Huskers Announce 2007 Recruiting Class

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Lincoln - Nebraska Head Coach Bill Callahan introduced a class of 28 signees at Wednesday’s 2:30 p.m. press conference. The 2007 class features players from 11 different states, including three from Nebraska and seven from Texas.

 

For full details on each of the newest Huskers, please click on the bio links below. Live audio coverage of the press conference is available for free, while video is being provided through HuskersNSide. HuskersNSide subscribers will also be able to watch video highlights of each of the signees beginning later this evening. A link to the transcript of the press conference is available by clicking on the link above.

2007 Nebraska Football Recruiting Class

Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown High School/Junior College
Prince Amukamara

ATH

6-1

180

Glendale, Ariz.

Apollo HS

Larry Asante*

DB

6-1

205

Alexandria, Va.

Hayfield HS/
Coffeyville (Kan.) CC

Shukree Barfield

DT

6-4

310

Camden, N.J. 

Camden HS/
Garden City (Kan.) CC

Anthony Blue

DB

5-10

170

Cedar Hill, Texas 

Cedar Hill HS

Jaivorio Burkes

OL

6-5

315

Phoenix, Ariz.

Moon Valley HS

Quentin Castille

RB

6-1

235

La Porte, Texas

La Porte HS

Jared Crick

DE

6-6

260

Cozad, Neb.

Cozad HS

Demetrious Davis

DT

6-2

285

St. Joseph, Mo.

Benton HS

Kevin Dixon

DT

6-3

295

Vero Beach, Fla.

Sebring HS/
Garden City (Kan.) CC

Curenski Gilleylen

WR

6-0

210

Leander, Texas

Leander HS

Erig Hagg

ATH

6-1

195

Peoria, Ariz.

Ironwood HS

Roy Helu

RB

6-0

220

Danville, Calif.

San Ramon Valley HS

Ryan Hill

TE

6-3

230

Arvada, Colo.

Arvada West HS

Marcel Jones

OL

6-7

300

Phoenix, Ariz.

Trevor Browne HS

Adi Kunalic

K

6-0

175

Fort Worth, Texas

North Crowley HS

Blake Lawrence

LB

6-2

200

Shawnee Mission, Kan.

Shawnee Mission HS

Zac Lee*

QB

6-2

205

San Francisco, Calif.

St. Ignatius Prep/
San Francisco City College

Marcus Mendoza**

RB

5-10

175

Houston, Texas

Spring Woods HS

Terrence Moore

DT

6-3

275

New Orleans, La.

McDonogh 35 Senior HS

Armando Murillo*

DB

6-0

195

Tampa, Fla.

Robinson HS/
Eastern Arizona CC

Niles Paul

WR

6-1

210

Omaha, Neb.

Omaha North HS

Aaron Schulte

OL

6-6

320

Norfolk, Neb.

Norfolk Catholic HS

Austin Stafford

LB

6-2

205

Hayward, Calif.

Hayward HS

Shawn Sullivan

DB

5-10

190

Brenham, Texas

Brenham HS

Joseph Townsend

DT

6-3

285

San Jose, Calif.

Valley Christian HS/
Foothill CC

Latravis Washington

DB

6-3

210

Bradenton, Fla.

Bayshore HS

Patrick Witt**

QB

6-4

215

Wylie, Texas

Wylie HS

William Yancy

DE

6-4

230

Glendale, Ariz.

Ironwood HS

Walk-On Players (See 2007 Signing Release for Bios)

Austin Cassidy

DB

6-1

205

Lincoln, Neb.

Lincoln Southwest HS

Matt Donahoe

WR/DB

6-2

175

Fremont, Neb.

Fremont HS

Taylor Escamilla

DL

6-1

275

Fremont, Neb.

Archbisop Bergan HS

Ben Franzluebbers

DL

6-4

245

Dodge, Neb.

Dodge HS

Thomas Grove

RB/LB

6-2

190

Arlington, Neb.

Arlington HS

Cory Iske

OL

6-2

260

Omaha, Neb.

Millard West HS

Ben Lester

WR

5-10

160

Tecumseh, Neb.

Tecumseh HS

Luke Lingenfelter

DE

6-4

240

Plainview, Neb.

Plainview HS

Mike Masin

OL

6-7

320

Lincoln, Neb.

Lincoln Southeast HS

Matthew May

FS/RB

6-1

195

Imperial, Neb.

Chase County HS

Kevin Thorsen

FB/DL

6-2

245

Elkhorn, Neb.

Elkhorn HS

Lance Thorell

RB/DB

6-1

180

Loomis, Neb.

Loomis HS

 
(*) Indicates mid-year signee

(**) Enrolled at Nebraska for spring semester

The Class Breakdown:
Total: 28
Freshmen: 22
Junior College Transfers: 6

By State: 

            Texas (7): Blue (Cedar Hill); Castille (La Porte); Gilleylen (Leander);

            Kunalic (Fort Worth); Mendoza (Houston);

            Sullivan (Brenham); Witt (Wylie)

            Arizona (5): Amukamara, Burkes, Hagg, Jones (Phoenix); Yancy (Glendale)

            California (4): Helu (Danville); Lee (San Francisco); Stafford (Hayward);

            Townsend (San Jose)

            Florida (3): Dixon (Vero Beach); Murillo (Tampa); Washington (Bradenton)

            Nebraska (3): Crick (Cozad); Paul (Omaha); Schulte (Norfolk)

            Colorado (1): Hill (Arvada)

            Kansas (1): Lawrence (Shawnee Mission)

            Louisiana (1): Moore (New Orleans)

            Missouri (1): Davis (St. Joseph)

            New Jersey (1): Barfield (Camden)

            Virginia (1): Asante (Alexandria)

           

By Position (First Position Listed): 

            Offense (11): Burkes (OL); Castille (RB); Gilleylen (WR); Helu (RB); Hill (TE);
            Jones (OL); Lee (QB); Mendoza (RB); Paul (WR); Schulte (OL); Witt (QB)

            Defense (14): Asante (DB); Barfield (DT); Blue (DB); Crick (DE); Davis (DT);

            Dixon (DT); Lawrence (LB); Moore (DT); Murille (DB); Stafford (LB);

            Sullivan (DB); Townsend (DT); Washington (DB); Yancy (DE)

            Athlete (2): Amukamara; Hagg

            Kicker (1): Kunalic

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