Enjoyable Visit for future Husker

For any Nebraska kid this probably isn't a time where they are going to learn a whole lot that is new. But hey, it's still a trip to Nebraska. For Ryne Reeves, Nebraska's first commit for the Class of 2011, this "Junior Day" wasn't climactic. He's already had that. But he said it was a learning and enjoyable experience.

Even if you are young enough that you have yet to hit your junior year in high school, if you are a Nebraska kid you know all about the Huskers. For Crete's Ryne Reeves that applies. He's camped there, been there, seen the facilities and got the grand tour before.

So, this last event for the Husker coaching staff was something where he was going to enjoy it, perhaps meet some future teammates and see if he missed anything from before.

"It was fun. I had a really good time, and we got to listen to Coach (Barney) Cotton talk about the position a lot more," Reeves said. "And then some current players came into the room with the rest of the linemen, and we got to ask them questions."

Reeves wasn't alone as a visitor as he was joined by fellow in-state players: DT, Jeff Uher from Creighton Prep as well as offensive linemen Lincoln Hansen from Millard North, Bryce Deitz from Northstar, Chris Reed from Omaha Central. Almost amongst this group was Rylan Cotton, a standout athlete from Lincoln Southeast. This is just to name a few.

For Reeves, the tour of the facility is nice, but unlike the out-of-state visitors who may be seeing it all for the first time, this isn't his first trip inside the program. What he enjoyed was the trip even deeper inside, as his future position coach and players talked about the future and answered questions. "Coach Cotton talked to us for awhile, just about football and stuff. But then players like Roy Helu, Zac Lee and Ben Cotton came up front and answered questions," Reeves said. "It's always cool to just listen to more about what they do, how they do it and all that."

Reeves was obviously looking at doing his own thing while in Lincoln, concerned more about offensive line, as you would expect. So, when it came to all of the other visitors, many of which we will bring you stories on yet tonight, he didn't hear about anyone pulling the trigger.

But he's not worrying about that, of course. He already has his decision out of the way, and it's a long time coming where he'll actually strap it on for the big red. Now it's just about a week or so away from when he straps it on for his junior year at Crete.

Yeah, there are still two years to watch Reeves play until he can even sign his Letter of Intent.

However, it should be fun to watch.

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