Two sports a possibility?

Nebraska commitment Kevin Gladney is a solid get for Nebraska. The standout wide receiver from Akron (Ohio) Firestone has a big frame, good hands and finds a way to get open. Gladney is also a big-time player on the hardwood. Could he consider both sports in college?

Kevin Gladney is staying busy. The Nebraska wide receiver commitment from Akron (Ohio) Firestone is playing another sport and playing it well. Playing it well enough that he could consider playing that "other" sport at the next level too.

"I had basketball practice this morning," Gladney said. "We are 6-1 right now and I am averaging 22 points per game right now.

"I have been approached about playing basketball in college instead of football. I am not interested in playing anything other than football, unless I could play both at Nebraska."

The Husker staff was in to see Gladney twice when they could earlier this month. He knows that they will be back to see him at least one more time in January.

"Nebraska was by to see me earlier in the month. Coach Vince Marrow was by to see me before he left for Kentucky. Coach Rich Fisher was here after that. They will be coming back in January."

There is an equal amount of anticipation by Gladney and Nebraska to get to Lincoln and get to work. The Nebraska staff has told Gladney that there isn't a need to specifically work on anything to get ready for college football.

"We just talk about what I need to do to get ready for Nebraska, what I am doing right now and just crack jokes," Gladney said. "Nebraska keeps telling me that they can't wait for me to get there.

"They have also told me that I just need to stay healthy and stay in shape. they haven't really told me that I need to work on anything in specific."

The success that Gladney is now enjoying on the court he didn't have a lot of on the football field. Gladney had a good season personally, but the team was young and couldn't stay in games late according to Gladney.

"I don't know my stats, our coaches didn't give them to us, but I know that I had 10 touchdowns. We only went 5-5 on the season. We had a young team with a few seniors. We were in some games and just couldn't finish."

Gladney is a 6-foot-2 and 185-pound wide receiver which is rated three-stars and the No. 91 wide receiver nationally. Since committing to Nebraska Gladney says that all other teams have backed off.

"Nope, nobody is contacting me anymore," Gladney said. "All of the teams backed off. It's just Nebraska."

Bryan Munson has worked with Big Red Report for 10 years covering recruiting and football and has covered Nebraska recruiting for 12 years.
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