Versatile athlete talks about commitment

You can't coach speed and Larenzo Stewart from Spring (Texas) Klein Oak has a lot of that uncoachable skill. A 10.45./100m track guy he sees a future in Nebraska's offense and on their special teams.

Spring (Texas) Klein Oak running back Larenzo Stewart went to bed without commenting on his commitment to Nebraska. He woke up today to a ringing phone and checked out Twitter and everyone talking about him since last night.

"I woke up this morning and got on Twitter," Stewart said. "I saw everyone wishing me congratulations and all of the tweets about me. It was crazy. I was playing basketball last night after I committed and my phone just kept ringing."

Stewart committed to Nebraska sight unseen. This is sometimes a concern and it's also interesting to find out why a player felt like they knew that a school was right without seeing it? Stewart said that it was the Nebraska coaching staff and how they planned to use him that influenced him to make his decision.

"It was the coaches and how they talked to me. They told me what I can do there at Nebraska and as a school they really showed me a lot of interest. Nebraska says that they will use me as a running back, as a slot receiver and on returns."

In previous interviews Stewart said that he played primarily as a slot receiver last year, but college coaches liked him as a running back. That isn't a total projection. Stewart did play running back last year and also played the position as a freshman and as a sophomore.

"I am going to play the same positions this year, but I will be playing more running back this year. My freshman year I just played running back. As a sophomore I played just running back and rushed for about 1,300 yards. I told my coaches as a junior that I could help out at other positions."

There was discussion yesterday with the Nebraska staff and Stewart about taking a visit to see Lincoln. Stewart said it would likely have to be an official visit, but said that the videos that he's received from the Nebraska staff over social media has really helped him to understand what Nebraska has to offer without actually visiting.

"We talked about taking a visit to Nebraska with the coaches yesterday. I don't know when I will make that visit though. It would probably have to be during the season to check out a game. They have sent me videos over Facebook and I have a pretty good idea what the facilities look like there."

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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