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Keyshawn Johnson Jr. commits! Has recruiting turned the corner?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
4/23/2016

Keyshawn Johnson Jr. commits! Has recruiting turned the corner?

53%
You bet WINNER

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47%
Not so fast

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53%
You bet

11 Comments
Cody Shepherd
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Cody Shepherd

I've followed recruiting for over 15 years and I've never seen this much excitement by high level talent this early on the year. I get the feeling things are going to steamroll a bit this year.

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Jon Morrow
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Jon Morrow

Cause this staff can recruit!!

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Rusty Roland
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Rusty Roland

Things in motion tend to stay in motion

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James P. Melegrito
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James P. Melegrito

Cuz the Huskers are getting recruits that in past years they wouldn't have a chance to get. The recruiting seems to b getting better!

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Kevin Hamilton
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Kevin Hamilton

When you have 4 and 5 star players with N in their top 5 it is progress. We do need to land more however but this is a start.

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Greg Moore
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Greg Moore

Cannot hurt any...

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Brandon Stewart
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Brandon Stewart

For offensive skill players, it has. For the offensive line, it is somewhat improved. However, defensive line recruiting is still a big concern, though linebacker and secondary recruiting seems good.

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Scott Thomsen
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Scott Thomsen

Nebraska beat out Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson and USC for Keyshawn after getting Patrick O'Brien. They're competing head-to-head with top programs and not coming in second or worse.

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Robert Lloyd
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Robert Lloyd

We are now focusing on the best players the country (though we can't expect to win the majority) and that is refreshing.

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Brad Lee Hann
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Brad Lee Hann

Karma ... Ours is due!!!

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47%
Not so fast

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Visitor
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Visitor

Have at least two years of top 15 recruiting then we'll talk.

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Mike Conyers
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Mike Conyers

Nice bump, but turned the corner? Not yet, but has potential.

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Isaiah Skrdla
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Isaiah Skrdla

Last I checked you need defensive linemen to play football. Haven't landed a d-tackle for a bit and only one 3 star d-end last year. D-linemen and corner backs are probably the most important pieces to a defense. Imo you can get away with lesser tallent at lb and safety but not dl and cb.

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Stephen Johnson
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Stephen Johnson

The recruits are geared towards a pro style offense. Not rushing. Only time will tell. It may look like 1977 again. A great passing offense but losing to teams we should beat.

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Sean Fluharty
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Sean Fluharty

One recruit does not make a class, and one good class does not make a program. Let's finish in the Top 15 in recruiting on a consistent basis before we say that we've "rounded the corner."

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Visitor
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Visitor

a couple of four star commits and a class that is no better than some over the past 8 years is not quite turning the corner.

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Randy Rogers
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Randy Rogers

One commit does not a recruiting class make.

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Charles Hasegawa
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Charles Hasegawa

Saying it has turned the corner only can be said a few years from now when the talent pans out.

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Rizeabuv Yorzelf
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Rizeabuv Yorzelf

Hold your horses. If we land a Top 15 Class for 2 consecutive years then break out the champagne; otherwise, keep your pants on.

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Visitor
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Visitor

we have not had enough time to tell yet give it a couple of more years

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Visitor
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Visitor

I like what I see but it's far too early to make this judgment!

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Joel Schneekloth
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Joel Schneekloth

Still too early to tell.

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Lee Anderson
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Lee Anderson

I'm hoping it has turned but it isn't next Feb yet. It would be cool to see it go as we dream. Everybody should want to be a HUSKER

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Michael Ervin
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Michael Ervin

Like a previous poster stated...we got work to do...but I like the direction

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Valerie Gilmore
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Valerie Gilmore

still real early on saying that any corner has been turned, we get to ahead of ourselves and then here comes the hay maker right on your chops...let's let it play out....

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bahusker
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bahusker

Great start, need to finish!

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John Ross Clark
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John Ross Clark

We started out pretty fast two years ago. It's encouraging, but until we're consistently landing top fifteen classes year after year, were not there yet.

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Jerry Williams
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Jerry Williams

It is too early to tell, let us see what the season brings.

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Josh Smith
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Josh Smith

I think the recruiting is most definitely improved since Mike has been the head coach but with that said, we still have work to do and our recruiting still needs to get better.

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Dale Paulsen
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Dale Paulsen

I want to see this kind of production in recruiting continue before I am ready to vote yes to this question, absolutely a step in the right direction! GO BIG RED!!!

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brown oyster
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brown oyster

Long way to go. Until we have 2 deep at each position and 1 additional group of 4* level talent in the redshirt group we will not be there. But this is a good start.

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Visitor
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Visitor

Until we beat the Ohio States and Michigans when it counts (BIG Championship game) THEN you can say the Huskers have turned the corner. Tell you what "If you don't ask the hottest girl to the dance, how do you know if she will say No?" Thats a Poke at The Bo and Solich era's.

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Joshua Howard
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Joshua Howard

Let's see how things progress after year 3, we all remember Marlon Lucky...

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Were you surprised by the timeline shift of the Memorial Stadium renovation?

Were you surprised by the timeline shift of the Memorial Stadium renovation?

Yes

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No

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Yes

5 Comments
Todd Kalberg
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Todd Kalberg

I gave up our 4 season ticket a few years ago because of the deficiencies in the South Stadium and then they announced the renovations. Guess I made the right call afterall.

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Joe Nigro
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Joe Nigro

Once again, the south stadium gets short changed.

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The ANTI Trump
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The ANTI Trump

Thought it was a done deal.

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Loren Zimmerman
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Loren Zimmerman

Far too expensive. Special seating for the rich is not fair to the majority of season ticket holders.

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Fred
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Fred

who wants to pay for tickets and sit in the south endzone? Not me! ill just watch on tv. And lets be honest the sellout streak will end if we dont start winning.

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No

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Von Townsend
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Von Townsend

I don't think the half billion price tag to renovate a 100 year old stadium makes fiscal sense right now. There are also more economical ways to improve south stadium without completely tearing it down and displacing 22K fans for 2 years.

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Visitor
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Visitor

They were arbitrary plans. No legitimate schematic or even a mockup. Hard to back "we can't describe it, just trust us."

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Steve Farrell
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Steve Farrell

different leadership - different ideas

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Kent Haynes
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Kent Haynes

Good to slow down and have another set of eyes relook at everything.

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John Connor
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John Connor

I think it is good to slow down the project and wait until we starting wiinning as then demand will significantly increase. Also wait until the economy is doing better and interest costs decrease. To me it is being good financial stewards of the Atheltic Department finances. Phases are good.

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Steven Benscoter
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Steven Benscoter

because I thought that this may not be a good time to be spending that much, when we haven't even finished the last project. I think our AD will have to be able to read the money people, and the times. I thought that Trev A couldn't live with that.

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Do you support a direct compensation model for college athletes?

Do you support a direct compensation model for college athletes?

Yes

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No

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Yes

4 Comments
Jacob Moseman
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Jacob Moseman

Compensation has always been tied to market value. These athletes are worth far more than they're being compensated, and that's been the case for over a century. Hence, they've been ripped off. I support salary, salary cap, and education on how to invest it in 401k style accounts.

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Visitor
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Visitor

Much more controllable, and much more equitable.

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Fred
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Fred

its the law................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Loren Zimmerman
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Loren Zimmerman

It has to fair across the board, from Fordham to Alabama. one monthly stipend for everyone, not just scholarship players. There has to be a limit on how many players all schools should abide by. Determine the national budget and every school must contribute.

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No

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Doug Einsel
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Doug Einsel

Everyone who already commented believes in the same thing I do.

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Chuck Siegel
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Chuck Siegel

Compensation changes the entire dynamic of college athletics, and not in a positive way.

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Robert Lloyd
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Robert Lloyd

They should be students and NOT professional athletes. If they want to get paid they can go pro. Personally, I believe they should cancel all sports in public schools and colleges though I love our Huskers.

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Don Scott
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Don Scott

Put myself through school in the 70's. They are getting for exchange of their athletic prowess what I had to work and save for. The two summers after high school I drove alfalfa trucks 12 hours a day 7 days a week. EARN IT!

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Scott Ferguson
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Scott Ferguson

They already live better than most students. Free room and board, tutors, clothing, and actual education cost.

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Dan List
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Dan List

They are compensated with room and board plus an education. The perks they get as athletes now are unbelievable!!!

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