Huskers offer RB from Louisiana

The Huskers are looking for a running back combination evidently this year to complement their "big back" in Dontrayevous Robinson. The Huskers have now turned their sights on a familiar place and stomping ground for part of the staff: Louisiana. Three of the staff, including head coach Bo Pelini, came from LSU and have now offered a running back from Louisiana.

The Huskers are looking to take two running backs in this class. With one on board, Dontrayevous Robinson, the Huskers are now looking at Eddie Lacy from Geismar (La.) Dutchtown.

"The evaluation period has been going alright," Lacy said. "Alabama and Arkansas were by recently.

"I am up to four or five offers. I have offers from Oklahoma, Auburn, Iowa, Minnesota and one from Nebraska for sure."

The Huskers are one of a handful to see that Lacy's strengths translate to the top levels of division one play. Lacy says that he can run to get yards, but can also do a lot of other things on the football field.

"I would say my vision. I have good vision and can cut back. When we need a play, I can make a play to get a couple of yards. I have good power and speed.

"I can also catch the ball. I play wide receiver too. I split out and they run some plays with me. I also do kick off return. I just don't play defense."

Last season, rushing alone, Lacy put up some huge numbers. "I had over 1,800 rushing yards and 26 or 27 touchdowns."

The Huskers are one of the more recent offers for Lacy. It's also one of the schools that he doesn't know a lot about, but is still interested in.

"The Nebraska offer is pretty new. I got it late last month, I think. I don't know a lot about Nebraska."

"I don't know what kind of offense they run or anything about their tradition. I'm interested in them, I am interested in everybody."

Lacy is going to sit down and watch a lot of the teams that have offered him and that he is interested in to see if he fits into their style of football. From that, he will determine where he is going to take his five official visits.

"This year I am going to have to watch everyone that I am interested in and do research on them. I am going to have to narrow it down to five because that is all the visits that I can take."

Lacy hasn't ruled out making any trips or some camps this summer, but he knows that it will be tough. He will have to schedule the travel around time that he and his family can get.

"I am going to have to see what days my parents are off and see if I can make any. It's all about scheduling."

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