Ashland-Greenwood junior Bryce Kitrell knows what it takes to be a ​Division I football player. His brothers Bo and Brett can tell him all about it.

Bo was a walk-on in Nebraska's 2014 class and recently finished his Husker career. Brett is a sophomore offensive lineman at Ohio. Bryce learned from their recruitment.

"It has taught me to stay humble and keep working harder and hungrier than ever," Bryce said. "It also taught me to not get too high in the highs and too low in the lows. To keep a level head and to be thankful for whatever happens."

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Bryce, a 6-foot, 187-pound running back, was one of the nine in-state players to attend Nebraska's junior day on Feb. 2.

"I love the culture of the program and how the system develops players into men," Kitrell said of his NU visit. "I love everything that is going on there."

Kitrell compiled over 2,000 yards and 19 touchdowns last season. He rushed for 1,242 yards and 16 touchdowns, caught 16 passes for 213 yards, returned 16 kickoffs for 360 yards and one touchdown and had 152 punt return yards. He was also the team's punter with an average of 28.9 yards per punt. On defense he had 70 total tackles and one interception.

His versatility is what recruiters are enamored by most. Although he doesn't hold a scholarship offer, Wyoming, Iowa, South Dakota State and Northern Iowa have all expressed interest, along with Nebraska.

"I'll play anywhere," he said, regarding a position at the next level. "Some schools are recruiting me as an athlete and others are as a running back. It depends on the schools."

​Kitrell said he is likely to attend camps at Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota State and Wyoming this summer.

"As we get closer to the summer, I will make a decision on where to camp or visit the school that are recruiting me the hardest," he said.

Mike is a prep recruiting specialist for The World-Herald. Follow him on Twitter @MikeSautterOWH. Phone: 402-444-1335.

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