Michael Decker is excited about his future as a Husker. The 6-foot-4 and 280-pound offensive lineman from Omaha (Nebr.) North was in Lincoln for Big Red Weekend on Saturday. His commitment is solid, but he wanted another chance to interact with the staff and players.
"It was awesome," Decker said. "I really haven't been back since I committed and I didn't see anything today that I hadn't seen before. I really just wanted to talk to the coaches and the players again."
Decker was alongside fellow offensive line commit, Christian Gaylord, among many junior recruits. It was visible to Decker that the family atmosphere caught the 2016 guys off guard.
"I think that the guys that they are targeting for the 2016 class were stunned with the family aspect of Nebraska football. I'm completely sold on Coach John Garrison. I am excited about him being my college coach."
Decker and Gaylord have been part of the commitment list together for months. They have spoken to one another, but never had a chance to really hang out until this weekend in Lincoln according to Decker.
"I never have actually," Decker said. "I have talked to him but never really hung out with him. It was fun. We will be teammates and it's good to get a chance to get to know eachother earlier."
Things have been quiet for Decker since committing to Nebraska except for surgery on his shoulder. He says that after this weekend in Lincoln he plans on continuing to do what he has been doing and keeping a low profile.
"Ever since I committed and I had my thing with the shoulder I have been focused on doing things at home. I have been working out a lot, but no trips and no camps. That's fine with me."