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Arkansas Recruiting Update: Kendrick Jackson Commits to the Razorbacks

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Inside Linebacker 6' 1" 232 lbs Haynesville, Lousiana

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>For the next 4 years I will be attending! <a href="http://t.co/xzVFhKcZGo">pic.twitter.com/xzVFhKcZGo</a></p>&mdash; Kendrick Jackson1⃣5⃣ (@15Kjackson) <a href="https://twitter.com/15Kjackson/status/562702010538270720">February 3, 2015</a></blockquote>

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3-star Linebacker Kendrick Jackson spent much of the year committed to Arizona, but he's decided to become a Razorback after officially visiting the Razorbacks last the weekend.

Jackson had been committed to Arizona since July but the Arkansas coaching staff never gave up. He held offers from Louisville, Tulsa, Arizona and Arkansas among others. He hails from Haynesville, Lousiana which is just over the border from Arkansas, south of Magnolia.

He had visited Arizona way back in October but decided to keep his official to Arkansas on the very last weekend possible.

This is Arkansas' second linebacker commit to go along with Derrick Graham. It is well known that Arkansas is in desperate need of players at that position as they are on schedule to only have 5 scholarship players before this recruiting class. Fayetteville's Dre Greenlaw could also end up playing linebacker at Arkansas as well.

Arkansas' linebacker commitments fit Robb Smith's mold of tall, lengthy and athletic players that can stop the run but also disrupt the passing game. Both of the players are taller than 6' 1" and weigh more than 230 lbs. That's outstanding.

This is Arkansas' 22nd commit in the 2015 class. Arkansas' class rank stays steady at 21st in the nation. Arkansas now has just three scholarships left in this class.