Vonte Jackson is probably the top prospect in the Badger State for the 2012 recruiting season. Michigan will probably be looking for one running back in this class and they have made Mr. Jackson a priority.
Sean O’Connell: What offers do you have so far?
Vonte Jackson: "Wisconsin, Iowa, Northwestern, Michigan State, Minnesota, Illinois and Michigan."
Sean O’Connell: When you look ahead to making your decision, what will factor in most?
Vonte Jackson: "Academics, the opportunity to get on the field, a school that can win a championship and trust in the staff."
Sean O’Connell: So you played with Melvin Gordon for a few years, are you guys pretty tight?
Vonte Jackson: "Yes, we are good friends."
Sean O’Connell: Did you learn anything from watching him?
Vonte Jackson: "How to take on the recruiting process."
Sean O’Connell: Did you grow up a Wisconsin fan? If so, will it factor into your choice?
Vonte Jackson: "I wasn’t too much into college growing up, it was much more pro football. So it shouldn’t."
Sean O’Connell: Do you have a top 5 or 10 yet?
Vonte Jackson: "There are all pretty much even. Some may have a slight edge right now, but there are still some schools I’ve had yet to visit."
Name: Vonte Jackson
Height & Weight: 6’0” 285 lbs.
High School: Bradford Red Devils (WI)