Top LB has NU offer

Not many can stake their claim as #1 in the nation of anything, but Jeff Luc can. The #1 rated middle linebacker in the nation by Scout.com has around 40 offers by his count and hasn't eliminated any of them. The Nebraska coaching staff have been trying to make an impression on Luc and, according to Luc, Nebraska might be a school he wants to get a closer look at.

Being #1 isn't easy, but sometimes when you reach the top you might get complacent. Not Jeff Luc. Luc is trying to improve on an already 6-foot-1 and 240-pound frame that has 4.65 speed.

"I have been working," Luc said. "I have been just trying to get bigger, faster and stronger. I am trying to improve on everything."

Luc is an active linebacker. He patrols and controls the defensive side of the ball from sideline to sideline. Luc said he can do everything as a linebacker.

"I think that I get to the ball. I play outside now and I can come up and stop the run as well as rush the quarterback.

"I also get a chance to drop off into pass coverage. I love to play in space. That is one of the things that I love to do."

Luc is being looked at to play a couple of different linebacker positions. So many schools have offered that Luc can only generalize how many offers he has right now.

"Schools like me really as a SAM or MIKE linebacker. I am either in the high 30s or low 40s when it comes to how many offers I have."

There is a trip coming up for Luc this weekend and he has already been to a couple of schools including Florida. However, the rest of the spring and the summer seem to be up in the air.

"I go to Florida State this Saturday. I have been to see a couple of places already. I am not too sure about anything else. I might have a seven on seven camp."

One of the schools that have offered is Nebraska. The Huskers have stayed in pretty regular contact with Luc, but he tries to with all school, and said that he would want to get up to Lincoln to look around.

"Nebraska has offered and I talk to them, but I try and stay in contact with all of the schools that have offered me. I just want to get up to see Nebraska.

"I am getting recruited by Coach Mike Ekeler from Nebraska. He says he wants me over there and that I could have a major impact on their defense."


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