Bellaire high school (TX) offensive lineman Dwayne Johnson visited Nebraska over the weekend. The projected offensive tackle saw the Huskers jump in his recruitment earlier this month after the nation's No. 112 OT decommitted from Purdue.
"It was everything I was hoping for and more," said Johnson. "I got to know the coaches more and more and really got to hang out with the team. I liked the atmosphere there. The academics were a huge selling point also."
Johnson, who also sports offers from Washington State, Oklahoma, Virginia, Arkansas, Kansas, and Colorado, was accompanied on his trip by his aunt and uncle. The pair also liked what they saw in Lincoln.
"Everything is Nebraska football. They don't have a lot more there," said Johnson. "It's a huge fan base. I was getting off the plane and had a Nebraska hat. Fans of Nebraska, who graduated from the University, were asking if I played football there and who I was. It was a pretty good experience."
Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini and assistant offensive line coach John Garrison plan to see the Texas product this week in-home. Judging by the sound of this weekend's experience, the 2013 prospect could be ready to commit. He was scheduled to take a visit to Oklahoma this next weekend.
"As far as another visit, I'm not entirely sure yet," said Johnson. "If I had to say my top right now, I would say Nebraska is on top."