Yes, he did. So I really don't understand why folks are saying that some coaches did recruit him. I don't know. Either way, we dropped the ball big time.Didn’t Burrow just say in an interview somewhere that no one from Nebraska recruited him? I assume that meant Riley too.
New coach Mike Riley attempted to get back into the recruiting horse race with Burrow. No such luck.Didn’t Burrow just say in an interview somewhere that no one from Nebraska recruited him? I assume that meant Riley too.
So basically it was just a hail Mary from Riley to make it look like he tried.New coach Mike Riley attempted to get back into the recruiting horse race with Burrow. No such luck.
"Oklahoma and Nebraska tried to change my mind," Burrow said. "And Jim Harbaugh called one time. I told him I'm committed to Ohio State. I'm not taking any other visits."
Whatever effort three top programs — Nebraska, Oklahoma and Michigan — made to try and make Athens (Ohio) quarterback Joe Burrow waver from his commitment to Ohio State, they appearwww.omaha.com
Bo rejected Burrow, but not Riley.
Riley had less than two months to put together his first recruiting class in Lincoln after being hired away from Oregon State in Dec. 2014 and the Huskers weren’t able to sign a quarterback despite making a late run at Nebraska legacy eventual Ohio State signee Joe Burrow. Had Riley had a full year to recruit Burrow things might have been different but by the time Riley was hired Borrow was already locked in the Buckeyes.