Huskers stop in to see Hannon

Nebraska commitment Zach Hannon isn't wavering on his commitment. He was still visited by the Nebraska staff twice in the past two weeks, but he left them with a standing message of 'don't worry about me, go recruit the uncommitted guys.'

Zach Hannon from Kansas City (Mo.) Rockhurst is listed as a three-star recruit and the No. 51 offensive guard in the nation according to Scout.com. Hannon has been a Nebraska commitment since early August and the Nebraska staff was in to see Hannon twice the last two weeks.

"They came in on Tuesday," Hannon said. "The defensive line coach, Coach Rick Kaczenski, was here and Coach John Garrison was here last Thursday.

"I have been committed for a long time and have been to Lincoln a lot. So, I wanted to see what I could do to help in recruiting. I also wanted to see where Coach Garrison saw me playing in Lincoln along the line."

Hannon admits that the answer he got from Coach Garrison wasn't one that he was completely expecting. The Nebraska assistant coach actually said that he could see Hannon playing all of the offensive line positions.

"I was kind of surprised," Hannon said. "Coach Garrison said tackle. I was caught off-guard. I think that they really like me as a guard to center. I don't have a lot of experience at center, but my coaches have encouraged me to snap when I have gotten an opportunity."

The winter is the only season that Hannon doesn't play a sport at Rockhurst, but that doesn't mean he isn't busy. Hannon is working out with some inside information that he is getting from Lincoln and he will play lacrosse in the spriong which will lead him to Nebraska to play on the field that he will play college football on.

"I am not playing any winter sports. I am just working out mostly just doing cardio work because I think that my strength is good. I have been talking with Michael Rose about some of the things that they do in Lincoln already and I am doing some similar work.

"In the spring I will play lacrosse. I play attack or on the front line. I will actually be playing a couple of games in Nebraska and they will be at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. I think that one game is against Creighton Prep and another against a Lincoln high school."

Hannon will not see the Nebraska staff again until after the new year and that's fine with him. Hannon told the Nebraska staff to get out there and finish the class and not worry about him.

"Nebraska will be back in-home with me sometime after the bowl game. I told Coach Bo Pelini and the rest of his staff to not worry about me. I told them to get out there and get some other recruits for this class."


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