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Patrick Jackson commits to Rutgers

Rutgers received a third verbal commitment for its'08 basketball class when Pat Jackson gave the totally unsurprising but still highly welcome news that he will be a Scarlet Knight. RU now has one scholarship left to give out, and everyone knows that Quintrell Thomas is who Rutgers wants. However, what RU wants and what they usually get has rarely turned out the way they've liked it to.

First the good news: Rutgers has gotten Patrick Jackson. The Brooklyn native finally came out and confirmed what many have known or suspected for a while, namely that Rutgers is indeed the place where he will continue his education and play college basketball. "I'm just real comfortable with the staff and the players on the team", he said to me. "Now I can focus on my grades and... Recommended Stories

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