Reed taking unofficial to Lincoln

The Huskers have been recruiting Kyler Reed for a very, very long time. The original position that Reed was recruited to play by Nebraska was linebacker. Reed, a wide receiver, was willing to give it a look. Recently though, Nebraska has re-evaluated Reed and now have him pegged to play offense. Reed will be one of many unofficial visitors this weekend in Lincoln.

Through two games, Kyler Reed has had some huge games. The wide receiver from Overland Park (Kans.) St. Thomas Aquinas, and his team, are off to very, very good starts.

"We're 2-0 right now," Reed said. "We really haven't had any tough games yet. I have had some pretty good games."

"I think that in the first game that I had four touchdowns and around 200 yards total offense. This last Friday I had about 8 receptions, 92 yards and two touchdowns."

Reed was told that he would get a shot to play some linebacker this season at Aquinas. He hasn't had a chance to get on the defensive side of the ball yet.

"Not yet, actually. I think that will come later in the year. Last year they really started to look at that when everything was installed on the offense."

Reed is heading north this weekend for an unofficial visit. He is headed to Nebraska with his father to check out Lincoln.

"Actually I am taking an unofficial visit this weekend up to Nebraska to see them play USC. I am going up with my dad to watch that game."

Reed has already taken one unofficial visit. He paid a visit to one of the two, in-state schools and came away impressed and saw himself fitting in.

"I did go to the Kansas home opener. I liked it there. The have some bigger receivers, and that is kind of how I am, and that is what they are looking for."

When Reed makes the visit to Lincoln this weekend, he is going to see a great game and is most interested in the game day environment. He is also interested in getting a chance to talk to the coach that is recruiting him.

"Mostly with the game. I have never been to their stadium. I have heard a whole bunch of stuff about the fans and the crowd there. I am most interested in seeing how great they are there."

"I also want to meet the coaches. I have only met Coach Kevin Cosgrove and that was at my school. I couldn't talk to him much then because of the rules. He could just say hi."

Reed was told originally that he was a defensive recruit by Nebraska. The thought was that he could play linebacker. Since then, Nebraska has nabbed four linebacker prospects and the way that Nebraska viewed Reed has changed.

"No, I am not planning on talking too much to them about that. Coach Cosgrove did mention that he gave my film to the offensive coaches and they said that they would be fine with me playing the H-Back or receiver."

"It actually sounds like that for a couple of the other schools that are recruiting me. They told me that they would actually let me play where I wanted."


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