The numbers keep growing for Nebraska's walk-on class.
Lincoln Southwest defender Nick Leader announced his intention to walk on and play for the Huskers on Sunday night, becoming the third player in a week to do so and the 11th known member of the class overall.
Leader, a 6-foot-2, 205-pound defensive lineman for the Silver Hawks, announced his pledge on Twitter, writing, "After lots of time and thought, I've realized there is only one place I see myself playing football at the next level and getting an education for the future."
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Leader certainly had options but chose walking on at NU over several Division II scholarship opportunities.
As a senior, Leader racked up 76 tackles (19 for loss) and nine sacks for Southwest, earning first-team All-City honors from the Journal Star in the process.
He joins a pair of teammates in linebacker Caden McCormack and kicker Dylan Jorgensen as Silver Hawks in the Huskers' 2019 walk-on class.
Leader is an NU legacy as well. His father, David, was also a walk-on for the Huskers in the early 1990s.
Leader is the Huskers' third walk-on commit since Thursday, joining McCormack and York offensive lineman Noah Stafursky, who each announced their intentions the morning after NU's second annual walk-on recruiting event at Memorial Stadium.
|John Bullock*||CB||Omaha (Creighton Prep)|
|Grant Detlefsen*||P||Lincoln (Southeast)|
|Tyson Guzman*||ATH||Omaha (Westside)|
|Jacob Herbek*||ATH||Grand Island (Central Catholic)|
|Matt Huser*||DL||Omaha (Millard West)|
|Garrett Hustedt*||LB||Elkhorn (Mt. Michael)|
|Austin Jablonski*||ATH||Lincoln (Pius X)|
|Cooper Jewett*||RB||Elkhorn (South)|
|Dylan Jorgensen*||PK||Lincoln (Southwest)|
|Riley Kinney*||ATH||Loveland, Colorado|
|Nick Leader*||OLB||Lincoln (Southwest)|
|Caden McCormack*||LB||Lincoln (Southwest)|
|Riley Moses*||OL/DL||Geneva (Fillmore Central)|
|Luke Reimer*||ATH||Lincoln (North Star)|
|Eli Ricther*||DL||Kearney (Catholic)|
|Braden Sellon*||LB||Lincoln (East)|
|Sam Shurtleff*||ATH||Watkinsville, Georgia|
|Joshua Wegener||OL||Iowa Western C.C.|
|Zach Weinmaster*||WR||Loveland, Colorado|
|*Official via NU|
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