"I got to Lincoln on Thursday night actually," Hockaday said. "We went over to the stadium at 9:30 on Friday morning and we didn't wrap up our visit until 7:00 that night."
On Friday morning the No. 29 rated outside linebacker said that he got to take the tour. Along the tour he met a lot of people associated with the program and also got an opportunity to sit down with the academic counselors.
"The first things we did on Friday was take the tour, see all of the facilities, meet all of the different people and we sat down with the academic advisers.
"After that they were practicing that day and I wanted to go and see how they practiced, what they did with their linebackers and see how I would fit in there."
Hockaday has said all long that he likes to get his opportunities to guard tight ends, wide receivers and running backs. The Nebraska coaching staff demonstrated where they saw him fitting in and showed how they would intend to use him on the field.
"Coach Ross Els told me that they like me as a WILL linebacker. I think that I could do either of the two outside positions at Nebraska because they ask them both to guard guys man to man and also play in space. I think that I do that well."
This was the first visit to Nebraska for Hockaday and based on his expectations he says that the Huskers exceeded them. He would like to get back to Lincoln, but says that a visit to Iowa on the 28th is the only other trip that he has planned at the moment.
"I would say that the visit definitely exceeded my expectations," Hockaday said. "I really enjoyed all of the facilities, seeing their practice and meeting all of the coaches."