Omaha (Neb.) Central tight end Nate Prater is slowly becoming one of the more highly recruited tight ends in the Midlands Region.
“Oklahoma has been sending a lot of handwritten mail,” the 6-foot-4, 250-pound Prater said. “Notre Dame has been sending a lot, too. Michigan and Purdue are some newer ones that are writing me.”
All of the attention has produced just three offers so far, with more on the way before long.
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“I have offers right now from Iowa State, Kansas and Kansas State,” he said. “But Oklahoma told me if I had come to their camp they would have offered me. They wanted to see how interested in them I was by coming to their camp. I think they will still offer me, even though I didn’t get to go.
“Michigan and Purdue have said they will but haven’t officially done it. It is nice to have several schools looking at me so I have plenty of options I can look at.”
Don’t look for a quick decision from Prater.
“I want to weigh out my options. I will probably wait a while before I commit to anyone. I want to find the best place for me.”
As a junior, Prater hauled in 31 passes for 365 yards and scored eight touchdowns.