Huskers lead for another DB from Texas

Nebraska is looking for a few good men to come in and play in their secondary. Nebraska is looking to grab some pretty big numbers and build a secondary for the future. Nebraska has already received commitments from Shawn Sullivan and Anthony Blue from Texas that fit that bill, but Nebraska isn't done. In fact, they seem to be very close to getting another from Texas.

A player that has had a Nebraska offer for a while, but isn't really well known is Jacoby Reed. Reed from Houston (Texas) Jersey Village is down to just a couple of days left of his summer before fall camp begins.

"The summer has been good," Reed said. "I was working a lot on my receiving skills. I will be playing both ways this fall."

While Reed is getting ready to play offense this year, he is being recruited by all schools to come in and play defense.

"People are recruiting me to play defensive back in college. I prefer defense. I just like to hit. I can come up and support the run and I like to hit receivers."

Reed had a huge year in the secondary and also on special teams. "I had 83 tackles and eight blocked field goals. I didn't have any interceptions. People didn't throw my way. I was second team all-district."

Reed has pulled in some pretty good offers, but already he is looking at a team that is leading his list pretty significantly.

"I am up to five offers now. They're from Arkansas, UTEP, Oklahoma State, Baylor and Nebraska. Nebraska is my favorite. It's them and then Oklahoma State."

Reed hasn't seen Nebraska, never even been to Nebraska. He really doesn't even know anything specific about the state, the area or the school. What he does know is how he fits in.

"It's really Nebraska's style of their defense. They're very aggressive. That's how I like to play. I don't know anything else in specific about them."

"Coach Watson is recruiting me from Nebraska. He said that they had a cornerback that is going to go to the league and that they have a corner that's still there. He said that I would fit in well up there."

A visit to Nebraska may or may not happen before Reed feels like he is ready to pull the trigger on a commitment. He doesn't really have a timeline to commit, but it is approaching.

"I am going to try and take a visit. I don't know what the visit date will be exactly. I am going to commit pretty soon though. I would commit without seeing the campus on a visit."

"I don't really have a timeline for my commitment. I would say that I would like to get a visit in and maybe commit about the middle of the season."

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