At almost six foot tall and weighing close to 225 lbs., Cody Glenn is one of the top 50 running backs in the country. If you think that's not that good, consider the fact that there are thousands of running backs that are looking up the rankings at him.
His obvious value aside though, the Rusk high school standout (Rusk, Texas) takes his approx. 1,700 yards this year, over 2,000 yards last year and total of almost 60 touchdowns over the last two years, says little and goes merrily about his way.
That way led him to
With that visit now
in the rearview mirror, Glenn talked about the experience and what he thinks
The lack of
cornfields on the fifty yard-line aside, what took Glenn back the most wasn't
just the fans, but what they were doing throughout the game. "They were yelling
my name up there." He said. "I'm not sure how they knew who I was, but they were
just yelling at me, telling me
Those pleas from the
Husker faithful almost were rewarded as Glenn said he was very close to
committing. In fact, Glenn said he would have committed if not for one simple
thing. "It's just not real close to home." Cody said. "I mean, I am looking at
Texas A&M and if
The distance is an
issue, but not much as you might assume is a result of family pressure. For
Glenn, at least right now, it's just a personal preference in the end. "My family would
like me to stay close, but they want me to go wherever I am comfortable and it
could still be
The visits that
remain are to the aforementioned Aggies as well as
Cody said that he wanted to get those out of the way, his hope being that he would have a decision before Christmas came and went.
He won't rush it,
however, because while he's got a fairly narrow list, he's looking at making
sure, before making that ultimate plunge. And, as he said,
"Maybe after my other visits, I'll see that the depth they have at running back which suits me better than Texas A&M or OSU, is the big factor that makes them the leader. I don't know yet, I'll just have to see how it goes."