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Wed. January 27, 2010 | Keith Niebuhr

Yesterday, we told you heralded Gibbs DE Tim Jackson, who lists North Carolina and Wake Forest as his favorites, would make his commitment Friday.

Now we know the time and place -- 2 p.m. at the Gibbs High library.

Stay tuned; we’ll be blogging live from Jackson’s announcement. And who knows, perhaps we can even get Jackson to answer a few questions from you all.

To recap what we wrote Tuesday:

“Wake and UNC are tied right now,” Jackson said. “They’ve been recruiting me for awhile. Wake has a family atmosphere. They treat people well. UNC has been doing some good things. Defensively (the Tar Heels) are very good and they’re going to be better next year.”

The 6-foot-5, 220-pound standout also is considering Mississippi State (he visited the Bulldogs last weekend), but that program is a longshot, he said.

At one time, Stanford also was in the mix.

But Jackson dropped the Cardinal earlier this month after assistant D.J. Durkin, his primary recruiter, bolted for Florida.

--KEITH NIEBUHR (kniebuhr@sptimes.com)

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