Nebraska may be three-quarters of the way full with commitments in the class of 2015. Over the past two weeks the Huskers hosted a number of 2015 and 2016 recruits. It's time to start talking about how this class could end up.
BigRedReport.com is going to take a look at the 2015 class and the remaining prospects to pay attention to at every position. Behind the position is the projected number of players Nebraska is expected to take at the position.
Committed: Kevin Dillman, Denton (Texas) Ryan
First in line: With Dillman already in it's tough not to keep him here. The Huskers targeted Dillman initially when he was at La Mirada (Calif.), but has recently moved to Denton to try and replace Jerrod Heard who signed with Texas a year ago.
Where this might fall apart is if Nebraska decides to grab a second quarterback or – more to the point – take Dillman more as an athlete than a quarterback then you could see another enter the picture. There is definitely some reason to think that this could happen.
Who could follow: The Huskers had a 2015 prospect in Lincoln recently for an unofficial visit. Lamar Jackson from Boynton Beach (Flor.) is a 6-foot-2.5 and 202-pound three-star recruit that could be a reason to take another guy.
Jackson is a player that in Tim Beck's offense could be extremely dangerous. According to his head coach, Rick Swain, Jackson is an option quarterback that is at his best in the spread, hot routes and making plays. That sounds like a perfect fit for the Huskers and their up-tempo offense.
Looking to next year:Nebraska hosted two, 2016 quarterback recruits over the past weekend for Big Red Weekend. The first, was Tristen Wallace from De Soto (Texas). Wallace, 6-foot-3 and 220-pounds, is a great athlete and plays in a high octane offense in Dallas. Wallace worked out for the Nebraska staff and really liked what he saw on his visit.
While Wallace has an offer Skylar Thompson from Independence (Mo.) Fort Osage might have come to Lincoln in search of one a little bit. Thompson, 6-foot-2.5 and 175-pounds, might be a little more of a polished passer than Wallace – and while he can run the football – does lack Wallace's running ability. Thompson also worked out for Nebraska and heard some good feedback about how he did. An offer for Thompson could come at some point down the road.
It needs to be mentioned too that the Huskers have offered an impressive crop of 2016 quarterbacks already and the reason why Wallace and Thompson get their own ink is mainly because of their recent visits. But the Huskers have an offer out to the No. 1 2016 quarterback in the nation, Malik Henry. The Huskers have also offered Jawon Pass, Jarrett Guarantano, Dwayne Haskins, Brandon McIlwain, Bladrick Veal and Zerrick Cooper.
The Huskers have also offered Dillman's teammate, 2017 quarterback recruit Shawn Robinson. Robinson moved from Saginaw (Texas) Chisholm Trail to Guyer.