Nebraska football in pitched battle with old rival for offensive tackle

The Nebraska football team hopes to land a big offensive tackle target but has stiff competition.
Nebraska v Kansas State
Nebraska v Kansas State / Peter G. Aiken/GettyImages

The Nebraska football team is one that is always going to be turning over rock and looking in every nook and cranny for good offensive line recruits. Of course, when it comes to Broderick Shull, the Huskers didn't need to look far.

Shull hails from Bixby, Oklahoma and is a 4-star prospect in the 2025 class. He's getting more attention as the year goes on, thanks in large part to being considered the top player in the entire state of Oklahoma.

While the Nebraska football team appears to be in fairly good standing with the 6-foot-5, 275 pound offensive tackle, it appears things are going to go down to the wire between Matt Rhule's crew and one of the guys who was considered a candidate to replace Scott Frost.

Just who will win the race for Broderick Shull appears to be already coming down to Nebraska and Kansas State. That's interesting for several reasons including the fact that both schools are former rivals in the Big 12.

There's also an interesting note there considering that Oklahoma has for some reason not offered the top player in the state yet. And Oklahoma is no longer in the Big 12. What that does tell you is that Shull doesn't appear all that concerned about being able to play in front of his native state fans.

Nebraska football in pitched battle with old rival for offensive tackle

According to On3, there is at least one other Big 12 team that's in the fight in Texas Tech, who is third in their ratings as far as likelihood of getting the commitment.

As of Today, the Nebraska football has a 23.9 percent change of nabbing the 4-star prospect. Kansas State has a bit better chance as they're given a 27.3 percent chance to getting the commit.

The Nebraska football team will have a chance to try and convince Broderick Shull to play his college days in Lincoln as he'll take a visit to Memorial Stadium at the end of April.