June 23, 2006
Two on one visit
Though the Cornhusker coaching staff has made a concerted effort to recruit the "big three" talent-rich states of California, Texas and Florida, there is still a heavy focus on recruiting Nebraska and its border states for premium recruits.
Two such prospects were in Lincoln today on unofficial visits. Overland Park (Kan.) Shawnee Mission West linebacker Blake Lawrence and Overland Park St. Thomas Aquinas linebacker Brian Smith carpooled to get the red carpet treatment from NU.
Lawrence had not officially received a scholarship offer from Nebraska yet, but that changed today.
Smith has had his Husker offer for some time now, and he also has offers from Missouri, Kansas, Kansas State, Michigan State, Purdue, Washington, Kentucky, Arizona State and Texas Tech.
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