Stop me if you've heard this one before. The Nebraska football team might be going up against an SEC school for the services of one of the best all-purpose backs in his class. Last time it was Wandale Robinson. This time it could be Georgia running back Jahmyr Gibbs.

If there are parallels between Robinson and Gibbs, there is also one big difference. Robinson was having to choose between the Huskers and his hometown Kentucky Wildcats. This time around, the big SEC offer for Gibbs is from out-of-state power LSU.

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Nebraska football going after another SEC prize

For now, the other big difference between Robinson and Gibbs is that Jahmyr Gibbs isn't nearly as highly touted. That could change on a dime as we roll along in the 2020 recruiting class. If the teams that are showing interest in the Dalton, Georgia native are any indication, he's only going to be more popular the closer we get to the fall and the early signing period.

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It should also be pointed out that even if Gibbs was leaning towards LSU or any of the other SEC area schools that have offered, it's no guarantee the Huskers would lose out. They've been down this road with Robinson as well. When it comes to skilled players, it's never going to be easy for the Huskers to lure them out of their home areas. It's hardly impossible.

Jahmyr Gibbs recruitment gaining steam

The offer from LSU gives the running back an even 20.

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It's possible that's more than what Wandale Robinson was looking at in March of 2019. That's not the be all and end all when it comes to deciding just how good a back a player can be, but it does indicate there are plenty of schools looking at Gibbs.

While being the 62nd best player in the state of Georgia doesn't seem to be all that impressive, he is also the 9th ranked all-purpose back in the 2020 class.

That's not all that much worse than what we saw from Robinson. Wandale also managed to climb up the ranks as the season went along and she showed what he could do.

When it comes to trying to predict where Gibbs might land, it's important to note that Georgia has not come calling just yet.

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That could be good news, or bad news for the Nebraska football team. It's possible the Bulldogs are going to get into the picture too late. It's also possible it could also be a possibility that when they do come calling, the siren song will be entirely too strong to resist. For now, it's all about getting Jahmyr Gibbs to Lincoln so he can see what memorial stadium has to offer.

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