Nebraska jumps into the McGee race

If Nebraska fans thought the Huskers were done recruiting Texas just because they are leaving the Big 12, guess again. The Huskers are jumping in the recruiting process with one of the state's biggest prizes.

It's a good thing Nebraska offered 4-star center John Michael McGee when they did. The Texas high school product in Texarkana says he won't be making a decision anytime soon, but in recent days has named two leaders (Oklahoma & Missouri) with Fox Sports.

On Monday, the Huskers tried to get in on the action. Are they too late?

"They are kind of in the same place as every new school to offer. I don't know much about them. I talked with Coach Cotton and he told me that I need to do some research on the school when I get the chance, so I can get a feel of what the program up there is like. They are going to come down and see me next week," said McGee.

"I'm still open to everybody, so it's not too late for anyone to jump into the game. I will be making a decision after the season."

While the junior does admit that certain programs who have been recruiting him longer hold more weight, he is planning on doing more research on his new offers, including Nebraska this week.

"I could see myself playing in the Big Ten. I could see myself playing anywhere. Conference really doesn't matter to me," stated the nationally rated No. 2 center. "I'm not worried too much about leaving the state but I want to be able to get back home to the family. Location plays a part, but it's not really that big of a factor unless they're just really far out."

The junior currently holds offers from all over the country, including: Nebraska, Oklahoma, Missouri, Texas Tech, Kansas, TCU, Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Clemson, and Stanford.

Self described as "very athletic for his size," McGee plans to major in pre-med and reports a 3.9 core GPA. He is currently waiting on the results of his ACT that he took in April. Player Evaluation:

McGee plays left tackle for his Texas team, but he has the build of an interior line prospect. He has good feet has a good drop step and shuffle when pass blocking. Will need to continue to get bigger and stronger to move inside on the college level. Quickness will allow him to be a factor pulling and trapping. Could play center or guard - Scott Kennedy,

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