Davis considering the Huskers

Nebraska fans were fired up when they hear that St. Petersburg (Flor.) Lakewood wide receiver Ryan Davis had the Huskers high on his list. Davis is backing off having a top five now, but says that he has plans to visit Lincoln this summer and to get back to Lincoln for an official visit.

Ryan Davis from St. Petersburg (Flor.) Lakewood says that spring ball has his full attention at the moment. The 5-foot-11 and 160-pound Davis is putting in time individually and with his team getting ready for the season.

"I am working on getting ready for spring ball right now," Davis said. "We are lifting, conditioning and doing 7-on-7 in a small league, but I think that is about over."

The off-season was crucial for Davis because of the youth on the Lakewood team. Despite the inexperience there is talent and Davis says that he wanted to take it upon himself to lead his team this year.

"I wanted to become more of a leader and help the team come together because we have a lot of young guys. We want to win a championship this year and I want to be the best player that I can possibly be."

Davis stars as the quarterback for Lakewood, but more than likely projects to play wide receiver at the next level. As for now playing quarterback means that every snap the best athlete on the field touches the ball.

"I will most likely be playing quarterback this fall and I might get some plays at wide receiver," Davis said. "As a quarterback I get a chance to get my hands on the football every down and that is an advantage over wide receiver."

There are 20 offers already in for Davis and more should be expected. At the moment he claims that there are five teams that are standing out to him, but to not discourage other teams' interest he's not saying that they are his top five favorites.

"I think that I am up to 20 offers now. I wouldn't say that I have a top five, but I would say that five schools are standing out the most to me right now. Those schools are Nebraska, West Virginia, Miami, Florida State and Kentucky."

Davis is anticipating taking some trips. On those trips he wants to get a feeling for the offense and how he can contribute. He also wants to get to know the staff, see the campus and really check out the town.

"I will really be looking at if I fit the offense and the system that the team is using. I am also looking at the relationship that I have with the coaches and I can see myself there at both the school and in the city."

Nebraska has been showing a lot of attention for Davis. He says that he has spoken with every coach on the Nebraska staff, which he liked, and that it wasn't all about football. There are plans to get to Lincoln this summer and back again for an official visit as well.

"I want to take an official visit to Nebraska," Davis said. "And I would like to take a visit there this summer too. I have talked to all of the coaches at Nebraska, even Bo Pelini, and we talked about everything even my family. They told me that I am high on their board."


Big Red Report Top Stories