Wilson says that he's all done

There are some big shoes to fill at running back next year with the loss of Cory Ross. Cory has basically been the gel that has held the offense together at times and has been a captain for two years. Nebraska might have to fill his vacancy by committee a bit and they picked up a big committee member for the next few years.

Coach Flores from El Dorado (Kans.) Butler County informed Big Red Report that Kenny Wilson decided to go with his heart and be a Husker. He cited Nebraska's relentless in the pursuit for Wilson's services. Wilson agreed.

"That was really important to me," Kenny Wilson said of Nebraska's dedication to him through the process. "It showed great effort. They went and visited my mom. My mom loved it."

Basically, this story officially puts an end to a story that really started with rumors of Wilson committing to Nebraska. Wilson may not have committed, but as Coach Flores so accurately put it in a previous story, 'Kenny is the most committed, uncommitted player (to Nebraska).'.

"It's official. I've really been committed to Nebraska. There won't be any more visits though. I was supposed to go to Florida this weekend and I am supposed to call them tonight. I am going to tell them that I am done."

Wilson really said that beyond the coaches' effort in his recruitment that it was a number of things about Nebraska and Lincoln that made him want to be a part of it. "It was everything. From the coaches, to the players, to the town, to the facilities, to the academics and everything; it was the whole thing."

Wilson was a non-qualifier out of high school and is required then to receive his AA before transferring. Wilson stated that he is on track to graduate in May and will be there in Lincoln this summer. "I will be getting ready. I will be there for summer conditioning and learning the plays."


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