After drawing interest from Arizona after Mike Stoops took over the coaching duties in Tucson, Houston (Texas) Booker T. Washington athlete Brandon Jackson was forced to turn elsewhere to find a school.
“I am going to Texas-El Paso,” the 6-foot, 212-pound Jackson said. “I just felt the best about there.”
Jackson visited El Paso the weekend of January 23.
“I had a good visit there and the plans for me from the coaches sound good. They said I can have the chance to be a running back. Hopefully that works out. If not, I’ll play at the fullback spot. If they need me at running back, then that is fine.”
Jackson earned all-district honors each of the past three seasons. He rushed for 1,126 yards as a senior and scored 14 touchdowns.