The Nebraska football program landed a punter that is seen as among the best in the class and just happens to be the son of a Husker great.
Kamdyn Koch might not have been the most sought-after recruits Matt Rhule, and company hosted this weekend, but his name is certainly creating waves. One day after the Nebraska football team got one commit from a camper this weekend, they added another on Sunday.
The punter out of Westminster, Maryland announced on Instagram that he committed to the Nebraska football program just hours after getting an official offer. He becomes the 9th commit for the 2024 class and keeps the hot streak going this week that started with Mario Buford.
The newest Husker punter is a good get for a squad that is clearly putting an emphasis on special teams. He’s also something special to longtime Nebraska fans since he’s the son of former Nebraska football great Sam Koch.
The elder Koch not only had a stellar career in Lincoln but became one of the best special teams players in the NFL during his time in the league. Starting in 2006, that career just came to an end after the 2021 season. He spent every year with the Baltimore Ravens.
Nebraska football gets another specialist
One of the more interesting aspects of the Kamdyn Koch commitment is just how much Matt Rhule and special teams coach Ed Foley have leaned on scholarship players to turn around a unit that was constantly a sore spot under former coach Scott Frost.
It’s more than a little interesting that the Huskers took a scholarship kicker in the 2023 class in Tristan Alvano and now a punter in the 2024 class in Kamdyn Koch. It would seem the Nebraska football team is full up on these kinds of specialists when it comes to scholarships for a bit.