Let's rewind for a second to Nebraska's Friday Night Lights camps from last summer. 

Of the three camps, one week had most of the state's top prospects at it — both 2017 and 2018 guys — and York's Masry Mapieu got an offer, and accepted it on the spot. Mapieu had a big junior season, making NU coaches look smart for offering him so early. 

But another 2018 defensive tackle performed well that night — Lincoln Southeast's Bryson Williams. He won several one-on-one drills, and Williams was quicker than most of the linemen he faced. That night, Williams did well enough to get pulled aside by defensive line coach John Parrella. 

"I don't even think they knew my name before that camp," Williams chuckled Tuesday in an interview. To be fair to NU, not a lot of people did. Williams was born in Lincoln but grew up in Rockford, Illinois, before moving back for his freshman year. He's now 6-foot-2½ and 288 pounds.

He's also in possession of a Power Five offer as of Wednesday night. Kansas State offered Williams a scholarship. Williams somewhat expected some good news; he was supposed to call K-State on Tuesday night for a chat.

KSU won't likely be the last major offer he gets. Williams visited Minnesota last weekend; new coach P.J. Fleck is making an aggressive push in recruiting. Iowa State has been inquiring a lot, too, as has UCLA, which usually heads through the state each spring.

Williams is interested in Nebraska. The Huskers have had some contact, but not as much as Minnesota and Kansas State.

He said his biggest attribute is a quick-twitch instinct at the snap. 

"As soon as I see that ball fidget, I'm gone," Williams said. 

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