Mohammed Seisay, Andrew Green, Stanley Jean-Baptiste, Antonio Bell and Ciante Evans drew rave reviews this spring from coaches. With Charles Jackson, Josh Mitchell and Daniel Davie, their are some youngsters with promise already on board. At RB, after Burkhead graduates, there is Abdullah and Cross as young additions who have more than a year left. Heard moved to CB to clear the longjam at RB, a longjam that no longer exists.
In terms of recruiting for the '13 class, obviously now the Huskers will likely take 2 RBs if they find two deserving of spots. Overall IMO the Huskers are getting serious interest from better DB prospects than at RB so if Heard moves they will have an easier time replacing him with future talent.