With the Nebraska football team squarely turning its attention to the 2020 class, the coaching staff has been dishing out quite a few offers in the last few weeks. In the last few days, that attention has turned to a cornerback who might be a bit of a diamond in the rough but is apparently getting more attention as the next recruiting cycle is about to ramp up. Deidrick Stanley got a Huskers offer earlier this week, just days before he left to take a campus visit to see the University of Miami.

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Defensive backs remain key for the Nebraska football team

With a defense that was one of the worst in the country in 2018, it's not a surprise that the Huskers continue to make cornerbacks and safeties a priority for recruiting. Some of the earliest offers to players outside of the 2019 class have been to guys who roam the defensive backfield.

Those offers continue to go out even as the Cornhuskers have shown the ability to reel in some talented players.

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That includes what could end up being one of the biggest steals of the 2019 class. Noa Pola-Gates is one of those players that could be a game changer for the Blackshirts.

Deidrick Stanley isn't getting that kind of billing yet, but the player, who would have to be described as a "diamond in the rough" is starting to gain more exposure.

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There was a time when Dylan Jordan was considered one heck of a reach when the Nebraska football team offered him. He became a 4-star prospect by the time he committed to TCU. Scott Frost and company are hoping this one doesn't get away if he starts rising up the ranks.

Deidrick Stanley starting to stand out?

Some of the more low-profile FBS schools came calling for the 3-star defensive back first.

But more and more big programs are starting to beat down the defensive back's door. Michigan, Ole Miss, Kentucky, and Louisville have all come calling now.

The Cornhuskers are a bit late to the party in that regard. The Miami Hurricanes have apparently not offered just yet, but the 89th ranked player in the state of Florida is paying a visit to the Hurricanes today.

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The way things are going, it seems more than likely that Stanley might leave Miami with yet another offer.

The 5-9 athlete is one heck of a cover corner, judging by his film but there's another reason the Huskers should be looking hard at Deidrick Stanley. The corner is also a very good return man. Anyone who watched the Nebraska football team play this year knows there needs to improve in that regard especially.

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