3 Recruits Nebraska Football Must Land To Make The 2016 Class A Success

The Nebraska Cornhuskers and head coach Mike Riley have already assembled a solid crop of recruits for the Class of 2016 cycle, but there are still a few impact names on the Huskers' target list whose college decisions will make the difference between a passable recruiting cycle and a game-changing one. Here's our list of 3 Recruits Nebraska Football Must Land To Make The 2016 Class A Success.

S Isaiah Simmons -- Olathe (KS) Olathe North

A four-star standout with five-star potential, Simmons' 6-foot-3, 205-pound frame makes him a potential weapon at both safety and wide receiver -- especially with his seamless stride and top-notch athleticism. The in-state Kansas Jayhawks have long been considered a favorite, but Nebraska is right there. Keep an eye on Clemson and Michigan, however. Both are lurking as Signing Day approaches.

WR Desmond Fitzpatrick -- Waterford (MI) Waterford Mott

A four-star wideout who uses every inch of 6-2, 189-pound frame to box out cornerbacks while turning on the jets after the catch, Fitzpatrick decommitted from Louisville in November prior to his visit to Lincoln -- a place where he found an "in game atmosphere" unlike any other and an experience he simply called "crazy." Fitzpatrick is a heavy Nebraska lean, but Indiana, Louisville and Mississippi State remain in the mix.

OT Matt Farniok -- Sioux Falls (SD) Washington

The four-star O-lineman had a fantastic US Army All-American Bowl, starting at right guard for the entire game for the East team and routinely standing up top-tier defensive lineman throughout the contest. The South Dakotan standout is considered to be a heavy Nebraska lean, with Iowa and Michigan State trailing. He's the type of signing the Huskers can build an offensive line around, so keep an eye out.

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