It was the right time

Ciante Evans has seen teams turn around. In his time at Arlington (Texas) Seguin he has seen a 1-8 team get a new coach and have success the next year. That is a little like he sees Nebraska with Bo Pelini. The Huskers have turned it around in a short time that Bo has been in Lincoln and Evans just wanted to be part of it.

Nebraska landed their third commit last night in as many days and all were on the defensive side of the ball. Ciante Evans, a cornerback, was talking to Nebraska late last night.

"I committed to Nebraska last night," Evans said. "It was probably 11:30 or something like that when I called Nebraska. I was just thinking and called Nebraska."

The 6-foot-0 and 175-pound Evans has been up to Nebraska before and realized that it was the best place where he could take his game to the next level.

"I just wanted to get it over with and get on with my season. I have been up to Nebraska before. I just felt like their coaches provided a good learning environment up there."

Nebraska was on pay per view last week and Evans wasn't able to watch. He did see the score and likens the situation at Nebraska under Bo Pelini to something similar at Arlington (Texas) Seguin.

"I didn't get to see their game. I didn't see a lot of their highlights either, but I did see their score. I thought that it was pretty impressive.

"It's always good to be part of an upcoming team. Like us at Seguin, we came back from a 1-8 season, got a new coach and turned the program around.

"It really says a lot about the players and the coaches that are involved in the program at that time that they are turning things around and getting it going."

Evans was set to see another school in a few weeks, the last weekend in September, but isn't going to make that trip. In fact, that is the weekend of Nebraska's 300th consecutive sellout and could choose to visit Nebraska that weekend.

"I had a visit set up to see Utah in a few weeks, but I am not going to take it. I am going to talk to Coach Tim Beck about getting up to Lincoln."

Seguin is off to a slow start, but does catch a break opponent-wise this weekend. "I wish that I could tell you that it was 2-0, but we are 0-2. We played Burleson and Wylie. We have a 4A opponent this weekend and we should win."

Evans makes the total number of eight known commitments for Nebraska. Evans is also the third commitment in about two weeks to come from Texas as well as the second to come from Arlington, Texas (Donovan Vestal at Bowie H.S.).

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