While many Nebraska fans were happy to part ways with the Mike Riley era of Huskers football, many also knew it may have a negative impact on recruiting.
Nebraska let Riley go on Nov. 25 and has since hired former Huskers star Scott Frost, who has led Central Florida to an unbeaten season thus far. Frost opted to bring his entire staff from UCF, which meant there was no spot for key recruiters from Riley’s staff to be retained — such as wide receivers coach Keith Williams.
Sunday afternoon, the Cornhuskers felt the first negative impact of Riley’s — and Williams’ — absence.
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— KING (@_TheJoshuaMoore) December 10, 2017
Joshua Moore, the No. 17-ranked wide receiver in the Class of 2018 per the 247Sports composite, is Frost’s first de-commitment since taking over at Nebraska. What’s more, the 6-foot-1, 168-pound receiver was the Cornhuskers’ top-rated recruit in the class, at No. 85 overall.
With Moore now out of the mix, Nebraska’s top-rated recruit is No. 188-ranked Cameron Jurgens.
Jurgens is a 4-star tight end, one of three 4-star prospects verbally committed for 2018.