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Huskers add walk-on LB Klover from eight-man Southern High
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Huskers add walk-on LB Klover from eight-man Southern High

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Nebraska added again to its growing walk-on class on Thursday morning with the addition of a linebacker from Wymore. 

Braden Klover, a 6-foot-2, 210-pounder at Southern High, announced his intentions to walk on with the Husker football program via Twitter. 

Klover is a two-way player in eight-man football, starring both at running back and linebacker. He told the Journal Star earlier this fall that he dropped 15 pounds heading into his senior year in an effort to play faster. He said he squats 420 pounds and runs sub-4.8 seconds in the 40-yard dash. 

According to MaxPreps, Klover rushed for 1,104 (7.4 per carry) yards and 17 touchdowns in nine games, caught 10 passes for 66 and a score and logged team-highs in tackles (54), tackles for loss (seven) and sacks (three). 

Klover is the 11th known walk-on commit for the Huskers in 2020.

2020 Nebraska walk-on commits

Name Position Hometown (School)
Matthias Algarin ATH Pierz, Minnesota
Nate Boerkircher TE/OLB Aurora
Baylor Brannen DL Omaha (Millard West
Elliott Brown WR Elkhorn (South)
Chase Contreraz PK Missouri Valley, Iowa (IWCC)
Broc Douglass WR Grand Island
Isaiah Harris RB Omaha (Millard South)
Ashton Hausmann DB Norris
Braden Klover LB Wymore (Southern)
Trevin Luben RB Wahoo
Keegan Menning OL/DL Fremont
Mason Nieman ATH Waverly
Eli Simonson OL/DL Fremont (Archbishop Bergan)
Grant Tagge OLB Omaha (Westside)
Xavier Trevino OL Lincoln (Southeast)
Camden Witucki LS Grand Blanc, Michigan

Contact the writer at pgabriel@journalstar.com or 402-473-7439. On Twitter @HuskerExtraPG.

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Parker joined the Journal Star as the University of Nebraska football beat writer in August 2017. He previously covered Montana State athletics for the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 2012.

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