Report: Louisiana Prep WR Devonta Smith Puts Nebraska In Top Four

Nebraska has made the top four for five-star wide receiver Devonta Smith according to a newspaper report.

According to a report by, Nebraska Cornhuskers has made the top four for Amite high school (Louisiana) five-star wide receiver Devonta Smith. The soon to be senior is also looking at Mississippi RebelsMississippi State Bulldogs and Alabama.

Smith, who is participating in the Opening Finals this week, pointed to his relationship with Nebraska wide receiver coach Keith Williams as a reason the Huskers are in it. Williams spent time at Tulane University and has been a strong recruiter in Louisiana before. 

With two wide receivers already committed in the 2017 class, Nebraska appears to be ready to go heavy at the position in the recruiting class. Five-star prospect Joesph Lewis, four-star Tyjon Lindsey and three-star talent Jamire Calvin are also mulling an offer from Nebraska. Missouri four-star commit DaRon Davis has also indicated a Husker offer could change his recruitment. 

Smith was once a commitment to the University of Georgia. 

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