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Huskers Take an Early Lead

Nebraska nabbed five high school players last year from the Golden State, and they are looking to add to that number for this cycle. Recently Big Red Report made contact with a dynamic playmaker who also hails from California, and he already has the Huskers at the top of his list.

Derron Smith, from Banning high school in Banning (Cali.), is the definition of versatile. His exploits as a junior on defense, 87 tackles and three picks, led to him being named Defensive MVP of the Mountain Pass League. But it doesn't end there, as the starting quarterback he had over 2,000 yards combined passing and running to go with his 17 touchdowns. Those numbers helped him achieve first... Recommended Stories