4-Star QB From NFL Family Announces Nebraska Commitment

first_imgNebraska football players run onto the field.LINCOLN, NE – AUGUST 30: The Nebraska Cornhuskers take the field for their game against the Florida Atlantic Owls at Memorial Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)Scott Frost has landed his quarterback in the class of 2019. He got one with some impressive football bloodlines.Littleton (Colo.) Valor Christian four-star quarterback Luke McCaffrey announced his commitment to Nebraska moments ago. McCaffrey chose the Huskers over Colorado, Colorado State, Duke, Michigan, Ohio State, Ole Miss, UNC, Washington and others.He is the youngest member of the McCaffrey clan. His father Ed was a longtime NFL wide receiver and older brother Christian currently plays running back for the Carolina Panthers.Another brother Dylan is a quarterback at Michigan, and oldest brother Max played wide receiver at Duke and briefly in the NFL.After much consideration, I am extremely blessed to announce that I am officially committed to The University of Nebraska! #GBR pic.twitter.com/BvYFUVTFDH— Luke McCaffrey (@mccaffrey_luke) June 4, 2018The top 2019 recruit in Colorado, Luke McCaffrey hasn’t been limited to quarterback thus far. In fact, he’s never been the full-time starter there for his school.McCaffrey was the primary backup to Blake Stenstrom, a Colorado signee, last season. In the playing time he received, McCaffrey completed 54-of-71 passes for 878 yards, six touchdowns and three interceptions.He also rushed for 548 yards and nine touchdowns and hauled in 19 receptions for 147 yards and one score.In 2016, McCaffrey was primarily a receiver, catching 47 passes for 717 yards and nine touchdowns. He also rushed for 245 yards and two TDs that season as a sophomore.last_img read more