Texas DB has Nebraska number one

As Nebraska continues its invasion of Texas, the offers are going up, but as the recent weeks have proven, some of the lone star state's prep elite are saying Nebraska is where they want to be. Well, there's another one out of Texas, a standout DB, who also has an offer from the big red. And right now, he says Nebraska has the lead.

It's only been a month since Nebraska really started recruiting Cedar Hill defensive back Anthony Blue. But so impressed was he in such a short amount of time, Blue decided to take an unofficial to Lincoln.

Having just come back from there a day ago, Blue said he was impressed with everything he saw, but one thing stood out above the rest. "The academics there are great," Blue said. "They have a lot of support and if you want to make yourself a better student, that place is hard to beat."

So hard in fact, out of the 10 reported offers he has, coming from schools like Wisconsin, Baylor, Colorado State and San Diego State, Blue says Nebraska has the lead. And considering when he hopes to make his decision, that's good news for the big red. "I'd like to make it before the beginning of my season," Anthony said, stating that school begins in not much over a month from now. "Nebraska is definitely number one right now, but I am open to everyone that's recruiting me."

Blue said that he'll take an unofficial visit to Baylor on Tuesday of next week, but doesn't have any other visits scheduled and said that he wouldn't be attending any camps for the rest of the off-season.

As you would guess, the 5 foot, 9 inch, 165 pound athlete is being recruited to play defensive back. It's a position that he loves, but with a 32 inch vertical and a 4.47/40, which he ran recently at his school, he's got the raw numbers to fit the job. Plus, he's got the right attitude. "I don't care what size they are, I play everyone the same; just in their face and physical," Blue said. "You don't want to give a receiver too much space, because then you are just letting him play his game."

"I want him to play the game the way I want him to play it, and I can do that if I am real physical with him at the line and after the snap."

Blue said that as a junior, he had two interceptions, two forced fumbles and what he said was "many" tackles, helping his team to a first round playoff appearance, Blue garnering second-team All-District.

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