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A few Calabasas players could be in Lincoln this weekend
Nebraska’s most popular 2017 commit, Keyshawn Johnson Jr., will make it to Lincoln this weekend, he confirmed on Twitter on Wednesday.
The 4-star WR from Calabasas High School (Calif.) was supposed to be in Lincoln for the Oregon game on Sept. 17 but did not go due to a family conflict.
This weekend, it looks like he’ll there.
Turns out I’m going to the Illinois game! Let’s gooo!
— Keyshawn Jr. (@keyshawnnnn) September 28, 2016
Another member of the Calabasas crew, 4-star CB/WR and 2018 target Bookie Radley-Hiles, confirmed Wednesday he is joining Johnson for Saturday’s game against the Illini.
402 this weekend. ☠️?
— Brendan Radley-Hiles (@Bookie_44) September 28, 2016
Fellow Calabasas teammate and 4-star QB commit Tristan Gebbia was supposed to fly to Lincoln with Radley-Hiles for the Oregon game, but their flight was delayed so they did not make it. Still no word on whether Gebbia will be in Lincoln on Saturday.
Radiley-Hiles is the No. 55 recruit in the 2018 class, the No. 8 corner in the class and No. 6 prospect out of California.
He has 22 offers, including from Notre Dame, UCLA, USC and Florida.
Former UNC commit to visit Nebraska
Well, that was quick.
Just one day after 4-star recruit Ryan Jones decommitted from the University of North Carolina, he picked up an offer from Nebraska.
Now, less than a week later, Jones’ father has confirmed to Rivals.com his son is interested in the Huskers and and plans on visiting.
“This is his father and, yes, we are planning on visiting (Nebraska),” Jones said. “We don’t have a date yet (for the visit).”
Jones, a 6-foot-2, 219-pound athlete from from Mallard Creek High (Charlotte, N.C.), is the No. 8 athlete in the 2017 class and No. 5 recruit from North Carolina.
Jones has 15 offers, including from Kentucky, South Carolina, West Virginia, Tennessee and Oklahoma.
Jones decommitted from North Carolina on Sept. 22 after being committed to the Tar Heels since February.
Notable stats from commits over the weekend
QB Tristan Gebbia (Calabasas High School, Calabasas, Calif.): 18 for 27, 346 yards, 3 TDs
WR Keyshawn Johnson Jr. (Calabasas High School, Calabasas, Calif.): 3 catches for 39 yards, 1 TD
LB Willie Hampton (American Heritage High School, West Palm Beach, Fla.): 6 tackles, 1 tackle for loss
TE/LB Reese Leitao (Jenks High School, Jenks, Okla.): 3 catches, 43 yards, 2.5 tackles, 1 tackle for loss
WR Jaevon McQuitty (Battle High School, Columbia, Mo.): 2 catches for 70 yards, 1 TD
FB Ben Miles (Catholic High School, Baton Rouge, La.): 1 carry for 3 yards; 4 catches for 32 yards
LB Avery Roberts (Concord High School, Wilmington, Del.): 9 tackles, 1 sack
DT Deontre Thomas (Mustang High School, Mustang, Okla.): 14 tackles, 2 sacks
DT Deiontae Watts (Plano East High School, Plano, Texas): 4 tackles, 1 pass breakup