Huskers step up and offer TX QB

This North Texas quarterback is going to become very popular. With his size, speed and productivity; he is the type of quarterback that is becoming increasingly popular nationally. The idea is to have an efficient passing quarterback, but not a sitting duck in the pocket. The ability to create plays with your feet keeps a defense honest. There is a top two and are the Huskers in it?

Nebraska isn't waiting around this year in trying to find a quarterback. One of the more recent offers is to Tyrik Rollison from Sulphur Springs (Texas). The 6-foot-2 and 186-pound Rollison has 4.6/40 speed.

"It's my ability to move around the pocket," Rollison said. "I would consider myself a dual-threat quarterback. I have an ability to create plays."

"I had 130 carries for 554 yards and seven touchdowns on the ground. I was 296 for 432 attempts for 3,696 yards and 37 touchdowns with 10 interceptions. I had a 70% completion percentage."

If you aren't a senior and make district and state honors then you know that you had a special season. Rollison picked up the top honors for the district and one of the top honors in the state as a quarterback.

"I was the offensive district MVP for our district. I was also first team all-state AP and was voted second team all-state by a newspaper."

With numbers and mobility like Rollison has he has started to look at two, Big 12 South teams. Rollison has taken a visit to one already, but neither one of the schools has offered.

"I am really looking at Texas Tech and Oklahoma State. I like their passing offense at each school. I have visited Texas Tech, but I haven't visited Oklahoma State yet. Neither one of the schools has offered."

While Rollison's top two schools haven't offered there are six schools that have. Sometimes a school sees a player's size and speed and might offer at a position other than what he has been playing. All of Rollison's offers are to play quarterback.

"I do have some offers. I have offers from Texas A&M, Houston, Kansas, Florida State, Nebraska and Arizona. They have all offered me as a quarterback."

Rollison is looking at the quality of the education that he will receive when it comes to picking out a school. The distance away from home will be a little of an influence as well in his decision.

"I am looking at the education first. Distance is somewhat of a factor. I would like to stay closer to home. Texas Tech and Oklahoma State are not too far away."

Rollison already missed one of the combines that he was planning on hitting. However, there are still some plans being made to hit some one day camps of the schools that he is considering.

"I am probably going to go and hit some one day camps. I don't know to which schools yet. I had to miss the Nike combine that I was planning on."

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