October 25, 2014

Nebraska Cornhuskers 2013 recruting class player capsules

JOSH BANDERAS LINCOLN, NEB.
LINEBACKER
HEIGHT: 6’2″ | WEIGHT: 220
Lincoln Southwest High School
2012 Army All-American Game participant
Ranked among the nation’s top 20 linebackers
119 tackles, 11 TFLs, 2 INTs in 2012
 
CETHAN CARTER METAIRIE, LA.
TIGHT END
HEIGHT: 6’4″ | WEIGHT: 230
Archbishop Rummel High School
All-district and all-state selection as a senior
Ranked among the nation’s top 50 tight ends
23 catches for 418 yards and 5 TDs in 2012

MALIEK COLLINS KANSAS CITY, MO.
DEFENSIVE TACKLE
HEIGHT: 6’2″ | WEIGHT: 285
Center High School
All-state selection as a senior
Ranked among the nation’s top 25 DTs
102 tackles, 43 TFLs, 15 sacks in 2012

MATT FINNIN CRETE, ILL.
OFFENSIVE LINEMAN
HEIGHT: 6’7″ | WEIGHT: 305
Crete Monee HS/Western Michigan/ College of DuPage
Ranked in nation’s top 10 junior college tackles
Ranked in nation’s top 40 overall junior college prospects
Member of the Chicago Sun Times’ Top 100 in high school
 
NATHAN GERRY SIOUX FALLS, SD.
DEFENSIVE BACK
HEIGHT: 6’2″ | WEIGHT: 210
Washington High School
All-stater who is regarded as the top prospect in South Dakota. Ranked among the nation’s top 50 “athletes”
64 tackles, 13.5 TFLs, 8 PBUs and 5 INTs in 2012 
 
KEVIN GLADNEY AKRON, OHIO
WIDE RECEIVER
HEIGHT: 6’1″ | WEIGHT: 185
Firestone Senior High School
All-Ohio selection as a senior
Ranked among the nation’s top 60 receivers
48 catches for 78 yards and 12 TDs in 2012
 
RANDY GREGORY FISHERS, IND.
DEFENSIVE END
HEIGHT: 6’6″ | WEIGHT: 230
Hamilton Southeastern/Arizona Western CC
Regarded as the nation’s No. 1 junior college defensive end. Ranked among the nation’s top 10 overall junior college prospects. 82 tackles, 21 TFLs, 9 sacks in 2011 before missing 2012 due to injury

ZACH HANNON KANSAS CITY, MO.
OFFENSIVE LINEMAN
HEIGHT: 6’5″ | WEIGHT: 295
Rockhurst High School
Selected to play in the Semper Fi All-Star Game
Ranked among the nation’s top 50 offensive lineman
Recorded 34 pancakes and did not allow a sack in 2012
 
GREG HART DAYTON, OHIO
TIGHT END
HEIGHT: 6’5″ | WEIGHT: 225
Archbishop Alter High School
All-Ohio selection as a senior
Ranked among the nation’s top 30 tight ends
20 catches for 300 yards and 3 TDs in 2012

DWAYNE JOHNSON PEARLAND, TEXAS
OFFENSIVE LINEMAN
HEIGHT: 6’6″ | WEIGHT: 275
Bellaire High School
All-Great Houston and all-district selection as a senior
Ranked among the nation’s top 60 offensive tackles
Helped Bellair HS average nearly 230 rushing yards per game in 2011 & 2012

DAVID KNEVEL BRANTFORD, ONTARIO
OFFENSIVE LINEMAN
HEIGHT: 6’9″ | WEIGHT: 300
Pauline Johnson Collegiate High School
Early enrollee was regarded as the top prospect in Canada
Ranked among the top 250 overall prospects in the 2013 class. First Canadian to sign with Nebraska since 1999

COURTNEY LOVE YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO
LINEBACKER
HEIGHT: 6’1″ | WEIGHT: 225
Cardinal Mooney High School
Early enrollee was two-time All-Ohio selection
Ranked among the nation’s top 30 linebackers
110 tackles, 19 TFLs, 9 sacks in 2012
 
KEVIN MAURICE ORLANDO, FLA.
DEFENSIVE TACKLE
HEIGHT: 6’3″ | WEIGHT: 270
Freedom High School
First-team all-state selection as a senior
Ranked among the nation’s top 120 defensive tackles
70 tackles, 20 TFLs, 9 sacks in 2012
 
GABE MILLER MISHAWAKA, IND.
LONG SNAPPER
HEIGHT: 6’0″ | WEIGHT: 235
Penn High School
First-team all-state selection as center/longsnapper as a senior.  Regarded as one of the nation’s top three long snappers. Ranked among the top 40 overall prospects in Indiana

A.J. NATTER MILTON, WIS.
DEFENSIVE END
HEIGHT: 6’5″ | WEIGHT: 240
Milton High School
Two-time all-state selection. Ranked among the nation’s top 25 defensive ends. 43 tackles, 11 TFLs, 4.5 sacks in 2012

MARCUS NEWBY NORTH POTOMAC, MD.
LINEBACKER
HEIGHT: 6’1″ | WEIGHT:210
Quince Orchard High School
Two-time all-state selection. Ranked among the nation’s top 150 overall prospects. 132 tackles, 15 TFLs, 7 PBUs in 2012

TERRELL NEWBY WEST HILLS, CAL.
RUNNING BACK
HEIGHT: 5’10” | WEIGHT:180
Chaminade High School
2012 Los Angeles Daily News Player of the Year
Ranked among the nation’s top 75 overall prospects
Rushed for nearly 4,500 yards and 79 touchdowns in 2011 & 2012

D.J. SINGLETON JERSEY CITY, NJ
DEFENSIVE BACK
HEIGHT: 6’1″ | WEIGHT:195
St. Peter’s Prep High School
Early enrollee selected to play in Semper Fi All-Star Game. Ranked among the nation’s top 30 safeties in 2012
Originally signed with Wisconsin in 2012 but did not enroll.
 
ERNEST SUTTLES TAMPA, FLA.
DEFENSIVE END
HEIGHT: 6’5″ | WEIGHT:240
Gaither High School
All-State selection as a senior. Ranked among the nation’s top 25 weakside defensive ends. 88 tackles, 31 TFLs, 12 sacks in 2012.