Class of 2016 target

Terry Wilson

PositionQB
Height6/3
Weight190
HometownDel City, OK
High schoolDel City

Terry Wilson, a dual-threat quarterback out of Del City, Oklahoma, committed to the Huskers on May 5. He's rated a four-star by ESPN and a three-star by the other recruiting services. The prospect become the fifth commit of the 2016 class, announcing his commitment to Nebraska via Twitter.

Wilson was the first QB in the class but was later joined by Patrick O'Brien out of San Juan Hills in California.

Nebraska offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf met with Wilson and O'Brien during a nation-wide evaluation tour. He later offered both on the same day.

Wilson, 6-foot-2 and 180-pounds from Del City High School, also held offers from Indiana, Houston, Memphis and Arkansas State during the time of his commitment. Since then, the QB has picked up offers from Arizona State, Colorado, Texas Tech and UNLV. One more major school that's pursuing Wilson: Oregon.

Scott Frost, the Ducks' offensive coordinator and a former national champion quarterback with the Huskers, visited Wilson. When asked if he's considering Oregon, Wilson said he was "just focused on my senior year and getting better with my teammates, that's all," in a text message to The World-Herald.

Though Wilson is smaller and more of a scrambler than O'Brien, he nevertheless shows good poise as a thrower, The World-Herald's Sam McKewon says.

Wilson told Big Red Report that he was in Lincoln last year for a quarterback camp under then-offensive coordinator Tim Beck. Nebraska got in touch with Wilson and Langsdorf was soon in Oklahoma City for a visit in late April.

According to the Oklahoman, Wilson threw for 2,856 yards with 28 touchdowns and 10 interceptions last season a pistol/shotgun spread attack. He attempted 369 passes compared to just 55 rushes in 2014.

So why did Wilson choose the Huskers?

“Coach Riley puts quarterbacks in the NFL,” he said. “... I feel very positive about the decision. I felt like I was ready to commit.”


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