later receiving a Georgia offer and other backs still on the Tide board, where does Jackson stand with Alabama?

"Alabama is still recruiting me real hard," said Jackson, who stands 5-foot-11, 195 pounds and is the 61st-ranked player nationally by Rivals. "Coach Kirby Smart texts me about every day. He tells me that I am the kind of football player they can win championships with and that means a lot to me."

Recently, Jackson paid a visit to the University of Georgia campus and returned with glowing reviews. Has the in-state school's recent recruiting momentum swung Jackson in the favor of the Bulldogs?

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