Jesse Jackson was one of the hot names in Mississippi early on. A summer of trips and offers had Jackson considering all options. The talented wide out pledged his college allegiance to Mississippi State early in his senior year with a promise to end the recruiting process. Jackson held true to that pledge and recently took his only scheduled official visit to Mississippi State.
Petal, Mississippi wide receiver Jesse Jackson was selected to play in the Under Armour All-American game. Before that fun filled event would come to pass, Jackson would suffer a season ending injury. While his roster spot was ultimately filled, the folks at Under Armour honored their invitation to Jackson and invited him to be a part of it all even though he could not play.
Jesse Jackson and Marvin Gaye. The hoops pics come from a game of one-on-one they played before the legendary Watts Stax concert. Marvin didn’t want to perform at the show and said he’d only do so if Jesse could beat him in a game of one-on-one. For the record, Marvin performed! The other picture is them at the 1970 Pro Bowl. #Basketball #Football #music...
While many expected good news for Mississippi State when Jesse Jackson stepped up to the microphone on Monday morning, his commitment was extremely well received by the Bulldog fan base who had been eagerly awaiting his pledge. The three star wideout chose the Bulldogs over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Missouri, Ole Miss and Southern Miss.
Jesse Jackson burst onto the recruiting scene during a breakout junior campaign. During the 2012 season, Jackson hauled in 39 passes for 842 and a team high 11 touchdown receptions. The spring evaluation period brought dozens of college coaches to Petal High School who wanted to learn more about the talented wide out. Most programs offered. Later today, one lucky school will him one of their own.
2014 Petal (MS) High School 3-star wide receiver Jesse Jackson talks about his visit to Mississippi State this past weekend.
Jesse Jackson is one of the most prolific wide receivers in the state of Mississippi. The Petal Panther is eager to get into his senior season and focus on the game of football. Jackson had a full summer which was comprised of a lot of recruiting activity. With his senior season set to begin, Jackson is prepared to put his college dreams aside for now.
Petal wide receiver Jesse Jackson made a strong statement last fall as a junior and staked his claim as one of Mississippi's top football prospects. Jackson has picked up offers from all over the south. The three star talent has narrowed the field to three schools with one school school leading the final pack.
Jesse Jackson is one of the top wide receivers in the state of Mississippi from the class of 2014. He was on campus today for the Elite camp at Southern Miss. He gives some of his thoughts in an interview with GoldenEaglePride.com.
Rev. Jesse Jackson says that Russia hosting the 2018 World Cup has ''put the spotlight'' on how it deals with racist abuse in football stadiums.
The civil rights leader, speaking to The Associated Press at its office in Geneva, says that ''racism in the field of soccer can't be ignored because it is so visible.''
Earlier, Jackson gave a speech...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2012