Dedrick Mills is the latest official addition to the Nebraska football team. That is a sentence Husker fans probably didn't think they were going to read after the events that occurred right around the beginning of the early signing period. The notoriously quiet running back prospect was announced as an official member of the team on Monday night by Nebraska's official Twitter account.

Nebraska football gets another back for the stable

With the addition of Mills, an offense that has had quite a good 2019 recruiting cycle just got a little bit better.

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That's a big deal when talking about the fact that the Huskers offense was already going to be pretty impressive. With the addition of Rahmir Johnson and Wandale Robinson, the running back position was already quite healthy. Even when you consider Robinson is expected to be catching more passes than running the ball, the Nebraska football team is rich in running backs.

The addition of Dedrick Mills is especially welcome because he has a bit of a different running style as what the Huskers have on their roster.

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The Garden City C.C. product is much more of a bruising back, though he's also got plenty of speed to burn. With Maurice Washington on the roster already, it would be nice to have someone who might be able to charge through the line on short yardage a bit better. Johnson too, is known more as a blazer than a bruiser. There's a reason Scott Frost and company went out and got this group of players and it appears it's because they are seeing how they will mesh when they are all on the field together.

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Dedrick Mills overcomes controversy to come to Lincoln

Now that Nebraska has officially added another running back to the list, the worrying over Mills ever being a Husker is over. The signing comes despite the fact that he got himself into a bit of legal trouble right before the signing period. It was his arrest and subsequent court date that seems to have been at least one of the factors that led to him not signing.

It was understandable when he did not end up signing and then kept mighty quiet about why he hadn't signed that the worst was occurring.

Considering just how quiet things were on the Dedrick Mills front for a while there, Cornhusker fans were more than a little worried the JUCO product was never going to be in Lincoln.

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Now that he will officially be in town come this summer, the next big question is whether his game can transfer over better than Greg Bell's did. Considering his success as a true freshman at Georgia Tech, signs point to a good outcome for the Nebraska football team.

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