Texas’ recruiting draught in the 2020 cycle ended with the pledge of dual-threat quarterback Ja’Quinden Jackson. The 6-2, 219-pound four-star is ranked as the fourth-best athlete in the nation and the No. 2 player on the 2020 Fabulous 55. He plays quarterback for Duncanville, and contends he wants to continue at the position in college. Jackson is the sixth commitment for Texas in the 2020 cycle, all of which play offense.
This what y’all been waiting for 🎒 pic.twitter.com/EnBLTYLYj5
— Ja'Quinden Jackson (@JaayUpNext_) June 3, 2019Advertisement
Jackson helped Duncanville reach the Class 6A Division I state championship, playing well before suffering a last-second loss to Galena Park North Shore on a hail-mary pass. Many believe his highest potential is away from the quarterback position. Jackson is talented enough to play wide receiver or linebacker.
Jackson completed 64 percent of his passes for 1,580 yards and 15 touchdowns to just three interceptions as a junior. He averaged more than 10 yards a carry, racking up 1,497 yards and 23 touchdowns on the ground. Jackson is a big-bodied quarterback, much like current starter Sam Ehlinger. Texas also holds a commitment in the 2020 class from Lake Travis quarterback Hudson Card.
Texas' 2020 recruiting classA list of Texas commitments in the 2020 recruiting class.
|Hudson Card||QB||Lake Travis||4||May 25 (2018)|
|Logan Parr||OG||San Antonio O'Connor||4||Oct. 28 (2018)|
|Jake Majors||OG||Prosper||4||Jan. 24|
|Jaylen Garth||OT||Port Neches-Groves||4||Feb. 17|
|Jaden Hullaby||ATH||Bishop Dunne||3||March 30|
|Ja'Quinden Jackson||QB/ATH||Duncanville||4||June 3|
|Kitan Crawford||CB||John Tyler||4||June 21|
|Prince Dorbah||OLB||Highland Park||4||July 9|
|Vernon Broughton||DT||Cy Ridge||4||July 17|
|Van Fillinger||DE||Canyon Court (Utah)||3||July 18|
|Andrej Karic||OT||Southlake Carroll||3||July 24|
|Bijan Robinson||RB||Salpointe Catholic (Ariz.)||5||Aug. 2|
|Ethan Pouncey||CB||Winter Park (Fla.)||4||Aug. 6|
|Jerrin Thompson||S||Lufkin||4||Aug. 11|
|Princely Umanmielen||DE||Manor||4||Aug. 12|
|Xavion Alford||S||Alvin Shadow Creek||4||Aug. 16|
|Quentin Johnston||WR||Temple||4||Aug. 17|
|Joshua Eaton||CB||Aldine Macarthur||4||Aug. 23|
|Ty Jordan||RB||West Mesquite||3||Sept. 15|
|Troy Omeire||WR||Fort Bend Austin||4||Sept. 20|
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