Who else wouldn’t want to drive 11,000 miles all over the country to interview high school recruits?
Well Tom Lemming, a national recruiting analyst and Co-host of the Lemming Report for CBS Sports, tweeted last night that of all the recruits he’s talking to that Nebraska has been brought up the most when compared to years past.
Just finished an 11,000 mile Drive in three weeks visiting over 300 players and the school making the biggest move appears to be Nebraska. They were everywhere. Also the usual suspects. GA no.1 followed by AL,USC,TN,OHST,LSU,MI,FL and ND. Schools mentioned on my questionnaires. pic.twitter.com/ocIJ9L7Oao— Tom Lemming (@LemmingReport) April 13, 2023
It means that more players are mentioning them currently than in the past few years. https://t.co/Mhzm4afonc— Tom Lemming (@LemmingReport) April 14, 2023
This is obviously good momentum for the program and they are apparently capitalizing on Matt Rhule’s college football success as well as the new football facilities and NIL opportunities.
The current 2024 recruiting class has three commits. I think there will be a big of a lull until Dylan Raiola makes a bit of a decision. If he chooses Nebraska, which I do not expect, then the flood gates might open.
If he doesn’t, then the staff will move on and I suspect the class will start to fill up at a steady rate.
SPORTS! SPORTS! JORTS! SPORTS! SPORTS!
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You can tell Matt Rhule relished being a nobody.
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Me when I’m not drinking the Husker Kool-Aid yet but I know I need to start preparing— Nate McHugh (@nmchugh85) April 12, 2023
“STICK TO SPORTS!” Nah.
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