Nebraska's July OL Wish List (Preview)

A look at Nebraska's offensive line wish list for the month of July.

During the months of April, May and June, Big Red Report constructed an offensive and defensive wish list for the Huskers. 

During July we will be taking it a step further – focusing every couple days on a new position, not just one side of the football.

With roughly 18 scholarship seniors leaving the program after the 2016 season, Nebraska’s class will likely push to 21 or 22 in February. Of course it’s early and the number is usually always higher the closer National Signing Day gets. 

Today we look at the offensive line. With two graduating seniors and multiple highly ranked prospects still considering Nebraska, don’t be surprised to see the Huskers take five lineman in 2016.

For this exercise, there are a few guys who likely won’t sniff Nebraska – they won’t visit, but they do have an offer.  On these lists, we also list any prospect who was already are a commitment.

More than most recruits, Kings Mills high school (OH) offensive lineman Matt Sichterman was looking for the full college experience – great football and solid academics. With offers from schools in the Ivy League to the Big Ten, Sichterman thinks he found it in Nebraska.

“The football facilities were unbelievable and very nice.  But it was nice to see all the academics they have to offer,” Sichterman told’s Dave Berk. “The engineering building was big for me and the student athlete academic center was real impressive as was seeing that Nebraska has the most Academic All-Americans.  So it was a good overall visit.”

Sictherman currently plays in a pro-set offense, so Nebraska he feels was a great fit for him. The true question is what position will he ultimately play? Depending on the recruiting service, he’s either ranked an offensive tackle or a guard. I have always liked plays with versatility and really I could the 265-pound prospect at either position.

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