Recruiting opening back up: Tennessee QB target announces plans to officially visit Rocky Top
The NCAA hasn’t even officially made the decision to open recruiting after implementing an official dead period back in March of 2020 but that is expected to officially happen on June 1.
Of course, no college football programs are going to wait for things to open back up before lining up plans to host recruits and Josh Heupel’s Tennessee program is no exception.
In anticipation for the June 1 reopening, Tennessee has locked in an official visit for Indiana quarterback, Tayven Jackson. The Greenwood, Ind., native has announced he plans to officially visit Tennessee on the weekend of June 11-June 13.
The Center Grove High School standout is currently rated as a three-star prospect and the No. 18 pro-style passer in the country in the 2022 recruiting cycle according to 247Sports Composite Rankings.
Jackson currently holds scholarship offers from SEC teams Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Ole Miss, Missouri, South Carolina and Texas A&M, in addition to holding an offer from Tennessee.
While we may be six months out from the upcoming Early Signing Period, 15 of the top 18 pro-style quarterbacks in the country have already announced their college commitments. That fact results in Jackson being one of the highest-rated unranked quarterbacks in the country.
To get an idea of what he has to offer, check out his junior season highlight reel with Center Grove High School.