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NSD December 2017 - Katerian Legrone

By NU Athletic Communications

Katerian Legrone, ATH, 6-3, 230, Atlanta, Ga. (The B.E.S.T. Academy)
Versatile athlete Katerian Legrone will join the Nebraska program in 2018 and could play multiple positions for the Huskers.

Legrone amassed nearly 2,000 career receiving yards for Business Engineering Science Tech (B.E.S.T.) High School and coach Joshua Moore in Atlanta. Legrone finished his prep career with 40 receptions for 1,928 yards, averaging 18.5 yards per reception. He also totaled 549 career kickoff return yards and 30 punt return yards. Defensively, Legrone recorded 115 career tackles for B.E.S.T. with two interceptions, 16 pass breakups, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

As a senior in 2017, Legrone caught 52 passes for 824 yards and five touchdowns, averaging 15.8 yards per reception and 68.7 receiving yards per game. In his junior season, Legrone recorded 33 receptions for 671 yards and seven touchdowns, averaging 20.3 yards per catch and 67.1 yards per game. Legrone also contributed as an underclassmen, catching 13 passes for 300 yards and one touchdown as a sophomore in 2015 and making six receptions for 133 yards and two touchdowns as a freshman in 2014.

Legrone had more than a dozen scholarship offers and chose Nebraska over Central Florida, Colorado State, South Carolina and Syracuse, among others. A three-star recruit, the 247Sports Composite rankings listed Legrone as the nation’s No. 55 tight end prospect.


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