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Nebraska Recruiting: Georgia Safety Quinton Newsome is All N

The talented safety out of Georgia picks Nebraska over UGA and Auburn

The Cornhuskers just got better today!

Hot on the heels of last night’s very important pick-up of an offensive nature, Erik Chinander and Travis Fisher have secured the commit of Quinton Newsome, a talented three-star out of Suwanee, Georgia, beating out offers from Georgia and Auburn*.

The six-foot-two safety out of North Gwinnett HS has a lot of work to do to play offensive line at this level, but may find a spot in Nebraska’s secondary. Newsome visited Nebraska unofficially in late July and clearly liked what he saw. He’ll be part of Fisher’s revitalization project, bringing much needed depth and skill to a secondary under construction.

Here’s his Hudl film:

Newsome’s commitment brings Nebraska to 16 commits for the 2019 cycle, which should bring Nebraska up to #6 in the Big Ten (behind only Purdue’s 21 commits in the West) and into the top 25 nationally in the 247 Composite. (My calculations.)

Welcome, Quinton, and GO BIG RED!

*Whether these offers were committable is unknown, but Nebraska has benefitted greatly from schools like Auburn extending non-committable offers to players like Newsome. (See Ameer Abdullah or Cam Taylor.) With Nebraska securing the commit so early, and showing the love, as it were, I’d expect a hard battle for Georgia or Auburn to sneak back in. But I’m not a recruitnik, so...