Alabama Offers JUCO Cornerback
The Alabama Crimson Tide is after cornerbacks in the 2021 recruiting cycle. Already in on top corner in the state of Alabama, Ga'Quincy McKinstry, Alabama has apparently offered a scholarship to JUCO cornerback Khyree Jackson. The 6-foot-3 corner is out of East Mississippi Community College. Jackson announced his scholarship offer on his social media this afternoon.
Jackson has received offers from South Carolina, Kentucky, Alabama and Florida in the last two weeks. He is rated a three-star recruit by Rivals but has 21 scholarship offers with schools throughout the nation. He spent the 2019 season at Fort Scott Community College and accumulated 25 tackles and three interceptions in eight games last season.
Jackson transferred to East Mississippi Community College for the upcoming 2020 season. Jackson began playing football as a senior at Wise High School in Upper Marlboro, Maryland but was not highly recruited due to academic concerns.
Jackson released a top-10 college list on May 10 without the Crimson Tide in it but Alabama may gain momentum with the corner after offering him a scholarship.
Cornerback is a crucial position for Alabama to address in the 2021 recruiting cycle. Current Crimson Tide corners, Patrick Surtain, Ronald Williams Jr. and Josh Jobe could all leave Tuscaloosa in favor of chasing NFL dreams.
Jackson's prototypical size for the position makes him an ideal corner to replace the potential production the 2020 defensive backfield might lose.
The corner will be allowed three more collegiate seasons to play two more seasons. Alabama has pulled two players from East Mississippi Community College during Nick Saban's tenure, Quinten Dial and Brandon Lewis.