Huskers still in the mix

The Huskers went out and got an outside linebacker in Shawn Bodtmann. Nebraska was looking to take just one more and there is one in Texas that towards the top of a very short list. This particular player said that he has his eye on Nebraska and might be interested in taking an official visit to Nebraska this fall.

Nebraska has been showing tremendous interest in linebacker, Chris Williams. Williams, a 6-foot-1.5 and 223-pound linebacker from Abilene (Texas) had an amazing year last year for Abilene.

"I had 90 tackles, 33 tackles for loss, 12 sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery," Williams said. "I was first team all-district, defensive MVP of the district, AP 5A defensive player of the year and all-state."

It's no wonder why so many schools have noticed Williams after a year like that. Williams claims that he is at a cool 20 offers and from some of the nation's best programs.

"It's right at 20. I have offers from Oklahoma, LSU, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Missouri, Nebraska, Colorado, Arizona and Arizona State to name a few.

"I would say that there are about five teams that have opened my eyes a bit. I would say Texas Tech, LSU, Oklahoma, Missouri and Nebraska."

What those teams stand to get is one of the best players in the state of Texas. Williams is actually being projected to play anywhere from MIKE to WILL to potentially play safety.

"I don't care where I play. I like being the most disruptive person on the football field. I play sideline to sideline and I get to the ball. I also lead by example."

Williams is looking for a chance to win a national championship wherever he goes. He would also like to feel safe on the campus and in the city as well as finding a school with great coaches.

Williams knows about the head coach at one of the top schools that he is considering. The Huskers made an effort to bring in a head coach this past year with a history of having great defenses at LSU, Oklahoma and at Nebraska.

"They have Bo Pelini and that says a lot when you talk about wanting to play for a good defense. I know that he is going to have his guys ready. Generally, they do a good job of getting their guys ready to play.

"I think that they had about 87,000 fans at their spring game. That's crazy. Everyone wants to be around fans like that; people that are going to support their team."

Williams is only planning on an LSU camp this summer and not a lot of other trips. If Williams does travel to see Nebraska it will more than likely be part of an official visit.

"I think that Nebraska would be a team that I would take an official visit to. As of right now, the Huskers would be a team that I would be interested in taking an official visit to."

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