Nebraska football picks up three commitments

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Matt Rhule and the rest of the coaching staff’s recruiting is starting to pay off.

Nebraska earned several commitments Monday, including one from a junior college edge rusher out of California.

Kai Wallin, who played for American River Community College in Sacramento, California, announced his commitment on Instagram.


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In 10 games last season, Wallin picked up 33 tackles and five sacks, helping the Beavers to an 8-4 season.

The three-star defender had offers from several other schools, including Kansas, Oregon State and Houston.

Terrance Knighton, the Huskers’ defensive line coach, is credited with recruiting Wallin, according to 247Sports.

Nebraska got its other two commitments from 2023 high school recruits.

Syncere Safeeullah, a cornerback playing for IMG Academy, announced his commitment to Nebraska via Twitter.

The Florida native had offers from schools like Kentucky, Memphis and Ole Miss.

Nebraska secondary coach Evan Cooper is credited with recruiting Safeeullah, according to 247Sports.

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The Huskers also got a commitment from Kwinten Ives, a running back and wide receiver who plays at Palmyra High School in New Jersey.

Running backs coach E.J. Barthel, who has strong ties to the East Coast, was credited with recruiting Ives, 247Sports reported.

The commit comes a week after three-star RB Arnold Barnes announced that he would be decommitting from the Huskers.

Nebraska has seen several other recruits decommit this offseason, including four-stars Malachi Coleman and Omarion Miller.

The Huskers have also seen some players enter the transfer portal, like running back Jaquez Yant.

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