Nebraska goes in-home with Bryson Williams, Will Farniok
Securing a commitment from Bryson Williams is a priority for the new Nebraska coaching staff during its first recruiting cycle with the Huskers.
Upon Williams’ return from an official visit over the weekend to Wisconsin, where the 3-star defensive tackle is committed, defensive line coach Mike Dawson and defensive coordinator Erik Chinander stopped by his house with the goal of leaving the Wisconsin official visit in the rear-view mirror.
Last week, Scott Frost and Chinander made their way to the Lincoln Southeast (Neb.) standout’s house for the first in-home visit they conducted as Nebraska coaches. Frost said during his introductory news conference that he would make it a priority to have all top in-state prospects play for the Huskers, and that first visit was perhaps the most obvious indication of how much the staff values Williams.
— Bryson Williams (@brysonjw_18) December 10, 2017
Williams is the No. 62-ranked defensive tackle in the country and the No. 3 player in the state, per the 247Sports composite.
Offensive line coach Greg Austin also has been a busy man on the recruiting trail. He caught up with Matt Farniok on Sunday night at his home in Sioux Falls, S.D. Farniok, a 3-star prospect, is the lone offensive lineman committed in this class.
— Will Farniok (@WillFarniok74) December 10, 2017
Farniok is a solid commit, but the coaching staff is making every effort to see the commits they inherited from the previous staff.
Cam’ron Jones schedules official visit for this weekend
The first commit of Scott Frost’s tenure was 4-star safety C.J. Smith. But that doesn’t mean the Huskers are done looking for difference makers to bolster the back end of the defense. In fact, they’ve targeted several 4-star safeties and are trending in the right direction with Cam’ron Jones.
Jones is a 6-foot, 200-pound safety from Mansfield, Texas, who can also provide a boost in the return game. Frost, Chinander and running backs coach Ryan Held met with Jones on Monday for an in-school visit.
— CAM JONES (@camgonework15) December 11, 2017
Jones announced he will be taking an official visit to Nebraska this weekend. Jones de-committed from UCLA last Monday, and now the Huskers find themselves in a recruiting battle with Oklahoma and Ole Miss. Jones is the No. 25 safety in the class, according to the 247Sports composite.
Jones has an official visit scheduled to Ole Miss in late January, so his Nebraska visit would really need to wow him in order for him to give a commitment in the near future.
Another offer goes out
As the search for an inside linebacker continues, the staff is using its UCF connections. Nebraska offered 3-star prospect Keshon Artis on Monday. Artis is the 25th-ranked inside linebacker in this class, per the 247Sports composite, and committed to Virginia Tech last month. However, he considered UCF and took an official visit there a month before pledging to the Hokies.
Blessed to say I’ve received another scholarship offer from The University of Nebraska ⚪️ pic.twitter.com/bpOqEWvhcW
— Keshon Artis® (@asvp_ke) December 11, 2017
With the former UCF staff now at Nebraska, will that be enough for Artis to reconsider his commitment?
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