Former Eau Gallie Football Standout Dink Jackson Enters Transfer Portal
By Space Coast Daily // May 2, 2023
Dink Jackson has three years of remaining eligibility
ABOVE VIDEO: Highly touted football athlete Dink Jackson of the Eau Gallie Commodores sits down Juan Rodriguez to talk about Jackson’s recruitment and the then-upcoming season. (Video aired in 2020)
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Former Eau Gallie Commodore football star Dink Jackson entered the transfer portal on Monday.
Jackson will have three years of remaining eligibility.
Coming out of high school in 2021, Jackson was a 4-star recruit by the three major recruiting outlets including ESPN, 247sports, and Rivals.
The highly touted athlete was once committed to University of Florida in 2020, he then reopened his commitment and ultimately decided on Ole Miss where he spent eight months as Ole Miss Rebel. Jackson then transferred to Marshall Thundering Herd.
Two years later, Dink is now seeking a fresh start and placed his name in the transfer portal.
Jackson had over 50 scholarship offers and was Rated no. 1 athlete in the country by Collegefootballtoday.org heading into the 2020 season and
He was also listed on ESPN’s top 300 players in the nation.
While attending Eau Gallie High School, Jackson has racked up 106 career tackles, 11 sacks, 6 forced fumbles, 6 fumble recoveries, 25 QB hurries, and 10 total touchdowns.
He ultimately choose Ole Miss over USC, Tennessee, FSU, and West Virginia.