July 10, 2009

Jackson found the right fit in MSU

Michigan State's in-state heavy 2010 recruiting class just added a little Ohio flavor to the mix when offensive lineman Travis Jackson of Columbus DeSales verbally committed to Mark Dantonio and his staff around 3:30 Friday afternoon.

Earlier in the week, the 6-4, 270-pound Jackson hinted he was leaning towards the Spartans, but he wanted his parents to join him on campus to take a look around before pulling the trigger was possible.

Obviously all parties were impressed with what the Spartans have to offer.

Jackson said of the of the nearly 20 scholarship offers he's collected, he kept coming back to MSU as the choice he felt most comfortable with.

"Well, I pretty much got around to all the places on unofficial visits, and all the schools were great places, but when I went to Michigan State it just really kind of had a feel like I fit there," Jackson told SpartanMag.com not long after his commitment. "I really like the campus. I really like the coaching staff. I really like their philosophy. I really just bought in to what they're doing up there, and I think it's going to be something special."

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