Six new commitments from the Grand Canyon State including Chandler DE Terrell Patton, Steven Oliver…
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It takes a lot to turn down full scholarship offers to play for a FCS non-scholarship program but that is exactly what Scottsdale (Az.) Chaparral defensive tackle Justin Jackson did.Jackson tells Scout.com that he committed to the University of San Diego today over offers from South Dakota State, NAU and Air Force.Chaparral head coach Charlie Ragle says that Justin was looking at the big picture. "Justin knows the odds of playing in the NFL are slim to none and he knows a degree from USD will take him far in life."The all-state Jackson comments on his commitment, "I just love the campus," he says. "My new d-line coach, Sam Anno, played at USC and went to the NFL for seven years or so. The facilities and buildings here are unbelievable and the academics and business school are ranked thirdon the West Coast. It is the perfect fit for me and I couldn't be happier."USD also got a commitment from another player from the Grand Canyon State, DE Terrell Patton from Chandler High also verbally pledged.
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