Alabama football: Tide lands three-star recruit from Texas | – Connecticut News

Alabama football: Tide lands three-star recruit from Texas | – Connecticut News

TUSCALOOSA — One day before its third game of the season, Alabama picked up another three-star athlete.

Vernon Jackson, a consensus three-star from Boling, Texas, gave his pledge to the Crimson Tide’s 2018 recruiting class during a pep rally at his high school Friday, becoming the class’ 11th commitment.

Listed at 6-foot-3, 240 pounds, Jackson is listed as both a quarterback and strong-side defensive end at Boling High School. The Tide views him as a linebacker. Alabama outside linebackers coach Tosh Lupoi is reportedly set to attend Jackson’s game this evening, too.

Jackson is Alabama’s first September commitment. It landed three in August, including fellow three-star athlete Slade Bolden.

2018 Alabama commitments

Xavier Williams, WR, Hollywood, Fla.

Quay Walker, OLB, Cordele, Ga.

Jordan Davis, DE, Memphis, Tenn.

Skyler Delong, P, Fort Mill, S.C.

Jalyn Armour-Davis, CB, Mobile

Stephon Wynn, SDE, Anderson, S.C.

Tommy Brown, OT, Santa Ana, Calif.

Slade Bolden, ATH, West Monroe, La.

Cameron Latu, WDE, Salt Lake City, Utah

Jarrett Bell, OG, Norco, Calif.

Vernon Jackson, ATH, Boling, Texas

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