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A junior at Prattville High School in Prattville, Alabama. Ian Jackson has been receiving a lot of interest lately. At 6-foot-1 and 208 pounds, Jackson already has 25 offers.

As his career carries on, the expectations will continue to skyrocket for this 4-star linebacker from Alabama. He is currently ranked the 25th-best linebacker in the nation for the class of 2021, according to the 247Sports Compsosite rankings.

We caught up with Jackson to talk football and much more before he starts his senior year to avenge the second-round loss in the Alabama High School 7A Playoffs.

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1. What is your favorite meal?

Poppyseed chicken.

2. Would you be willing to change positions if a coach asked you?

Yes, I have no problem with changing positions. I’ve moved from safety to linebacker this year.

3. If you had to compare your style to a NFL/college linebacker, who would be the closest to your style?

Bobby Wagner.

4. What is your favorite thing to do besides football?

Play video games with friends.

5. What major/degree are you hoping to purse in college?

Mass communications.

6. Are you set on your top 10 or can that still change?

My recruiting is still open.

7. What schools have you visited?

Alabama, Auburn, Georgia, Tennessee, LSU, (Florida State), Louisville, Ole Miss, and Mississippi State.

8. Do you have a favorite brand of clothes to wear?


9. How many offers do you have to play college ball (all levels); list your first-ever offer and your latest offer? Also which Division I school offer surprised you the most?

I have 25 offers. My first offer was from Troy and my; latest offer is from Kansas.

10. What is your favorite football memory?

Winning vs. Theodore High School in overtime this past season.

11. What is your favorite place to visit for vacation?

The Beach.

12. Do you think a hot dog is a sandwich?

Yes, I do.

13. Do you have any ridiculous goals in life?


14. Leg workout or arm workout?

Leg workout.

15. What is a fact about you that most do not know about you?

That I like R&B music.

16. Where are you currently living?

Prattville, Alabama.

17. What is your favorite celebration after a sack, interception, or pass breakup?

I just celebrate with my teammates. Nothing special.

18. Do you parents care where you go to school, meaning do they mind you be far from home to achieve your dream?

My parents don’t mind where I choose, as long as I’m happy.

19. Why did you pick (jersey) No. 3?

Just one of my numbers.

20. 247Sports has you as a 4-star; obviously stars don’t mean talent in some people’s eyes, but what does that mean to you see yourself as a 4-star?

Just that I need to keep working harder, regardless of my ratings.

More information about Ian Jackson

Twitter: @IMJack003


Jackson has received offers from Alabama, Auburn, Akron, App State, Coastal Carolina, Florida State, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisville, LSU, Memphis, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Southern Miss, Tennessee, A&M, Toledo, Troy, Tulane, UAB, and West Virginia.

More Numbers

Tackles: 91

Tackle for foss: 18

Sacks: 6

Forced fumbles: 3

Interception returns for touchdowns: 1