Woods to trip to NU, part two

The summer camps for Nebraska were arguably the most talented group of players that Bill Callahan has seen since he came to Nebraska. One of those talented players that was supposed to just visit, but strapped on the helmet and gave it a go, was D.J. Woods. Woods left Nebraska impressed and has lined up a second visit to see Lincoln.

D.J. Woods, a 6-foot-0 and 166-pound receiver from Strongsville (Ohio), has been busy with the summer trips. One of the places that Woods has seen previously will get a second visit later this month.

"Yeah, we are going to go back to Nebraska on July 27th," Woods said. "Nebraska is just a really good place. When I went there, I didn't have real high expectations, but when I left I was in shock."

"I was in shock about everything and how it came to me. It was the campus, the football program and the coaches were all really friendly to us. We had a really good time in Lincoln."

Now, a lot of people can take their first visit to Nebraska and leave in shock, but what's compelling about Woods is where he has been before. Woods has been to see some of the top programs in the nation.

"We have been to Michigan State, Wisconsin, Pittsburgh, Ohio State, Michigan, Nebraska and I am going to Auburn and maybe Alabama next weekend."

When Woods returns to Lincoln this month he won't have camp to go to and will have some more time to just check things out. That is kind of the idea, the second time around, for D.J. and his family.

"I just want to get a feel for everything, you know, just a vibe for everything. I would like to see more of the campus, talk to some students and just learn more about the football program."

The Huskers are looking for playmakers at the receiver position. Woods can see himself fitting in nicely into that role at Nebraska. Woods says that the West Coast offense under Bill Callahan is a great opportunity and that he is a match to the offense.

"Nebraska is recruiting me to play receiver. I think that it would be a great opportunity for me to go to Nebraska and play in that offense. They spread the ball around and I really like that."

"I think that I am play-maker and a deep-threat receiver. I have good speed to be a deep threat and I think that I can be that time of play-maker for Nebraska. I think that I can do everything."

Besides upcoming potential visits to Alabama and Auburn, Woods and his family are shutting down the summer trips. It's taken a toll. "I think that's really it. I am getting tired. I think that I will spend the rest of the summer with my team and just working out."

Woods won't be ready to make a decision when he does finally shut it down and anticipates that he will be taking all of his visits before committing. "I am going to take all of my official visits this fall. I plan to take all of my trips and then make my decision afterward."


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