Huskers offer elite CB from Texas

Nebraska signed cornerback Trai Mosley in the 2014 class from Pflugerville (Texas) Henrickson. The Huskers are back at Henrickson trying to land another.

P.J. Mbanasor is staying busy. Besides working out, the four-star cornerback from Pflugerville (Texas) Henrickson is busy in track. The 6-foot-2 and 182-pound Mbanasor will be trying to qualify for state again this year.

"I am running tack right now and working out," Mbanasor said. "I am going to run the 110m and 300m hurdles and I do the 4x400m relay. My personal best 300m time is a high, 39-second time. I qualified last year for state, but didn't go."

Mbanasor has some high expectations for his performance on the field next year as a senior. He says that he plans trying to get the ball back for the offense a lot this fall.

"My expectations on the football field this fall is to have a turnover every game. That turnover can come from an interception, a fumble recovery or even a blocked kick. I want to have that mindset and get the ball back for my team."

The No. 22 cornerback in the nation says that he feels good about his footwork, but it's something that he's always looking to improve. He says that he goes to camps and combines looking for help trying to improve.

"I think that I have good footwork, but it's always important to continue to improve that. I go to camps and try to learn how to get better and do drills."

There haven't been any trips so far this spring for Mbanasor, but that will change after this weekend. The visit will be the first of the year and one of many to come.

"I haven't taken any trips this spring so far, but I have been to TCU, Baylor, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma before in the past. I am going to Texas tomorrow because they have a padded practice. I plan on taking a lot of visits this summer."

Nebraska fans are excited to read that the Huskers are in Texas again pursuing one of the best cornerbacks in the state. It just so happens that Mbanasor is teammates with Nebraska signee Trai Mosley.

"I am very good friends with Trai," Mbanansor said. "We have been playing with one another since my sophomore year. We have a lot of chemistry. He's a great guy and we push each other. He has some serious ball skills and a great football IQ.

"He is trying to get me to come up to Lincoln with him for the spring game on April 12th. He's told me a lot about the facilities and I am fired up about that. I am going to try and make it up there with him."

Mbanasor has spoken with the new secondary coach at Nebraska. He's also heard a number of good things about the coach from Mosley.

"I spoke with the Nebraska defensive backs coach already. He seems like a great guy and he talked to me about Trai and I and how great it might be to play together beyond high school. I know that Trai really likes him."


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