Huskers lining up official visits for season opener including RB Robinson, DB Mullen
Nebraska isn’t wasting any time getting coveted prospects on campus this fall.
A pair of high-profile Class of 2019 prospects in the past day have announced their plans to use official visits to Lincoln for the Huskers’ season-opener.
Talented Kentucky back Wandale Robinson and cornerback Tiawan Mullen (Pompano Beach, Florida) will both be among NU’s official visitors when Scott Frost coaches his first regular season game at Memorial Staidum on Sept. 1 against Akron.
Nebraska Official visit September 1 GBR 🌽🔴— Tiawan Mullen (@Mullen_7era) August 21, 2018
Robinson is a consensus four-star prospect at Western Hills High in Frankfort. The 5-foot-9, 175-pounder has the kind of versatile skill set the Huskers covet, but so too do many other schools around the country.
He has scholarship offers from Alabama, Michigan, Ohio State, Kentucky and a litany of others. Robinson has already used an official to Michigan and, per his 247Sports profile, is slated to visit the Crimson Tide the weekend of Sept. 22.
Robinson, per his Hudl profile, racked up 3,276 all-purpose yards and 43 touchdowns as a junior.
Mullen, meanwhile, is rated a four-star prospect by Rivals and a three-star prospect by both 247Sports and the 247Sports composite.
The 5-foot-10 cornerback for Coconut Creek High and has scholarship offers from schools across the country and recently announced a top five that included NU, TCU, Ole Miss, Pittsburgh and Indiana.
Mullen has already used an official to Pitt and, per his 247Sports profile, has visits lined up to Indiana and Kansas State in the two weeks following his Husker visit.
Nebraska currently has one defensive back in the class in Quinton Newsome of Georgia and three backfield pledges in its 16-player class.
While the biggest in-season recruiting weekends are oftentimes not until conference play, Nebraska is trying to host a big number of visitors during the non-conference slate. Needless to say, the 7 p.m. kickoff Sept. 1 will be an electric environment. That, combined with the fact that NU didn’t use summer official visits the way many schools around the country did, helps explain why the school may try to tilt its big recruiting weekends toward the beginning of the season.