February 13, 2007

Getting to know Cricket

As part of our continuing post-signing day coverage, HuskersIllustrated.com is contacting all of Nebraska's class of 2007 signees in order to get to know them better. This is a series that will continue for the next few weeks.

Getting to know:

Jared Crick

Defensive end
Cozad (Neb.)

Current size: 6-foot-5 1/2, 250-pounds

Rankings:Rated as the No. 45 strong side defensive end (three-stars) in the country and the No. 4 prospect in Nebraska by Rivals.com.

Recent statistics:

Crick had 31 unassisted and 37 assisted tackles along with six tackles for loss and a sack during his senior season.

Other schools offering scholarships:Crick garnered scholarship offers from the likes of Kansas, Kansas State, Iowa State, Colorado State, Ohio and Arizona State. In addition, Texas and Arkansas both called the day after his Nebraska commitment with promises of offers of their own if he agreed to visit them.

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