Pernell: Ranking the 2020 Husker Recruits

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The Huskers signed 23 players to their 2020 class. The 23 recruits hail from 14 different states: Florida (7), Alabama (2), Kansas (2), Texas (2), California (1), Georgia (1), Illinois (1), Iowa (1), Nebraska (1), North Carolina (1), Oklahoma (1), South Dakota (1), Tennessee (1), Virginia (1)


Ranking Nebraska’s Commits

1. Turner Corcoran (Offensive Line) Lawrence, Kansas
2. Omar Manning (Wide Receiver) Kilgore, Texas
3. Keyshawn Greene (Linebacker) Crawfordville, Florida
4. Henry Gray (Defensive Back) Hollywood, Florida
5. Zavier Betts (Wide Receiver) Bellevue, Nebraska
6. Logan Smothers (Quarterback) Muscle Shoals, Alabama
7. Blaise Gunnerson (Linebacker) Carroll, Iowa
8. Jaiden Francois (Defensive Back) Homestead, Florida
9. Nash Hutmacher (Defensive Line) Chamberlain, South Dakota
10. Marcus Fleming (Wide Receiver) Miami, Florida
11. Sevion Morrison (Running Back) Tulsa, Oklahoma
12. Ronald Delancy III (Defensive Back) Miami, Florida
13. Alante Brown (Wide Receiver) Chicago, Illinois
14. Marvin Scott III (Running Back) Port Orange, Florida
15. Eteva Mauga-Clements (Linebacker) Pleasant Hill, California
16. William Nixon (Wide Receiver) Waco, Texas
17. Pheldarius Payne (Defensive Line) Suffolk, Virginia
18. Jordon Riley (Defensive Line) Durham, North Carolina
19. Niko Cooper (Linebacker) Memphis, Tennessee
20. Alex Conn (Offensive Line) Derby, Kansas
21. Jimari Butler (Linebacker) Mobile, Alabama
22. Tamon Lynum (Defensive Back) Orlando, Florida
23. Marquis Black (Defensive Line) McDonough, Georgia


Prior to contributing to HuskerMax, Jeremy Pernell co-founded the all-football website From 2002-2014, he served as the editor in chief of the college football portion of the website which focused heavily on talent evaluation, which included NCAA recruiting and the NFL Draft. He has analyzed and covered the NCAA and NFL for 25-years. You can email him at