Huskers pick up a big one at #5

It's been a dream and more than that it will come true. Shawn Sullivan, a one time TCU commit will be a Cornhusker. He formally decommitted two weeks ago. It was really a process of then figuring out what he really wanted. What he really wanted was to follow his dream.

Nebraska got a good one. The rumored #1 cornerback on their board is in. Shawn Sullivan from Brenham (Texas) is no longer a TCU frog. He will be a Cornhusker.

"I decommitted like two weeks ago," Sullivan said. "I wanted to look around and think about what was out there."

Beyond needing to take a look around, Sullivan also began developing a relationship with a coach that continued to recruit him despite Sullivan being a commit to TCU.

"I also grew comfortable with another one of the coaches recruiting me. Coach Shawn Watson and myself have been keeping in real good contact with one another."

That hard work and time paid off for Coach Watson and his staff who not only got Sullivan to decommit, but change his commitment tonight. "I am a Husker. I felt like that was the better school for me to go to. I feel like they were a better team for me to be part of."

Now, Sullivan hasn't been up to Nebraska yet, but the plans are in the works for him to make it up there real soon. "I am going to take a visit up there pretty soon with my dad. We are going to up there in just a couple of weeks to see it."

Besides looking for a school that just felt like a better situation, Sullivan is looking at a chance of getting on the field early at Nebraska as another compelling reason for becoming a Cornhusker.

"I am looking up there and getting on the field as a true freshman. They are telling me that I can see the field as a true freshman at cornerback."

People who have seen Sullivan say that he is a physical corner. Sullivan agrees and says that he also has the speed and strength that earned him strong praise from the Nebraska coaching staff.

"Really my speed and my strength. I play real physical at cornerback. He was telling me I was their number one cornerback because they like me that much."

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