Huskers trying to get visit

One of the more unique stories down the 2011-12 recruiting year stretch has been the recent decommitment of De'Vante Harris from Oklahoma. Harris has been an OU commit for some time and it seems that teams from a ton of angles are trying to re-engage recruiting Harris. One of those teams is apparently Nebraska.

De'Vante Harris has become one of the most popular names in the recruiting world recently. Harris decommitted from Oklahoma this past weekend and has been picking up new offers left and right. The Huskers entered the picture shortly after the decommitment.

"Nebraska recently offered," Harris said. "It was this weekend, I think on Sunday. I decommitted from Oklahoma on Saturday. It just didn't work out."

All of the new attention was to be expected, but it's caught Harris a little off-guard with how much. Harris says that two of the weekends this month are set for official visits leaving that third visit wide open.

"I am going to sit down with my family to talk about things and evaluate things. We'll see how it goes from there. There are really only three recruiting weekends left.

"I am really considering all of my offers. I am going to Oregon this week for a visit. I know for sure that I am visiting TCU next week. After that, it's open. I am considering Ohio State for that last visit."

There might be an "in" for Nebraska at Mesquite (Texas) Horn High School where Harris plays. Former Nebraska Cornhusker, Byron Bennett, is a coach and actually was one of Harris' teachers this past year.

"I haven't spoken with Coach Bennett about my offer or about Nebraska recently. He was my home room teacher, but he isn't anymore. I haven't talked to him at all.

"He was a kicker at Nebraska in the 1990s. Nebraska would most definitely be a school that I would consider for that last visit. I know that they have a prestigious program."

Bryan Munson has worked with Big Red Report for nine years covering recruiting and football and has covered Nebraska recruiting for 11 years. His work can also be seen in's SuperPrep Magazine.
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