Nebraska football recruiting efforts get a big life on Tuesday night with the commitment of Logan, Iowa offensive lineman Grant Brix.
It had been a little while since Matt Rhule and company secured a commitment. But what they’ve made up for in quantity over the last few months, they made for with quality on Tuesday evening.
Nebraska football recruiting efforts paid off in a big way with the commitment of Iowa offensive lineman Grant Brix. While this wasn’t exactly a surprise at this point, it’s nice that the big offensive lineman made it official finally.
Nebraska football fans have been waiting on Brix for a few days now. Multiple recruiting analysts had predicted the Huskers had win him over at the end of last week. He also made a special trip to see the Cornhuskers play the Iowa Hawkeyes in what ended up being Nebraska’s season finale.
It appears that losing to his home-state team didn’t sour him on the Huskers.
At 6-foot-6 and 270 pounds, Grant Brix has exactly the kind of size and build that Nebraska football recruiting has been on the lookout since Rhule got to town. Recruiting experts have long said that the lineman is especially attractive because he’s got the kind of frame that can easily add weight without it being a negative.
Nebraska football recruiting gets big win with Grant Brix
The commitment is especially nice to see considering that at one point, the Huskers appeared to be losing ground to the Oklahoma Sooners. The race to haul in the o-lineman has long been considered a 3-team race with OU, Kansas State nad NU being the leaders.
The Iowa Hawkeyes were in the running at one point too, but fell off sometime before the summer.
As has been the case with some other top Nebraska football recruiting targets, the coaching staff seemed to really amp up their pursuit of Grant Brix even when others were counting them out. That approach paid off big time.