Football adds commit to 2020 recruitment class

Jackson (7) announced his commit status to GS Tuesday morning.

Kaitlin Sells

The Georgia Southern football team added a commit to their 2020 recruitment class, announced Monday night via Head Coach Chad Lunsford’s signature tweet.

{{tncms-inline account=”Coach Chad Lunsford” html=”<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Great News Tonight!!!<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/HailSouthern?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#HailSouthern</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BlueCollar20?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#BlueCollar20</a> <a href="https://t.co/qPnnAuKxTO">pic.twitter.com/qPnnAuKxTO</a></p>— Coach Chad Lunsford (@chadlunsford) <a href="https://twitter.com/chadlunsford/status/1183908642443141121?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 15, 2019</a></blockquote>” id=”https://twitter.com/chadlunsford/status/1183908642443141121″ type=”twitter”}}

Outside linebacker Jalen Jackson has been impressive with his high school career. In his senior season alone, the 6-foot-3 linebacker has logged 37 tackles in the seven games he’s played as well as five tackles for loss. His junior season he was also a contender with eight sacks. 

The Cedar Shoals High School senior of Athens, Georgia also announced his commitment Tuesday morning via Twitter. 

{{tncms-inline account=”Jalen Jackson 🎸” html=”<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">God’s Plan🙏🏾 <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BlueCollar20?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#BlueCollar20</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GATA?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#GATA</a> 🦅 <a href="https://t.co/42jYJTrmJ4">pic.twitter.com/42jYJTrmJ4</a></p>— Jalen Jackson 🎸 (@J7Saucey) <a href="https://twitter.com/J7Saucey/status/1184114644132216837?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 15, 2019</a></blockquote>” id=”https://twitter.com/J7Saucey/status/1184114644132216837″ type=”twitter”}}

Kaitlin Sells, The George-Anne Managing Sports Editor, [email protected]