May 1, 2009

Nebraska targets JUCO tight end

With a pretty solid amount of depth at the tight end position for Nebraska, it's not surprising that word hasn't surfaced about a ton of scholarship offers from the Huskers at that position for the 2010 class thus far.

Regardless, one prospect that NU was familiar with some time ago has picked up an offer from the Big Red. That is Corsicana (Texas) Navarro College tight end Chase Harper. The 6-foot-6, 248-pounder signed with Iowa State out of Pflugerville (Texas) Connally High School as a member of the class of 2008. However, he found his way to Navarro to bring his academics up and qualify for the next level.

After redshirting during his first year at Navarro last fall on the football field, he started playing basketball and then the first offer came.

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