When the smoke clears for the Nebraska Football team on National Signing Day, it's likely that there will have been a bit of drama here or there. The Huskers (under Mike Riley) have made a habit out of going after some of the best players in the country, and that means waiting until signing day and going up against the best schools in the country. In order to shore up their wide receiver corps, the Huskers are going toe to toe with the USC Trojans for one five-star recruit.

Can the Trojans be taken down?

Nebraska is looking to bring in yet another California receiver in the form of Joseph Lewis, though it appears it's going to be a bit of a long shot. Lewis is not just one of the best players in the entire state (ranked 6th) but is one of the best receivers (ranked 4th) and players (31st) in the entire country. That means that if the Huskers nab Lewis, it would be a major coup.

It could also help rocket the Cornhuskers smack dab into the Top 15 classes and maybe near the top 10.

In order to pull off the coup, Nebraska is going to need to take down USC and that seems less than likely. HuskersIllustrated currently has their Crystal Ball with a 92 percent lean for the Pac 12 schools. There is also the fact that Joseph Lewis just took his last official visit of the recruiting cycle and it was indeed to USC. That certainly doesn't bode all that well for the Huskers.

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How big a loss will he be if he's not coming to Lincoln?

Whenever you're talking about losing out on elite level talent, you want to think that this would be a massive loss for the Nebraska football team. The fact of the matter is that if the Huskers can keep everyone else that is currently committed to the school, they'll still be bringing in four wide receivers. Only one of those receivers is not a four-star player and the single three-star is the son of former NFL stud, Keyshawn Johnson.

They also have two tight ends.

In other words, Nebraska would very much like to get Lewis, but Cornhuskers fans shouldn't get their hopes up too high, nor be too heartbroken if he picks USC.

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