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Koilan Jackson Commits to the Razorbacks

Jackson is the ninth member of Arkansas' 2017 recruiting class.

Bret Bielema and Arkansas have dipped their hands into Pulaski Robinson yet again, and grabbed the commitment of Koilan Jackson, a three-star athlete.

Koilan is the son of Razorback football radio color commentator and former All-Pro tight end Keith Jackson. The Jackson family has produced a number of solid college athletes over the years, including Kolian's older brother Keith Jackson, Jr, a star defensive tackle for the Hogs during the mid 2000s.

Jackson is a 6-3, 210-pounder who has played and is expected to play a number of positions for Robinson, but the Razorback staff is looking for him to play receiver once he gets to campus. He chose Arkansas over offers from Army, Illinois – where older brother Kenyon signed in February – Memphis and Louisiana-Monroe. He was also receiving interest from Alabama, Houston and others.

Here's a look at his highlight tapes and, by just watching for a few plays, you can see the kind of athlete he is. His running style, at least in my eyes, is really smooth and somewhat effortless.

Jackson is the third in-state commitment for the 2017 class and was also in Fayetteville the last two weekends, catching the Red-White spring game.

You can follow him on Twitter – @KoilanJack3.