Huskers offer Houston RB

Last year, Nebraska entered the season with a stock-pile at the running back position. The wear and the tear of a season though can take it's toll. When Nebraska took the field for the Cotton Bowl, one running back got the majority of the snaps and Nebraska moved a defensive player to get some snaps at running back. There is still a need for Nebraska at running back.

One of the early targets for Nebraska at the running back position seems to be Anthony Bibbs. Bibbs, a 5-foot-10 and 195-pound running back from Houston (Texas) Jersey Village said that there has been a spike in recruiting for him.

"It's picked up a lot," Bibbs said. "I have been talking to a lot of coaches. A lot of coaches are saying that they are going to offer me."

Bibbs was close to committing early in the process. However, he knows now that he has time and that he wants to make the right decision when he does make a commitment.

"Right now, I am really just waiting for the right time to commit. I don't want to commit, just say it, then later on get something else come up."

Currently, there are only three schools that have offered Bibbs, but number four seems like it could arrive any day.

"I currently have offers from Oklahoma State, Nebraska and Kansas State. Illinois is supposed to be offering me this week. I like them a lot."

"I like the tradition at Oklahoma State, I like the players that they have there and I like their academic support. You can get a lot of help trying to get your education. It's not all about football."

"I like the type of offense that they have at Nebraska. I like teams that are going to pound it. I just want to play. I want to play as a freshman. I think that I could do that at Nebraska if I work on it."

When you see Bibbs, you have to notice his build. At 5-foot-10, he isn't too far away from 200 pounds. He has the ability to run you over, but he can also run away from you too.

"I think my physical strength. I am not going to get tackled by one person. It's going to take a lot of people to bring me down. I am pretty big, but I still have speed. I can get outside and make you miss."

The spring and the summer could get busy for Bibbs who is eyeing multiple camps. He is also looking at making at least one combine in Fort Worth later this summer.

"I think that I am going to go to Oklahoma State, Kansas, Kansas State and I might go to Colorado junior day. I am also going to go to Nike camp at TCU. I am going to try a lot of things."

Last year, Bibbs starred at running back and flashed on kick off returns when they decided to actually kick the ball to him.

"I had over 1,200 yards rushing, another 200 yards receiving and eight total touchdowns. I also did kick off returns. I love returns, but they didn't kick me the ball too often. When they did, I averaged 25 yards. I got all-district running back."

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