The Huskers hit the daily double on Thursday, landing a pair of verbal commitments from highly regarded players. 

First, four-star back Miles Jones, a versatile offensive player who starred in a multipurpose role for a high school powerhouse in Florida. Then four-star receiver Dominick Watt, also from the Fort Lauderdale area. 

So, maybe we don't match that level of excitement on Friday. Still, there's bound to be movement. 

To the updates: 

Nebraska's not going to land every single player it has to campus on an official visit. Defensive end Daniel Carson (Independence, Missouri) verbally committed to Texas on Friday morning. 

Carson was thought to be a NU lean when he left campus last weekend, but something changed during the week and confidence waned. Now, he's headed to Austin to join the Longhorns and head coach Tom Herman. 

The Huskers likely still feel good about where they're at currently, with defensive ends Tate Wildeman (signed) and Casey Rogers (verbally committed) and interior player Masry Mapieu (verbally committed). They're also still in on edge rushers like four-stars Javonte Jean-Baptiste (visiting Ohio State this weekend) and Caleb Tannor (visiting Florida this weekend). 


The Huskers are not hosting any players on official visits this weekend, per Huskers247 recruiting analyst Mike Schaefer. 

The only visitor NU had planned on this weekend was four-star running back Jashaun Corbin, but that is no longer happening. It may be that the Huskers like where they stand with Jones and Watt committed and a strong standing for running back Maurice Washington (Cedar Hills, Texas). 

Instead, the coaches will likely be out visiting their committed players and signees and gearing up for the stretch run. 

More on that later at


Running backs coach Ryan Held and inside linebackers coach Barrett Ruud are a little closer to home today. Held was visiting Kansas City-area schools while Ruud stopped by Omaha Burke. 

Burke is going to be a frequent stop for the NU staff and for coaches from all over the country. 

Burke tight end Chris Hickman picked up a Wisconsin offer on Friday morning, and that's just the latest in a slew of national attention for he and teammate Nick Henrich. 

The Huskers have some coveted prospects in their backyard in the 2019 class, and it will be a big test to see if they can win all of the in-state battles. 

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