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Nebraska Football: Complete List of 2017 Recruiting Class

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Your complete list of the 2017 Nebraska football recruiting class.

David McGee/Corn Nation

Below is your complete list of Nebraska’s 2017 football recruiting class. Overall, Nebraska did well, finishing with the highest ranked class in the Big Ten West, fifth in the Big Ten overall, and 23rd nationally (according to 247 sports). Nebraska hauled in a Top 20 class nationally according to Scout (#18) and Rivals (#19).

There were no great GASP! surprises - Nebraska lost Jamire Calvin to Washington State, but gained Elijah Blades from Florida. It would have been nice to pick up a Greg Johnson, Joseph Lewis, Foster Sarrell, or Darnay Holmes, but Nebraska was in the mix for a lot of these top players.

This is a good class on which to build a future!!!!

*-enrolled at Nebraska in January

2017 Nebraska Football Recruiting Class

Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown High School
Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown High School
Austin Allen TE 6-8 210 Aurora Neb. Aurora HS
Broc Bando* OL 6-5 280 Lincoln Neb. IMG Academy (Brandenton Fla.)
Elijah Blades DB 6-2 170 Pasadena Calif. John Muir HS
Jaylin Bradley RB 6-0 180 Bellevue Neb. Bellevue West HS
Damion Daniels DT 6-2 310 Dallas Texas Bishop Dunne HS
Tristan Gebbia* QB 6-3 180 Calabasas Calif. Calabasas HS
Willie Hampton LB 6-1 225 West Palm Beach Fla. American Heritage HS
Brenden Jaimes OL 6-5 250 Austin Texas Lake Travis HS
Keyshawn Johnson Jr.* WR 6-1 195 Mission Viejo Calif. Calabasas HS
Tyjon Lindsey WR 5-9 160 Corona Calif. Bishop Gorman HS (Las Vegas Nev.)
Jaevon McQuitty* WR 5-11 190 Columbia Mo. Battle HS
Ben Miles FB 6-1 210 Baton Rouge La. Catholic HS
Kurt Rafdal TE 6-7 230 Carmel Ind. Carmel HS
Avery Roberts* LB 6-1 220 Wilmington Del. Concord HS
Matt Sichterman OT 6-5 270 Kings Mills Ohio Kings HS
Deontre Thomas DT 6-3 280 Mustang Okla. Mustang HS
Guy Thomas DE 6-3 200 Miami Fla. Booker T. Washington HS
Chris Walker OL 6-8 275 Lincoln Neb. Lincoln East HS
Andrew Ward LB 6-1 200 Muskegon Mich. Muskegon HS
Deiontae Watts DT 6-3 300 Plano Texas Plano East HS

The Class Breakdown:

By State: Nebraska (4): Allen (Aurora); Bando, Walker (Lincoln), Bradley (Bellevue); California (4): Blades (Pasadena), Gebbia (Calabasas), Johnson Jr. (Mission Viejo), Lindsey (Corona); Texas (3): Jaimes (Austin), Daniels (Dallas), Watts (Plano); Florida (2): Hampton (West Palm Beach), G. Thomas (Miami); Missouri (1): McQuitty (Columbia); Louisiana (1): Miles (Baton Rouge); Indiana (1): Rafdal (Carmel); Delaware (1): Roberts (Wilmington); Ohio (1): Sichterman (Kings Mills); Oklahoma (1): D. Thomas (Mustang); Michigan (1): Ward (Muskegon).

By Position (First Position Listed):

Offense (12): QB-Gebbia; RB-Bradley; FB-Miles; WR-Johnson Jr., Lindsey, McQuitty; TE-Allen, Rafdal, OL-Bando, Jaimes, Sichterman, Walker.

Defense (8): DL-Daniels, D. Thomas, G. Thomas, Watts; LB-Hampton, Roberts, Ward; DB-Blades.