November 30, 2006

Mark Jackson wants to make a December decision

Rivals.com three-star offensive tackle Mark Jackson has a character of himself playing on "NCAA '07 College Football."

But the character of "Mark Jackson" on the video game happens to be in an Akron Zip uniform. That is because the Harmony Prep mammoth lineman (6-foot-6, 295 pounds) committed to the MAC school out of Columbus (Ohio) Brookhaven High School.

Now, a year later playing for the Cincinnati prep school, the stakes for his recruitment are higher and West Virginia is one of the schools in the mix. Obviously, lead recruiter Bruce Tall would like to see him in the Gold and Blue of the Mountaineers.

Jackson, his stepfather and uncle visited Morgantown on Saturday when WVU lost a tough one to USF, 24-19.

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