Huskers among the favorites for speedy JUCO

Garden City Community College athlete Tyreek Hill had been rumored to be narrowing his list to three schools. While he has listed some favorites, he hasn't necessarily eliminated anyone and he definitely is listing more than three.

Garden City Community College athlete Tyreek Hill had been rumored to be narrowing his list to three schools. While he has listed some favorites, he hasn't necessarily eliminated anyone and he definitely is listing more than three.

"I sort of narrowed my list, but really I would that I named some favorites more than anything," said Hill. " I would say Oklahoma State, Florida State, Alabama, Tennessee, Nebraska, and just yesterday I started talking to Texas. That's huge because I'm a big fan of Texas. Those are the schools that I would really say are in the running."

Next week, Hill will be making his first official visit, taking a trip into SEC country.

"Wednesday I'm going to Alabama for my official, so I'm starting the process of setting stuff up. My family will go with me," said the running back/receiver. "I never imagined it. I pictured myself going to a Sun Belt school or something, something small. I'm still trying to be the same person no matter where I go. Of course it's big – it's Alabama, they are the No. 1 team in the country, but I'm just trying to not let anything change me."

When asked who was recruiting him the hardest, he listed FSU, Alabama, Oklahoma State, and Arkansas. In the future, he's hoping the Longhorns join that list.

"They haven't offered, but we started talking and had a good conversation," said Hill. "We were getting to know each other more than anything. I was telling them about myself. I think I'm looking for them to offer me really soon."

And what about Nebraska?

"Nebraska is in boxing me, telling me how great the school is," said Hill, who liked the Huskers offense. "They give me a lot of information on what it would be like if I went there – telling me about some of the players they have had drafted."

Hill is arguably the fastest junior college football player in the country, he's so fast he has his own WIKI page after earning USA Today All-American track honors in 2012.

His personal best times are: 100m – 10.19 and 200m – 20.14.

Last season, he ran the ball 66 times for 389 yards, catching 35 balls for 713 yards and five scores.

Nebraska assistant coach Ron Brown is his lead recruiter.

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