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Miami Grad Transfer WR Lawrence Cager Compliments Nebraska Fans, Likes Adrian Martinez

Miami wide receiver Lawrence Cager.

MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 06: Lawrence Cager #18 of the Miami Hurricanes celebrates scoring a touchdown in the second half against the Florida State Seminoles at Hard Rock Stadium on October 6, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images)

Lawrence Cager never quite broke out while at Miami, but has the size and talent that gives him some serious options as a graduate transfer.

Cager played three seasons in four years at The U, missing what would have been his sophomore season in 2016 due to injury.

He leaves the school with 45 catches for 681 yards and 10 touchdowns.

That last number is one that should stand out, considering he didn't have a huge workload.

At 6-foot-5, 218 pounds, Cager is a big red zone target, something that a number of programs struggle to recruit.

Georgia, Iowa State, Maryland, Nebraska, Oregon, and Penn State are among the big programs that are after the Miami transfer. The Huskers, who have an offense-minded head coach and young star quarterback, present a very intriguing opportunity.

Lawrence Cager spoke to the Omaha World-Herald about Nebraska, and he had praise for the school's fans, and quarterback Adrian Martinez.

From The World-Herald report:

Cager told The World-Herald he likes Nebraska’s fan base, quarterback Adrian Martinez and how the Huskers used Stanley Morgan, who broke a NU record for career catches and posted the school’s first 1,000-yard season.

“The fan love is unmatched,” said Cager, who went to high school in Towson, Maryland.

As the paper notes, Nebraska really struggled in the red zone last year, completing just 51.1-percent of its throws inside the opponent's 20-yard line. That number is actually up from the final two years under Mike Riley, but all three were among the worst in the FBS and Big Ten.

Nebraska has serious competition for Cager, as noted above. Former conference-mate Iowa State is particularly keen on landing the former 'Cane. The Cyclones are set to host him in Ames next weekend, per the Des Moines Register.

[Omaha World-Herald]