Late offer for Kunalic

The trick isn't getting a commitment from a player. The real trick is getting that player to stick to their commitment. Most schools don't back off of a player if they are committed one place or another. That is exactly what Adi Kunalic was blindsided with when he got a late offer from a traditional, college football powerhouse.

If there is a recruit that Nebraska can't afford to lose it might be Adi Kunalic. As late as the Cotton Bowl, you could see that Nebraska was unable to get a touchback on kick offs or attempt a longer field goal try.

Nebraska got their man early in November in Adi Kunalic. The kicker from Fort Worth (Texas) North Crowley chose Nebraska over Washington State, but picked up a pretty big offer just recently.

"I got an offer from Miami," Kunalic said. "I thought that was kind of interesting."

An offer like that might cause some to re-think some things. Kunalic has done his thinking though before the offer even came. He wanted to get a decision out of the way early.

"Oh, I am still with Nebraska. Definitely. I am still strongly committed to Nebraska."

The offer from Miami to Kunalic was still very important despite him being committed to another team. The offer came from a great program and it shows that Kunalic has great ability.

"I really appreciate the offer. They really are a good team and a great program."

Along with the offer from Miami came a phone call from a friend at Miami. Ironically, that friend when he was at North Crowley was also recruited by Nebraska

"My friend, Jason Fox, is actually out there at Miami. I have spoke to him on the phone about it."

"I am definitely honored by the offer. I am committed to Nebraska though. Decommitting hasn't even crossed my mind."

Kunalic has been busy working out. Last year, Kunalic lost some time because of injury because of playing soccer and he doesn't want to risk anything before getting to Nebraska.

"I am not going to play soccer this year. I got hurt and missed the last three games of the season. I didn't kick for a while. I don't want anything serious to happen."

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