Marlon Lucky has his choice of colleges to attend in the future. This past weekend, Marlon visited Lincoln, Nebraska as the Cornhuskers took on the Baylor Bears. What did Marlon think of the new West Coast Offense? Did he feel he had enough information to make a decision?
Marlon Lucky stepped off the bus and into the swarm of red that greets a player
or recruit during The Walk at Nebraska, the fans cheered and smiled for him
and his fellow visitors. What
really caught Lucky's attention was how the student section chanted his name
during the game. He said that the
fans were the favorite part of his trip. Lucky was amazed at how involved they
were and how many of them knew who he was.
spent some time with a few members of the team as well. "(I hung out with) the Bullocks brothers.
Fabian, number three and
Titus. I hung out with most of the
secondary all Saturday night. They're all cool." Nebraska's current players seemed to show
Marlon quite the good time and Marlon had some good things to say about his
recruiter as well. Coach John Blake
has had the task of recruiting the North
Hollywood runningback. "He's cool, he's like family guy. He listens to you and he offers a
big question on everyone's mind was "Did you commit?" amongst rampant rumors.
"No, " Marlon said while chuckling,
"I'm gonna take two more visits." Marlon will be taking visits to
Louisiana State and Southern
California. Right now,
Marlon claims that Nebraska, LSU and USC are all in a three-way
tie for his services. He feels that
after taking the other two visits, he will be able to make a properly informed
possibilities seem endless for the five-star back and he could see himself doing
many things at the University of Nebraska. "I'd fit into (the system) perfect. . I didn't really see the backs that they
had catch right much (until last Saturday). I can catch out of the backfield." Lucky compares his usefulness and
ability to current Southern California
runningback Reggie Bush. The bottom
line, though, is that Marlon doesn't see himself as a clone of any one
runningback we've seen. "I just
kinda do my thing", he said.