Huskers making a run at Lynn

If you are a Husker fan and don't know who Gabe Lynn is or that he is the brother of middle linebacker, Phillip Dillard, then you haven't been paying attention to recruiting the past two or three years or have been on the moon. Many recent stories for Lynn don't talk a lot about Nebraska, but after the spring game and his brother's words about Nebraska, the Huskers are definitely in it.

For Gabe Lynn, it was a chance to get back to Lincoln. It was a chance to meet with a different staff than who actually offered him, a chance to see the new weight room, check out the spring game and talk to his brother.

"I thought it was a great experience," Lynn said. "It was cool seeing 80,000 fans there. I thought that the spring game looked good, the coaches were really cool so I had a really good trip."

Lynn, a 6-foot-1 and 180-pound defensive back from Jenks (Okla.) Jenks, was excited about the new weight room and the new coaches. He saw how the coaches and that weight room changed his brother in such a short time.

"This was actually my first time getting to see the new weight room and it was amazing. Getting a chance to meet the new coaches was good, they seemed real cool.

"Getting to see Phillip was good. He's lost 30 pounds and he's walking around with a smile on his face all the time. Phil is not a smile-type of guy, but with that change he's a different person.

The style that Nebraska is playing now at the cornerback position has changed from the previous staff to how it will be done under Bo Pelini. The change suits Lynn's style just fine.

"I liked it a lot. I think that the way that their cornerbacks, being a little more physical like the NFL, is different than how the previous staff used their corners. I like that kind of style.

"They give you a chance to get up there, get physical, make some breaks on the ball and make some plays. That's my style of play, I like that."

From the previous staff, Lynn was associated with Phil Elmassian. The new secondary coach, Marvin Sanders, and Lynn had a long talk that was more than just about football.

"Coach Marvin Sanders seemed real cool. It seemed that he cared more about the person than the player. First thing that he talked about was about making good decisions. He just seems like someone that is going to take care of his players."

Besides the Nebraska spring game this past weekend, Lynn is unsure on the rest of his plans for the spring and the summer. There is a possible combine in his future and a couple of other schools that he would like to see.

"I am not sure yet. I might do a Nike camp later this summer. I want to take a trip down to Miami and then to LSU. I want to see some schools like that."

Many of the past stories on Lynn had little to nothing to say about Nebraska. To say, from that, that Nebraska isn't being considered anymore by Lynn is just not true.

"Nebraska is still on my list. I am completely open and haven't cut anyone yet. There are some smaller schools that are off my list, but as for Nebraska they are still on my list."

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