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In the first two recruiting classes under Bo Pelini there has been a large emphasis on getting longer in the secondary. Nebraska has looked for the 6-foot-0 and over cornerbacks and another fitting the bill is Ciante Evans from Arlington (Texas) Sequin. Evans is getting a lot of attention from other schools, but the Huskers have really stood out to him.

At 6-foot-0 and 170-pounds, Ciante Evans from Arlington (Texas) Seguin is drumming up a lot of attention. There is still time for some colleges to get out and see him in action with the spring game a week away.

"Spring is going good," Evans said. "We haven't had our spring game yet. That comes up on May 29th. The spring is better this year than last year. The offense is on track to go along with a stout defense last year."

As a cornerback, Evans has the height that college coaches covet. However, the thought is that with more vertical height that the hips slow down. That is not the case with Evans.

"I think that I have good technique and recovery speed. I also have good versatility as a cornerback and I have quick hips. When the ball is in the air, I can go and get a receiver."

Evans had a solid junior year for a very good defense at Seguin. While Evans wasn't sure how many tackles he ended up with, he did know some exact stacks for passes broken up and interceptions as well as knew of an honor he had received.

"I don't know how many tackles I had, but I know that I ended up with four interceptions and 13 or 14 passes broken up. I was first team all-district last year."

With already a double-digit offer total Evans hasn't had a chance to sit down and really think about his list of favorites. With the spring wrapping up, he knows that he will have that chance soon.

"I have around 13 or 14 offers. I have offers from Houston, Colorado State, Texas A&M, Kansas, TCU, Baylor, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Utah, Illinois and that's all I can remember right now.

"I have been trying to go through some of that. Right now, we are getting close to wrapping up our spring and I have been trying to narrow things down, but I haven't had a chance to really trim my list."

What Evans will really be concentrating on with his decision is the education. He knows that football will not last forever, and might not lead to anything beyond college, so a degree is very important.

"The biggest factor to me is the education. You can play football anywhere, but if I don't go to the NFL then I need that degree to fall back on. I am not looking at distance or early playing or anything like that."

The Huskers have been pushing hard to get the attention of Evans and it's catching Evans' eye. The recruiting coach is really driving home the things that Evans seems to be most interested in.

"Nebraska was up at the school last week to see me play. I had been talking to them. They seem like they are a really good school and they have quite a few kids from Texas that come and play for them.

"I really like Nebraska. I really like my recruiting coach, Tim Beck. He told me that their fans are really tuned into their team and their players. They have a good graduation rate for their athletes."

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