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Nebraska’s 2018 recruiting class already has three commitments, and the early accolades are starting to roll in.
Pick Six Previews noted on Tuesday that Nebraska’s average star rating for the three commitments is in the top 10 of all 2018 classes.
2018 Top Classes by Average (min. 3 commits)
1 Ohio St
— Pick Six Previews (@PickSixPreviews) March 7, 2017
The Twitter account clarified that the list is based on the average rating of the commitments, not total ranking. That’s mostly why Nebraska is ahead of Alabama on this list.
Still, it shows how much momentum Nebraska has with three commitments before the spring game.
Nebraska currently ranks No. 24 on 247Sports and No. 20 on Rivals for the 2018 class. The Huskers’ three commitments are 4-star TE Cameron Jurgens, 4-star WR Eric Fuller and 3-star DT Masry Mapieu.
Head coach Mike Riley and Nebraska did not have a commitment from the 2017 class until March 9 last year. Nebraska could end up with quite a few commits by the spring game on April 15.
Nebraska offers receiver, safety
Nebraska offered 2018 wide receiver Blake Veargis on Tuesday.
— Blake Veargis1️⃣?? (@BVeargis) March 7, 2017
Veargis does not have a star rating but has seven total offers, including from Boise State, North Carolina and North Carolina State. Veargis attends Norland High School in Miami.
Nebraska also offered Jevon Holland, a 4-star safety from Bishop O’Dowd High School in Oakland, Calif.
Blessed to receive an offer from University of Nebraska ??❕ pic.twitter.com/8EyqM4ESxo
— Von?? (@HollandJevon) March 7, 2017
Holland is the No. 28 safety in the 2018 class and has 10 other offers, including from Oregon, Washington State and Notre Dame. Holland will be recruited by Nebraska’s new safeties coach, Bob Elliott.