The Nebraska football team had one heck of an early signing day on Wednesday, December 19. The Huskers managed to pull in 23 signees and now they're looking for more. During his post-signing day press conference, head coach Scott Frost talked about the kind of players the Cornhuskers are attempting to get in the final two months of the 2019 recruiting cycle.

Chief among the players Frost is still looking for are top of the line defenders, along the lines of someone like Noa Pola-Gates.

One might have just fallen into their laps. Defensive end Brandon Mack didn't sign with the Pittsburgh Panthers on Wednesday. In fact, on Thursday he announced he wasn't committed to the ACC school anymore. That could be very good news for a Nebraska football team wanting to land a pass rusher pretty badly.

Brandon Mack keeping his options open

On Thursday, the Alabama defensive star announced through his Twitter account that he was going to look elsewhere.

He added that he had nothing against Pitt and that the decision was one of the hardest of his life but that he felt like he had to look elsewhere. That seems to open up the possibility that the Nebraska football team could start to sway him to Lincoln. The Huskers had shown interest in him before.

On the flipside, the Cornhuskers hadn't made a ton of ground when it came to try and reeling him in before he gave his pledge to Pitt.

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Frost and company weren't able to secure an official visit from Mack. It's possible that since the 3-star prospect has decided he wants to rethink his entire decision making process, he might also decide to check out a school he hadn't seen before.

Nebraska football is turning over every stone

While the Huskers are looking at players they have been in on for months like Tavian Mayo, they are also going after new targets now that the early signing period has come and gone.

Frost and company have already issued a few new offers here and there. Eugene Asante, a linebacker prospect that is also the brother of former Cornhusker Larry Asante got an offer this week.

Brandon Mack is someone Nebraska had been looking at before. It's not out of the realm of possibility they could double down on the prospect now that they have a better idea of what kind of prospects they have locked down.

247Sports has LSU as the next most likely landing spot for the 3-star defender but it appears his recruitment is about as wide open as any of the players the Huskers are going after from now until February 6.

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