November 6, 2012

Jackson has Vols out front after offer

When the news came from Tennessee assistant coach Charlie Coiner last week the Vols had offered Lauderdale Lakes, Fla., athlete Eddie Jackson the 6-foot-1, 180-pounder was surprised the Vols had stepped up with the offer. Even though he was surprised, he was still excited about his first SEC offer.

"It wasn't expected, but I knew there were interested. It was a surprise to see that they offered," Jackson said.

It wasn't a complete shock for the Boyd Anderson High School star as he's been hearing from Tennessee for some time now and knew they were interested in him.

"I've been talking to (Coiner) for a while," Jackson said. "I spoke to kind of in the middle of the season and I talked to him and he told me he was going to try and get out here and see one of the games and he came down here and then they offered."

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