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The 2007 class
Click on player's name for Huskers.com bio. The "R" and "S" numbers are the player's ranking at his position by Rivals.com and Scout.com on Feb. 6, 2007. Players are listed in reverse order of commitment date; click column headers to sort by category. Strikeout text indicates a decommitment or pre-signing-day academic casualty.
NAME COVERAGE POS. HT. WT. CITY ST  SCHOOL LTR R S
Schulte, Aaron   OL 6-6 320 Norfolk NE Norfolk Catholic   NR NR
Gilleylen, Curenski 1 WR 6-0 210 Leander TX Leander 4 49 NR
Dixon, Kevin 1, 2 DT 6-3 292 Sebring FL Garden City C.C. 1 36^ JC
Amukamara, Prince 1, 2, 3, 4 ATH 6-1 180 Glendale AZ Apollo 4 57 47
Burkes, Jaivorio 1, 2, 3 OG 6-4 311 Phoenix AZ Moon Valley 2 07 09
Jones, Marcel 1, 2, 3 OT 6-8 300 Phoenix AZ Trevor Browne 4 NR 44
Asante, Larry+ 1 S/OLB 6-1 205 Alexandria VA Coffeyville C.C. 3 09^ JC
Barfield, Shukree+ 1 DE 6-4 310 Camden NJ Garden City C.C. 2 40^ JC
Yancy, William 1, 2, 3 DE 6-4 223 Glendale AZ Ironwood   19 59
Townsend, Joseph 1, 2, 3 DT 6-4 296 San Jose CA Foothill College   30^ JC
Moore, Terrence 1, 2 DT 6-3 267 New Orleans LA McDonogh 35 4 41 52
Stafford, Austin 1, 2 OLB 6-2 197 Hayward CA Hayward   26 10
Washington, Latravis 1, 2, 3 S 6-3 210 Bradenton FL Bayshore 3 39 63
Murillo, Armando+ 1, 2, 3 CB 6-0 195 Tampa FL Eastern Ariz. College 2 21^ JC
Mendoza, Marcus# 1, 2 RB 5-10 175 Houston TX Spring Woods 3 12 36
Hagg, Eric 1, 2 ATH 6-3 198 Peoria AZ Ironwood 4 NR NR
Lee, Zac+ 1, 2 QB 6-2 200 San Francisco CA City College of S.F. 2 10^ JC
Kunalic, Adi 1, 2 K 6-0 175 Fort Worth TX North Crowley 4 18 NR
Lawrence, Blake 1, 2 LB 6-2 200 Overland Park      KS Shawnee Mission W. 3 18 17
Helu, Roy 1, 2, 3 RB 5-11 206 Danville CA San Ramon Valley 4 55 86
Castille, Quentin 1, 2, 3 RB 6-1 234 La Porte TX La Porte 2 02 08
Hill, Ryan 1 TE 6-3 230 Arvada CO Arvada West 3 41 36
Witt, Patrick# 1, 2, 3,* 4 QB 6-4 215 Wylie TX Wylie   18 68
Blue, Anthony 1 CB 5-10 172 Cedar Hill TX Cedar Hill 2 62 74
Sullivan, Shawn 1, 2 CB 5-10 182 Brenham TX Brenham   43 53
Crick, Jared 1, 2, 3 DE/TE 6-6 245 Cozad NE Cozad 4 45 55
Davis, Demetrious 1, 2 DT 6-2 285 St. Joseph MO Benton   39 32
Paul, Niles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 WR 6-1 200 Omaha NE North HS 4 10 20

Decommits
NAME COVERAGE POS. HT. WT. CITY ST  SCHOOL R S
Perry, Chris 1, 2, 3,* 4   DT 6-3 319 Keller TX   Fossil Ridge 27 18
Franklin, Wallace       1, 2 WR 6-3 175 Beaumont TX Butler C.C. JC JC
Ross, David 1, 2 CB 6-0 174 Compton CA Dominguez 15 18
Lewis, Travis 1, 2 OLB 6-1 213 San Antonio TX Lee 20 10
Grant, Patrick 1, 2, 3 DE 6-4 220 Lauderdale Lakes FL Boyd Anderson 36 22
Glover, Jared 1, 2, 3 LB/DE  6-5 220 Bixby OK Bixby 29 12
Harris, Ian 1, 2, 3 TE 6-4 220 San Antonio TX Churchill 38 26
West, De Andre 1, 2 S 6-1 195 Oakland CA Lionel Wilson Prep 26 95

 

^Ranking in the Rivals.com Junior College Top 50 (all positions combined)
Niles Paul is listed in the Rivals 100
+LOI signed in December 2006 | #Enrolled in January 2007 | Signed LOI but did not qualify academically
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Class breakdown:

Total: 28 | Freshmen: 22 | Junior college transfers: 6
By State: Texas 7, Arizona 5, California 4, Florida 3, Nebraska 3, Colorado 1,
Kansas 1, Louisiana 1, Missouri 1, New Jersey 1, Virginia 1
By Position (first position listed): Offense 11, Defense 14, Athlete 2, Kicker 1


Signing day coverage
Despite a couple of late defections,* the recruiting class of 2007 is a top 10 group
in some eyes, with an emphasis on defense. More from signing day:
Capsules | Notes (1, 2*) | Niles Paul | Jared Crick | Arizona 5 | Video | Official info | Big Red Wrap-Up

 
CLASS SCORECARD
64 letters earned by 21 of 28 recruits
All-conference (4): Amukamara, Asante, Crick, Hagg
All-America (1): Amukamara
Notable walk-ons: Mike Caputo, C, two-year starter;
   Austin Cassidy, S, two-time Academic All-American