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Luke McCaffrey

Luke McCaffrey has been a quarterback, receiver, defensive back and kick returner in high school, but having committed to play at Nebraska, he sees himself as a quarterback.

Luke McCaffrey (Littleton, Colorado) has provided Valor Christian a steady hand -- and legs -- every time out this fall.

The 2019 Nebraska quarterback recruit had his best game in a 35-0 win against Castle View on Friday. McCaffrey had a hand in every touchdown.

He completed 28 of 45 passes for a season-high 432 yards and a season-high four touchdowns. He also rushed for a touchdown.

McCaffrey's previous season high for passing yards was 270.

McCaffrey wasn't the only 2019 Husker recruit to pile up big numbers over the weekend.

Garden City Community College running back Dedrick Mills rushed for 270 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries in the Broncbusters' 57-17 win against Fort Scott.

Mills also had a 9-yard touchdown catch.

Others of note

Cherry Creek (Colorado) High School, home to a current Husker recruit and a Husker target, rolled to a 45-0 win against Overland on Friday. With Michael Lynn and Carson Lee on the offensive line, Cherry Creek had 353 total yards of offense. Lee, a 2020 guard prospect, was in Lincoln for the Purdue-Nebraska game.

Brant Banks (Houston), a 6-foot-8 offensive tackle prospect, visited Nebraska over the weekend. On Friday, Banks helped pave the way for 219 rushing yards in Westbury Christian's 15-7 win against Houston Christian.

Nebraska recruit Garrett Snodgrass threw for 120 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed for 134 yards and three TDs in York's 42-21 win against Hastings.

Husker athlete recruit Jamie Nance (Blanchard, Oklahoma) had four catches for 151 yards in Blanchard's 49-0 win against McLeod. Nance had touchdown catches of 36 and 53 yards.

NU tight end recruit Chris Hickman had two catches for 112 yards, including a 77-yard touchdown in Omaha Burke's 43-28 win against Gretna. He also had three tackles.

Husker linebacker recruit Nick Heinrich had 14 tackles in Burke's win.

Nebraska recruit Garrett Nelson had eight tackles, including two sacks, in Scottsbluff's 53-3 win against Sidney.

Husker linebacker recruit Jackson Hannah (Nashville) had five tackles, including a sack, in Montgomery Bell Academy's 42-0 win against White Station (Tennessee).

Husker running back recruit Rahmir Johnson (Oradell, New Jersey) rushed for 53 yards and two touchdowns in Bergen Catholic's 47-7 win against Irvington.

NU prospect Wandale Robinson (Frankfort, Kentucky) rushed for 181 yards and four touchdowns in Western Hill's 32-0 win against Washington County. He also threw an 11-yard touchdown pass and made 12 tackles on defense.

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Clark Grell is sports editor.

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