Defensive end Allen Jackson of Owings Mills (Md.) McDonogh recently added a second offer after an unofficial visit to an ACC school, and has a number of other top programs knocking on his door. Jackson also has plans to hit the road this spring.
"Recruiting has been good," said Jackson, who is 6-foot-5 and 225 pounds. "I went up to Duke and things went very well. They offered. I plan to go up to Virginia in two weeks as well and I've still been hearing from a good amount of schools."
His Duke offer joins his previous offer from Maryland. Jackson gave a little more insight on his junior day experience in Durham and what stood out to him.
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"For sure the academics and the setting of the school," said Jackson. "It had an amazing setting. The coach was also very excited about turning around the program and had a plan of action. It was an all-around good experience."
While Duke and Maryland have already offered, Jackson mentioned that Virginia, Vanderbilt, Wisconsin and Connecticut may be next in line. He also has a few trips in mind.
"I plan to visit a couple of schools in the spring and summer," said Jackson. "I'm thinking about Virginia, Vanderbilt, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and maybe some Florida schools."
Jackson was asked to name a few things he will be looking for in a school during his visits.
"Distance from home, how well I would fit into the program, academics and how early I would play," said Jackson.
During his junior season, Jackson finished with 87 tackles, nine sacks, one forced fumble and also blocked four punts.