Callahan and Norvell visit with Nebraska commit

Maybe the Nebraska coaches were trying to get South to avoid some inclimate weather today in Nebraska or maybe it was to see some more Nebraska commits? Either way, they were in the house of a very important Husker commit tonight and both made strong impressions.

There is little doubt that the wide receiver position is a big need for Nebraska this season. That is why a commit like Brodrick Hunter who is rated No. 38 in the latest Texas Hot 100 are so important.

Tonight, Hunter hosted a pair of special guests from Nebraska. The offensive coordinator who recruited Hunter was there, Jay Norvell, and the head coach from Nebraska also visited, Bill Callahan.

"Coach Norvell and Coach Callahan just came today. It was good," Hunter said. "It was the first time that my parents had a chance to meet with Coach Callahan. Coach Norvell had been here one time before."

"They made good impressions on me and my family. They were both on the couches and we just sat around and cracked jokes. It went really well."

The in-home visit for Hunter with the Nebraska coaches went better than the Humble (Texas) season did. The team's overall record was a bit disappointing to Hunter, but if you look at his numbers he has a lot to be proud of in his individual achievement.

"We ended the season at 5-5 and missed the playoffs. We were picked to win our district and make it to the playoffs this year. We finished fourth in our district. We were predicted to go far in the playoffs."

This past season Hunter had 34 receptions, for 939 yards and 11 touchdowns. Those numbers were good enough to get Hunter all-Houston greater area, first team all-district and third team all-state as a receiver.

Hunter isn't taking a season off like some do. Instead he has jumped right into playing basketball and trying to stay in shape." "I am playing basketball this fall. I play forward and center. I am keeping myself in shape. I'd say that I average 10 points, five or six rebounds and like two assists per game."

In the spring Hunter isn't planning on running track, but he is going to continue to workout and weight train to get ready to attend Nebraska. "I'll keep myself busy."

Hunter took his only official visit that he is going to take. Although it seemed that Hunter may take a look around a little bit at other schools, he has since told all schools that he is solid. "Nope, no one calls me anymore. I am solid to Nebraska."

"It was the coaches, the players, the fans and the whole game day experience at Nebraska that sold me."

As of right now, Hunter is carrying a 3.0 GPA and scored a 680 on his first try of his SAT. He is planning on re-taking the test and feels like there is nothing to worry about when it comes to getting eligible to attend Nebraska next year.

"I take it again in January. I just went in and took the test. I have been studying for it now and feel like I will do better this time around. I have been taking classes for it. I have to score over an 800. I will be able to do it."

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