Gators in Adoree's final six

Gators in Adoree's final six

Speed kills on the football field and never was that more apparent than all week long at the practices for the Under Armour All-American game. At the top of the food chain when it came to speed was Adoree' Jackson, the fleet footed cornerback that played for the West. Jackson slowed down a little bit to name a final six schools as we head down the recruiting home stretch.

Adoree Jackson had a big interception in the game Thursday evening, catching the ball deep in the end zone keeping the other side from scoring initial points. It helped set the tone for his team to win the game.

"I think it was a game changer for everybody," Jackson said shortly after the game. "If I didn't pick the ball off they might have scored."

Despite a strong performance and superior play all week, Jackson thought he could have done better.

"I should have had more tackles and picked a second ball off that was coming my way," he said. "People don't understand, they see I got a pick but I wanted more."

On Saturday, Jackson decided to divulge the final six schools he is looking at for college. He posted the list on Twitter for all to read. Florida, LSU, Oklahoma, Tennessee, UCLA, and USC will get the last look at Jackson this January.

The Gators lost four cornerbacks to graduation and the NFL after the season and filling those spots with dynamic players is a necessity. Jackson says he understands the Florida situation.

"I follow the program," he said. "It is a nice program. They had a rough season and they have a great track program. I respect Florida and their track program is outstanding and they will get back to the top."

Jackson is a different kind of player. His explosive ability makes him a target for either side of the ball in college. That is something he wants to do as well. Most teams are willing to let him figure out what is best.

"I want to play both ways," he said. "I want to go full time one way and part time the other. It really doesn't matter. Certain teams are telling me wherever I want to play I will play. I will know (which position to concentrate) when I get there. I will do my thing when I get to college and just have fun with it."

The family atmosphere is what Jackson is mostly looking for.

"Me feeling like I am at home and feeling comfortable in the situation I am in," he said. "I just want to learn and get ready."

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