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Recruits react to Pelini announcement

Compton says Pelini addresses need

While the story leaked all over on Friday and Saturday, Bo Pelini was officially announced as the Nebraska head coach this Sunday. A couple of the defensive recruits that have been waiting on this news for some time and Big Red Report got a chance to get their immediate reaction to the hire at Nebraska.

Josh Williams and Will Compton have made it very clear that the hiring of the new head coach at Nebraska will have a huge part in their commitment status. Big Red Report caught up with both of them for their reactions. "Hey man, I am excited about it," Williams said. "He's a defensive coach and he has a great track record as a defensive coordinator at all of the places he has been." Neither...

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