A Nebraska offer coming soon?

With Texas about filled in their recruiting class it's going to start paying off for the teams that have been recruiting Texas. There are players holding out for that last spot or two and not all of them will get it. When it happens, there will be teams left to pounce on the players without a Texas offer. Nebraska might be in line for one of the best receivers in the state.

The name of Dez Bryant is huge in the recruiting game in Texas. Depending who you speak with, Bryant is considered one of the top receivers in the state and maybe even the best. He has led Lufkin to two really good years and this year could get them that ring that he wants.

"We're done with our spring game," Bryant said. "I think that our spring went good and I think that we are going to win state next year. We're 5A. Two years in a row we've been 14-0 or 14-1. We've knocked on that door. This year we are going to kick it down."

"We lost last year to Southlake (Texas) Carroll twice. I am hoping that we get a chance to play them again. I guarantee that we won't lose. Last year we were young. We are more experienced now."

Bryant has it all. He has size at 6-foot-1 and nearly 200 pounds. He also has the 4.5 speed that you want in your bigger receivers. He has the ability to stretch the field as well as dominate the smaller defensive backs.

"I had 48 receptions for 1,025 yards and 16 touchdowns. I got first team all-district. I haven't checked the other honors that I won. I would have to check with my coach to see what else I got."

The coaches had been all over Lufkin to get a look at Bryant this spring. He also mentioned that the phone has been ringing pretty consistently too.

"It's been good. The phone has been ringing too. Texas Tech has been calling the most. Oklahoma and LSU too. LSU called me one time and they just offered. Texas A&M, Nebraska, Colorado, a little from Texas, Oklahoma State, and Kansas State."

He is sitting on four offers right now, but more could be on the way any day. "I have offers from LSU, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, and Texas Tech. Nebraska hasn't offered me yet, but they might soon. I am not sure what the name of the coach is that is recruiting me. I forgot his name."

The favorites is something that Bryant hasn't given a lot of thought to. He has a hurdle in front of him he would like to get over before doing that. "I haven't really been thinking at all about my favorites. I have really been trying to just get ready for the ACT. When I pass that then that is when I am going to start thinking about it."

Bryant has taken in a junior day and will re-visit that school again this summer for a camp. He is also looking at making it up to an unofficial visit this weekend. "I went to junior day at Texas A&M. I haven't been to any camps yet. I know that I am going to go to camp at Texas A&M. I am supposed to take a visit to Oklahoma too. I might go this weekend."

When it comes down to it, Bryant wants to play for a winner. Academics are a big consideration for him too, but he wants a national championship. "I am looking for a school that wants to win. Also, I am looking at academics. Basically, a team that wants to go and win a national championship. Distance isn't a big thing for me."


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