LINCOLN — One of the nation's top junior college programs, Garden City (Kansas) Community College, had several prospects on hand for Saturday's Red-White spring game. 

Among other prospects, NU will be looking at running backs Charles West — who rushed for 972 yards and eight touchdowns last season — and Dedrick Mills, who rushed for 771 at Georgia Tech in 2016 before being dismissed from the program in August 2017. Mills carried the ball just seven times for Garden City last year before breaking his collarbone. 

NU's top target out of Garden City, tackle Bamidele Olaseni, did not come on the trip. The Huskers will likely check on him later. Quarterback Tylin Oden, who transferred from Rutgers, was also in attendance. 

Garden City coach Jeff Sims was in Lincoln but, by NCAA rule, he can't bring the players or pay for them to come. So the players drove themselves up in a caravan of several cars while Sims drove separately.

Sims is close to NU outside linebackers coach Jovan Dewitt. Both of them coached at Florida Atlantic for former Nebraska defensive coordinator Carl Pelini. Sims is the same coach who helped guide Lavonte David, Yoshi Hardrick, Brandon Kinnie and Stanley Jean-Baptiste to NU. 

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