Brooks still thinking about Huskers

Nebraska was supposed to have a couple more unofficial visitors in the stands for the spring game a month or so ago, but there wasn't a ride for Ron Brooks and Bret Harris to catch. Brooks did miss the game, but he still wants to get up to Lincoln to see the school and the town. Will he get there this summer?

Irving (Texas) MacArthur is stacked again this year led by Ron Brooks. Brooks is getting mostly recruited to play wide receiver in college could also play defense at 6-foot-0 and 170 pounds. The evaluation period is in full-swing and Brooks had a huge visitor the other day.

"It's going good," Brooks said. "We had physicals today. This is our last full week. We have our spring game next week. It's some time next week."

"Charlie Weiss was here the other day from Notre Dame. He came out to see me. Coach Gundy from Oklahoma State and Coach Francione from Texas A&M was here. Those are the only head coaches that have come out. Several other coaches have been here."

In addition to having visitors every day for practice, Brooks has been getting regular phone calls from college coaches as well. "When the coaches could start calling I was getting at least two calls a day. I have spoke to the coach from Nebraska. It was Coach Bill Callahan. He's recruiting me."

Brooks has had a chance to talk to Bill Callahan, but not to meet him, yet. That seems to be something that will eventually happen. "Coach Callahan is supposed to make it down here. I did talk to him once though."

The phone conversations for Brooks "We talk about my interest in their school. They are always interested in knowing if I am still considering going to their school."

Nebraska has interest in more than one player from MacArthur. In fact, Nebraska has offered three players from MacArthur. Besides Brooks there is Bret Harris and Kelly Griffin. Harris and Brooks were supposed to make the trip up to Nebraska for the spring game, but that fell through.

"We were supposed to go tot he spring game. We are going to try and get up there together later this summer. I don't know if I can get up there for a camp, but I know that we will get up there for an unofficial visit. I haven't ever been there before."

Coming from Texas and not ever being to Nebraska, Brooks might be interested in seeing that Nebraska and the town of Lincoln look and feel like. However, he is more concerned with the direct things concerning the school. "I want to get up there to see what the campus is like. I am interested in seeing about their academics and things like that."

Nebraska is looking at Brooks to come in and play receiver, which is more than fine to Brooks. He would prefer to play offense in college unless the right opportunity were to come up that would include him moving to defensive back.

"If someone else offered me, and I really wanted to go to their school, and they wanted me to change my position back to defense I would then probably change my position."

Brooks is up to 18 offers, but isn't concerned about trimming the list right now. "I am trying to go and see everywhere before I make my decision. I want to narrow it down from what I see on my visits."

Most of Brooks offers are for him to play receiver in college. Brooks says that his biggest strengths are his speed and his ability to catch the ball. Big Red Report keeps you up on all the latest Nebraska recruiting news!

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