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It's been a wild and weird 2019 recruiting cycle for the Nebraska football team. Thomas Grayson is one illustration of just how wild a time it's been. The 3-star running back had, at one time, been a pretty solid commit for the Cornhuskers. Once it appeared that the Huskers were going to be taking quite a few running backs in the 2019 class, Grayson decided it was probably better to play somewhere else.

Nebraska football moved on to faster and better

The running back position in the 2019 cycle has been full of drama for the Huskers. Before Grayson ever moved on, he was set to sign alongside Ronald Thompkins. Thompkins has plenty of speed and elusiveness. The problem is that he tore his ACL in his high school state playoffs.

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Despite that injury, he's a member of the Huskers' class because the coaching staff made it clear they were going to honor the scholarship.

Rahmir Johnson is healthy, speedy and ready to show what he can do in 2019. So is Dedrick Ward. When Grayson decided he didn't want to be a part of the Nebraska football team anymore, the Cornhuskers were able to go out and get Wandale Robinson.

Certainly, there was a bit of drama there as well. The Kentucky star originally committed to the Wildcats after all signs pointed to him ending up in Lincoln. Eventually, he saw the error of his ways. It's a safe bet that if Grayson was still a member of the class, Robinson wasn't going to sign on the dotted line with Scott Frost and company.

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That would have been really bad when you consider that Robinson has been so good in his senior season of high school, he's getting the attention of players committing to other schools like Carson Lee. Lee announced over the weekend he was headed to Colorado after being recruited by Nebraska.

Thomas Grayson ends up on Huskers' old foe

The former Husker commit has finally found his new home. Thomas Grayson committed to Kansas State on Monday afternoon and all signs point to him signing on Wednesday during National Signing Day. It was quite a journey for the Tulsa, Oklahoma product who made sure that he knew where he was going to go before he gave another commitment.

Say what you will about the word "commitment" when talking about players who go back on their word.

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Grayson wasn't someone who hopped from team to team, to team. He did finally hit Kansas State's campus on February 1 and he certainly liked what he saw. Now that he's with the Wildcats, the Nebraska football team won't be running into him, unless the two schools meet in a bowl over the next four years.