As longtime assistant college football coaches on the recruiting trail, Fred Jackson and Michael Locksley occasionally went after the same high school players. Their professional rivalry grew into a friendship despite a 20-year difference in their ages.
That relationship, which began in the early 2000s when Jackson was in the midst of a 23-year career at Michigan and Locksley was in his first stint at Maryland, helped the 49-year-old Locksley land his biggest recruit since being hired in December.
Jackson’s son, Virginia Tech quarterback Josh Jackson, announced via Twitter on Monday that he committed to the Terps. A redshirt sophomore, the younger Jackson is expected to...
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