It's a good time to be a Husker. So says Omaha Central offensive lineman, D.J. Jones. The spring game would have been a good time, but there was just a few more things to iron out. "Oh, I just wanted to talk to my coach a little more, coach Blake and a little more and just set everything in my mind about what I wanted to do," D.J. said.
"But, it was definitely the best decision for me."
It was a decision that many
Husker fans had made for Jones himself, he of course being an in-state kid, thus
he's automatically a Husker to be. While Jones acknowledged that earlier, but
instead wanted to weigh his options, he decided that he would indeed go to the
land of the Big Red and for more reasons than just the fact that it was
"They recruited me harder than anyone else," Jones said. "I have gotten to know the coaches real well and I think they have my best interests in mind when I look at the future."
"Yeah, it was
The coaches at
It suits Jones pretty well also.
"That's another reason I chose
"Plus, I feel I can become the best lineman I can be while I am there."
If there was any other reason that the Huskers ended a short recruiting adventure for Jones, you would have to think that it was the facilities, or maybe it was the great academic support.
However, Jones did concede in the end, that while he was totally objective in all of his decision-making and very thorough in making sure this was the place for him, he paused a moment and said what you hope an in-state player would say:
Jones adds himself to fellow in-stater Ricky Henry as commit number 2 for the Cornhuskers.