Husker offer in the cards for Levorson?

Summer camps are proving grounds and that has never been more true than for this Nebraska product. He is already sitting on a couple of offers, but he has pending camps that could lead to more. Without a doubt, he has the size and the speed you are looking for in a wide receiver or a safety. Will he get that Nebraska offer?

A bit of a new name on the Nebraska radar is John Levorson. The standout from Crete (Nebr.) will be busy this summer with basketball and football.

"I am just going camps and doing AAU basketball," Levorson said. "I play for the Nebraska Bison Red. It will go all summer."

Levorson already went to one camp and has at least four others planned. He says that he faired well at the Nike camp in Colorado.

"I already went to the Nike camp in Boulder. I am going to Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Kansas State camps all for a day each."

"I thought that I did really well in Colorado. I played receiver. I measured in at 6-foot-3.5 and 185-pounds."

While Levorson worked out at receiver, he is being recruited for both sides of the ball. He projects to safety, but could move closer to the line of scrimmage with some weight.

"Either free safety or receiver and eventually maybe as a linebacker. I could grow into a linebacker later on."

Levorson would prefer to stay on the offensive side of the football. It's because he's used to it and scoring touchdowns is in his blood a bit.

"I would prefer to play offense. Just me playing quarterback now probably doesn't help trying to give up scoring touchdowns."

Last year Levorson did play offense and defense for Crete. He was a leader on both sides of the football and brought in some very nice honors.

"I had about 800 yards rushing, 13 touchdowns and passing I had about 1,500 yards, 17 touchdowns and four interceptions."

"I had 30 unassisted tackles, 50 assisted tackles, six interceptions and three fumble recoveries."

"I was first team all-Nebraska and first team Super State. That was for all classes."

Things are looking good to Levorson to possibly get a Nebraska offer. As a Nebraska product, he's excited about potentially getting that offer.

"It's awesome. In my whole life I never thought it would happen, or even play football in college. It hasn't sunk in, the opportunities that I have now."

"I haven't picked up a Nebraska offer yet. Lately, I have been talking to Coach Kevin Cosgrove. In the past I have spoke to Bill Busch and Randy Jordan."

"The likelihood of me getting an offer is pretty good from what I understand. They have seen me play, they have my film, and they saw me at the Adidas combine in Lincoln."

Levorson needs a good camp performance and some time with the coaches before he could potentially land an offer. "They just want me to get to their camp one more time in Lincoln and they want me to answer some questions before they do offer."

The Nebraska offer wouldn't be Levorson's first. He is already sitting on two offers. All of Levorson's success has been very recent.

"I have offers from Ohio and Wyoming. Ohio offered yesterday and Wyoming offered about a week or two ago. Everything has happened recently."

Levorson says that he has a few things about him which make him match up problems on the football field. "Just my size. My height and athleticism. I am fast for my height and I can jump. I can just make plays."

Nebraska might be fighting a little, internally, for where Levorson might line up as a Husker. The defensive and the offensive coaches are talking about him playing on both sides of the football.

"When I spoke with Coach Cosgrove he said free safety, but when I spoke with Coach Jordan he said 'I know that Cosgrove wants you at safety, but we might be looking at you at receiver'."

The Nebraska offer will be special to Levorson, no doubt, but don't expect an immediate commitment. "If I do get a Nebraska offer, I won't commit on the spot. I just want to be sure that I don't want to go somewhere else before I committed to Nebraska."


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