A surprise visitor for Nebraska?

Ask anyone involved in recruiting and they will probably tell you that getting a recruit to commit isn't the toughest thing that you have to do. The toughest thing that you have to do is keep them committed. Nebraska has been courting this recruit despite his commitment to another school and has him scheduled to come in for an official visit.

Nebraska is hoping that persistence is going to pay off for this one. One of the best athletes in all of the Lone Star State pulled the trigger on an early commitment, but most schools have not backed off of him.

So it goes for Jeremy Kerley. The 5-foot-10 and 175 pound athlete from Hutto (Texas) has been committed to TCU now since July. Despite his commitment, which he still considers firm, he is taking an official to another school this weekend.

"Yeah, I think that I am all set to see Nebraska this weekend," Kerley said. "I am going to head up there to see them play Kansas and it's a night game."

"I just want to see if they show me love and everything. I also want to get to talk with some of the players up there."

Kerley has been listed as a commitment to TCU since July. He admitted that he is considering himself as a soft commit to TCU and that he is planning on taking a look around at some schools.

"I am a soft commit right now. I am just going to take a look around and see what other schools have to offer. I am still pretty firm though to TCU."

"Besides Nebraska I think that I will take a visit and see Florida. I will probably take a visit to Colorado and maybe to Kansas too."

Kerley has been vital to Hutto's success on offense and defense. Besides being a standout cornerback he is also the starting quarterback and runs the option.

"We're 3-1. It's going really good. We just beat the heck out of one team. I am playing both ways. I am playing quarterback on offense."

Kerley could be looked at to play cornerback, wide receiver, running back and definitely could be influential on special teams. He is going to see where he fits in, but he thinks that it will be on defense.

"Right now I am just going to try and see where I fit in. I think that my future lies with me playing defensive back and defense in college."

When it comes to Kerley breaking down his abilities on defense he says that it's his vision. His biggest asset though may be his quarterback sense that he brings to the defensive side of the football.

"I think that I do a good job at seeing the whole field and reading the quarterback's eyes. I think that I have an advantage too from playing quarterback when it comes to playing defense."


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