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Rafdal sat out his first season as a redshirt.
Before Nebraska (Carmel HS)
Tight end Kurt Rafdal was one of the final pieces in the Huskers’ 2017 recruiting class, committing to the Huskers three days prior to Signing Day.
The 6-7, 230-pound Rafdal was a standout offensive play-maker for Coach John Herbert at Carmel High School in Indiana. As a senior, Rafdal helped the Greyhounds to a 10-4 record and a Class 6A state championship, with Rafdal making eight catches in the title game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Rafdal was a first-team AP Class 6A all-state selection and an All-Indiana pick by USA Today.
Rafdal helped his team to a 10-3 record and a trip to the state semifinals in 2015. During his junior season, Rafdal had xxx. He was also a member of the varsity team at Carmel High in 2014, when the team posted a 15-1 record and was the Class 6A state runner-up.
Rafdal is ranked as the No. 17 tight end in the nation and the No. 6 overall prospect in Indiana by ESPN. He is also listed among the nation’s top 35 tight ends and top 10 prospects in Indiana by Rivals.com and Scout.com.
Rafdal chose the Huskers over Auburn, Indiana and Iowa. He was born on July 21, 1999.