Huskers on top for Jackson Perry

There have been a pretty stead stream of unofficial visitors to match the official visitors the past two weeks in Lincoln. This recruit has been to Lincoln before, but brought a family member to Nebraska for the first time last weekend.

Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman offensive lineman Jackson Perry was in the trenches on both sides of the football last Friday in one of the best, recent high school games in memory. Bishop Gorman was taking on St. John Bosco. According to some rankings it was No. 1 vs. No. 2.

"I played both ways that night," Perry said. "We spent a lot of time on the field playing defense and there was a lot of rotation. It was a big game, but it's not something that we haven't done before.

"The win was a confidence booster. We have to remember to stay level headed and go out and win every game from here on out."

The week before the big game Perry was in Lincoln for another visit to see Nebraska take on Miami. He didn't come alone on this visit. He brought his mother who had never been to Nebraska before.

"I got there on Saturday in the mid-afternoon. My mom got to see everything, we took a tour, ate with the other recruits then just walked around the stadium with the other fans before the game.

"This was my mom's first time getting to visit Nebraska. She thought that it was amazing. She was blown away with the fan support and the enthusiasm around the program. She had a great time."

The offense for Nebraska was looked real sharp; racking up yards and points. Perry sees similarities between the offense on the field in Lincoln and the team that he's playing for currently. He thinks that it's a great fit.

"It's a ground and pound game. I think that I'd have any problems fitting in. It's the same type of offense we rung here at Bishop Gorman. In fact, we run a play called Husker in our offense."

The Huskers are sitting on top of Perry's list. Don't expect a commitment anytime soon though. There is some urging to see all of the schools before making a decision. Perry says that he will take all five official visits.

"Right now Nebraska is at the top," Perry said. "I was talking with Christian Gaylord about recruiting on my visit to Lincoln about how great it was.

"My dad wants me to see everything that is out there. I am still going to take all of my official visits. I am going to go see the Ivy League schools, Stanford and probably Vanderbilt."


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