Skutt's Miller visits Lincoln twice

Omaha Skutt Catholic High School junior Matt Miller has seen Nebraska up close and personal twice. They were his favorite school growing up. Now the Huskers are in contact with the 2012 prospect, along with a handful of schools in the Midwest. What is Miller's thoughts on his recruitment? Come inside for the answers.

Omaha Skutt Catholic High School struggled in 2010, finishing the year 3-6 overall, but the Skyhawks do have a potential D-1 talent in tight end/defensive end Matt Miller. The 2012 prospect, is hearing from a handful of schools in the Midwest, including Nebraska.

"Iowa State has sent me over 20 letters, Nebraska has had me over for multiple visits, North Dakota and I email back and forth and they have already called me once with their one call. I'm going down to Kansas State this weekend. It's going well," said Miller to FoxSports.

"As a little boy, I used to dream of playing for Nebraska, so it was almost a dream come true to check out their spring game as a recruit. To walk out on to the field at Memorial Stadium and to see the atmosphere it was pretty a surreal sight. To see the stadium packed in red was unbelievable."

Miller played both ways in 2010, recording 13 catches for 179 yards and three touchdowns, on a team that threw the ball only 175 times. While most schools are looking at him as a tight end, the junior had a better season on the defensive line. He recorded 65 tackles, six sacks, and seven tackles for loss.

"Coach Cotton is the coach that talks to me at Nebraska. I would say our relationship is still forming. I haven't talked to him a lot. It's not like some of the other coaches. We have a relationship, but it's just not that strong yet," said Miller. "I'm going to camps at Iowa State, Iowa, Kansas, North Dakota State, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Kansas State this summer.

"North Dakota told me that they love me and are really interested in me, but they want to see me at a camp. If I perform like they want there, they will offer me on the spot. Iowa State said the same to me. I just have to perform at their camp."

While Miller admits that playing for the Husker has always been a childhood dream and an offer would be a "true honor," the 2012 prospect wouldn't necessarily shut it down if Nebraska gave him the nod.

"It would be a hard decision, because Iowa State is pushing really hard. So is North Dakota and Kansas State. I guess it would come down to whatever school I liked more in the end," said Miller. "Distance will be a factor. My parents want to come to all my games. I also have a little brother in 7th grade and he wants to come to all my games. Also the feel of the college will be important. Do I like it and will they play in bowl games? Those are all kind of important."

Miller is 6-foot-5 and weighs 230 pounds. He has not had a forty time tested this year, but last year ran a 4.7 hand time.

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