Huskers set to host JC WR

Nebraska is scouring the junior college ranks this year looking for some immediate help at some positions for next year. This year is a big weekend for junior college visitors. The latest to add his name to the visitor list is a 6-foot-5 and 215 pound receiver from California.

Remember the name Maurice Purify. This is going to be a name that will be involved in recruiting battles from here until signing day most likely. The wide receiver from Community College of San Francisco (Calif.) is taking his first official visit this weekend.

"Yeah, I am headed to Nebraska this weekend," Purify said. "I only have the one offer, from Nebraska. I am a spring graduate and most people are waiting to see if I graduate then will offer."

CC of San Francisco is back at it again this year having a great season and undefeated. Purify is having a monster year averaging over 20 yards per reception. "The season is going great. I have 18 receptions for about 400 yards and seven touchdowns."

Out of high school Purify did not pass the clearinghouse, but made a last-ditch chance to try and get qualified. When that happened only one school came up and wanted him to sign, but he chose to call off the recruitment and attend junior college.

"I went to Eureka (Calif.). I didn't pass the clearinghouse. I was doing something to pass clearinghouse and took a visit to Weber State. They were rushing me to sign and I said nah and just went to a junior college."

When it comes to seeing Nebraska he is most curious about seeing the day atmosphere. He is also interested in the offense especially after knowing about Nebraska once being an option based attack.

"I want to see how the environment of their games are. See how the run the West Coast Offense too. See if I can go in there and have a for sure spot to shine."

"Coach Wagner is my recruiting coach from Nebraska. I have just spoke to him on the phone a couple of days ago. He told me that he liked my size and that I would fit in real well. He told me about the West Coast Offense."

Purify is fairly certain that he will enter and leave Nebraska uncommitted. He wants to be thorough in the process of this decision that he will have to make. "No, I am pretty sure that I will wait the year out. I don't think that I will commit. I want to weigh my options out."

Purify sees himself taking the rest of his visits, of which he doesn't have any others scheduled right now. "Yeah, I will. I wouldn't mind going to visit Texas A&M, USC, Cal, and Washington to name a few. I don't know. Those are a few. They are all sending me mail, but haven't called me."

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