No. 2 is pretty special

The Nebraska Cornhuskers have landed a good one in Marcus McWilson. Come inside to hear from the junior and get a breakdown from Fox Sports Ohio Recruiting Analyst Bill Greene.

The Nebraska Cornhuskers have landed their second commitment in the 2013 class. On Monday afternoon, after deliberation with his parents, Youngstown Cardinal Mooney safety Marcus McWilson committed to Bo Pelini and crew.

"It's definitely a big relief to have it all over," said McWilson. "I can now sit back and chill a little bit. I can get my grades up to where they should be. It will give me some time to relax and I feel it will open up some things for me to allow me to settle."

According to Fox Sports Next Recruiting Analyst Bill Greene, McWilson will be ranked No. 17 in the next Ohio State player rankings.

"He's a potential 4-star player," said Greene. "I love this kid. I watched him back-to-back weekends when they made their state title run and he was the best player on the field.

"He hits and covers ground. Courtney Love gets a lot of the attention on that team, but Marcus will be ranked ahead of him. He is good enough to play anywhere in America. I could see him playing either safety spot, but I think free safety is where he needs to be. I could also see him playing as a freshman."

At last count, the 6-foot-1, 195 pound prospect held offers from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan State, and Youngstown State besides his offer from Nebraska.

"I'm planning on going to Nebraska for the spring game," said McWilson. "I feel like I will be happy there. I talked to Braylon Heard (former Cardinal Mooney player) he says he likes it a lot there. He says that he thinks it would be a great school for me. I'm really excited to get it done."

Heard will not be the only Cardinal Mooney product McWilson joins in Lincoln. Offensive lineman Mark Pelini and wide receiver Tim Marlowe are also on the roster, while head coach Bo Pelini and offensive coordinator Tim Beck also went to the high school.

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Josh Harvey has covered college football and recruiting for Fox Sports & since 2008. He is now the Publisher of Big Red Report, covering Nebraska athletics.
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