Wait to judge BRW
D.J. Foster
D.J. Foster
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Posted Jun 17, 2013


The grade might be an "A "already, but Nebraska's BRW can't be really judged for at least a few months.

LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska's 2012 Big Red Weekend was not only viewed as a genius idea, but deemed a success.

With many cancellations leading up to their second annual event this past weekend, nobody knew how the 2013 event would stack up.

It might have been better.

Over a 48 hour period, Nebraska pulled five commitments - two of which were campers, one who had visited the previous week, and two just visiting the actual event on Saturday.

While fans will want to put a grade on the event immediately, the true effects of Big Red Weekend might not be felt until months from now, even if the current grade is an A.

Last year, offensive lineman Zach Hannon and linebacker Marcus Newby didn't commit until July, but both said Big Red Weekend played a major role in their decision.

The same could be said this year. Coming out of the weekend, Big Red Report projects at least three prospects now have Nebraska in the lead for their services who are still trying to decide.

Over the next few days, Big Red Report will take a deep hard look at the 2014 class, breaking down what each commitment might mean for the Huskers going forward at certain positions and updating our recruiting board.

Did you miss Big Red Weekend and want to catch up? Here is the links you need to have.

BRR Big Red Weekend board updates

Darlington goes with Nebraska's

Darlington talks about his decision

Huskers pick up CB from Texas

No. 7 is local

Stick throws at Nebraska twice

D.J. Foster goes N

T.V. Williams rates Nebraska a “10”

Pierson-El felt family atmosphere during commitments

Akinmoladun enjoys BRW

2015 OL Grant Schmidt makes appearance at BRW

2015 RB talent from Missouri enjoys Lincoln

Hentges visits Nebraska

Newell checks out Nebraska one last time

Josh Harvey has covered college football and recruiting for Fox Sports & Scout.com since 2008. He is now the Publisher of Big Red Report, covering Nebraska athletics.
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