In the second commitment for the weekend for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, the staff gets their target... at punter?
Well, we are in the Big Ten Conference now, folks.
Caleb Lightbourn, a kicker/punter from Camas HS in Camas, Washington, committed to the Huskers after his official visit this weekend vs. Iowa.
Lightbourn, who has a plan of redshirting next year as Sam Foltz is coming back for his senior year, does not have a 247 official ranking. However, according to Kohl's Professional Kicking camps, he's the 16th best placekicker in this class, while being the 12th best punter in the '16 cycle.
Lightbourn was visited by Bruce Read on the bye week, and at 6'3, he's not a slouch. If needed, he could be the man to do both kickoffs and long field goal kicking.
I'm not a guy that is big on spending a lot of scholarships on ST, but Lightbourn is a guy that deserves a shot in Lincoln in that role.
With the Lightbourn and Brandon Drayton verbal, the Huskers now are at 16 verbals in the '16 cycle. They are ranked 29th in the 247 national rankings, while staying 6th in the Big Ten Conference.
More verbals should be coming from this weekend, and we'll have full coverage from it.