Huskers showing interest

The Nebraska staff are out checking out recruits with the evaluation period underway. The Nebraska staff was in North Texas to check out this defensive end.

The evaluation period has opened up and the staff for Nebraska is all over the nation checking out recruits. Kenneth Mann, defensive end from Burleson (Texas), saw the Nebraska staff in his school on Monday.

"Nebraska was here to see me on Monday," Mann said. "I really didn't get a chance to talk to him. He dropped off some information for me about Nebraska. They didn't offer, but I called Coach Ron Brown and I know that they are interested."

Mann says that he thinks his quickness and motor off of the edge are his two biggest strengths. He also says that he's really improved from last season in one particular area.

"I think that my biggest strength is my get off on the ball. I give 100% on every play and I think that I have really improved in that area.

"In our defense we switch it up a lot. I will move down to a three and then I will also slide out to a seven. Spring ball starts Monday for us and I am excited to get back out there."

There have been a couple of recent trips for Mann. He's come away from both trips without an offer, but it's clear that there is a lot of interest. An offer could come with a strong spring.

"I went to Texas last weekend and I went to Oklahoma the week before," Mann said. "Oklahoma told me that they like me and if they like what they see out of spring ball that they will offer.

"Texas more or less said the same thing to me. I have also been to Baylor for their junior day and I have also visited North Texas. I don't really have any other plans for visits right now."

There are already five offers on the table for Mann. He said that if the Huskers were to offer that taking a visit to Lincoln would definitely be on his list of things to do.

"I have five offers already and I don't know who will be next to offer. If Nebraska offered I would be excited about it. I would really like to take a visit there to see how I would fit in."


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