Tall target wants Nebraska attention

Nebraska has a few, big needs in this recruiting class, but there might not be a bigger one than at wide receiver. Nebraska graduates four wide receivers this year and is looking for all sorts of wide receivers. A tall, physical target that might get some Nebraska attention says he is willing to listen to the Huskers.

Nebraska seems to be hitting Texas hard and there is a North Texas product that could get some attention. Steven Osborne of South Garland (Texas) is a guy Nebraska might be calling.

"The season went well," Osborne said. "We went 10-2 and made it into the second round. Personally, I did well. I had 37 catches for 585 yards and 10 scores."

Osborne has the physical tools and abilities to be a big time, collegiate receiver. To go along with exceptional height, he brings 4.5/40 speed to the table.

"I am 6-foot-4 and I am aggressive. I can do it all as a receiver. I can go up and get it, run around you, run you over and block."

There are two offers on the table now with another apparently on the way according to Osborne. Word is growing on Osborne though.

"I am getting attention from UNLV, Kansas, Buffalo and Purdue. I don't know about how many offers, total. I know that UNLV and Purdue offered, but Louisiana-Monroe says they offered me."

Osborne knows a lot about Nebraska already and said that he would like to start hearing from them. He knows that there is a need at Nebraska.

"I would definitely be interested in Nebraska. Distance isn't an issue with me at all. I know that they are losing some receivers."

If there is some fine print with Steven, it might be that he has a twin brother that also plays football. Courtney Osborne is 6-foot-2 and could play a number of positions on the field.

"He says that he is just being recruited as an athlete, but this year he mainly played defense. He could play receiver."

The Osborne's want to play football in college together, but that could change as the two might continue to draw interest and offers from other teams.

"Right now, we want a package deal, but he might change his mind. He has two offers and they are from UNLV and Louisiana-Monroe."

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