June 15, 2013

Watts-Jackson closing in on MSU offer?

Jalen Watts-Jackson (5-11, 175) turned heads as one of the Top 10 defensive performers at the Rivals Camp Series event in Chicago last month.

The Orchard Lake (MI) St. Mary's corner was at it again on Wednesday in East Lansing, where he led his high school team to a 3-0 record at Michigan State's annual 7-on-7 Passing Camp.

"The Michigan State coaches said that I impressed them," said Watts-Jackson. "They like my size, speed, jumping ability, and the way I cover."

Watts-Jackson did not earn an offer on Wednesday, but he may have taken an important step toward that goal.

"The way we were talking on Wednesday made it seem like that if I had a strong performance at the camp on Sunday I would be getting offer," said the OLSM senior. "You never know what is going to happen, so I am going to show up and play as hard as I can and see what happens after. I do think that I am pretty close."

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