Huskers move on Florida WR

With just one more game left for Nebraska during the regular season, the Friday after Thanksgiving, the Nebraska staff is trying to bring in some of the players that couldn't travel during the season. One of the biggest recruiting draws for Nebraska is the home game atmosphere in Lincoln and there might not be another like the one when Colorado comes to town.

Nebraska will face a tough task next season trying to replace seniors Nate Swift and Todd Peterson who have been huge for Nebraska this year. However, Nebraska is branching out and new names are coming up.

One if the newest names to surface has been Eric Williams from Bradenton (Flor.) Manatee. Manatee is also the same high school as two-time national champion Tommie Frazier who played quarterback at Nebraska.

"I do have an offer from Nebraska," Williams said. "I got it on a Tuesday. I think that it was two or three weeks ago. It puts Nebraska in the mix."

The late Nebraska offer put Williams right at about a dozen offers. However, he has yet to trim his list, take any visits or even set a visit.

"I have 11 or 12 offers. I don't really have anything narrowed down at all. I haven't taken any official visits yet and won't take any until our season ends."

Out of that dozen or so offers, Williams really believes that there are three teams that will more than likely get a visit from him. There is a possibility of another as well.

"I would say probably Ole Miss, Purdue and probably Nebraska would get visits for sure. I would probably go and visit South Carolina too."

Williams is focused on a few key criteria when it comes to choosing a school. First and foremost, there must be an offense that will get the ball to Williams.

"I am looking at, whether or not, the school is really a passing team. I will also look at the academics, how many players they are graduating and how many players go onto the next level."

Playing time is a key thing for Williams. He plans to look at the rosters at the schools he is interested in to get a better understanding about the players in front of him.

"I am definitely looking at playing time. I want to look at the roster and see if they have a lot of freshman, sophomores and juniors. The talent I have, I think I can come in and play for someone."

At 5-foot-11 and 192-pounds, the reports say Williams can't go up and get the ball like taller receivers. He uses that piece of misinformation to his benefit against his opponents.

"I am a play-maker every time I touch the ball. I am a threat to score. I can catch the ball away from my body. I am not one of the tallest receivers, but I can go up and win jump balls. I can play outside or inside."

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