Yet Another "10". Houston Comes Back Feeling Good

Having height to go along with speed at the wide receiver position is never a bad thing and it's something that Nebraska would like to secure with recent visitor Anthony Houston. Anthony was in attendance for Nebraska's season opener against Maine and sat down with us to let us know what he took away from the experience.

When a 6' 4", 200 pound wide receiver who can run a 4.46 40 yard dash says he'd like to visit your school, the first question out of your mouth is "When can we set you up?" Anthony Houston set himself up for a visit this past Saturday when the Nebraska Cornhuskers opened their season against the Maine Black Bears.

While Anthony did not commit during the trip, he most definitely was impressed with what Nebraska offers. In fact, he found himself excited before pigskin left plastic. "I would have to say the Tunnel Walk was my favorite part. The excitement when they came out, it made the hair stand up on the back of my neck," he said.

Houston commented that it was almost odd how well he and the other recruits were received by not only the players and staff but the people and fans of Nebraska. "Getting to know the players was great and they accepted me like one of their own. The coaches treated me really nice, like they're a family, like we were Cornhuskers already even though we weren't," he said.

Anthony was also impressed with the versatility of the Nebraska offense. "When the running game wasn't working they used the passing game, and vice versa. I felt it was pretty vanilla, I don't think they're going to show everything yet. It was the first game and mistakes happen. Also, Marlon Lucky, he's a good runningback," he said.

Houston reported that the visit places Nebraska in the lead for his services but notes that, naturally, this could change with other visits. Still, he and the other recruits in town had a bit of a chat and came away happy. "We (enjoyed the visit). We were sitting down talking about that saying ‘I wouldn't mind coming here. It's a good school.' Academically and athletically, too," he said.

Anthony reports that most of the commits felt that they would also take the majority if not all of their official trips before pulling the trigger. The wide receiver prospect out of San Diego ranked the visit a perfect "10". "The welcoming nature of the people, the acceptance to Nebraska, the fans, I felt real comfortable," he said.

Last Friday, Anthony's team had a scrimmage in which he felt he performed well but dealt with some cramping and is anxious to start his season this upcoming week.

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