Avery Anderson sees opportunity in Lincoln

This may be the fifth time that Avery Anderson has been in Lincoln since the first of the year. It is his only official visit that he will take though. What were the future Husker's thoughts about his trip?

Colorado Springs (Colo>) Pine Creek safety Avery Anderson was back in Lincoln this weekend. This could have been just about any weekend this 2014-15 season, but this was the weekend for Anderson's official visit to check out the Huskers.

"I got there on Saturday morning," Anderson said. "I have been there a number of times before and I had an agenda of a lot of people that I had to see.

"After that they took me back over to the hotel and I went back over to the stadium to head out and see the game."

Anderson typically is in Lincoln with fellow commit Eric Lee. This time Anderson was there without Lee, but knew someone else that was in that weekend. Anderson was doing a bit of recruiting this weekend.

"I spent a lot of time with Dedrick Young this weekend. We know each other from when we were at Arizona State on visits at the same time.

"I don't want to speak for him, but I though that he was having a good visit. When I was talking to him it seemed he was really enjoying himself. You would have to ask him though."

As a future defensive back for the Huskers you'd have to expect that Anderson was excited to see as many defensive backs on the field at a single time on Saturday night. He says the style of defense really fits what he's looking for.

"They have a lot of defensive backs out there on the field. Whether you are a cornerback, nickel, dime or safety and then you have all of the different defenses and responsibilities.

"I think that I can fit in where the defense needs me the most. I still think that the Nebraska defensive style is the perfect fit for me."

Anderson had his bye a week ago. He says that the games now will be in week after week from here on out. He has a few months before he enrolls in Lincoln and has some plans to hang out with some people before leaving for school.

"I don't have a concrete plan at the moment. I am going to focus on academics and hang out with some people before I leave for Lincoln in January."

The obligatory question around official visits is 'how did the visit rate'? Anderson gave this visit, just like any visit to Nebraska, a perfect score. He says that he loves the family environment at Nebraska between not just his recruiting class, but the younger class, the team and with the coaches.

"It was a '10 out of 10'," Anderson said. "I think that coming up as much as I have it's a family atmosphere with both the 2015 class and the 2016 class.

"It's a big family between the recruits, the players and the coaches. The family is continuing to grow and it's a very tight group."

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