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This was Nebraska’s second big recruiting weekend.
After the star-studded sideline for Nebraska’s opening game against Fresno State, the Huskers have toned down the big recruiting weekends, save for a few recruits for the Oregon game on Sept. 17.
This weekend, though, a laundry list of top talent, and talent Nebraska has a good chance of signing, attended the Huskers’ Big Ten opener, a 31-16 victory against Illinois.
Here is the full list:
Lewis is a five-star wide receiver from Los Angeles and the top recruit Nebraska is gunning for in this class. Lewis is 6 feet 1, 204 pounds and the No. 2 receiver in the 2017 class. He’s the No. 13 overall recruit in the class and No. 4 prospect from California. He currently has 33 offers, including from Nebraska, Oregon, USC and Oklahoma. Nebraska’s biggest competition for Lewis is USC, which is just down the road from Lewis. He has already visited Lincoln once before, during fall camp. He has official visits set up for Oregon and Oklahoma.
Johnson is a four-star cornerback from Fresno, Calif. The 6-foot, 181-pound Johnson is the No. 9 corner in the 2017 class and No. 9 recruit from California. He’s also the No. 73 recruit in the class. The trip to Lincoln will be Johnson’s first official visit. He also has visits set up for Utah and Oklahoma.
Calloway is a four-star Iowa commit from Dallas who was a late addition to the visit list. Calloway is the No. 11 corner in the 2017 class and is teammates with one of Nebraska’s top targets, DT Damion Daniels. Calloway has offers from Iowa, Auburn, Wisconsin, Ohio State, LSU, Alabama, Texas and UCLA. He committed to Iowa on June 11. This is his first official visit and his first visit at all since committing to Iowa.
This might be the weekend Nebraska finally seals the deal with Johnson. The 6-foot-4, 210-pound athlete is the No. 22 athlete in the 2017 class and No. 35 prospect from California. Johnson decommitted from UCLA in May and has since visited Florida. This will be Johnson’s first official visit. He also has an official visit set up for Texas A&M in November. All six predictions on 247sports Crystal Ball predictions have Johnson going to Nebraska
Bando is a three-star offensive guard who committed to Nebraska this summer. The 6-foot-5, 280-pound lineman from Lincoln had offers from Kansas State, Georgia, Louisville, Mississippi State and West Virginia. This will be Bando’s first visit to Memorial Stadium as a commit.
Hodgins is a three-star wide receiver from Walnut Creek, Calif. The 6-foot-3, 194-pound Hodgins is a favorite to commit to Oregon but has been shopping around schools this season. He recently took an official visit at Oregon State. He was a Washington State commit but decommitted in August. He has an official visit at Oregon set up for the end of October. It seems likely it will come down to Oregon or Nebraska for Hodgins.
Another Nebraska commit, Jaimes is a three-star offensive tackle from Austin, Texas. Jaimes chose Nebraska over California, Texas, Oklahoma, Illinois, Colorado and Houston. Jaimes is the No. 61 offensive tackle in the 2017 class and No. 67 prospect out of Texas. He committed to Nebraska in April.
McQuitty is a four-star wide receiver from Columbia, Mo., but he has been playing like a five-star this season at Battle High School. During a game in early September, McQuitty, a Nebraska commit, had 247 receiving yards, four touchdowns and nine catches. He’s the No. 2 recruit from Missouri and No. 40 wide receiver in the class. McQuitty is a 5-11, 190-pound receiver who had nine offers, including from Iowa, Indiana, Alabama, Purdue and Wisconsin.
Keyshawn Johnson Jr.
Johnson is a four-star receiver from Calabasas, Calif. He’s the No. 41 receiver in the 2017 class and No. 33 recruit from California. He committed to Nebraska on March 23 and has been actively recruiting for Nebraska in California. At one time he had 24 offers, among them Alabama, Texas, USC, Ohio State, K-State, Tennessee and UCLA. He was on an unofficial visit.
Radley-Hiles was with his teammate, Johnson Jr., this weekend on an unofficial visit. One of the top recruits in the 2018 class, Radley-Hiles is a four-star cornerback and No. 6 recruit from California. He has 22 offers, among them Notre Dame, USC, Florida and Alabama. He’s been to Lincoln once during this summer’s Friday Night Lights camp, which was held in Memorial Stadium.