A few days in Nebraska didn't do much to sway four-star tackle Kenny Lacy. The UCLA commit took an official visit to Lincoln and watched the Huskers defeat Wisconsin this weekend. He said all the right things about the trip as he waited to fly home to Phoenix. Crowd was great, coaches were nice, yadda yadda …
Regardless of the usual post-visit platitudes, the bottom line stands as such:
When all was said and done in Lincoln, his UCLA pledge stayed strong. The most newsworthy item from his weekend was the fact that there's no news at all.
"I'm still going to consider Nebraska, but I'm a UCLA commit," Lacy said by phone on Sunday.
Lacy watched video in the Nebraska meeting room prior to the Husker's win over the Badgers. He ate with the team, took in the pregame atmosphere from the sideline and heard all about how Bo Pelini's staff would use him should he flip his commitment. His biggest takeaway from the weekend, however, had nothing to do with facilities or schemes.
"Man, the fans were going crazy," he said. "When we came out of the tunnel, it was nuts. That was probably the thing that stood out the most, the fans there.
"Watching film with the coaches was cool, too."
Despite the warm welcome and his decision to "consider" Nebraska, the decorated lineman remains a Bruin. He also remains a man committed to seeing the campuses of other schools. Next up for Lacy is an official visit to California on Oct. 5, allowing the Golden Bears to take a crack at convincing the Phoenix (Ariz.) Mountain Pointe senior to break his commitment.
"I'm going to still take all of my visits," Lacy said. "I want to see what's out there, but right now I'm with UCLA."
Lacy has a planned trip to Oklahoma on Nov. 23 in addition to his upcoming visit to Cal.