March 31, 2010

Jackson brothers take in A&M scrimmage

Texas A&M hosted a number of visitors this past weekend for a junior day and scrimmage. It gave members of the 2011 class an opportunity to watch the Aggies practice and to see A&M coaches teach techniques and implement their schemes.

Although some of the highest-rated prospects in the state of Texas were in attendance including San Antonio Madison running back Aaron Green, Cleveland defensive end Cedric Reed, San Antonio Sam Houston defensive tackle Quincy Russell, Brookshire Royal running back Brandon Williams and Waxahachie athlete LaDarius Brown, the most interesting pair of visitors included a member of the 2010 class as well as the 2011 class.

Senior Kenzee Jackson was one of the most highly-rated receivers in the state as a junior at Arlington Sam Houston until he injured his knee early in the 2008 season. His younger brother, Kameel Jackson, stepped up in his absence to become one of the leading receivers in the Metroplex and earn multiple scholarship offers, including one from A&M. He committed to Oklahoma prior to the start of the 2009 season.

Ironically enough, Kenzee returned to the field in 2009 and led Sam Houston in receptions whole Kameel went down with an injury. However, lingering concerns about the older brother's knee carried forward through signing day and in February he signed with Texas A&M-Commerce.

So, with one Jackson committed to Oklahoma and another having signed a letter-of-intent to play elsewhere, why were they in College Station on Sunday?



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