LSU lost a commitment from talented four-star 2020 defensive tackle McKinnley Jackson this week.

There were rumbling on Wednesday that Jackson had reopened his recruitment and he confirmed the news with a Twitter announcement on Thursday.

Jackson, a 6-2, 280-pound prospect from Lucedale, MS (George County HS) originally gave his commitment to Ed Orgeron while visiting campus for the Texas A&M game this past season. His departure means that LSU does not have any verbal commitments for the class of 2020, for now.

Jackson is rated the No. 3 defensive tackle in the country and the No. 1 overall player from Mississippi, according to 247Sports' 2020 rankings. He already holds offers from Alabama, Auburn, Mississippi State, Tennessee, Ole Miss, and Florida State, among others.


For more info on Jackson, visit his profile page on our Recruiting Tracker.

Comments

49 Comments
When a kid commits two years in advance, it's a given that there's a decommitment these days.
Reply6 months
Thanks for the rational answer. This happens all the time but there will be plenty of people attacking Orgeron over this. LOL!
6 months
kids these days make it all about themselves and have a lot of outside influences pushing them 2 yrs out = looooong time
6 months
2020?? Who the F cares and expects otherwise. Recruiting has become a circus act.
Reply6 months
Why do we even post when a kid commits? Commit means nothing, especially two years out.
Reply6 months
Well, Coach Oeux won't be there in 2020 so he may recommit
Reply6 months
He’ll be back ... then leave ... then back again
Reply6 months
My son, which graduates in 2029, has unfortunately also decommited.
Reply6 months
well, you can say that again.
6 months
My son, 2034, has also decommited. Respect his decision.
6 months
Why do coaches even accept commits that far out? Like someone said...it's a circus.
Reply6 months
It’s two years away. He’ll recommit and recommit twice between now and then.
Reply6 months
*recommit then decommit
6 months
Need room for transfers.
Reply6 months
Why is this even a headline on TD? It's 2020. This is not news. It's not even an event.
Reply6 months
Exactly. A "commitment" for the class of 2020? The 2018 class isn't on campus yet. This is so stupid.
6 months
No biggie... We are use to these things. #dreamschool #wecomin #holdthattiga #2yearsout #excuses
Reply6 months
There is a 5th grader in Mandeville who is rethinking his commitment for the class of 2025 now. He said he thinks he is going to open things back up so he can take some trips and enjoy himself in this "once in a lifetime opportunity". It must be Orgeron's fault if we lose this commitment.
Reply6 months
Our fanbase has lost all sense of class.
Reply6 months
Boo That Man!!!
Reply6 months
Is this really worthy of a comment? You people are desperate to comment on 'anything' football. This is a 'non-event'. OK......ready for 'INCOMING'!!!
Reply6 months
#GradTransferU
Reply6 months
Who gives a frick....you have to be pretty stupid to think a kid ranked as high as he is, is going to stick to his commitment at the ripe ole age of 16..2020..2 yrs away..LSU is not Bama, Ohio State or Clemson...deal with it...
Reply6 months
We should have a new coach by then. All is good.
Reply6 months
Why take any commitment for 2020 seriously? Commitment? Ha-ha-ha!
Reply6 months
16-18 year old kids have no fricking clue what the word commitment means. Not just this guy... all the people bitching in these comments need to take this a little less seriously and give their own lives a bit more attention.
6 months
Who cares? Have we not learned from Surtain that these spoiled children's word means zero UNTIL they SIGN?
Reply6 months
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