University of Alabama

Jackson makes commitment to Alabama

Defensive back Eddie Jackson announced this morning he has chosen Alabama, which gives the Crimson Tide 22 commitments for its 2013 recruiting class.

At 6-foot-1 and 175 pounds, Jackson is rated a four-star athlete by and a three-star wide receiver by Scout and Rivals. He attends Boyd Anderson High in Lauderdale Lakes, Fla., and made his announcement through his Twitter account. The school also announced the news through its account on Twitter.

Jackson visited Florida State three weekends ago, Alabama two weekends ago and LSU this past weekend.

At Boyd Anderson, Jackson made 32 catches for 639 yards and 10 touchdowns. He also returned two interceptions, two kickoffs and one punt for touchdowns. According to the Miami Herald, he scored on a 73-yard punt return, an 89-yard fumble return and producing two more turnovers with a forced fumble and an interception against Ely.