Anthony Jones, TE, 6-foot-6/225-pounds, New Orleans (La.) Edna Karr
Jones is a Louisiana commitment and a three-star rated recruit according to Scout.com as well as being listed as the No. 52 overall tight end in the nation. Jones is an athletic specimen that might have the size and athleticism, but needs to refine his gifts. "A lot of schools showed interest early, then his recruitment really faded over the summer," said Chad Simmons from Scout.com. "It is a little weird because I think he has some upside. He has good size and he is athletic, but he has to work on his hands and his blocking skills."
Nick Gates, OT, 6-foot-5/275-pounds, Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman
This won't be Gates first trip to Lincoln. The standout offensive lineman was part of a small group from Bishop Gorman that attended a summer camp session in Lincoln and stuck around for Big Red Weekend. Gates recently visited Texas A&M and has put the Aggies and Huskers into his top four along with Oregon and Arizona.
Drew Brown, K, 5-foot-10/160-pounds, Southlake (Texas) Carroll
Brown is a long-standing and totally firm Nebraska commitment. Brown has also been to Nebraska a number of times throughout his life mostly because his brother, Kris, was also a kicker at Nebraska and was part of some of the best teams in Nebraska's history. Brown told me recently that he's been having a good senior season and was 5-for-8 on field goals, 62-for-63 on PATs and has a touch back percentage of 75%.
Devante Bond, OLB/DE, 6-foot-2.5/230-pounds, Rocklin (Calif.) Sierra C.C.
Bond was widely considered to be one of the top defensive junior college prospects last year. Nebraska was giving chase, but Bond committed to Miami before taking a visit to Nebraska. Bond failed to make it academically and is back at Sierra this fall, but not playing football. The Huskers will finally get their chance to show the pass-rushing specialist what they have to offer this weekend. Expect Nebraska to roll out the red carpet for Bond and have Randy Gregory be part of his visit weekend.
Jaevon Walton, MLB, 6-foot-0/225-pounds, New Orleans (La.) Edna Karr
There has been some musical chairs at the MIKE position in Lincoln this season. Nebraska has actually started three different MIKE linebackers and are still looking for some answers. The good part is that in Nebraska's system if you know MIKE you know the WILL and BUCK as well. Walton is a physical specimen and is effective in the box and has the athleticism to pursue and make plays out of the box as well. Walton is from Edna Karr like previously mentioned Jones and both are committed to Louisiana.
Robert Lockhart, WR, 6-foot-1/185-pounds, Raymond (Miss.) Hinds C.C.
Lockhart is an interesting part of this weekend. He's actually visited Nebraska before. He's a high school team mate of Mauro Bondi and visited Nebraska before Virginia Tech his senior year in high school and ultimately signed with the Hokies. He transferred to a prep school and then went to Miami. After his position coach left Lockhart left to go to junior college. Lockhart is also interesting because of some of the uncertainty of current players and also a guy like Monte Harrison ever coming to Nebraska over MLB.