Nebraska Stays Hot in SoCal, Lands QB Tristan Gebbia

Nebraska is doing serious work out West and landed their quarterback for the 2017 class in Calabasas (Calif.) signal caller Tristan Gebbia.

Nebraska picked up yet another commitment from the state of California and third from Calabasas H.S as quarterback Tristan Gebbia announced moments ago for the Huskers.

"I really believe in Mike Riley and the program he's putting together," Gebbia said. "I took a lot of visits and I just felt the most at home at Nebraska. I love the coaching staff and the comfort level I always feel when I visit there.

"I like the offense and I'm excited to be working with Coach Langsdorf as well. He has produced a lot of NFL quarterbacks, some who are still playing in the League. It was a really tough decision for me but I feel really good about and I'm excited to be a Husker."

Gebbia had narrowed his choices to also include MississippiWashingtonWashington State and West Virginia. He visited the Huskers last Monday and then tripped to Ole Miss at the end of the week.

"That last visit to Nebraska put them over the top for me," Gebbia said. "It's not that I saw anything new, it just was a case of really feeling like home there. 

"I sat down with my family over the weekend and they were very supportive of me. They were on board with whatever I chose but Nebraska was just the best fit. I decided on them last night, that's when I knew for sure and woke up today and still felt really good about it. I'll be an early graduate so I'll be there for Spring ball next year. I'm just really excited right now, Nebraska is a great program on so many levels and I'm honored to be a part of their program."

Gebbia will join his current teammate Keyshawn Johnson and former teammate Marquel Dismuke in Lincoln. We knew when Mike Riley took over the Husker program, they would be hitting the SoCal region especially hard and it's definitely paying off.

In Gebbia, the Huskers are getting a quarterback who just keeps getting better every time we see him. Here was our evaluation of him following his performance at a recent 7v7 tournament two weeks ago:

"Gebbia showed a live, accurate arm, was putting the ball in to some tight windows but more importantly showed a great feel for throwing the ball on time, early and anticipating. He was hitting his receivers in stride, was quick with his decisions and decisive throughout the day. He’ll need to add some weight in college but throws with a lot of heat when he needs to and showed poise and leadership as well."


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