Huskers get good news from DT

After losing to Kansas State at home for the first time since 1968, many Nebraska fans are looking for a ray of sunshine or for a silver lining on the dark cloud. After a long weekend of tracking recruits down that visited Lincoln this weekend, one was found.
“I committed to Nebraska right before I left,” said three-star junior college defensive tackle Byron Smith said. “I’m done taking visits, and they’re all going to be canceled. I’ve made up my mind. Nebraska is the place for me. I already feel like I’m part of their family.”
Smith, who is 6-foot-2 and 295 pounds, is a three-star selection from Kilgore (Texas) Kilgore J.C. He played high school football at Bryan and was going to also take official visits to Texas A&M and Florida. Both A&M and Florida had offered him scholarships, he said.

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But after spending time with his host, Demarrio Williams, who also played his junior college ball at Kilgore, no more visits are needed.
“Demarrio is kind of a legend at Kilgore,” Smith said.
“I met him one time for just a few minutes, so I was really looking forward to meeting him again. He was straight up with me and he didn’t beat around the bush. He told me I would like it here at Nebraska, and I know he was telling the truth.”
Smith’s commitment is the 13th known commitment for the Huskers and the first junior college player in the Class of 2004.