A top 20 recruiting class is not good enough for Northwestern any longer. Pat Fitzgerald is making a push for the top 15, and he added another impressive piece Tuesday.
Four-star running back Justin Jackson (Carol Stream, Ill./Glenbard North) committed to Northwestern, he told ESPN.com in a telephone call.
The 5-foot-11, 175-pound athlete from just outside Chicago had the Wildcats at the top of his list for several weeks. Indiana, Iowa and Vanderbilt were other schools he was high on.