The Huskers added the commitment of 3 star defensive end Jailen Weaver Saturday evening. Jailen hails from Antioch in the eastern part of the San Francisco Bay Area & plays his prep ball for Antioch High. The 6’8 280 lb Weaver posted a top 3 of Nebraska, Indiana & Tennessee back in mid-September, and after a month and a half of deliberation, decided Lincoln was where he wanted to be.

Besides the aforementioned Indiana & Tennessee, Jailen also sported Power 5 offers from the likes of Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas, Indiana, Texas A&M & Washington State. He was a 5.6 3 star, the 48th best strongside DE in the country & the 52nd best player in the Golden State according to Rivals, while 247 Composite had Mr. Weaver ranked as a .8577 3 star, the 48th best defensive end in the country & the 74th best player in California.

Jailen’s commitment brings the 2021 Huskers class to the 17th best ranking in the country according to Rivals, while 247 has the Nebraska recruiting class ranked the 20th best in the land & the 5th best in the Big Ten.

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