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Cincinnati commit visits Texas Tech

Miami (Fla.) Central weakside defensive end Dwight Jackson took an official visit this past weekend to Lubbock, Texas to check out Texas Tech. He enjoyed what he got to see from the Red Raiders.
"It was a nice place and a good, cool environment," Jackson said. "The coaches are alright and the players are great. They treated me real well."
While he was impressed with Tommy Tuberville and his program, Jackson was quick to point out that his future won't be in Lubbock.
"I think I already found a home," Jackson added.
The 'home' that Jackson is referring to is Cincinnati. Prior to his official visit to Texas Tech, he had committed to the Bearcats.
"I visited Cincinnati earlier this month (Jan. 7th)," Jackson said. "They told me they could get me on this field this year. Plus my brother is already up there playing and my cousin is going to come there as well."
Jackson's brother is sophomore linebacker Antwan Darling. His cousin, and fellow Cincinnati commitment, is defensive end/outside linebacker Carroll Phillips, who played alongside Jackson on Central's Class 6A State Championship squad.
When Jackson arrives on campus at Cincinnati, he will begin his career standing up but eventually could find his hand on the dirt coming off the edge.
"They said I will go from linebacker to defensive end, so that fits me," Jackson said.
The three-star defensive lineman was previously scheduled to visit Vanderbilt this coming weekend, but now says that he is unsure of any other visits between now and National Signing Day.
"I don't know," Jackson said. "I may not take any more visits. Right now I don't know of anywhere I may go."
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