"Coach Carl was here…"

It's been a whirlwind for the Nebraska staff over the last couple of weeks. They have been everywhere, checking up on the commitments and the remaining uncommitted prospects. Still, they were making sure that things were in tact or if things were still in flux. For Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.) Chaffey J.C. safety, Daimion Stafford, things were a little in flux with other schools still pursuing.

Nebraska has been making the recruiting rounds and one of the places that they stopped was Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.) Chaffey J.C. Daimion Stafford has been a Nebraska commitment since May and he saw the Nebraska D.C. last week.

"Coach Carl Pelini came out late last week," Stafford said. "We didn't talk about much. He was just checking up on me to see how things were."

One thing that has concerned Nebraska fans has been the late interest from other teams in Stafford. Stafford said that came up in conversation with Coach Carl Pelini.

"We talked about that, but I told him not to worry. I am a Cornhusker, 100%. I don't care who else comes in and offers. He seemed pretty happy to get that news."

Stafford had a solid year, but he wasn't aware of what his exact number of tackles was. He did saw that his total tackles probably put him at third on the team and he did know how many interceptions and scores he had.

"I am not sure how many tackles I had. I was probably third in tackles on the team. I had five interceptions and two touchdowns. One touchdown was a 103 yard kickoff return and the other was a 60 yard fumble return."

Stafford had a solid sophomore season and it's one of the reasons he's a 4-star prospect by Scout.com. Stafford included that he did pick up some big post-season honors. "I did pick up some honors. I was All-Conference and I picked up All-American honors."

Nebraska has Stafford penciled in to replace Dejon Gomes in the secondary next fall. Gomes was also a junior college transfer from California and Stafford said that he felt comfortable knowing what he is going to be asked to do at Nebraska.

"I played free safety this past year at Chaffey and Nebraska likes me to replace Dejon Gomes next year at the safety spot. I think that it's something that I can do."

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